Best capture card for streaming : Top 10 Picks and Buying Guide

Looking for the capture card for streaming in the market? Before buying, spend some of your valuable time and do your proper homework. And if you are confused about where to start your research, don’t worry; we have got you covered.

You’ve come to the right spot because we’ve spared you the trouble of looking through tons of reviews and guidelines for finding the best capture card for streaming.

Read on to learn about the factors you need to think of before buying your product.

List of Top 10 capture card for streaming

Comparing The Best capture card for streaming: List Of 10

SaleBestseller No. 1
Elgato HD60 S+, External Capture Card, Stream and Record in 1080p60 HDR10 or 4K60 HDR10 with ultra-low latency on PS5, PS4/Pro, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One X/S, in OBS and more, works with PC and Mac
  • Capture your gameplay in superb 1080p60 HDR10 quality
  • Play your high-fidelity console games in original format thanks to 4K60 HDR10 zero-lag pass-through
  • Power your workflow with ultra-low-latency Instant Gameview technology
  • Record unlimited footage directly to your hard drive
  • Use Flashback Recording to save footage retroactively
SaleBestseller No. 2
Capture Card Nintendo Switch, Video Capture Card, Game Capture Card 4K 1080P 60FPS, HDMI to USB 3.0 Capture Card for Streaming Work with PS4/PC/OBS/Camera
  • No Delay: Stream and capture your games/videos by video capture card on TikTok, YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and other platforms without delay.
  • HD Capture, Smooth: It possesses 4K HD resolution input, loop-out output, 1080P is clearer, so that the quality is clearer.
  • Audio and Video Capture: Auto-detect the input video or audio format, and auto-adjust to the set output.
  • Easy to Use: Plug and play.All-metal body, good heat dissipation effect, and prolonged service life.
  • Equipped with Cable: Equipped with 1pc USB3.0 male-to-male cable and 1pc HDMI cable, more convenience.
Bestseller No. 3
Capture Card, Audio Video Capture Card with Microphone 4K HDMI Loop-Out, 1080p 60fps Video Recorder for Gaming/Live Streaming/Video Conference, Works for Nintendo Switch/PS4/OBS/Camera/PC
  • 【4K HDMI Game Capture Card】: TKHIN game video capture card is designed with high-end smart chip, stylish and compact by decent Aluminum Alloy shell. Supports up to [email protected] HDMI input, plug and play let the device work instantly with stream media like OBS. Ideal for live streaming, gaming broadcast, video recording, conference rooms, etc.
  • 【HD 1080P 60fps Signal Loop Out】: This HDMI capture card for Nintendo Switch has maximum HDMI output resolution up to [email protected], and streams [email protected] video signal through USB 2.0 port. It outputs a clean and clear excellent inage quality without frame lag. You can enjoy recording specific moments in video game adventures.
  • 【3.5mm Microphone and Audio Input/Output Port】: You can connect the audio video capture device with your earphone with 3.5.mm audio out port, you can also connect the video capture device with 3.5mm Microphone so that you can stream your voice and record your voice by the ports easily. you can also use it to add external commentary when playing a game.
  • 【Wide Compatible with Multiple Systems】: 4K PC capture card is suitable for Windows 7/ 8/ 10, Mac OS X 10.9 or above, Linux and many other systems. Compatible with PS4, Nintendo Switch, Camera, Webcame, DSLR, be real-time streaming on Twitch/Youtube/OBS/Potplayer/VLC more easily with your gameplay.
  • 【Quality service and Notice】: You will get 1xHDMI capture card, 1xUSB 3.0 cable, and 1xuser manual. Please note that the OBS Studio software needs to be restarted after audio settings are completed, otherwise it will cause no sound output. And you will get actual 1080p records by connecting USB port monitor after insert MIC/Audio Output devices
SaleBestseller No. 4
EVGA XR1 lite Capture Card, Certified for OBS, USB 3.0, 4K Pass Through, PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, 141-U1-CB20-LR
  • Record at 1080P/60FPS while you game at 4K/60FPS
  • Low Latency, Compact Design
  • Perfect for capturing/streaming PC/Console gameplay or connect it to a DSLR camera for a high-quality webcam option
  • USB 3.0 Type-C
  • Certified for OBS
Bestseller No. 5
TKHIN Capture Card, Audio Video Capture Card with Mic Jack 4K HDMI Pass Through, 1080p 60fps Video Recorder for Gaming/Live Streaming, Works for Nintendo Switch/PS4/OBS/Camera/PC
  • 【4K HDMI Game Capture Card】: TKHIN gaming video capture card is designed with high-end smart chip, capture the feed of video and record it to your PC intelligently, stylish and compact by decent Aluminum Alloy shell. Supports up to [email protected] HDMI input, plug and play let the devices work instantly with stream media like OBS and XSplit. Ideal for live streaming, gaming broadcast, video recording, conference rooms, etc.
  • 【HD 1080P 60fps Signal Loop Out】: This HDMI capture card for Nintendo Switch has maximum HDMI pass-through resolution up to [email protected], and streams [email protected] video signal through USB 2.0 port. It outputs a clean and clear excellent image quality without frame lag. You can enjoy recording specific moments in video game adventures.
  • 【Audio Input & Output Features】: Comes with separate 3.5mm microphone and audio output jacks, it is easy to connect the 4K PC capture device with your speaker/headphone and microphone. So that you can stream your voice and record quality commentary while you play, or record the game chat well. (Please keep in mind that it only support separate microphone instead of mic attached on headphone)
  • 【Wide Compatible with Multiple Systems】: 4K PC capture card is suitable for Windows 7/ 8/ 10, Mac OS X 10.9 or above, Linux and many other systems. Compatible with PS4, Nintendo Switch, Camera, Webcam, DSLR, be real-time streaming on Twitch/Youtube/OBS/XSplit/Potplayer/VLC more easily with your gameplay.
  • 【Quality service and Notice】: You will get 1xHDMI capture card, 1xUSB 3.0 cable, and 1xuser manual. Please note that the OBS Studio software needs to be restarted after audio settings are completed, otherwise it will cause no sound output. And you will get actual 1080p records by connecting USB port monitor after insert MIC/Audio Output devices
Bestseller No. 6
Video Capture Card, Viagkiki 4K HDMI Capture Card,Game Capture Card for Live Streaming/Video Recording/Screen Sharing/Game Playing, Recording Work with PC/PS4/XBOX/Switch/DSLR/OBS
  • 【4K HD High Quality】:This video capture card is designed for capturing high-definition video at any time. With [email protected] Input and [email protected] output, [email protected] Capture card for live streaming without delay, Share superb game skills with excellent visual experience.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】: This game capture card is suitable for Windows and Mac OS; it is ideal for most HDMI devices such as PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, DVDs, DSLR, Camera, Security Camera and set top box, makes it easier for you to transmit live streaming to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, OBS, Potplayer and VLC.
  • 【Microphone and HDMI Loop Out】: This video capture card is equipped with a 3.5mm microphone jack and a stereo audio output port, which greatly enhances your game/live experience. It also has an HDMI loop out function so you can directly record it on one device and check the live and game recording effects on the other. It is simple for you to use it ,and perfect for you to live streaming, game video, recording screen .
  • 【Plug and Play】: This HDMI video capture card is the ideal capture card for live gaming enthusiasts, no driver or external power supply required, easy to use; you can use any third party software to capture or stream your HD game, or other HD video source . Won't occupy CPU, optional audio capture, no freeze with correct setting.
  • 【What You Will Get】: This video capture card is made of high-end aluminum alloy shell of capture card for switch helps dissipate high heat to length its service life, faster heat dissipation, stable performance. And it can anti-rust and wear-resistant. Also this video capture card comes with one year warranty guaranteed with 1xHDMI capture card, 1xUSB 3.0 cable, 1xHDMI cable and 1xuser manual.
SaleBestseller No. 7
Capture Card, Video Capture Card 4K 1080P 60FPS, HDMI Capture Card Switch, Game Capture Card USB 3.0 for Live Streaming Video Recording, Screen Capture Device Work with PS4/PC/OBS/DSLR/Camera
  • 🎬【Video Capture】Capture resolutions of capture card up to 1080p at 60fps for video source with hardware accelerated up-scaling/down-scaling.The recorded video resolution of capture card for switch depends on the original video, which is not changeable by capture. Automatically detect the input video format, and automatically adjust to the set output size and frame rate. The capture card for streaming suitable for high definition acquisition, live broadcasts, video recording, etc.
  • 🎬【Equipped with Cable, Convenience】The capture card switch equipped with 1pc USB3.0 male-to-male cable and 1pc HDMI cable, more convenience. 1-way HDMI signal loop out function of capture card for streaming can be connected to display devices such as large screens and TVs, allowing you to preview live HD images in real time. You can enjoy the fun with your friends while capturing video.
  • 🎬【Easy to Use, Plug and Play】: This HDMI video capture card was created with high-end design in mind and does not need to install a driver, easy to use. You can take advantage of the functions built into the current software to get a seamless experience. No need to install any driver of capture card switch, you can use any third party software to capture or stream your HD game, or other HD video source. The capture card for streaming works great for recording gameplay.
  • 🎬【Combining A Wide Range of Systems and Software】The capture card for switch compatible with a variety of operating systems, the capture box can work in Windows, LINUX, Max, OSX, Android and other systems. The capture card switch compatible with mainstream streaming media software and live platform like OBS, VLC, twitch, Youtube Live, Facebook Live. The capture card for streaming stream and Record your Finest Gaming moments, Enjoy Your Wonderful Time!
  • 🎬【Built-in 3.5mm Microphone】Capture card features built-in 3.5mm Microphone and Audio Input/Output Port, which enables you plug 3.5mm headset or microphone, so that you can stream your voice and record your voice by the ports easily. Capture card switch automatically detect the input audio format and convert it to 48KHz PCM audio. Use the capture card for streaming to add external commentary when playing a game, but it doesn't record party chat.
Bestseller No. 8
4K HDMI Video Capture Card, Cam Link Card Game Capture Card Audio Capture Adapter HDMI to USB 2.0 Record Capture Device for Streaming, Live Broadcasting, Video Conference, Teaching, Gaming(Black)
  • 【4K Upgraded Version High Speed & Full HD】The Audio Capture Card is up to [email protected] High Definition Input,Output max resolution 1920×[email protected] Record videos directly to the hard disk without time delay. HDMI Video Capture is suitable for devices with HDMI output, such as PS4 and Switch etc. USB capture card supports 1080P 60fps High Quality Recording and live steaming also. * Tips: Please connect with 4k HDMI Cable that can be achieved [email protected] Input.(Unencrypted HDMI)
  • 【Real-time Preview & Screen Sharing】The Audio Video Capture Card can capture both HDMI video & audio simultaneously and transmit audio and video signals to computers and smart phones for preview and storage. So the capture card is a fast & economical way to share content in conference rooms and online meetings via software OBS. 4K HDMI Capture widely used for high definition acquisition, teaching recording, imaging, meeting, facebook portal tv recorder etc.
  • 【Plug and Play & Easy to Use】As a portable plug and play streaming capture card, it does not need to install any driver and supply external power. You can connect the DSLR, camcorder, or action Cam link to your PC or Mac for recording easily. High definition reproduction of video delicate colors, vivid picture. And the capture Adapter is compact and portable, no problem for outdoor and indoor live broadcasting.
  • 【Benifits & Satisfaction Guarantee】The 4k Capture Card makes you have real-time streaming and fun with your friends when you are playing game live via its low latency technology. We offer 24 hours customer service and full refund or replacement for free, Please feel free to contact us if you are not satisfied with this 1080p capture card, we will soon reply you as soon possbible.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】HDMI Video Capture adopted an advanced chip with wide compatibility. It supports most acquisition software, such as VLC, OBS, Amcap etc; supports streaming or recording high-definition pictures of game consoles, meetings or other videos/audios to your computer through third-party capture software; Or live broadcast via the internet easily. Compatible with Windows, Android and MacOS. And USB 2.0 high-speed transmission port makes it easier for you to have real-time streaming.
SaleBestseller No. 9
Capture Card 1080p 60fps, 4K HDMI Video Game Capture Card to USB/Type-C with Microphone & HDMI Loop-Out, Low Latency Record Broadcast Live Streaming Compatible with Nintendo Switch/PS4/PS5/Xbox One
  • 1080P 60fps Recording Capture Card - MOYOON HDMI capture card made of aluminum alloy and designed with high-end smart chips, HDMI input resolution up to [email protected] and record video signal up to 1080p 60fps, provide a high quality and glitch-free experience for game player. Great ideal for live broadcast, screen sharing, video recording, online classes, video conference, merry party, medical treatment.
  • 3.5mm Microphone Input & Audio Output - With additional microphone audio input, this 4K HDMI capture card allows game lovers to stream voice, record voice and add your own voice into the gameplay in time, mixing line audio and mic audio to gaming smoothly. You can also connect the audio video capture device with your earphone with 3.5.mm audio out port.
  • No Latency HDMI Loop-out - This game capture card has HDMI output port which support local loop-out live video up to [email protected] with sharp image, and streams [email protected] video signal through USB 2.0 / Type-C port. With this function, you can enjoy the screen with your friends when you are making a game live streaming.
  • Plug and Play - No driver or extra power needed and leverages the capabilities already built into current software for a seamless experience, Simply link the laptop and camera to start record every good moment, the USB / Type-C high-speed transmission makes it easier for real-time preview, record videos directly to the hard disk no lag.
  • Wide Compatibility - HDMI video capture compatible Windows 7/8/8.1/10 or later, Mac OS X, Android and Linux and other operating systems. Compatible with Nintendo Switch/3DS, PS3/PS4, , Xbox One, Wii U, Camera, Webcame, DSLR, be real-time streaming on Twitch/Youtube/OBS Studio/Potplayer/Facebook more easily with your gameplay.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Rybozen 4K Audio Video Capture Card, USB 3.0 HDMI Video Capture Device, Full HD 1080P for Game Recording, Live Streaming Broadcasting
  • 【1080P HD High Quality】Capture resolution up to 1080p for video source and it is ideal for all HDMI devices such as PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, DVDs, DSLR, Camera, Security Camera and set top box.
  • 【Plug and Play】No driver or external power supply required, true PnP. Once plugged in, the device is identified automatically as a webcam. Detect input and adjust output automatically. Won't occupy CPU, optional audio capture. No freeze with correct setting.
  • 【Compatible with Multiple Systems】suitable for Windows and Mac OS. High speed USB 3.0 technology and superior low latency technology makes it easier for you to transmit live streaming to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, OBS, Potplayer and VLC.
  • 【HDMI LOOP-OUT】Based on the high-speed USB 3.0 technology, it can capture one single channel HD HDMI video signal. There is no delay when you are playing game live.
  • 【Support Mic-in for Commentary】Kedok capture card has microphone input and you can use it to add external commentary when playing a game. Please note: it only accepts 3.5mm TRS standard microphone headset.

Take These Factors Into Consideration Before Purchasing Your capture card for streaming

Usually, before buying anything, we often consider having opinions from others who have purchased it before. Our first step of research start from ‘Word of Mouth’. That is why reviews matter so much in today’s marketing strategies, as people love to buy the facts used as practical examples by users.

Don’t worry; you don’t have to knock door to door to ask if the capture card for streaming is worth buying or not. Instead, just open your browser and type in the name of your product, and yo’ll find a variety of platforms selling it.

Online tops the priority list as it has become one of the best online selling platforms around the world. You can also lookup other online selling platforms and go to their review sections to get a good idea about your product.

Another useful way of finding authentic reviews is Reddit threads.Usually, people around the globe seek help for a product review or share their thoughts on how that product is as a whole. Almost all types of product threads are available if it isn’t too rare of a kind.

Therefore, by searching on Reddit, it becomes easier to know about capture card for streaming more as all of the comprehensive details of it are available, be it the function, size, or brand.

Even if you are looking for any specific details for your capture card for streaming, the online reviews can get you covered. Online has topped every other online platform in case of authenticity and trust issues. So, you may want to check out the Online review section for your capture card for streaming.

Although reviews will give you a wide range of criteria to look into, they are not the only thing you need to do to conduct perfect research of your capture card for streaming before buying it.

You should also get the answers to few questions first:

How much are you willing to pay for capture card for streaming?

Will the capture card for streaming be worth buying?

Which are the capture card for streamings available in the market?

What are the things you need to check before buying the capture card for streaming?

What will be the way or medium (online or physical store) for buying the capture card for streaming?

What are the advantages of purchasing the capture card for streaming?

These are some basic questions you should ask before buying anything. But your inquisitive mind would surely come up with a lot more questions about buying the capture card for streaming. That is why you should always try to gather as much information as possible before going for the purchase.

Advantages Of Buying Products From Online Platforms

Recently, our way of shopping has drastically changed its way into online shopping. Because of its benefits and convenience, buyers have become more inclined towards it.

Now, let us dig into some reasons why it has become so famous and why you should consider buying things online as well.

Getting the Best Deals

Because items are sent directly from the manufacturer or seller, there are cheaper offers and better pricing accessible online. It’s also simpler to compare rates and get a better offer. And if you are ordering from outside of your country, you can also escape the tax charges as well.

Getting a Wide Range of Selection

The variety of options available on the internet is incredible. Almost every brand or item you’re interested in may be found here.

You have access to a considerably wider number of styles and sizes than you would find at your nearby shops.

Saving Your Precious Time

The most important benefit of online shopping is its convenience. You can order anything anytime without waiting in lines or asking help from the shop assistants to find you things.

This would save you time and also your physical hardships. No more carrying heavy shopping bags all the way from the market to your home.

How To Select The PRODUCT

Getting the finest capture card for streaming might be difficult for a beginner. Even for old customers, identifying the appropriate product may be difficult.

So let us show you some considerations you can make while choosing the best capture card for streaming:

Price

Price is a crucial factor before buying anything as everyone wants to purchase things at a great deal. Don’t get the wrong idea that your capture card for streaming will only be the best deal to make when it costs more. You always need to compare the price range of other such products similar to your capture card for streaming and decide.

If you are not in a great hurry, waiting for a sale is always wise. When making a purchase, price should always be considered, so be mindful of what you’re spending and whether the item is worth the money.

Brand

Some people might think why brands matter if a non-branded product comes with good reviews. But brands do matter.

Simply put, how could a branded product have lasted over a decade if it didn’t have its significance? Of course, brands may matter from one product to another, but you must always compare the brands of your product before buying it.

Function

The higher the functionality, the more extensive the specifications are. So, before you go out and buy something, you need to understand how it works.

It is mainly determined by the product’s specifications. Make sure to check the details of your capture card for streaming and determine if it is the one you want or not

Customer Reviews from the Other Users

Reviews have the ability to impact customer decisions while also bolstering a company’s trustworthiness. The majority of savvy buyers would look up reviews from old users experiences with the capture card for streaming, which helps them figure out whether it is reliable.

So, this is a good way of having a good idea about anything before buying.

Final Thoughts

Finally, before you buy something, remind yourself if you really have to. Often we like to buy something, and that’s fine; but, to avoid wasting money on stuff you don’t need, consider the product’s worth to you.

You don’t have to buy anything just because it’s on sale or has good ratings. But if you have your mindset to the best capture card for streaming, you now know the best possible ways to purchase it.

So, go for buying the best PRODUCT out there in the market and make the good deal out of it.

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