DScaler TV Viewing Application

The DScaler TV Viewing Application (also known as DScaler 4) is a piece of software that captures video, processes it, and scales it for presentation on a projector or computer monitor. DScaler implements highly sophisticated algorithms that work in real-time to provide PC owners with image quality matched only by very expensive equipment.

In order to get the most out of DScaler 4 you will need a supported capture card.

DScaler performs a variety of functions:

The main forum for user discussion is the DScaler Support Forum. In addition, you will find knowledgeable discussion about this and other computer A/V-related topics at AVS Forum.

Please see the download page to download the latest version. There is also a FAQ but sadly it is now a bit out of date.

Why do I need DScaler?

Video fed in from external sources is interlaced and if this interlacing is not taken into account when displaying the video on a PC nasty artifacts can often be seen. A good description of the issues involved in converting interlaced video into progressive scan as required for PC use can be found here.

We also have some screenshots which illustrate the issue here.

Who are the developers?

Lots of people have contributed to the project a list of the main developers can be found here. We are also grateful to everybody who has submitted patches, bug reports or has helped out on the various forums, some of those poeple are thanked here.

What do others say about DScaler?

We maintain a list of reviews and articles about DScaler here.