Blackmagic Intensity - General Information & Setup

The Blackmagic Intensity Capture Card is an inexpensive device that captures HDMI, Component, Composite, S-Video and Unbalanced Audio.



1. Connect your Intensity to your computer (disregard if internal card) and connect your audio / video devices.

2. Download the latest version of Blackmagic Desktop Video tool for your Operating system, found here


3. From the Blackmagic settings menu, select the appropriate input (HDMI, Component, Composite, etc.) along with the proper resolution (for Composite, select NTSC).

  • If you do not receive an image, cycle through the available resolutions until an image appears.