VideoHelp Forum

Try DVDFab and download streaming video, copy, convert or make Blu-rays,DVDs! Download free trial !
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Thread
  1. Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2020
    Location
    London uk
    Search Comp PM
    Hi I have a mini dv and Hi 8 digital camera and recently bought an old laptop
    windows 7 all divices are firewire. I now want to import all my tapes onto
    this laptop. I need to know what kind of software do i need to have to capture
    these mant mini dv and Hi 8 tapes I have. My other laptop has adobe elements
    which I bought a while back but it dose not have firewire port. Please suggest
    any software and how or where I may get it
    Peterellen
    Quote Quote  
  2. DVIO or WinDV. Both free and work well.
    Quote Quote  
  3. Member DB83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Search Comp PM
    What camera(s) are you playing these tapes ?


    You can connect the DV straight to your Win7 laptop with a firewire cable and use WinDV for the transfer.


    If the Hi 8 camera does not play Digital 8 as well you would require a usb connection capture device or a Canopus ADVC to transfer these also as DV over firewire.
    Quote Quote  



Similar Threads