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Thread: Tape to Web Site Format

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    TDA-Digital Guest

    Default Tape to Web Site Format

    I would like to know if there is a software package that can take a tapped video and convert it to a format that is suitable for uploading to a website. From the website a viewer can download the video, which is viewable on a Microsoft Media Player.

    A premature thanks,

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    do you mean; VHS, DV, DVCAM, CINE, 38mm, betamax? any tv card with a record feature and an imput for you VCR will convert to either mpg or avi, from there you can encode for web.

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    TDA-Digital Guest


    Quote Originally Posted by komatoast View Post
    do you mean; VHS, DV, DVCAM, CINE, 38mm, betamax?

    Sorry for the lack of clarity on my behalf; I met to say a say a camcorder tape from my video camera.


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    Bournemouth, UK


    If it is mini dv then firewire is the way to go. capture to your software, win movie maker will do, add the captured video to the timeline and choose 1 of the presets in the save to computer dialog.
    Canon, Edius, Final Cut Studio, Always Progressive, Promotional Video Production

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    TDA-Digital Guest



    Thanks much for both your informative and quick responses to a beginners questions, your assistance is very much appreciated.


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    if the camera is not dv then your best bet is a tv capture card

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