Hyperion Screen Capture (Windows Grabber)

Windows screen capture program for the Hyperion open-source Ambilight project.

The program uses DirectX 9/11 to capture the screen, resize it and send it to the FlatBuffer or ProtoBuffer interface of Hyperion.

Changelog and official forum thread: https://hyperion-project.org/threads/1018


The following dependencies need to be installed manually

Microsoft DotNet 4.0

DirectX End-User Runtime

If screen capture is not working, install the following dependencies as well

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1


Simply download and install SetupHyperionScreenCapture.exe from the latest release.


The application can be configured using the setup window which can be accessed by right clicking on the system tray icon. The defaults for most of the settings should work out of the box. Description of the configuration parameters can be found on the help tab of the setup window.

Setup Window

Manage screen capture configurations and other application level settings.

Setup Window General Tab

Select between DirectX11 & DirectX9 capture methods and define one or more Hyperion server destinations.

Setup Window Edit Capture Configuration

Use the help tab to understand how to configure screen captures.

Setup Window Help Tab

DirectX11 4K @ 60Hz HDR Demo

Hyperion TV Ambient Light 4K 60Hz


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