Videoglide For Mac Os X


Unlike the software developed for Windows system, most of the applications installed in Mac OS X generally can be removed with relative ease. VideoGlide 1.6 is a third party application that provides additional functionality to OS X system and enjoys a popularity among Mac users. However, instead of installing it by dragging its icon to the Application folder, uninstalling VideoGlide 1.6 may need you to do more than a simple drag-and-drop to the Trash.

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When installed, VideoGlide 1.6 creates files in several locations. Generally, its additional files, such as preference files and application support files, still remains on the hard drive after you delete VideoGlide 1.6 from the Application folder, in case that the next time you decide to reinstall it, the settings of this program still be kept. But if you are trying to uninstall VideoGlide 1.6 in full and free up your disk space, removing all its components is highly necessary. Continue reading this article to learn about the proper methods for uninstalling VideoGlide 1.6.

VideoGlide 1.5 See all Capture video, audio, and snapshots using numerous video digitizers in Os X with the dedicated utility supporting such devices as Dazzle DVC-90 and DVC-100, KWorld DVD Maker USB 2.0, LinXcel Video Grabber, VideoHome GrabBeeX, etc. USB 2.0 connections are supported. EasyCap Driver for Mac OS X. Many EasyCaps are not officially supported on Mac OS X. This page is for a port of an unofficial, reverse-engineered Linux driver. Many thanks to Ivor Hewitt for his great Linux version. This driver does not support the DC60+. If you have a DC60+, VideoGlide.

VideoGlide For Mac OS X allows you to use a variety of video devices to capture video and take screen shots under Mac OS X. Video can be captured at 640 x 480 at 29.97 frames per second for NTSC.

Manually uninstall VideoGlide 1.6 step by step:

Most applications in Mac OS X are bundles that contain all, or at least most, of the files needed to run the application, that is to say, they are self-contained. Thus, different from the program uninstall method of using the control panel in Windows, Mac users can easily drag any unwanted application to the Trash and then the removal process is started. Despite that, you should also be aware that removing an unbundled application by moving it into the Trash leave behind some of its components on your Mac. To fully get rid of VideoGlide 1.6 from your Mac, you can manually follow these steps:

1. Terminate VideoGlide 1.6 process(es) via Activity Monitor

Before uninstalling VideoGlide 1.6, you’d better quit this application and end all its processes. If VideoGlide 1.6 is frozen, you can press Cmd +Opt + Esc, select VideoGlide 1.6 in the pop-up windows and click Force Quit to quit this program (this shortcut for force quit works for the application that appears but not for its hidden processes).

Open Activity Monitor in the Utilities folder in Launchpad, and select All Processes on the drop-down menu at the top of the window. Select the process(es) associated with VideoGlide 1.6 in the list, click Quit Process icon in the left corner of the window, and click Quit in the pop-up dialog box (if that doesn’t work, then try Force Quit).

2. Delete VideoGlide 1.6 application using the Trash

First of all, make sure to log into your Mac with an administrator account, or you will be asked for a password when you try to delete something.

Open the Applications folder in the Finder (if it doesn’t appear in the sidebar, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, and select Applications in the list), search for VideoGlide 1.6 application by typing its name in the search field, and then drag it to the Trash (in the dock) to begin the uninstall process. Alternatively you can also click on the VideoGlide 1.6 icon/folder and move it to the Trash by pressing Cmd + Del or choosing the File and Move to Trash commands.

For the applications that are installed from the App Store, you can simply go to the Launchpad, search for the application, click and hold its icon with your mouse button (or hold down the Option key), then the icon will wiggle and show the “X” in its left upper corner. Click the “X” and click Delete in the confirmation dialog.

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3. Remove all components related to VideoGlide 1.6 in Finder

Though VideoGlide 1.6 has been deleted to the Trash, its lingering files, logs, caches and other miscellaneous contents may stay on the hard disk. For complete removal of VideoGlide 1.6, you can manually detect and clean out all components associated with this application. You can search for the relevant names using Spotlight. Those preference files of VideoGlide 1.6 can be found in the Preferences folder within your user’s library folder (~/Library/Preferences) or the system-wide Library located at the root of the system volume (/Library/Preferences/), while the support files are located in '~/Library/Application Support/' or '/Library/Application Support/'.

Open the Finder, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, select the entry: Go to Folder... and then enter the path of the Application Support folder:~/Library

Search for any files or folders with the program’s name or developer’s name in the ~/Library/Preferences/, ~/Library/Application Support/ and ~/Library/Caches/ folders. Right click on those items and click Move to Trash to delete them.

Meanwhile, search for the following locations to delete associated items:

  • /Library/Preferences/
  • /Library/Application Support/
  • /Library/Caches/

Besides, there may be some kernel extensions or hidden files that are not obvious to find. In that case, you can do a Google search about the components for VideoGlide 1.6. Usually kernel extensions are located in in /System/Library/Extensions and end with the extension .kext, while hidden files are mostly located in your home folder. You can use Terminal (inside Applications/Utilities) to list the contents of the directory in question and delete the offending item.

4. Empty the Trash to fully remove VideoGlide 1.6

If you are determined to delete VideoGlide 1.6 permanently, the last thing you need to do is emptying the Trash. To completely empty your trash can, you can right click on the Trash in the dock and choose Empty Trash, or simply choose Empty Trash under the Finder menu (Notice: you can not undo this act, so make sure that you haven’t mistakenly deleted anything before doing this act. If you change your mind, before emptying the Trash, you can right click on the items in the Trash and choose Put Back in the list). In case you cannot empty the Trash, reboot your Mac.

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Tips for the app with default uninstall utility:

You may not notice that, there are a few of Mac applications that come with dedicated uninstallation programs. Though the method mentioned above can solve the most app uninstall problems, you can still go for its installation disk or the application folder or package to check if the app has its own uninstaller first. If so, just run such an app and follow the prompts to uninstall properly. After that, search for related files to make sure if the app and its additional files are fully deleted from your Mac.

Automatically uninstall VideoGlide 1.6 with MacRemover (recommended):

No doubt that uninstalling programs in Mac system has been much simpler than in Windows system. But it still may seem a little tedious and time-consuming for those OS X beginners to manually remove VideoGlide 1.6 and totally clean out all its remnants. Why not try an easier and faster way to thoroughly remove it?

If you intend to save your time and energy in uninstalling VideoGlide 1.6, or you encounter some specific problems in deleting it to the Trash, or even you are not sure which files or folders belong to VideoGlide 1.6, you can turn to a professional third-party uninstaller to resolve troubles. Here MacRemover is recommended for you to accomplish VideoGlide 1.6 uninstall within three simple steps. MacRemover is a lite but powerful uninstaller utility that helps you thoroughly remove unwanted, corrupted or incompatible apps from your Mac. Now let’s see how it works to complete VideoGlide 1.6 removal task.

1. Download MacRemover and install it by dragging its icon to the application folder.
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2. Launch MacRemover in the dock or Launchpad, select VideoGlide 1.6 appearing on the interface, and click Run Analysis button to proceed.
3. Review VideoGlide 1.6 files or folders, click Complete Uninstall button and then click Yes in the pup-up dialog box to confirm VideoGlide 1.6 removal.

The whole uninstall process may takes even less than one minute to finish, and then all items associated with VideoGlide 1.6 has been successfully removed from your Mac!

Benefits of using MacRemover:

MacRemover has a friendly and simply interface and even the first-time users can easily operate any unwanted program uninstallation. With its unique Smart Analytic System, MacRemover is capable of quickly locating every associated components of VideoGlide 1.6 and safely deleting them within a few clicks. Thoroughly uninstalling VideoGlide 1.6 from your mac with MacRemover becomes incredibly straightforward and speedy, right? You don’t need to check the Library or manually remove its additional files. Actually, all you need to do is a select-and-delete move. As MacRemover comes in handy to all those who want to get rid of any unwanted programs without any hassle, you’re welcome to download it and enjoy the excellent user experience right now!

This article provides you two methods (both manually and automatically) to properly and quickly uninstall VideoGlide 1.6, and either of them works for most of the apps on your Mac. If you confront any difficulty in uninstalling any unwanted application/software, don’t hesitate to apply this automatic tool and resolve your troubles.

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Supported Devices:

Click the product names to open a new window listing possible sources for the hardware. Be sure to consider USB hardware only. VideoGlide does not support PCI devices.

The following devices come with VideoGlide or similar software. You do not need to have VideoGlide or a VideoGlide serial number in order to use them:

  • USA: Geniatech iGrabber iGrabber
  • USA: Daystar Technology ProView, XtraView
  • Australia: Kaiser Baas Video to DVD Maker

    The following devices do NOT come with VideoGlide. You will need to download VideoGlide and purchase a VideoGlide serial number in order to use them:

  • Yakumo MovieMixer (info)
  • Acutronic Spectral (info)
  • PixelView Play TV Box 4*** (info)
  • DATOptic DigiREC*** (info)
  • Geniatech HandyCap (Pro) (info)
  • Konig CMP-USBVG4
  • Ex-Pro USB 2.0 Video / Audio Grabber Editor
  • Tevion or Zolid (Europe, Australasia)
    Sold by Aldi supermarkets branded in combinations of: Xpert, Hi Speed, High Speed,
    DVD Maker, DVD Grabber, DVD Creator, VS2800, VS-2800, VS-USB2800D etc.
  • MSI Movie Vox mini, USB 2.0 (Europe)
  • EasyCAP009, EasyCap DC60+
    Warning: These devices are extremely difficult to distinguish from the EasyCAP DC60
    which is not supported. For this reason EchoFX does not recommend this device.
    In general, VideoGlide devices have one s-video input and one composite input. TV-tuner style devices have only one s-video input. If this matches the technical description of your device, it may be a VideoGlide device.
    The first customer to identify any new device about which we are not aware will receive the VideoGlide software for free.

    * Audio is not supported on the DVC-100. If you do not already own a DVC-100, we strongly recommend purchasing a different device.
    ** LinXcel devices capture only 320 horizontally. The video is interpolated to 640.
    *** s-video and/or composite inputs only. Built-in TV tuner not supported.


    - supports a wide range of USB 2.0 video capture devices.
    - 640 x 480, 29.97 frames per second NTSC video capture.
    - 640 x 480, 25 frames per second PAL/SECAM video capture.
    - supports composite and s-video formats.
    - high contrast, high quality video -better than DV at the same size.
    - excellent audio/video synchronization.
    - uncompressed YUV format: 66.5 GB per hour for video and audio.
    - compressed JPEG format: 3 GB per hour for video and audio.
    - 640 x 480 single frame capture.
    - audio support up to 48 KHz 16-bit stereo for devices that have audio input.
    - multiple device support for webcam and surveillance applications.
    - Auto-Detect Input And Format, to automatically adapt to the current video source.
    - easy to use, AppleScript enabled capture software with fast full screen playback.
    - software to export movies to any QuickTime supported format, including DV and H.264.
    - compatible with a large number of third-party applications.


    VideoGlide devices have been sold by various manufacturers since 1998. Manufacturers include Pinnacle, KWorld, LinXcel, VideoHome and many others. Devices originally sold as PC-only are also supported. Compatibility can be checked using the VideoGlide For Mac OS X demo mode. Simply click the 'Download' button on the right, and install and run the software.
    VideoGlide devices allow the capture of video from almost any video source including VCRs, cam-corders, DVD players, personal video recorders, digital cameras, etc.
    VideoGlide devices accept either s-video or composite video sources and will work with the broadcast standards NTSC, PAL and SECAM found throughout most of the world.

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    Video from VideoGlide devices can be used in a variety of ways. For example, you can record your favorite home-movies and clips to keep handy on your computer. It can be used with web-cam software to upload an image to the Internet periodically. It can be used with web-streaming software to create online broadcasts of live or prerecorded events. Live-video chat is possible with the appropriate software. Captured movies can be put on a CD or a website for viewing by anyone with a CD player or Internet access. It can be used for motion-detection applications, or by clay-mation hobbyists. For a summary of some of the supported third-party software and where to obtain it, check the 'Applications' page.

    The VideoGlide software is capable of capturing a maximum of 29.97 frames per second for NTSC or 25 frames per second for PAL. The maximum frame size is 640 x 480.

    The captured video quality is extremely good, with brighter colors and better contrast than typical DV captures. Video and audio synchronization is excellent, even with extremely long captures. Captured movies require only 66.5 GB of disk storage per hour of uncompressed yuv video. Using the recommended JPEG compression requires only 3 GB of storage per hour.

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    In addition to video, the VideoGlide software is able to capture still images with a resolution of 640 x 480.

    Some VideoGlide devices come with audio inputs. These audio inputs are occassionally rerouted to the Mac microphone port, in which case the audio sample rate is as good as the Mac can provide; typically 44.1 KHz 16-bit stereo. In other cases, audio is brought in over USB along with the video. These devices support up to 48 KHz 16-bit stereo.

    The VideoGlide software supports multiple devices, i.e. more than one device can be plugged in and used at the same time. This is particularly useful with security applications like Ben Bird's SecuritySpy. It can also allow multiple simultaneous broadcasts from the same machine using webcam software like Econ Technologies' ImageCaster. Note that one serial number per device will be required, i.e. to enable 3 devices, 3 serial numbers must be purchased. Note that a stock machine with no additional USB 2.0 PCI cards can run only two devices simultaneously, and one of those must be at 320 x 240. Adding USB 2.0 expansion cards can increase the number of devices that can run simultaneously, and the frame sizes at which they can operate.

    Auto-Detect Input And Format allows video sources to be swapped in an and out dynamically without the need to inform the application that a change occurred. The VideoGlide software will automatically select the input carrying the video, as well as its format, for example PAL or NTSC.

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    The included VideoGlide Capture software will allow you to capture video from a VideoGlide device. It also has an extremely fast full-screen preview mode. VideoGlide is Apple-scriptable.

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    The included VideoGlide Export software will allow the export of QuickTime movies to any other QuickTime format including DV Streams required by iMovie and H.264 or MPEG-4 movies required by iTunes and video-enabled Pods. QuickTime Pro is not required.