Screen capture program for Hyperion ambilight
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hanselb Merge pull request #16 from RickDB/master
New features and bugfixes. Thanks @RickDB I will create a new installer soon.
Latest commit 9ab2011 Jan 2, 2018


Windows screen capture program for the Hyperion open-source Ambilight project.

The program uses Direct3D9 to capture the screen, resize it and send it to the ProtoBuffer interface of Hyperion.




DirectX End-User Runtime

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1


Comes with setup form which is accessible via system tray, however manual config edit is also possible and below is an example HyperionScreenCap.exe.config :

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <add key="hyperionServerIP" value=""/>
    <add key="hyperionServerPort" value="19445"/>
    <add key="hyperionMessagePriority" value="10"/> <!-- Lower number means higher priority -->
    <add key="hyperionMessageDuration" value="1000"/> <!-- How long will each captured screenshot stay on LEDs -->
    <add key="width"  value="64"/> <!-- Keep these values small -->
    <add key="height" value="64"/> <!-- Keep these values small -->
    <add key="captureInterval" value="60"/>
    <add key="notificationLevel" value="None"/>
    <add key="monitorIndex" value="0"/> <!-- 0 is the main monitor -->
    <add key="apiEnabled" value="False" />
    <add key="apiExcludedTimesEnabled" value="False" />
    <add key="apiExcludeTimeStart" value="23-7-2017 08:00:00" />
    <add key="apiExcludeTimeEnd" value="23-7-2017 20:00:00" />
    <add key="captureOnStartup" value="False" />
<startup><supportedRuntime version="v4.0" sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.0,Profile=Client"/></startup>