Screen Capture

Use Wirecast's built-in screen capture tool for unlimited capture of content directly from your computer screen(s). Pull any application window or connected monitor’s desktop directly into Wirecast as a live, viewable camera source, or just select the region of your screen you want to capture. To capture screens from other computers on your local area network, use our free, cross-platform app, Remote Desktop Presenter.

Camera Support

Capture your live feeds from a wide range of standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) camera and video sources.

USB/Webcams

Most USB webcams should work with Wirecast as long as they are supported by AVFoundation on Mac OS X and DirectShow on Windows. Some typical webcams include, but are not limited to:

  Windows 7 Windows 8.1 Windows 10 OS X El Capitan macOS Sierra
Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
HD Pro Webcam C920 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Webcam C930e 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
B910 HD Webcam 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
HD Webcam C615 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
HD Webcam C525 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Microsoft LifeCam Cinema 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
LifeCam Studio 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
LifeCam HD-5000 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Canon Vixia HV-30 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Vixia HV-40 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5

Composite, S-Video, DV/HDV, Component, SDI, HD-SDI, HDMI Sources

Most Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) consumer, “prosumer” and professional-grade cameras, decks and video sources with composite, S-video, Firewire, component, SDI, HD-SDI, or HDMI outputs should work with Wirecast through a qualified capture card.

IP Cameras / Web Stream sources

Capture Card Support

Capture cards are a great way to add additional input ports into your computer and offload some of the real-time processing of incoming footage. Telestream is continually testing and qualifying new devices. Once verified, they will be added to this “Capture Card Support” list.

  Windows 7 Windows 8.1 Windows 10 OS X El Capitan macOS Sierra
Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
UltraStudio 4K Extreme Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
UltraStudio 4K Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
UltraStudio Express 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
UltraStudio Mini Recorder 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
UltraStudio Mini Monitor 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
UltraStudio Pro USB 3.0 Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
UltraStudio SDI USB 3.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
DeckLink 4K Pro Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
DeckLink 4K Extreme 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
DeckLink Studio 4K 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
DeckLink Studio 2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink SDI 4K Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
DeckLink SDI 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink Mini Recorder 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink Mini Monitor 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink Quad 2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
DeckLink Quad 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink Duo 2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
DeckLink Duo 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DeckLink HD Extreme 3D Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
DeckLink Optical Fiber Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Intensity Pro 4K 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.5
Intensity Pro 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
Intensity Shuttle Thunderbolt 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
Intensity Extreme Thunderbolt 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
Magewell USB Capture HDMI 7.0 7.0 7.0 Not Tested  
USB Capture SDI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture HDMI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Dual HDMI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Quad HDMI 7.0 7.0 7.0 Not Tested  
Pro Capture SDI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Dual SDI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Quad SDI 7.0 7.0 7.0 Not Tested  
Pro Capture Mini HDMI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Mini SDI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture DVI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture Dual DVI Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Pro Capture AIO Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Matrox VS4 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
MXO2 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
AverMedia Live Gamer HD 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
Game Broadcaster HD 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
Dark Crystal SDI CD110 7.0 7.0 7.0 Not Tested  
Dark Crystal SDI Duo CD910       Not Tested  
Elgato Game Capture HD 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
Game Capture HD-60 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
Game Capture HD-60 Pro 7.0 7.0 7.0 N/A  
AJA ioXT Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested 7.0  
UTap         7.5
io4K Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested 7.0  
Epiphan AV.io SDI 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DVI2USB 3.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DVI2USB 3.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
DVI2PCI-E 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0  
Bluefish444 Epoch 4K Neutron Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  
Epoch 4K Supernova S+ Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested  

Manufacturer-tested capture cards

PLEASE NOTE: Devices not listed below, or qualified by our QA team as supported, may work with Wirecast. However, our technical Support staff does not have the information necessary to troubleshoot problems. Some of these devices are listed in our Manufacturer-tested and User-reported lists. In these cases, please contact the Manufacturer directly or refer to Wirecast Support Forum.

AJA:
Mac & Windows

  • Io XT– Thunderbolt (2 Channels)
  • Io 4K – Thunderbolt (4 Channels)
  • Io Express (1 Channel)
  • KONA Lhi – PCIe (2 Channels/1 Audio)
  • KONA Lhe Plus – PCIe (2 Channels/1 Video)
  • KONA 3G – PCIe (4 Channels)
  • KONA 4 – PCIe (4 Channels)

Blackmagic Design:
Mac & Windows, SDK integration

  • UltraStudio 4K – Thunderbolt
  • UltraStudio Pro – USB 3
  • Intensity Extreme – Thunderbolt

Magewell:
All PCIe cards are Windows-only, DirectShow integration

Windows-only, DirectShow integration:

  • XI006AE-PRO, XI100XE, XI100XE-PRO, XI102XE, XI102XE-HD, XI104AE, XI200XE-MINI, XI204XE, XI400DE-HDMI – PCIe
  • XI006AUSB, XI100XUSB-PRO, XI104XUSB, XI200X USB – USB 3.0

Mac & Windows, AV Foundation/DirectShow integration:

  • XI100DUSB-HDMI – USB 3.0
  • XI100DUSB-SDI – USB 3.0

AVerMedia:
Windows-only, DirectShow integration

  • AverTV CaptureHD (H727) – PCIe
  • Game Broadcaster HD
  • Live Gamer HD (C985) – PCIe

Matrox:

  • Matrox Multi-Ingest – PCle (Mac-only, SDK integration)
  • MX02 Mini MAX

All cards below work on Mac with AVFoundation
integration and Windows with SDK integration (ISO recording):

  • Matrox Mojito MAX – PCIe
  • MXO2 Mini – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt
  • MXO2 LE – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt
  • MXO2 LE MAX – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt
  • MXO2 MAX – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt
  • MXO2 Rack MAX – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt
  • MXO2 – PCIe, Express Card 3/4, Thunderbolt

Osprey:
Windows-only, DirectShow Integration

  • Osprey 260e, 460e, 816e, 825e, 845e – PCle

Yuan:
Windows-only, DirectShow Integration

  • SC510N4 HDMI – PCle

Telestream is continually testing and qualifying new devices. Once verified, they will be added to this “Capture Card Support” list. Devices not listed may work with Wirecast, but if they are not officially qualified, our technical Support Staff may not have the information necessary to troubleshoot. In these cases, please refer to the Wirecast Support Forum.

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