I was reading your post and the other experts responses, and I can see some confusion in the replies. You are absolutely right in that video screen capture programs cannot see or record the dancer. I have the dancers program and a couple of popular video capture programs. No matter what settings I tried I was not able to capture the dancer. I will look further into this interesting observation and let you if I find anything.
You're right. In fact you can capture a still image of the dancer using any screenshot utility including windows Prnt Scrn key. I first thought that it had to do with the "Keep dancer on top" option, but even that did not work. hmm.. As I said if I find any explanation or cure I will let you know.
Yeah, I guess that way you should be able to record the tv screen using an external vhs or dvd recorder. Interesting.
I see... yes it does make sense, but have you tried looking for other dancers programs that would allow you to video capture their figures?
OK, it turned out to be a simple setting in the capture program. Look in the program settings for "capture tooltips" or "layered windows. If you can't find these options let me know.
Here is what the captured video would look like.
Some capture programs allow you to capture a layer of windows that would be otherwise not seen when capturing videos. That layer holds special windows pop ups and tooltips. If your program does not have it then you need to get one that does. For instance I use two capture programs Easy Screen Capture Video , and CaptureWiz. The first does not have this feature, the second does. The video I sent you was created by the CaptureWiz after making adjustment in it settings. Here is the website where you can download it from
I believe you can get on 30 day free trial basis, but it's worth buying it as it has nice interface and good features. Try out and see.
After you install the program, go to Options > Video tab, and check the box 'Capture XP tooltips ("layered windows")'.
Hope this helps. Let me know if you need anything else.
Thanks for the accept. Yes is it will work on windows xp.
Do let me know if you have any problems. Good luck.
Well.. it is somewhat confusing, especially when another expert jumps in in the middle of the discussion between the customer and the original expert. Thanks again :)
That would be the one I sent you the link for, which is CaptureWiz and the link again is
It will allow you to choose the size the capture box from say 1/2" x 1/2" all the way to full screen.