How To: Record live video direct from camcorder to computer

Record live video direct from camcorder to computer

Bill Myers shows us how to record live video direct to your computer from your camcorder. You will need: long firewire cable, camcorder with firewire output, computer. Procedure: Connect one end of the firewire cable to your camcorder, then connect the other end to your computer. Start your video editing program. Turn the audio down on your speakers to avoid feedback. Turn your camcorder on then check the capture option in your screen. Record the video then hit the stop button when you're finished. You can now start editing your video. Make sure you also have a tape on your camcorder as a back-up. Follow these tips and you'll be able to record video quickly and eliminate the trouble of transferring your files from tape or memory device.

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