ExtremeCap U3 is an USB 3.0 capture card that is truly capable of recording and streaming 1080p 60fps gameplay via HDMI and component inputs. Beyond that, this capture card supports capturing HD raw data to popular video software with its DirectShow compatibility. Simply connect it with your game console and an USB 3.0 PC/ laptop, launch the video software you love, and you are ready to record or share your splendid gameplay footage.
1080p 60fps, Enjoy Smooth HD Recordings
We know how bad you want to preserve splendid moments in its original quality. ExtremeCap U3 grabs your gameplay footage up to 1080p 60fps, preserve the smooth of gameplay, especially for fast-moving FPS and sport games. It is also twice the amount of frame for video editing comparing to 1080p 30fps. Enjoy smooth HD video now!
Sometimes, you just need to speak for your game. Simply connect the microphone to your PC, adjust the PC audio settings; recording live commentary is just one click away! Even better, the voice commentary can be saved separately in MP3 format for post-production.
Game & Record on the Same Monitor
In the past, you need two monitors when you game with a capture card, one for record and one for video pass-through, to avoid the video latency caused by insufficient USB 2.0 bandwidth. Now, you can just get rid of this mess with AVerMedia’s advanced USB 3.0 technology. ExtremeCap U3 can transfer video content almost simultaneously to your PC. You can play straightly on the preview window of your video software, no need for another monitor and no need to worry about the latency.
Work Seamlessly with Your Favorite Software
The ExtremeCap U3 works perfectly with DirectShow compliant software, such as XSplit, OBS, Wirecast, VLC media player and PotPlayer. Editing or streaming uncompressed HD footage with the software you love is just that easy.
Straightly Edit with Sony Vegas & Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
The Sony Vegas and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 plug-ins are included in the package. They provide smarter operation flows to make you utilize the video editing tools and audio effect of these popular video software efficiently. No more waste of time won moving HD project back-n-forth.
ExtremeCap U3 is now compatible with Macs!
Capture straight to your Mac
ExtremeCap U3 has an exciting new feature exclusively available to its users: it is now compatible with Macs! Capture your Xbox One or 360, PlayStation 3 or 4*, or Wii U gaming footage on your Apple computer or laptop up to a resolution of 1080p60. From there, upload them directly to YouTube and start sharing with all your friends and fans!
*Upgrade your PS4 firmware (version 1.7 or later) to record gameplay over HDMI.
Snapshotting your game now comes easily to ExtremeCap U3 users: one click of the button will take 1, 3, 6 or 12 shots of your screen, turning your computer into a more powerful capture device. The capacity is currently applicable only to Macs.
USB 3.0 Diagnosis Tool
The included USB 3.0 Diagnosis Tool is a software for testing the performance of the connected USB 3.0 port. It shows whether if the USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop is capable of transmitting 1080p 60fps video content. The tool provides an option to convert the video frame rate while the bandwidth of the USB 3.0 port is insufficient.
* Verified chipset: Intel Native, Renesas, Fresco
Analog: Component Video
 HDCP content cannot be recorded
Analog: RCA L/R
640 x 480 (60p) / 720 x 480 (60p/60i) / 720 x 576 (50p/50i) / 800 x 600 (60p)
1024 x 768 (60p) / 1280 x 720 (60p/50P)
1280 x 768 (60p) / 1280 x 800 (60p) / 1280 x 1024 (60p)
1360 x 768 (60p) / 1440 x 900 (60p) / 1680 x 1050 (60p)
1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/60i/50i)
640 x 480 (60p) / 720 x 480 (60p/30p) / 720 x 576 (50p/25p) / 800 x 600 (60p)
1024 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 720p (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1280 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 800 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 1024 (60p/30p)
1360 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1440 x 900 (60p/30p) / 1680 x 1050 (60p/30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
||HDMI : PCM|
RCA L/R : PCM
||LED indicator for working status|
||137.2 (w) x 84.8 (d) x 18.55 (h) mm|
||AVerMedia RECentral, USB 3.0 Diagnosis Tool|
|3rd Party Plug-ins
||Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 plug-in, Sony Vegas plug-in|
||DirectShow compliant software: e.g., XSplit, OBS, AmaRecTV, Potplayer.|
|System Requirement (Windows)|
||Max. 60 Mbps@1080p60|
||MP4 (codec: H.264, AAC)|
||Windows 8(32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit)|
i5-3400 or above
i7-3537U 2.0GHz or above
i7-4700HQ 2.4GHz or above
(DirectX 10 compatible)
NVIDIA GT630 or above
NVIDIA GT 735M or above
NVIDIA GT 750M or above
USB 3.0 Power
1.For HD 720p 60 FPS recording (H.264):
Intel® Core™ i3-3200 series with Ivy bridge platform, 4 GB RAM and DirectX 10 compatible graphic card
2. Intel chipset with native USB 3.0 host controller(See how to check USB3.0 controller
(Can be used together with these certified chipsets: Renesas, Fresco, VIA*, ASMedia**)
* With VIA or ASMedia chipset, CV710’s firmware must be upgraded to v61, and driver to v1.0.x.33
**With ASMedia chipset, 1080p 60 FPS recording is only supported when running Windows 8.1 / 8 with Microsoft’s built-in USB 3.0 driver
|System Requirement (Mac)|
|| AVerMedia RECentral for Mac|
| Record Format
|| MP4 (codec: H.264, AAC)|
| Operation System
|| Mac OS X v10.9 or later|
| Record Quality
|| Max. 60 Mbps@1080p60|
|| i5 quad-core or above |
|| 4G or more|
|| At least 500 MB of free space|
| Power Requirement
|| USB 3.0 Power|
||USB 3.0 cable|
Component Video / Stereo Audio Dongle Cable
||Quick Installation Guide|