DV video signal monitoring over firewire


DVACE provides simple, high quality monitoring of PAL DV on your laptop or PC. No need to lug about tons of equipment, just plug in your DV camera or deck via Firewire to PC to have professional broadcast monitoring anywhere.

This Windows application uses a mix of DirectShow and OpenGL to provide real-time graphical analysis of video signals at high resolutions for every frame.


  • C++
  • OpenGL
  • DirectShow
    • Video monitoring
    • Audio monitoring and VU levels
    • 4:3 or widescreen 16:9
    • Graphics and action safe areas
    • Tape deck controls
    • Interlaced/de-interlaced monitoring
    • Waveform
    • Vectorscope
    • Graphics overlay
    • RGB waveform
    • Gamut errors
    • Component vectorscope