Feb 16, 2017

Elgato Game Capture HD Software Release Notes (Windows)

Below is a comprehensive list of Elgato Game Capture HD software releases.

Still using Windows 7? Download Game Capture 3.2 here.

If you need to download the latest driver for your product separately, you can get it here.
Windows Release Notes - Elgato Game Capture HD

3.50.114 - Download 64-bit
  • Live Commentary can be muted for preview again.

3.50.113 - Download 64-bit
  • Game Capture devices are properly detected in 32-bit 3rd party software again.

3.50.112 - Download 64-bit
  • Introducing the brand new Elgato Gaming logo. Head over to the blog to read more about our bold new look.
  • Using latest Twitch API v5.
  • Added a new hotkey option to Flashback Record a pre-defined duration. Now you can save the last x minutes at the push of a button.
  • Even better performance and stability for AAC audio encoding.
  • File Exports now explicitly mention what tracks are being exported separately (like Webcam and Live Commentary).
  • Solved audio problems when using Game Capture HD60 in XSplit Broadcaster.
  • NVIDIA video encoder is no longer detected as available if no monitor is connected to the graphics card.
  • Fixed a video encoder crash on certain systems.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.50.102 - Download 64-bit
  • Added Universal CRT redistributable files to setup to ensure Game Capture runs on a clean Windows 8.1 installation.
  • Resolved a driver installer issue that sometimes caused the HD60 Pro driver to disappear after a software update.
  • Various stability improvements.

3.50.100 - Download 64-bit
  • Text Overlays
  • Video Overlays
  • Live stream to Facebook and Restream.io
  • Improved Software and Hardware encoding
  • PlayStation®VR Support
  • Option to increase live stream quality even further when using high end PC’s
  • Sound Capture can now optionally be installed as part of Game Capture
  • Enhancements to Stream Command

3.50.92 Beta - Download 64-bit
  • Overlays can be positioned partially outside of the canvas.
  • More features for Stream Command editor like docking overlay to edges or copy and paste overlays or even complete scenes.
  • Video and audio frame compensation for file export.
  • Several improvements for recording especially for Game Capture HD60 Pro.
  • Added new context menu to manually show and hide sidebar in full screen mode.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.50.88 Beta - Download 64-bit

  • Sound Capture can now optionally be installed as part of Game Capture.
  • Fixed audio was sometimes not in sync for video overlays.
  • Added improvements for scroll effect for text overlays.
  • Live Streaming is properly working again for interlaced source content.
  • Improved video quality for file export of separate webcam track.
  • Fixed an issue where Sound Capture caused Game Capture to stuck during signal detection.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.50.83 Beta - Download 64-bit

  • Live streaming to Twitch is working again.
  • Few other bug fixes and improvements.

3.20.33 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Live streaming to Twitch is working again.
  • Few other bug fixes and improvements.

3.50.79 Beta - Download 64-bit

  • Text Overlays — Both static and automatically updating from text files.
  • Video Overlays — Add local video files and even apply chroma key.
  • Native support for Facebook Live and Restream.io.
  • Improved Software & Hardware Encoding.
  • Option to increase live stream quality even further when using high-end PCs.
  • Latest versions of Facebook, Twitch and YouTube APIs.
  • Various performance and stability improvements.

3.20.31 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Updated driver for Game Capture HD60 S to fix bad picture quality on certain TVs.
  • Resolved audio problems with Game Capture HD60 Pro when using Retron 5.
  • Uploading videos with a file size greater than 100 MB to Facebook works again.
  • Stream title, description and privacy are properly updated again when streaming to YouTube.
  • Few other bug fixes and improvements.

3.20.26 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Fixed YouTube login was no longer working.
  • Solved a login problem with new Twitter accounts.

3.20.21 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Updated to latest Twitch API

3.20.20 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Fixed an application hang that sometimes occurred when starting live streaming.
  • Slightly improved performance for live streaming for certain scenarios.

3.20.19 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Video encoding with NVIDIA NVENC and NVIDIA driver version 368.22 or newer is working again.
  • Solved a USB 3 detection problem for Game Capture HD60 S.
  • Improvements for recordings with webcam at high bit rate.

3.20.16 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Fixed a problem with Sound Capture not initializing on Windows 7.
  • Fixed very high CPU load when playing certain recordings with overlays.
  • Temporary fix for streaming problems that occurred after recent NVIDIA driver updates (368.22 or newer). NVIDIA NVENC encoding stopped working due to NVIDIA SDK changes. A final solution will be available soon.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

3.20.11 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Fixed device initialization issues.
  • Solved a problem that caused dropouts in Live Commentary audio track.
  • Game Capture will be detected in 32-bit 3rd party applications again, even if Game Capture is not installed to the default directory.
  • Update driver for Game Capture HD60 S.
  • Interlaced content is being recorded with the correct frame rate with Game Capture HD60 S now.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.20.5 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • File export to 640x480 including overlays is properly working again.
  • Fixed cancellation of file exports.
  • Sound Capture handles adding and removing audio devices again.
  • User interface of Sound Capture is corrrectly drawn on high dpi displays now.
  • Video no longer freezes in 3rd party applications when setting custom resolution or frame rate for Game Capture HD60 Pro and HD60 S.
  • Improved scaling of small overlay images for Stream Command.
  • User interface is automatically set to Chinese language on Chinese Windows systems.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.20.2 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • HD60 S Support: HD60 S will now be recognised in our software and also 3rd party programs.
  • XSplit fixes: Device support for all Game Capture products is working again in XSplit Broadcaster and Gamecaster.
  • Wii U improvements: Fixed video stuttering after black scene, which mostly happened with Wii U.

3.10.65 - Download 64-bit Download 32-bit

  • Sound Capture: Add Music, Team Chat and PC audio to your streams and recordings.
  • Live Streaming improvements: Better performance and quality output when live streaming from Game Capture software.
  • File Export: Numerous improvements to file exports.
  • New default overlay scenes: We have updated the default Stream Command scenes to give users more information and inspiration to help create their own overlays.
  • Various performance and stability improvements: A whole host of small changes to make Game Capture even better!

3.10.57 Beta

  • Exported video files no longer cause stuttering in Final Cut Pro.
  • Live streaming with Game Capture HD at 720p60 now uses the desired bit rate.
  • The new Live button now properly updates its state.
  • Stream Command overlays can be positioned using arrow keys again.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.10.54 Beta

  • Even more improvements for file export.
  • Fixed an issue where live streaming can't get stopped properly.
  • Fixed broken audio when using Live Commentary and Web Page overlays at the same time.
  • User interface even better indicates live state for preview.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.10.52 Beta

  • Fixed audio issues related to Live Commentary and Web Page Overlays.
  • Sound Capture control panel no longer pops up on system start.
  • Eliminated an application crash in Sound Capture.


3.10.50 Beta

  • Overall performance improvements.
  • Fixed device selection for Game Capture HD60 Pro in case of multi-device setup.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.


3.10.48 Beta

  • Audio device detection in Sound Capture is working again.
  • Overall improvements to make Sound Capture user interface even more responsive.
  • Improved level meter in Sound Capture user interface.
  • Added new icons for Game Capture and Sound Capture.
  • Fixed a problem with resizing of new browser overlays.
  • Webcam is properly rendered during live streaming.
  • Updated driver for Game Capture HD60 Pro.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.10.44 Beta

  • Numerous improvements for file export.
  • Fixed partially broken recordings with Game Capture HD and HD60.
  • Device support for 3rd party applications is working again.
  • Fixed live streaming with Stream Command and Game Capture HD and HD60.
  • Screenshots are stored to the desktop again.
  • Sample rate conversion for audio input of Game Capture HD60 Pro is properly functioning.
  • Playback of Flashback Recording buffer no longer causes flickering video.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.10.40 Beta

  • Fixed live streaming w/o Stream Command for Game Capture HD60 Pro.

3.10.38 Beta

  • Fixed recordings and Flashback Recording didn't work for Game Capture HD/HD60.

3.10.37 Beta

  • Fixed Sound Capture doesn't launch on some systems.
  • Overall improvements for better performance.
  • Using latest version of Intel Media SDK for Intel Quick Sync Video support.
  • Improvements for NVIDIA NVENC support.
  • Added option to change render size for browser overlays.
  • Driver update for Game Capture HD60 Pro, which fixes a sync issue for the hardware encoder.
  • HD60 Pro now allows live streaming at a higher resolution/frame rate even if recordings use lower resolution/frame rate.
  • Fixed a problem where live streaming was sometimes not working properly with HD60 Pro.
  • Better video quality for live streams.
  • A new overlay indicates start of a Master Copy recording.
  • Fixed muting Sound Capture and Live Commentary for preview did not work during live streaming.
  • Various other bug fixes and improvements.

3.10.28 Beta

  • Public Beta with Sound Capture

3.00.117- Download 32-bit Download 64-bit

  • Fixed file export to Windows Live Movie Maker in 64-bit software.
  • Automatically detect KB3033929 on Windows 7, which is needed to properly detect Game Capture devices.

3.00.111- Download 32-bit Download 64-bit

  • Web Page Overlays: Easily add GIFs, videos and browser alerts.
  • Curated Scenes: Ready-to-go, professional scene layouts for you to use at the click of a button.
  • Chroma Key: Remove the background from your webcam.
  • 64-bit: We are now fully compatible with 64-bit processors by default.
  • Nvidia GPU Encoding: Offload CPU usage onto your GPU when using Stream Command to increase performance.
  • Usage Data: You can now share anonymous information with us about how you use Game Capture 3.0, helping us improve the software with a refined focus.
  • UI Facelift: Something that will be totally new for you is the graphical update we have made to our software. We hope you now find it cleaner, more modern and easier to us.

2.20.9 - Download

  • Fixed application crash on Windows 7.

3.00.52 Beta - Download 32-bit Download 64-bit

  • Fixed application crash on Windows 7.

2.20.8 - Download

  • Added support for Twitch's two-factor authentication.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

3.00.51 Beta

  • Added support for Twitch's two-factor authentication.
  • New Game Capture HD and HD60 driver with stability improvements.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

3.00.49 Beta

  • Added import of pre-built scenes for Stream Command.
  • New Game Capture HD60 Pro driver fixes Windows Task Manager sometimes shows 100% CPU usage on Windows 10.
  • Improved Stream Command performance when using Intel Quick Sync Video Encoder.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

3.00.44 Beta

  • Added audio support for Web Page overlays.
  • Implemented multiple selection for videos to export or delete several videos with one click.
  • Added some improvements for 3rd party software support.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

3.00.40 Beta

  • Added Chroma Key feature for Web Page overlays.
  • Updated driver for Game Capture HD60 Pro.
  • Fixed already used hotkeys can also get assigned as global hotkeys.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

3.00.37 Beta

  • Fixed GPU Memory Clock of NVIDIA graphics cards decreases when running Game Capture.
  • Fixed rendering of webcam video with Chroma Key for certain graphics cards.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when loading a new Stream Command scene.
  • Fixed a crash that happened when starting export of a file with a very long video title.
  • Fixed export of webcam video to a separate file had a wrong file extension.
  • Fixed shortcut disappeared from Desktop when updating from an older version.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

3.00.31 Beta

  • Fixed several stability issues.

3.00.28 Beta

  • Chroma Key - You can now use a green screen within the software to include in your stream or recording.
  • Webpage Overlays - Display follower, subscriber and donation alerts over the top of your gameplay to give your viewers the full streaming experience.
  • 64-bit support - If you are using a compatible CPU then you will be able to make full use of it when using our software.
  • Scene 10 - We have added one extra scene to Stream Command to give you even more customization options

2.20.6 - Download

  • Fixed audio distorted in preview and recordings under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed webcam sometimes not shown during playback.
  • OBS/XSplit: Fixed option "Analog Audio" missing in Game Capture HD60 properties.
  • Updated driver for HD60 Pro to fix problems with HDMI passthrough on some systems.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed an application crash that was related to the 'Video' list.
  • Fixed screenshots with overlays were not working when playing from Flashback buffer.
  • Pause/Play button is now disabled, if Flashback Recording is disabled.
  • Fixed videos can no longer be selected by clicking in the top right area of a list entry.

  • Global Hotkeys: head to the main preferences and assign keyboard shortcuts to start/stop your recording and take screenshots anytime, even when the software is minimized or running in the background.
  • Mono Downmix: unify your voice in the Live Commentary settings.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements.

  • Fixed game audio and video was out of sync in MP4 exports of interlaced content

  • Fixed video preview freezes after several minutes on certain systems running Windows 10.
  • Fixed a problem where the webcam overlay was not positioned correctly after cropping.

  • Fixed a problem that caused file exports were slowed down.
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to select HDMI Audio even if video input was not set to HDMI.

  • Auto update now distinguishes between automatic and manual updates.
  • Fixed crash that happened when removing device from USB.
  • Do not add same device twice when it was plugged in and software was started with no devices connected.

  • Improvements for Live Streaming to YouTube

  • Fixed Live Commentary dropouts
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred during Live Streaming

  • Fixed Dailymotion was not available in the previous update.

  • Fixed a crash that sometimes happened when capturing at high bit rate.

  • Stream in 60 fps quality to YouTube
  • Dailymotion streaming platform support is now built-in
  • Crop and lower the opacity of your overlays and webcam in Stream Command
  • Easily change the location of your video exports and screenshots in the capture settings
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

2.10.72 - Download
  • Fixed OBS crashes when setting the video format in Game Capture HD properties.
  • Fixed range of saturation and hue sliders was reversed in Game Capture HD properties for OBS/XSplit.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when editing a video or tags of a video in the editor.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when thumbnails are being created.
  • Fixed application window position was not properly restored on secondary monitor if it was placed to the left side of the primary monitor.

2.10.67 - Download
  • Fixes device support in OBS Studio (Early Test Build)
  • Enables the color range setting in Device Settings for Component input
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

2.10.64 - Download
  • Bug fixes for OBS and XSplit audio/video sync.
  • Minor improvements for live streaming to YouTube.

2.01.56 - Download

1.42.24 - Download