Error Fix for avicap.dll

The avicap.dll module is the Video for Windows Application Programming Interface (API). This module is used for capturing videos and movies that are in AVI format. Videos and movies can be captured from an input device or a video hardware equipment such as a Web Camera and transferred to the computer’s video card.

The avicap.dll module is considered as a counterpart of the dsdmo.dll process which is used for capturing sounds and music. However when it comes to AVI files the avicap.dll module can also allow the capturing of audio which is already part of the video. AVI or the Audio Video Interleave is Microsoft’s multimedia container format that has been designed as part of the Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data which can be simultaneously played back. The avicap.dll module also makes such playback available after capturing the video with audio.

Computer applications and programs that are used for capturing AVI videos should make use of the avicap.dll to make the process successful. Applications such as Adobe Premiere and Movie Maker use the functions of the avicap.dll module to capture AVI files. These AVI files are good to use for post-production processes such as video editing which is best done with the use of video editing software applications.

The function of the avicap.dll module solely rests on the capturing of videos in AVI format. Users with Web Cameras should have the module installed properly in its proper location so as for such users to avoid errors related to capturing videos. This also goes for users with USB ports that can be used to connect removable devices such as a video camera or any video hardware equipment to the computer.

However users should be aware that the avicap.dll module merely captures the video with the maximum resolution provided by the application used for the process. Although there are applications that can somehow modify the resolution the avicap.dll module doesn’t have anything to do with it because the resolution should already come with the video device.

Avicap.dll is created by:

Microsoft Corporation

Known file path:

C:\ Windows\ System32\ avicap.dll

Recommended fix if you are experiencing avicap.dll error messages:

DLL (Dynamic Link Library) files contain computer code and resources that can be used by multiple programs at the same time. This uses less system memory and helps your computer system run more efficiently. DLL files give program developers the ability to reuse code to add features to several programs without the need to write new code for each program.

There are many programs that require DLL files to function properly so when one of them is damaged or missing it will cause program crashes and poor system performance.

To fix these problems the user must replace the damaged file with a valid working version. If a working version cannot be found the user may perform a reinstallation of their operating system.


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