PC/ camcorder video editing

  yogibear 08:32 04 Jul 2003

I have recently bought a DV camcorder with firewire in/out capability. It came supplied with all leads and I have used the USB still picture transfer with great success (for me anyway!).
I take a lot of video of my kids, but I want to edit out the dross. What do I need to put the video on my HDD, and can anyone recommend any kit?

  MichelleC 09:25 04 Jul 2003

If you get Video Factory click here you'll get hooked on dv editing before you know it.

  yogibear 09:57 04 Jul 2003

Thanks for that MichelleC, what type of hardware do I need? I have no firewire ports on my PC, can you recommend any cards?

  MichelleC 10:08 04 Jul 2003

Any firewire card will do - they're about circa £20, but if you get 1 with a few ports you can add other devices as and when. When you install use the windows generic driver unless there's probs and then use the Texas.

  yogibear 10:12 04 Jul 2003

Thanks for that. I'll give it a go asap. Can't wait to get started.

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