First off just want to say I am a noob at this so I might not get the editing terms correct, and secondly thanks for any help anyone can provide
I have Pinnacle Studio 9.x (at work don't have the exact version but it is patched to the latest version of 9)
Have a Cannon ZR-85 connected to my machine (via Firewire) a Pentium 4 3.2ghz machine with 2GB RAM and SATA drive (don't remember the speed but it is a rather fast drive).
Obviously capture time takes the same as the video length and burn time is decided on by your DVD burner.
The time it takes to render and compress seems to take quite a few hours, is that normal? I am not doing anything to the video at all except maybe cutting out a few parts, no menu's, transitions or anything "fancy".
Is this normal?
Also Pinnacle seems to have alot of issues is there software out there that just allows you do do some simple editing i.e. cutting some frames out is all I really want to do.