Record my Ps3 Through my iMac 27" please help!!

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Tyrant675, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Tyrant675 macrumors newbie

    Apr 6, 2011
    OK basically i have an iMac 27" connected to my ps3 with the kanex xd, mini usb display to hdmi converter basically. I was wondering is there anyway of me recording my imac's screen whilst i play my ps3, ive tried like screenium etc but every time i switch to the ps3, pressing command f2 its stops the video, please help!!! thank you
  2. Andythed macrumors member

    Jan 13, 2011
    It is an expensive option at £79.99 but Roxio have a product called Game Capture.

    Guessing you were hoping for some mac software?
  3. mjsmke macrumors 6502a

    Mar 2, 2010
    I downloaded an app called screen flow for free. works perfectly for everything displayed on the screen(s).
  4. robgendreau macrumors 68040

    Jul 13, 2008
    Your iMac is being used as a monitor, and like a monitor it isn't processing the video, just displaying it. I'm unaware of anything that can capture video coming IN to the iMac via the DisplayPort. See:

    Kanex says it's not possible as well, although they seem to hint that it's just a legal issue:

    You'll have to find some other hardware solution.


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