A USB 2.0 box that captures, records, and streams your HD video content up to 1080p, AVerCapture HD has been streamlined for users who prefer to work directly with their PCs, Macs, or other laptop. This capture device comes with H.264 hardware encoder, which delivers lower CPU usage and smaller file size even for full HD footage. Best of all, the file format is user-friendly for any post-editing or uploading needs. AVerCapture HD acquires HD footage via the HDMI connection, while its pass-thru function guarantees a smooth HD playback or viewing experience. In addition, the on-board hot button makes quick recording and streaming possible with one easy click. Videos and footage can be directly connected to any streaming platform, and you can add your own touch with voiceovers during the streaming process. The package also includes our RECentral software with advanced functionalities, such as TimeShift, that help you rewatch any footage with stopping the recording. Sharing personal moments from your life has never been simpler! FeatureHardware Compression With its advanced H.264 hardware encoding technology, AVerCapture HD takes cares of HD video processing without overloading the CPU. The hardware encoder also ensures that you can enjoy stable frame rates that will not interfere with other PC tasks. Looking to avoid frame drops or choppy footage? AVerCapture HD is the capture box for you.RECentral RECentral provides intuitive settings for recording and streaming video up to 1080p 30fps, as well as quick accessibility to popular streaming platforms like YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch.tv, UStream, and more. Other functions include personalized commentary and Timeshift, which allows you to rewind and watch footage without stopping the recording. In addition, RECentral for Mac is available for all users! Now you can capture and snapshot moments straight to your Mac effortlessly.User Friendly Hot Button & LED Indicator The on-board hot button and LED indicator of AVerCapture HD enriches the user experience with greater convenience and ease of use. One press of the Hot Button instantly activates the recording or streaming function, whereas the LED indicator's color and lighting frequency denotes its working status. AVerCapture HD makes your content preservation easy.