I have a Canon Legria HV40, Windows 7 and have bought Pinnacle Studio 14 Ultimate.
Should I capture using Pinnacle (I have Firewire) or is there better programmes for capturing? The reason I'm asking, is when I capture, the image that displays on the PC does not appear to be "smooth".
I am from South Africa, so we use PAL- 25 fps. What should the settings be? 1440 by 1080?
In the other posts I have read that people are using hdvsplit. In the past I have also used Virtualdub for capturing.
So to summarize- Pinnacle, or another programme for capturing? I am happy with the editing, etc.
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If I open Pinnacle Studio 14, I am able to see the title of these m2t files, but if I drag them to the storyboard, I cannot open it. My perception is that I need to change the format to mpeg to continue with the editing. Or is there a plug-in for Studio 14?
Then import into Studio following rules for HDV 1440x1080i/25.
What am I not doing, or doing incorrectly?
Thanks for any advice
Last edited by avz10; 27th Jun 2010 at 09:19.
You could capture in DV RAW or DV AVI with enosoft (www.enosoft.com). They offer a free version which allows you to make on-the-fly video adjustments while capturing your video with good results. I have Pinnacle Studio 14 Ultimate but I don't use it to capture; to me it's primary use is for after-capture editing.
Try the enosoft, I think you'll like it!
Pinnacle Studio but in most other editors, you set an HDV project under "File" "New". The reason I recommend external capture with HDVsplit is the archive backup issue. Many low end editors convert HDV or AVCHD to an intermediate format on import.
I struggled with the Turkish!! Got ot translated, but still could not find the download site. I even tried to register, but no luck.
edV- will try your option now.
Others have said that I should try it as it is, or change the post fix to m2ts or just ts, but no luck
I saw this from the Avid site:
Can I import *.FLV (Flash) or *.TS (Transport Stream) files?
Currently these kind of files can't be used with Studio 14.
However, you can make use of the files with Studio 14 by converting them first into one of the supported formats. There are several free conversion applications available; one of them is SUPER of eRightSoft (as of 09/2009).
I can much easier capture direct with a good programme in mpeg.
Any ideas of agood capturing programme?