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Dermatology: ?, mail message, dermotologists
mail message, dermotologists, teaching hospitals: Is necessary to take a look and to discuss your history...acne has several different types and options of treatment...could you take some digital cam pictures?... if yes, please send them like attachment to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC in the...

Dermatology: what is it?, flesh color, digital camara
flesh color, digital camara, mail message: Perhaps a wart...but is necessary to look. could you take some web cam pictures? (panoramics and close-up; or ordinary pictures by a digital camara); if yes, please send them like attachment to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC in the subject of...

Dermatology: xanthoma, inch diameter, hypopigmentation
inch diameter, hypopigmentation, trichloroacetic acid: You may not have a scar but a condition called postinflammatory hypopigmentation or hyperpigmentaion meaning that the inflammation from treating the xanthoma caused the skin to change color. I normally use Phenol followed by water and I never have had a scar....

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Dermatology: YEAST? BEHIND EARS, NECK, uribe, dermatitis
uribe, dermatitis, yeast: Perhaps is seborrheic dermatitis. To help you, please take some pictures and send them to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC at subject; donīt forget your data. If you canīt, please visit a board certified dermatologist, preferable at an University...

Dermatology: Yeast Infection, antibiotic doxycycline, ketoconazole cream
antibiotic doxycycline, ketoconazole cream, yeast infection: Is necessary to take a look and to discuss the history...could take some digital cam pictures?... if yes, please send them like attachment to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC in the subject of your mail message (if don t put this words, your mail...

Dermatology: Yeast infection, antibiotic doxycycline, ketoconazole cream
antibiotic doxycycline, ketoconazole cream, yeast infection: I would call your dermatologist and ask for a prescription of Vytone Cream 1%. This is a combination cream with an anti-yeast and a mild cortisone. You may have had a reaction to the Ketoconazole Cream and now you have an allergic reation. You may have...

Dermatology: Yellow stuff on scalp, uribe, mirror
uribe, mirror, university hospital: Perhaps is an infection... folliculitis. Please, read my expertise…in order to help you, please take some pictures and send them to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC at subject; donīt forget your data. Note: I donīt prescribe by internet. If you...

Dermatology: A year long skin ailment., university teaching hospital, skin ailment
university teaching hospital, skin ailment, itchy bumps: Could be several different things. Please, take some pictures and send them to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC in subject; donīt forget to remember me your data. If you canīt, please visit a board certified dermatologist, preferable one at an University...

Dermatology: my one year old daughter has small bumps all over her body, web size, body wash
web size, body wash, pimples: Please, read my expertise. In order to help you, please take some pictures (web size) and send them to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC at subject; donīt forget to make your question on the message text. If you canīt, or you have any concerns with...

Dermatology: yeast infection???, clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream, nizoral cream
clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream, nizoral cream, yeast problem: There is a product called Domeboro that is available over the counter. Follow the directions for the soaks/compresses. Do this about 4 times a day. This will get rid of the moisture, and it will be soothing. Then I would get some nizoral cream. I m not...

Dermatology: young adult acne, birth control pills, bismith
birth control pills, bismith, adult acne: The age group for acne is 15 through 24 years of age. Causes can be genetic, hormonal, stress, birth control pills, polycystic ovarian disease, oral medications. Over the counter medications can be Clearasil or Stridex and Proactiv. Peptobismol on the face...

Dermatology: young skin, mild soap, facial products
mild soap, facial products, cetaphil: The best advice I can give you for taking care of your facial skin is to stay out of the sun. The sun ages your skin and causes wrinkles. If you avoid the sun your skin will be smoother and will not have brown marks. You can use a mild soap like Cetaphil...

Dermatology: So young, digital camara, mail message
digital camara, mail message, hairdye: Hair fall average is maximun 100 daily...which is yours?...are you baldness now? could you take some web cam pictures? (panoramics and close-up; or ordinary pictures by a digital camara)to obseve the problem?; if yes, please send them like attachment to jvelasq51@hotmail.com...

Dermatology: zit in mole?, university teaching hospital, three kids
university teaching hospital, three kids, dermatologist: Do you have some diagnosis by a dermatologist?... could be some different things…is necessary to take a look. To be sure, please, take some pictures and send them to jvelasq51@hotmail.com with the words JMC in the subject; donīt forget to remember me your...

Dermatology: zits, skin cysts, tri luma
skin cysts, tri luma, oral antibiotics: The increased pigmentation from your zits can be controlled by bleaching creams like Tri-Luma which is a prescription medication. The only way to really treat your deep acne cysts is to take oral antibiotics. Tell your mother that if you do not control the...

Design: corporate designer, design firm , agency, google image search, logo designers design
google image search, logo designers design, american advertising federation: Not offhand, but here are a few links to information on him: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Rand http://www.paul-rand.com http://www.logodesignlove.com/all-about-paul-rand If you do a Google image search for Paul Rand you will find samples of his...

Design: ancient latin art, latin art, ancient latin
latin art, ancient latin, artifacts: Hi Adrian, Regretfully, this question is outside of my expertise. However, it is a very interesting question and I d like to help you find some answers. Is there anything more you can tell me about the piece, such as where it was found and what the material...

Design: gradient mesh tool, illustrator tutorials, adobe illustrator
illustrator tutorials, adobe illustrator, crooked lines: Hi Joey, It sounds like you might be skipping a step. Here is a link to a great tutorial for the gradient mesh tool. In fact, there are a lot of great Illustrator tutorials on this site. http://www.khulsey.com/adobe_illustrator_gradient_mesh.html ...

Design: marketing a Fine Art and Design College, target audience, market perspective
target audience, market perspective, art coordinator: Hi Sarah, I can most certainly help you with this. However, this isn t something I can cover in this reply and send you on your way. This is a big endeavor! Here is my email address: elblock@email.com. Please contact me to discuss the details of your assignment...

Design: best online course on art/ design, art, design
art, design, courses: Hi Heni, I m assuming you are looking strictly for FREE learning opportunities? If so, I d start with the AIGA website - www.aiga.org. There you will find a wealth of free information about professional art and design, as well as links to other reputable...

Design: which studies ?, adobe, 3D
adobe, 3D, training: Hi again, I don;t what the overseas market has to offer as far as a design education. I am only familiar with the United States. If I were you, I would learn all I can about adobe programs as they are the industry standard. InDesign is very popular...

Design: which studies ?, interactive design, multi media
interactive design, multi media: There are a number of disciplines that can fall into the category of Interactive Design. A few examples are: video game design, e-books and e-newsletters, interactive booths and kiosks, and interactive websites/DVDs/CD-ROMs. Interactive Design is becoming...

Design: art and design program, basic photography, d design
basic photography, d design, art 121: This looks like a pretty standard course schedule for an associate degree in graphic design. If you are interested in a specialized type of design career, an associate degree may not be adequate. I would recommend you consult an academic advisor, they can...

Design: design inspiration, creativity, inspiration
creativity, inspiration, design: (Let me see if I m clear on what you re asking, if not, please send another question.) The process of seeking inspiration falls into one of two categories: 1. You have a project at hand and are actively seeking design inspiration to complete it. 2. You...

Design: In Design, pagination, layout
pagination, layout, newsletter: Hi Mandy, no problem. First take three little scraps of paper and fold them together to make a mini mock-up the newsletter. Number the pages 1-12, then when you pull apart the three little papers you will know exactly what page numbers need to be opposite...

Design: being successful at graphic design tasks, contests, design
contests, design, competitions: HI, I would say submit the highest quality designs possible. Also, submit high-quality photography of finished printed pieces, as magazine may also publish these to show how the project is used ex. a logo you designed, applied to stationery. Understand...

Design: Caught between the arts and engineering, eric hsu, animation programs
eric hsu, animation programs, painting classes: Hi Eric, If MechE is not where your heart is, I think you owe it to yourself to switch gears. I know from personal experience this can be difficult, and your decision may not be well received by others, but nothing could be more important than pursuing...

Design: tension, creative mediums, fashion student
creative mediums, fashion student, thin lines: Hi Malika, you are absolutely right, tension is created by pairing opposites. The technique, which can be used across many creative mediums, is intended to draw the eye to the area of tension. It is most commonly achieved by pairing dark and light. Examples:...

Design: How to price a calendar design job, custom images, calendar design
custom images, calendar design, corporate calendar: Hi Kat, Do they want you to just supply the images, or do they want you to do the layout and graphic design of the overall calendar? Can you tell me more about the kind of custom images they are looking for, so I can help you determine how long they should...

Design: Question about art piece, certificate of authenticity, glass fusing
certificate of authenticity, glass fusing, art piece: Hi Patrick, this is called Fused Glass. There are a number of artists who do this type of work, so unless there is some kind of identifying marks on the piece or an accompanying certificate of authenticity, I m afraid it would be nearly impossible to determine...

Design: Collage and Copyrights
Hi Will, If what you create is artwork that falls under a category such as mixed media, collage, altered art, assemblage, etc. then you have nothing to worry about. If you create this artwork for commercial use, such as for a print ad campaign, then it...

Design: artist??, university art department, garage sale
university art department, garage sale, local library: Hi Connie, the signature is tough to see in the photo, but it doesn t look like anyone I recognize. It also looks fairly modern. I would try taking the print to your local library, art gallery or university art department to see if they can identify it. Chances...

Design: how to sketch, fashion designs, fashion designer
fashion designs, fashion designer, online resources: Hi Chyanne, here are some great online resources to help you learn and practice: http://fashionclub.com/your-fc/sketch-class http://www.wikihow.com/Sketch-Fashion-Designs http://www.ehow.com/topic_3459_fashion-sketching-101.html http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2013/02/fashion-sketching-for-beginners.htm...

Design: pricing my work, pricing, salary
pricing, salary, rates: Hi Eleanor, That type of work is very dependent on your local/regional market. My suggestion would be to look for others who do decorative work like this in your area and inquire (as a potential customer) about their rates and procedures, if they are not...

Designing Computer Games: 3D camera, space sims, passionate feelings
space sims, passionate feelings, camera class: This is a pretty in depth question, and I m hesitant to quickly answer it since it s not in the spirit of the way things are done here. I will try and give you a broad overview of the idea behind it, however, if you want to post or e-mail me what you have...

Designing Computer Games: Game Designing, elder scrolls oblivion, help finding resources
elder scrolls oblivion, help finding resources, level editors: Your best bet is to pick up a game that you enjoy or are interested in working with. Some popular ones are: Doom3 , Half Life 2 , Unreal Tournament, Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, Neverwinter Nights Here is a wikipedia link with a number of editors many of...

Designing Computer Games: shooting game, free delphi, java ides
free delphi, java ides, game question: A language is just a method which you give instructions to your computer, there are many different kinds ( c++, c#, java, etc ) and just like english, spanish, or french, they are all just different ways of expressing ideas. Every language needs to be either...

Designing Computer Games: wanna ask about gaming career, computer game designer, budget game
computer game designer, budget game, indian game: Hello Atul, it s great to hear you have a passion for game design. I m afraid I m not an expert in the industry as far as India is concerned specifically. For the best information, it s always best to go straight to the source. One of the most successful...

Designing Computer Games: openGL 3d space-scene camera, scene camera, camera rotation
scene camera, camera rotation, head rotation: Short answer: What you need to do is recompute the up vector to match the rotation of the current camera instead of rebuilding the rotation matricies based off of total rotation since the start. Long answer: The NeHe camera by keeping track of how the...

Designing Computer Games: opengl and directx, math libraries, necessary functionality
math libraries, necessary functionality, game engines: OpenGL and DirectX are both a collection of graphics APIs not to be confused with game engines. Simply put, these libraries are a number of functions, classes, and useful abstractions that act as an interface above the hardware that lets you, as a programmer,...

Designing Computer Games: PRP help, computer game design, game career
computer game design, game career, progressive research: Howdie Katy, I can give a few suggestions on where to look. Big players to check out would be Gamasutra and Game Career Guide. both sites are fantastic for this: www.gamasutra.com www.gamecareerguide.com Another site to check out might be Gameosity....

Designing Computer Games: simple motion capture, robotic head, lip movements
robotic head, lip movements, facial muscle: Hey Bob, motion capture and head tracking are really complicated fields, and a little out of my expertise (most of my work that relates to this has to do with the XBox Vision camera - which is to say - not very much). Luckily what you want has been done...

Designing Computer Games: beginner game design software, basic math skills, google search
basic math skills, google search, sallys salon: Howdie Alice, For what you re looking for, the best I can suggest is a program called Game Maker, by YoYO Games. There s a free version, and a $20 upgrade that adds some additional features, but the free version is actually really good, and a great program...

Designing Computer Games: Holographic Games, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality
Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality: Howdie Brad, I do remember the scene you are talking about from The Island, and this is certainly something I could see happening in real-life one day - how soon it can happen I do not know, but certainly possible within your lifetime. This is an area...

Designing Computer Games: Programming game monsters, Game Maker
Game Maker: Howdie Bobby, Now it s been a while for me using Game Maker, but there is a simple fix for this. Inside the program is a feature for creating a Path. Once you have an object made, in this case an enemy, you ll want to put that enemy onto the screen/field....

Designing Computer Games: Game Designing, chair designers, game designer
chair designers, game designer, thinking about things: Hello Arshad, To answer your question, I m afraid every job requires some kind of qualification, as in, you must be qualified for any position. What those qualifications are specifically vary greatly. If you are interested in writing story lines,...

Designing Computer Games: Make Games, blade 3d, game maker
blade 3d, game maker, game engine: Howdie Matthew, I ll let you know up front, making video games is not a simple thing in any right. It s quite difficult, and extremely time-consuming. Now, there are several tools to use when making games, but even those take a great amount of time to...

Designing Computer Games: career exploration, computer profession, programmers network
computer profession, programmers network, network programmers: Hello Kurston! I m glad to hear you are interested in computer engineering, and I would be happy to answer your questions. 1) What career field in computer engineering would I have to go in to design video games for computers ? There are lots of different...

Designing Computer Games: career interest, computer game designer, graphic design field
computer game designer, graphic design field, game key: Howdie Kurston, I think I do need to ask by what you mean when you say you have invested a lot of time in this field. If by this you mean you have been playing video games for a long time, I need to warn you now that playing games and making games are...

Designing Computer Games: Career interest, texture artists, 2d artists
texture artists, 2d artists, adobe illustrator: Howdie Croix, I ll try to answer this the best I can for your project. Keep in mind when you say graphic designer it s usually implied you mean 2D creation, so I ll answer based on that. Usually they re called Texture Artists, or 2D Artists. Skills...

Designing Computer Games: LEAD ME TO A BRIGHTER PATH !!, bachelor of computer application, colleges in uk
bachelor of computer application, colleges in uk, game institute: Don t worry about the english =D 1)i knw who game designers r but if u could tel me in brief what the job they do,i would realy appreciate. From my point of view ,they think the story or concept of the game,design document.do they animate or program also...

Designing Computer Games: video game industry, video game industry, game providers
video game industry, game providers, game publishers: Hello Michael, these are two really good questions. I do not pretend to be an economist, but there are a number of factors that I believe to be at least part of the reason for such seemingly break-neck prices on consoles. The first is because of competition....

Designing Computer Games: Graphic Design Major, google search, game career
google search, game career, graphic designers: Howdie Omatayo, This is really an open question. By definition, Graphic Design is print work, like graphics for flyers, magazines, cards, etc. So if that s your focus, then you probably wouldn t be one to do games since for video games it s all about...

Designing Computer Games: Program, programing games, yoyo games
programing games, yoyo games, jp products: I m afraid I m not familiar with the exact program you are talking about, but I can recommend a number of programs that you might be interested in. Of course not wanting to do any kind of programming might limit your options, but it s still possible to...

Designing Computer Games: GB and MB, storage sizes, units of measurements
storage sizes, units of measurements, standard units of measurements: The prefixes are adapted from the SI unit of measurements ( International Standard Units of Measurements - SI is actually the french for Le Systeme International d Unites ). The official SI measurements are as follows: yocto- y 10^-24 zepto- z 10^-21...

Designing Computer Games: game design, penny arcade expo, austin gdc
penny arcade expo, austin gdc, art institute of atlanta: Howdie Kayla, First, I m not too familiar with everyone in the industry who is based in Atlanta. The one studio I know the most of is called Persuasive Games, run by Ian Bogost. That may be a potential place to look into for work. Best place to look...

Designing Computer Games: the unreal engine, spectacular visuals, animation films
spectacular visuals, animation films, gears of war: The Unreal Engine is a constantly evolving code base that is maintained by Epic Games and sold out to various companies in order to produce AAA or high profile games without the added time (although not necessarily cost) of building such a framework from...

Designing Computer Games: Cross platform games, torque game engine, 3d fps
torque game engine, 3d fps, point and click adventure game: Hi G, I ve been doing some research, unfortunately my Linux experience is extremely thin. As to your first question, If you are having trouble with C++ there are still a number of options available to you. If you are experienced with Java, you might want...

Designing Computer Games: designing my game, ascii games, dos ascii
ascii games, dos ascii, learning curves: Hey fogfactor, sorry for the misunderstanding. There are certainly a lot more options open to you in the world of 2d. There is always the option of rolling something yourself using something like c# or Blitz, (links I gave above). Unfortunately you...

Designing Computer Games: Gaming design, game designers, simple answer
game designers, simple answer, clout: I m afraid there is no simple answer to the question that you are asking, but maybe what I can do is give you a few of the people who contribute to the game that you end up seeing. Owner - the person who owns the company generally has a pretty big say in...

Designing Computer Games: A little afraid, art institute of pittsburgh, designing games
art institute of pittsburgh, designing games, ancillary benefits: Hi Dawn, I m sorry if one of my previous answers worried you about your choices, but I assure you that there is nothing you ve mentioned that would strike you off anybody s list. Any degree is valuable, because it at least shows you have the ability...

Designing Computer Games: beginner, 3d animation software, 3d studio max
3d animation software, 3d studio max, animation studio: Hello Kodjo, welcome to the wonderful world of game development. It sounds like your questions are mostly aimed at 3d modeling software, which is something I m familiar with but not as proficient as I am with programming. I ll try and answer your questions....

Designing Computer Games: Game Programming, tile image, multidimensional array
tile image, multidimensional array, 2d rpg: Hey Jay! Thanks for asking, that s a great question. In a time before today s 3d accelerated graphics, most of the old school games used a very simple tile method(1). This question can actually be answered in any number of ways, depending on what exactly...

Designing Computer Games: game designing, technical designers, designing user interfaces
technical designers, designing user interfaces, gamedesigner: I would stay away from any school that is offering a specific Game Design degree. One of my coworkers actually teaches in one of those programs and he tells his students that they will NOT get into the industry with one of those kinds of degrees. Regionally...

Designing Computer Games: game dev, video game industry, personal dedication
video game industry, personal dedication, game dev: Sorry it took so long for me to respond. C++ isn t one particular software, it s actually a standard for a programming language. What that means is that nobody owns the language C++ - but they CAN own C++ compilers and programming environments. The reason...

Designing Computer Games: ...Noob ^^'..hopefully this is my last follow up, game designers, game objectives
game designers, game objectives, world editors: Sorry, I really don t know Zack. The only 3D program I ve really seriously used is Maya, so I wouldn t know what else to recommend. I suppose there s 3D Studio Max or Lightwave, but I suspect they re probably in the same ballpark in terms of price. You might...

Designing Computer Games: VB games, virtual reality web, nuts and bolts
virtual reality web, nuts and bolts, vb games: Well programming isn t really what I spend my time doing. I ve done some scripting based on C++ and old fashioned BASIC (long before it was VISUAL) plus a handful of other proprietary scripting systems, but nuts and bolts programming I ve left to the people...

Designing Computer Games: video game design, international game developers, international game developers association
international game developers, international game developers association, video game design: I m sorry to say that the type of Design I specialize in isn t quite what you are talking about I think. My specialty is basically considering what modules need to be made, and how they interconnect in order to create the video game. How to implement...

Desktop Video: 1st time capturing from camcorder to computer, firewire card, firewire cable
firewire card, firewire cable, video device: Randi, you can t convert USB to firewire for this use. You need to buy a firewire card (cost about $40). You shouldn t think of saving the tapes...you ll find that the tapes (DV) are fairly sensitive...re-recording over them is a mistake. Hope...

Desktop Video: Adding Captions / Subtitles/ Music, english second language, sweet nectar
english second language, sweet nectar, prepositional phrases: Frank, Wow, you re asking for a number of things. Let s do easiest... Adding captions to an MPEG: http://versiontracker.com/php/qs.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=mpeg+closed+caption&srchArea=windows&submit=Go I m sure it s not the only one, it...

Desktop Video: Adding clips of silence to a project, sorenson squeeze, video length
sorenson squeeze, video length, mov file: The clip doesn t have to be silent. You can make it silent. Just copy (Apple C ) and place any audio clip there. Then, double click it to open it in the Viewer window. From there, just drop its audio level to 0 . Or you can enable the rubber bands...

Desktop Video: Best DVD Storage Device, digital linear tape, bulky tapes
digital linear tape, bulky tapes, vhs system: Hi Lynsay, Yeah, DVDs can be finicky...it s digital (which means it s superior in it s ability to last....) as long as you don t use it! No easy answer here, beyond making a second DVD (each time.) Then as DVD copy 1 becomes damaged, you make a new...

Desktop Video: Instructional DVD, interactive media projects, guitar fretboard
interactive media projects, guitar fretboard, adobe illustrator: That s a pretty big project to take on as a novice. Yes, you could use Illustrator for the diagrams. You could also use Photoshop. If you are using Flash to create the interaction, then you will need to use Illustrator because Flash uses vector art. You...

Desktop Video: Playing Downloaded Avi Files, divx files, magic number
divx files, magic number, dvd writer: Kathy, Normally I don t answer questions around piracy. Nevertheless, what you re using is a DVD player that can handle formats other than DVD. The most common format for piracy of films is Divx. You can go to Divx.com. The magic number for most...

Desktop Video: problem:), correct input, compression level
correct input, compression level, analog output: Hhhhmmmm.....I really don t know. I ve never used that software, unfortunately. Sounds like it thinks the video coming in is a streamed movie. I don t know why it would do that. I ve never heard of that type of error before. Make sure you have the...

Desktop Video: Recording TV on PC, vcr tape, hauppauge wintv
vcr tape, hauppauge wintv, vcr tapes: Chris, the tuners you re mentioning (such as hauppage, pinnacle) record the TV shows as MPEG-2 video (which is the elemental format of DVDs.) You would not be burning the DVDs as Data, but rather, since they re already in the MPEG-2 format, it seems like...

Desktop Video: Transfering MiniDV tapes to Mini DVD, mini dv tapes, canon dvd camcorder
mini dv tapes, canon dvd camcorder, service kim: Kim, I think DVD camcorders are really bad if you ever want to use the material with a computer later. If the camera has inputs (like an RCA or an SVIDEO cable) you can connect your old camera to the new...and like two vcrs, play one...and record on the...

Desktop Video: Windows Movie Maker, windows movie maker, moviemaker
windows movie maker, moviemaker, new hardware: That s hard to diagnose without being there. I also don t have any experience with MovieMaker so unfortunately I may not be of much help. I did find this web site. Maybe these guys can help you. http://www.windowsmoviemakers.net/Forums/Default.aspx ...

Desktop Video: convert and edit home movies, rca, cassettes
rca, cassettes, pioneer: Michael, If you take a look at my back questions - it s mostly this: Use a DVD recorder (like the one you have) is real time. Doing it on a computer, requires: a piece of hardware to bring the footage in, software to edit it, 12 gigs/hour of storage,...

Desktop Video: DVD and/or CD storage, CD, DVD
CD, DVD, lifespan: Vee, It s hard to say really. The initial thought with CDs/DVDs was that they d be good for 10, 20, 50 years. http://www.ancestry.com/learn/library/article.aspx?article=2131 http://www.practicalpc.co.uk/computing/storage/cdrlifespan.htm On the...

Desktop Video: Exporting/E-Mailing an FCP Project, e mail service, quicktime files
e mail service, quicktime files, finished projects: Chin, I d use compressor and send them a compressed quicktime. The emailing of finished projects is....a misunderstanding on your clients part. If you work in DV, then an hour is 12 gigs. that s approximately 1200 times larger than an email. Even...

Desktop Video: final cut multi clip synch, stop motion, bpm
Desktop Video: final cut multi clip synch, stop motion, bpm, fps

Desktop Video: final cut multi clip synch, sync, match speed
sync, match speed, fit to fill: Hi George This must be very annoying for you. I can t tell you why the DVD runs faster - it may indeed be something to do with the encoding process in the making of the DVD. It rather sounds like the discrepancy encountered when movies shot on film (traditionally...

Desktop Video: final cut multi clip synch, sound reference, music guy
sound reference, music guy, final cut express: George, Final Cut Express doesn t permit true syncing of two separate clips. You need FCP for that. But FCP didn t have that until version 5. The old school method, is to put clip 1 down on V1.... Find a sync moment (visually since there...

Desktop Video: mini dv tapes to dvd, mini dv tapes, sony rdr
mini dv tapes, sony rdr, composite cables: Sandy, Do you know how to plug your camera into a TV set? There must have been cables that came with the camera. I can t answer what your specific camera came with...because there are literally thousands of cameras on the market. Have you ever...

Desktop Video: Transfer video from VCR to my computer?, vhs footage, mac g4
vhs footage, mac g4, vhs deck: You need a firewire camera (with passthrough) or a converter. You ll plug this into your mac via firewire...the VHS deck into your Mac...and use something like imovie to capture your VHS footage. It ll take up about 12 gigs an hour. Here is a list...

Desktop Video: Transfer a video from VCR to my computer?, VHS, capture video
VHS, capture video, convert: Hi Michael There are a number of reasonably-priced products that can help you do this, and one strategy that was suggested by a questioner that can also work. You need some way of converting the analogue video signal to a digital format. The conventional...

Desktop Video: Video Playback, upres, resize
upres, resize, increase quality: Hi Kyle This is not easy because the Mpeg compression that makes video small enough to send over the web, also introduces artifacts that are visible when you enlarge the picture. They may seem to be high quality in a small window, but that s just because...

Desktop Video: Video Players all Crashing, ram cards, trouble with windows
ram cards, trouble with windows, codec packs: You need a computer expert. They would be able to help you more than me. The only things I can think of to do would be: -uninstall anything you ve installed recently -check for malware/adware/spyware -reinstall each movie player -do a system check...

Desktop Video: Video from VCR to desktop, video capture card, google search
video capture card, google search, mac g4: Yes. You need a video capture card that accepts analog/composite video (has standard video and audio inputs). Snappy used to make some that were under $100. I m sure there are others as well. Do a Google search for video capture card composite . ...

Desktop Video: best software for editing, synching audio w video, DVD, edit
DVD, edit, encoding: Hi Rich Apologies for the late reply - I started one the other day, then a power outage destroyed it. Since then I ve been on deadline... What you are wanting to do is possible, in the sense that anything is possible, it just depends how much time and...

Desktop Video: DV...camera...video???, mass storage device, firewire card
mass storage device, firewire card, video question: Melanie, That s what this sorta site is for (answering questions....) Meanwhile, you can do this two ways - on your laptop, with an external hard drive...or on your desktop; you need to buy a firewire card for it. They run around $50 (and it s dependent...

Desktop Video: Hi-8 Camcorder Video 2 Digital Computer Conversion, sony dcr trv460, dcr trv460
sony dcr trv460, dcr trv460, digital video camera: Ryan, The cheapest thing that I d suggest is a DV card. They re around $50 Wait, I just remembered. Woot TODAY and today only: http://www.woot.com/ USB Dazzle Video Creator Platinum $29 You can probably find that for $40 online at other places...

Desktop Video: to know about field, video field
video field: Basically, a television screen doesn t present all the information at once. Televisions use an electron gun to display information, drawing from the upper left corner to the lower right (it s not the same as a computer...there are no pixels on a tv screen.)...

Desktop Video: PLEASE HELP Sonic My DVD and movie maker, MyDVD, InCD
MyDVD, InCD: Hi OK, we re getting closer; so you have made a video file. Whether it s originally from stills or video doesn t matter: it is now a video file. I m presuming you played it in Windows Media Player and it worked, and you are happy with the quality? A 2-year...

Desktop Video: slow video load, google logo, code snippet
google logo, code snippet, flv file: Yes, you will still see the Google logo, but unlike Youtube, the video will not shrink back and show your other videos; it will just stop on the last frame, and a Play again button will pop up.0 If someone clicks on the Google logo, it will pop up a submenu...

Desktop Video: VCR video to iMac iMovie...How?, VHS, convert
VHS, convert, conversion: Hi Stu Sadly, no, there is no analogue to digital converter cord. There are a few ways of doing this, however. 1. How I currently do it: I use a DVCam tape-deck as a converter. DVCam decks are fairly inexpensive (there is one available on ebay now for...

Desktop Video: Canon XM2 and DV Capture, canon xm2, pinnacle studio 10
canon xm2, pinnacle studio 10, dual core cpu: I m not directly familiar with the XM2. Looks like it s a PAL unit. I know of no reason why it won t work with a dual core CPU. I ve never heard of that being an issue. Actually my computer at home is a dual core and it handles Firewire with no problem....

Desktop Video: Choppy video and sound, sanyo hd1000, ulead software
sanyo hd1000, ulead software, ulead dvd moviefactory 5: Marlon, I think you re going to have to contact Ulead - It s one of four things: Your Drive speed Your processor speed (are you on a fast enough cpu?) Ram (HD requires more Ram) ...... Or something wrong with the Ulead software... which is why...

Desktop Video: Converting video to my PC and Windows Movie Maker for editing., Youtube video, Windows Movie Maker
Youtube video, Windows Movie Maker, video capture: Hi Chris Apologies for the late reply - I have had a few false starts, but deadlines are always pressing. Your question, although seemingly simple, is not that easy ;) - in the sense that some people may disagree with me, and you re really going to have...

Desktop Video: Converting video to my PC and Windows Movie Maker for editing., windows movie maker, whittle down
windows movie maker, whittle down, dell 2300: According to the Microsoft support page, you should be able to edit wmv files. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308464 I wonder if you brought them in at a different size than full screen and it doesn t like them? Make sure they are full screen, 720x480...

Desktop Video: Cropping, adobe premiere pro, learning curve
adobe premiere pro, learning curve, adobe after effects: hhhhmmmm....never heard of that one before. As far as I know (and I could be wrong), AfterEffects doesn t have a capture mode. If it does, I ve never used it. I always capture my footage thru another program like Premiere. Once the footage is in the...

Desktop Video: copying DVD-RAM to DVD+R on Mac G5, mac g5, audio ts
mac g5, audio ts, could make copies: Carol, I haven t seen DVD-RAM in 5 years...so this is a bit of conjecture. You should be able to copy the Video_TS and Audio_TS folders off the disk and place them on a DVD in toast (UDF format)...and it should work in a regular DVD player. I d suggest...

Desktop Video: Mini dv video camera to dvd, DVD Authoring, Movie Maker
DVD Authoring, Movie Maker: Hi Jerome If you want to edit the videos before burning them (even if it s just to tidy up and excise unnecessary stuff) note that Windows XP comes with Movie Maker 2. If it s not already installed, you may have to install it from your original XP disk...

Desktop Video: MOVIEBOX USB, pinnacle studio moviebox, pinnacle studio 9
pinnacle studio moviebox, pinnacle studio 9, studio moviebox usb: Daniel, Frankly, I have no idea; I ve never seen one. Normally, I d tell you to contact Pinnacle to solve this. I did some searching around; I think the problem is that you don t have current drivers for the video. Here is a site of users/reviews:...

Desktop Video: Moviemaker, quicktime, avi
quicktime, avi, codec: Hi Norm Quicktime Pro /ought/ to give you good results; the question is: which codec are you selecting? Animation should give good quality results, although the file size may be large due to the fact that it is uncompressed. If you have an H.263 option,...

Desktop Video: Question, avi file, avi files
avi file, avi files, duration: It sounds like it s damaged. Ask the person you got it from if they can give you a new copy. You really shouldn t use AVI files for editing - All too often they re heavily compressed files. You might try using VLC player with it s ability to stream...

Desktop Video: Recording TV programs., tv capture card, buying a new computer
tv capture card, buying a new computer, seasons greeting: Richard, My knowledge of this field comes from the Pro end - I m a professional video editor (and I consult regarding these technologies.) In editing it s trivial to delete sections of your video. But you have to have captured it first (which means...

Desktop Video: Samsung VP-D20 to pc?, samsung vp d20, mini dv cameras
samsung vp d20, mini dv cameras, mini dv camcorder: Mini-DV cameras have a port called a Firewire port (also called IEEE 1394). It looks kinda like a small USB port. If your computer has a Firewire port as well, you would just use a Firewire cable to connect the two together. You can buy a Firewire card...

Desktop Video: Video Conversion, sorenson squeeze, windows media files
sorenson squeeze, windows media files, extension avi: MPEG is fine for the web. There are at least 4 mpeg formats. Quality increases and file size decreases as the number gets larger (mpeg1 is bigger and not as good as mpeg 4, for example). You can also look at Windows Media Files (wmv extension) and Flash...

Desktop Video: audio hum, google search, audio hum
google search, audio hum, removable hard drive: Sean, Sure, I have a bunch of ideas...Media centers, wireless networking... But the problem is the hum..I think it s a ground loop problem (do a google search for audio hum..) http://www.psaudio.com/articles/hum.asp I m not an audio guy, so I...

Desktop Video: bm, subtitle files, nero vision
subtitle files, nero vision, adobe encore: BM, Aside from Adobe Encore and Apple s DVD studio Pro (which I use...), I can give you several links to other software that will allow authoring with subtitles. http://www.ulead.com/dws/compare.htm http://www.mediachance.com/dvdlab/dvdlabpro.html ...

Desktop Video: Copying webcam video to DVD, followup questions, dell inspiron
followup questions, dell inspiron, windows media player: Kevin, Yes, it s very likely that it s taking up 10 GB. Video is recorded onto a computer using a compressed format. Uncompressed video requires 1 Gig per min, and it sounds like the method she used recorded everything uncompressed (which, as a side...

Desktop Video: Digital Time Lapse Photography, avid free dv, time lapse photography
avid free dv, time lapse photography, video editing program: Most any video editing program will do this. Avid Free DV is free but kinda hard to learn. Pinnacle Studio, maybe even Ulead and some others could do it. Not sure about Windows Movie Maker. It might. The easiest way, however is to set up a slide show...

Desktop Video: Inserting Captions in WMV or ?, flash players, common files
Desktop Video: Inserting Captions in WMV or ?, flash players, common files, file format

Desktop Video: Inserting Captions in WMV or ?, language esl, english as a second language
language esl, english as a second language, image motion: Magpie works with WMV files: http://www.webaim.org/techniques/captions/magpie/version1/ The learning curve to get that going for what you want to accomplish could be too much. I would recommend adding captions to the FLV files then converting over to...

Desktop Video: ntse and pal systems, ntscpal, 50 cycles
ntscpal, 50 cycles, ntsc system: NTSC is based on the electrical system in many countries (the US and Japan and others) which runs at 60Hz or 60 cycles per second. By using this number and creating one field (half the picture) for each cycle, you will get 30 frames of video per second on...

Desktop Video: Panasonic NVGS15, panasonic nvgs15, firewire connection
panasonic nvgs15, firewire connection, vedio: Connect it to a firewire connection on the laptop and capture it thru your editing program. Movie Maker will do it. Or there are other programs out there that will capture. It all depends on what you wnat to do with it after you get it in the puter. ...

Desktop Video: PC to TV, tv on line, pc tv
tv on line, pc tv, svga: It should just hook right up. Chances are it s a VGA (or SVGA or something similar) input on the TV so just hook it up like a monitor. If they re both pretty new, you should have few if any problems. You might want to look up the specs for the TV on line...

Desktop Video: very "special?" swf files, swf files, mouse pointer
swf files, mouse pointer, mac machine: Bob, These files are Flash files. SWF= SoftWare Flash. Flash files can be played in your browser, in the flash player (something you can download for free) or third party viewers, like GeoVidFlashPlayer (by the way...it s name is flashplayer ) Flash...

Desktop Video: Widescreen Problems, dvx100, standard tv
dvx100, standard tv, adobe premiere: The whole widescreen/Hi Def issue can be tricky because how it displays depends on a lot of things, like how it was shot, the monitor or TV you are viewing it on, your settings in the editor, etc. You need to bring in the footage as wide screen (16:9) and...

Desktop Video: Burning a DVD, audio streams, tv size
audio streams, tv size, cds dvds: All DVDs are MPeg encoded: you need DVD authoring software to convert your .mov to the correct video and audio streams and create a DVD structure. If you are running a Mac, you should have iDVD installed by default. This is a simple program that will take...

Desktop Video: burn vob to DVD, free software product, windows movie maker
free software product, windows movie maker, format conversions: I believe you will need more than just a vob file. If you look at the structure of a DVD you ll see that it has a lot of files that all work together to make the video, audio, chapters, etc work correctly. Look in MovieMaker and see if it has an export...

Desktop Video: how can I burn a vob file to a DVD+R, free software product, windows movie maker
free software product, windows movie maker, vob file: Mike, Technically, the VOB file needs to be in a folder called VIDEO_TS But it needs other dvd items (like a .IFO and .BKP file). DVDs that play in your DVD player (vs. the ones you store your backups on) require a very strict format; that s how they...

Desktop Video: burning a slideshow to a dvd, windows movie maker, sonic mydvd
windows movie maker, sonic mydvd, dv avi: This is a detailed answer that would take some time to explain... Here is an excellent resource: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/expert/bridgman_burndvd.mspx Currently, Windows Movie Maker does not have built in support for burning...

Desktop Video: CD-R & DVD-R, leo
leo: Leo, Yup, absolutely. Binding depth, materials used, manufacturing methods. For example, we can have 2 layers on one side of a DVD (and only one on a CD.) And we can use both sides of the DVD (but only one on a CD)...of course, this is all based on the...

Desktop Video: Connect camcorder to PC, video capture driver, win xp sp 2
video capture driver, win xp sp 2, intel p4: An IEEE 1394 is just a firewire card/port. As for your second question (error message)...I don t know. If the computer is saying it doesn t see the firewire card, then you need to find out why. Make sure you have the latest driver and make sure the card...

Desktop Video: Connecting a comcorder to a PC for editiing, digital video cameras, canon zr850 camcorder
digital video cameras, canon zr850 camcorder, comcorder: Harold, IEEE 1394, also know as firewire, is the specification that digital video cameras require. USB is controlled by the host (your computer) and is unreliable for the dedicated demands of Video (where firewire has it s own controller chip.) A...

Desktop Video: DV to DVD, hd dvd player, exacting specification
hd dvd player, exacting specification, motion dv studio: Rog, I m going to let you know, up front, that I m trying to help you; I can give you some general advice, but I ve never seen/used Motion DV, as well as a number of products from nero. But there are some general concepts that you should know, and hopefully...

Desktop Video: burning a slideshow to a dvd, story index
Desktop Video: burning a slideshow to a dvd, story index

Desktop Video: slow rendering, gaussian blur, cache tab
Desktop Video: slow rendering, gaussian blur, cache tab, master templates

Desktop Video: Green screen problems, screen fabric, canon gl
screen fabric, canon gl, mac g5: Thomas, I can t really help you beyond a screenshot; You can t open an AE CS3 project in anything earlier. You can t upgrade to 7 either. You d have to upgrade to CS3, as its the current version. If you said you d had the current version, I would...

Desktop Video: home movies, playback software, external hd
playback software, external hd, external hard drive: You don t need any software on the external drive. It will be storing data (your movie files) only. The playback software will be on your puter. In reading my original answer, I m not sure I was clear that you would have to hook up your puter to the TV,...

Desktop Video: Multi cam for windows, avid free dv, google search
avid free dv, google search, track editors: Not that I know of. That s a pretty big feature. I don t know of anyone that s giving it away. You may want to try a Google search but I don t have any I can recommend. Good luck. FOLLOW-UP I failed to read the second part of your...

Desktop Video: Sonic DVD stops suddenly, windows media edition, buffer underrun
windows media edition, buffer underrun, puter: Without knowing the specifics on your puter, I ll have to make a few guesses and suggestions: I would definitely try to copy the video to the hard drive rather than try to burn it straight thru to the DVD. There are lots of conversions and other operations...

Desktop Video: slow rendering, intel xeon, apple laptop
intel xeon, apple laptop, andrew harris: If you are doing a lot of layering and filters/effects, you ll get some slow down in rendering. The more complex the sequence the more time it takes. Aside from that....I can t really think of any thing else to tell you. It looks like you have a great...

Desktop Video: using the Pinnacle Dazzle DVD Recorder, pinnacle dazzle dvd recorder, missing the point
pinnacle dazzle dvd recorder, missing the point, editing software: It s odd that is is trying to force you to add music. I m assuming that this is happening in the editing phase and not in the transfer, correct? Here s a workaround...add some music to it on a separate track and then turn its volume all the way down...

Desktop Video: utube converter, free wmv files, google search
free wmv files, google search, google: Software doesn t really break . I can become corrupted or develop issues but a reinstall should take care of that. If WinFF is working for you, reinstall it or download the newest version: http://www.winff.org I found a few listings for software...

Desktop Video: video, golf software program, video capture software
golf software program, video capture software, mjpeg codec: You re going to need A capture card, a card with video-in or tv-in. PicVideo MJPEG Codec or best quality Huffyuv codec and VirtualDub. Here is the quide: http://www.videohelp.com/oldguides/mjpeg Blaze Media has some software to do the job: http://www.blazemp.com/video_capture_software.htm...

Desktop Video: vob to DVD, free software product, windows movie maker
free software product, windows movie maker, vob file: Super DVD Creator http://www.alldj.com/sdvdc/index.htm You can load numerous *.VOBs into it and it then creates the rest of the DVD info and burns all in one Another great option is from Movavi: http://movavi.com/videoconverter/vob-to-dvd.html You...

Desktop Video: 8mm to DVD Home Conversion, 8mm video tapes, mr greenberg
8mm video tapes, mr greenberg, zeros and ones: Greg, I can give you the general steps. Every piece of software is a bit different. With a computer: 1) Connect Deck via convertor to computer. This convertor, such as the one I mention above, turns the analog signals into something digital...

Desktop Video: Getting the best final result, motion picture experts group, quality question
motion picture experts group, quality question, variable compression: Bruno, It looks like the Dazzle is assuming that you will burn a DVD-5 not a DVD-9... this is very likely as most of the companies out there assume that you will only have a DVD-5 (as DVD-9s are more expensive and less common). Again, the for a video...

Desktop Video: Camcorder, minute film school, el mariachi
minute film school, el mariachi, hd camcorders: Hey Elwin , Great question. Mind if I answer a question you didn t ask? You re asking me about what camera to get. I m going to answer a different question. How do I make a decent movie and minimize the mistakes? First, I want you to buy...

Desktop Video: Camcorder, manual focus ring, jvc gz hd7
manual focus ring, jvc gz hd7, sony hdr sr7: Good lighting is a plus in any shooting environment...SD or HD. It s really the key to good pictures. Filter size is the size of the threaded ring on the lens with which you can attach various lens filters. This isn t really a big deal because if you...

Desktop Video: camcorder storage, digital still camera, hd camcorder
digital still camera, hd camcorder, external hard drive: Al, This isn t an easy question; there are a number of variables...so I ll try and keep it as general as possible. Advantage of any Hard drive based system, is the lack of a need to capture into an editing system (but instead to just copy or transfer...

Desktop Video: capturing mini dv footage into an iMac G5, canon gl2, mini dv tape deck
canon gl2, mini dv tape deck, mini dv tape: Hudson, You re going to have to spend money to fix this. The problem is the iMac. Apple is 100% right. There is a compatibility error. Here s the problem. The canon camera is firewire *100*. There are two types of firewire ports - firewire 400...

Desktop Video: Direct to file hardware, canon xm 2, panasonic hvx 200
canon xm 2, panasonic hvx 200, mini dv tape: You didn t give me budget so I m going to suggest a mid-range camera that shoots HD as well as SD (Standard Def). I would look at the Panasonic HVX-200. Nice small camera with a lot of features. It may be overkill for what you do, I don t know. Price is...

Desktop Video: Editing mini DV for 16X9 format use, project timelines, plasma tvs
project timelines, plasma tvs, followup questions: Jane, Well, if you re using 4x3 items in 16x9...you have one of two choices: In 16x9 sequence a) scale down the footage and have black bars on left/right sides b) scale up the clip to 133% (and cut off the top/bottom). This footage will look software,...

Desktop Video: extract parts of a dvd, mpeg streamclip, dvix codec
mpeg streamclip, dvix codec, quicktime codec: Luigi, Mpeg Streamclip from Squared5.com permits you to decode a VOB and set in/out points. Since it has the ability to write into the quicktime codec as well as AVI and can write into the DiVX or XVID codecs if installed. It s open source, and therefore...

Desktop Video: capturing mini dv footage into an iMac G5, scratch disk, external hard drive
Desktop Video: capturing mini dv footage into an iMac G5, scratch disk, external hard drive, disk failure

Desktop Video: making file smaller, snail mail, wmv file
snail mail, wmv file, megs: You re probably not going to get a 2.3G file down to an emailable size (usually about 10 megs). You may be able to squeeze it enough to post to an FTP site but I m going to bet not. You don t say whether this is full screen or not. I m assuming it is....

Desktop Video: mini DV capture onmy Avid system, avid media composer, mini dv camcorder
avid media composer, mini dv camcorder, panasonic pv gs35: Hi Elle Apologies for the late reply - we had two holiday weekends, and I also had problems with my Internet connection. I am not an Avid Expert, nor am I familiar with this camera. Normally you would have to connect the camera to the computer using...

Desktop Video: snap picture from flash video, internet flash, good software
internet flash, good software, software co: Hi Augustin To be honest, not really my area of expertise, but try Screen Grab Pro at http://www.traction-software.co.uk/screengrabpro/ (free) A google with the words screen grab pc free software gave me over a million hits, so I m afraid it s trial...

Desktop Video: still image in After Effects, photoshop layers, movie file
photoshop layers, movie file, pull down menu: Under COMPOSITION, choose SAVE FRAME AS and then choose PHOTOSHOP LAYERS. This will save it as a PSD that you can open in Photoshop. There s also a SAVE FILE in that same pull-down menu but that seems to want to save it as a movie file. Hope this helps....

Desktop Video: Video 8 Playing in Black and White only, sony ccd, video rf
sony ccd, video rf, electronic problem: Could be any number of things and unfortunately there is no easy answer. Sounds like you ve done a fair amount of troubleshooting to eliminate bad tapes, monitors and cables. Have you tried hooking it up just using a composite cable (just plain old video...

Desktop Video: Video Converters, free software package, vob files
free software package, vob files, video converters: I bet it s your computer and not the software. You may need a separate hard drive to play the video from, you may need more RAM, or your processor may be too slow...could be any number of things. Without getting into it myself, that s about all I can tell...

Desktop Video: vhs to dvd, rf connector, cable type
rf connector, cable type, iso image: You won t be able to connect the VHS to the DVD with any other connector other than composite (video out) because VHS doesn t support any other output except RF (the screw on/cable-type). If you happened to use the RF connector, then that could definitely...

Desktop Video: video, windows movie maker, digitising
windows movie maker, digitising, dv cam: Hi Brent Sorry for taking so long to reply. Basically there are two ways, either via digital or analogue, and that depends on your camera and hardware. 1. DIGITAL If you have a digital camera, like a DV-Cam, then you can normally attach it via firewire...

Desktop Video: my videos are looking pretty dark, capture card, windows media player
capture card, windows media player, window media player: Hi Gerardo It s pretty hard to establish exactly what s wrong. It can be one of two or three things: 1. Your camera viewfinder may be set too bright, so you not getting what you are seeing. What happens if you play the video through a TV? 2. Your...

Desktop Video: videos wont play, playing avi files, google search
playing avi files, google search, player avi: There are lots of players that will play avi files. QuickTime Player may play it, I don t remember. Id download it anyway just to have. I did a quick Google search for player avi free and there were a lot of choices. Find one you like and get it....

Desktop Video: Choosing a Video Editing Program, pinnacle mpeg flv
pinnacle mpeg flv: Hi Frank OK, then I /think/ Pinnacle is not a bad option. But you must understand that no matter what interface you go for, there will be a learning curve: the more powerful the editing system, the more there is to learn. I love Final Cut, because it gives...

Desktop Video: COMBINATION HARD DRIVE AND DVD CCAMCORDRS, dvd camcorders, handfull
dvd camcorders, handfull, consumer reports: Steve, I have no idea. Really. I don t like most HD or DVD camcorders because it s a *nightmare* to edit. If you were going to ask me who I like from the category that I d never buy... I d probably say Sony. So, if you re going to go down this...

Desktop Video: DV cam to PC UPDATE, mpeg streamclip, dv camcorder
mpeg streamclip, dv camcorder, conversion device: Hi Have you tried plugging the USB into one of the Mac s USB ports? Not the one on the keyboard, but rather on the body of the Mac. It may just mount the camera as a virtual drive , which you can then browse in Finder. There may be various folders,...

Desktop Video: DV cam to PC, dv camcorder, frame cameras
dv camcorder, frame cameras, global airline: Steve, Yeah, return the camera. I m only semi joking here. MPEG-2 is a very compressed format. What do I mean by compressed? MPEG-2 uses compression on each frame, then temporally (as opposed to spatially) it shows only the pixels that have changed....

Desktop Video: editing my vidio files, lime wire, size tv
lime wire, size tv, tv size: Look at the extension (the 3 letters after the . in the filename like .mov, .mpg,.wmv, etc...)on the videos you get from Limewire. That will tell you what to convert them to. Then try to find a converter that goes from mpg (or whatever type your recorder...

Desktop Video: Free SVCD Authoring Tool, vcd dvd
vcd dvd: Hi Rudra I do not produce SVCD myself, but a quick Google with the keywords free vcd author came up with a load of links, some of which look useful: Honestech has a Shareware program, but it doesn t say whether it s nagware or crippleware - but it...

Desktop Video: Getting panasonic DVcam to connect with my imac, final cut pro, video
final cut pro, video, capture: Mark, Turn on the camera. Use the Firewire Port. It could be called: Firewire, DV, IEEE 1394, iLink. They re all the same. Plug it in, start up FCP, Go to the file menu: Log and capture. You should be good at that point, if not, let me know,...

Desktop Video: RE:, 16:9, 16x9
16:9, 16x9, 4:3: Neville, 4:3 is a ratio - 4 horizontal units wide by 3 units high. 16x9 is *wider* that 4:3. 16 units wide by 9 units high. (It has nothing to do with resolution.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16x9 Back in the 40s-50s, all film was 4:3. When television...

Desktop Video: Trademark symbol in FCP, accent, symbol
accent, symbol, special character: Hi Chin To the best of my knowledge, the international symbol for a trade mark is a small TM, or an R in a circle (for Registered trade mark). If this is the correct symbol in your country, I am afraid I am not able to find it in the other places one...

Desktop Video: Transfer VHS video to DVD, vhs vcr, vhs player
vhs vcr, vhs player, computer type: Buy a DVD recorder (not the computer type but the type that looks like a VCR) and connect your VHS player to it and make the copies. You can even find units that have a built-in VHS VCR to make it even easier. No need to dump it onto your puter this way....

Desktop Video: Transfer VHS video to DVD, dazzle video home movie DVD
dazzle video home movie DVD: Apologies for the delay in replying. Presumably you have a PC running Windows. If you have a Mac or Linux, let me know - the answer will vary. For an all-in-one solution, take a look at the latest Dazzle from Pinnacle. According to their site: ...

Desktop Video: Transfer VHS video to DVD, vhs tapes, electronics store
vhs tapes, electronics store, documentaries: Gabriel, You want simple? Buy a DVD recorder at any electronics store. Plug the VCR into the DVD recorder. It works like a VCR. If you search the archives of my replies, I ve answered this dozens of times. The hard way is to use your computer...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, DVD, DVD-R
DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW: Hi Vinnie I m not 100% sure, but it could well be to do with DVD speed. If you have burned a high-speed DVD at a high speed in Nero (because the DVD writer in your PC is fast). But the problem could be that your DVD player at home is slow. The solution...

Desktop Video: video camera transfer footage directly onto PC while it is being recorded, hard drive recorders, avid media composer
hard drive recorders, avid media composer, video editing equipment: Andrew, Can I ask why you want to do this? There are hard drive recorders that can record without a computer. (google firestore.) It s very dependent on your editing software... In theory all of them should be able to do this, as long as the camera...

Desktop Video: video rendering, video editing software, aspect hd
video editing software, aspect hd, sony vegas: gurprasad, Hi, well, I m going to suggest, that if you re working with HDV (which it sounds like, thinking you re working with those third party items), that yes, you upgrade and do the work natively in Final Cut, Avid or Premiere instead with with an...

Desktop Video: 2 camera (analog) simultaneous recording to MAC or PC, grade cameras, rca outputs
grade cameras, rca outputs, sony cameras: Ok...I think I understand now. Sorry for the mixup. It sounds like you want to be able to display both shots on the screen at the same time in either a split screen or in their own windows. Kinda like NASA does with the shuttle lauches. Right? I don...

Desktop Video: Apple Firewire GONE from A/V Settings, firewire not detected, firewire
firewire not detected, firewire, firewire gone: Hi Chin Sorry for the delay, but I am in a different time-zone. Sounds like bad news, possibly. What many people don t know is that firewire can cause damage to either the device or the firewire port if you plug and unplug while the device (camera, deck...

Desktop Video: avi to DVD playable format, avi, codec
avi, codec, nero dvd: If the clip is playing on your computer, then it should be readable by Nero s DVD making program (I think it s called Nerovision). AVI is unfortunately not a standard, just a wrapper for a variety of codecs, which may or may not exist on your computer....

Desktop Video: changing avi. to mpg., mpeg, convert
mpeg, convert, avi: I have cut and pasted some of the text of 2 previous answers I did for people needing to do a similar thing. (These are all programs for PC. If you are on a Mac, there are 2 to look at (both free of charge) - FFMpegX and MPEG Streamclip.) The Film Machine...

Desktop Video: DVD, codec mjpeg, imovie hd
codec mjpeg, imovie hd, home dvd player: Ed, You need to get sometime that can handle quicktimes in the codec MJpeg. And then downconvert it to MPEG-2 (DVD format) I m going to suggest VisualHub which should handle the files, and makes DVDs. It s all of about $30 but download it first to...

Desktop Video: DVD player, win media player, windows media player
win media player, windows media player, dvd drive: I believe that if you have the latest Win Media Player, it will allow you to play DVD s. I d make sure I have the latest version installed. I know it sounds silly, but make sure you have a DVD drive in your computer. I find it odd that if you have a DVD...

Desktop Video: Error Code -600???, chin chin, unexpected error
chin chin, unexpected error, swirly: Chin, Sounds like the project is corrupted. Two ways to test: 1) Try the FCP autosave vault for an older version of the project. 2) try moving the footage - Does the project open? (By moving the footage, everything is offline and if it s a bad...

Desktop Video: Error Code -600???, mac g5, logitec
Desktop Video: Error Code -600???, mac g5, logitec, video cam

Desktop Video: inserting part of a movie file into PowerPoint, Powerpoint, avi
Powerpoint, avi, mpeg: Hi Gary As far as I know, there is no way from within Powerpoint to set a start and end point. I may be wrong. There is a way, using the Windows Movie Maker software that came with your PC (I presume you are using Windows XP). It is then quite a...

Desktop Video: inserting part of a movie file into PowerPoint, video editing program, movie file
video editing program, movie file, laurel and hardy: I don t think PowerPoint lets you set in and out points on videos. The best way is probably to edit the clip. Basically cut off the parts you don t want and just save the good stuff . MovieMaker may do this for you. It come with Windows. The only question...

Desktop Video: pic., photoshop elements, free ones
photoshop elements, free ones, adobe: Who, I only understand half of your questions. what is a good program to buy.to put on my computer to edit my pictures? Well, I ll assume you re on a mac. I d suggest Photoshop or Photoshop elements both of which are from adobe. There are a...

Desktop Video: Slow-mo effect, slo-mo, slow-mo
slo-mo, slow-mo, slow motion: Hi Dino How does slow-mo work in post? Since the camera has only shot 30 frames per second (NTSC) or 25fps(PAL), when you want to slow down the movement, say to half speed, the system has to make 15 frames last for the same duration as 30. So each frame...

Desktop Video: video distorted, panasonic pv, denatured alcohol
panasonic pv, denatured alcohol, friends wife: Nope...no internal tracking knob. If there was one it would be on the outside where it s accessible. Most devices do this automatically now. Tracking lines in the recorded video usually mean dirty heads so if that s the case you re in luck. Just run...

Desktop Video: windows media player....help!, windows media player help, compaq laptop
windows media player help, compaq laptop, windows media player: This is not really my area but here s what I would do. Go ahead and reinstall it even if you can t uninstall the old version. Make sure you have the latest version. It should install over top of the old version anyway. Sorry I m not more help. Maybe...

Desktop Video: Disappointing results using dual layer DVDs, DVD authoring, compression
DVD authoring, compression, mpeg: Hi Dave Apologies for the delay, although I don t think it s my fault, as I hadn t received any notification, and in fact I answered a different question on the weekend and there was nothing in my Inbox . Seems like a bottleneck somewhere... I m not...

Desktop Video: EDITING CAMCORDER FOOTAGE, ulead videostudio 8, pinnacle studio 8
ulead videostudio 8, pinnacle studio 8, razor blade: Tim, You have to capture the entire piece (so the computer has a copy of it...) Then you have a timeline - a horizontal picture of your video - in a sense, since time is represented horizontally, you could think of this as like film. Then use the...

Desktop Video: Editing Software, adobe premier pro, video editing software
adobe premier pro, video editing software, left hand corner: Chase, Spend whatever money you feel is appropriate to do the job. For example, Adobe makes a version of premiere, called premiere elements that is a lower cost. But, I still remember when editing software + hardware was 50k, so it s all relative. ...

Desktop Video: editing vhs digitally, VHS, mpeg
VHS, mpeg, canopus: Hi Martin Well, this is certainly an innovative way of getting around the issue of not having an analogue video capture card! The problem here is the way in which DVDs are recorded. DVD uses MPEG-2 compression which encodes the video into a series of...

Desktop Video: Help! with video editing, ripple, wave
ripple, wave, bump map: Hey Solomon As you can see from my bio, I m more a Final Cut Pro person than Vegas or Premiere. I will describe how I would do it in FCP, and with luck you can translate it into your NLE. I am also assuming that Premiere has the facility to layer several...

Desktop Video: Making a dvd, mpeg2 files, free hope
mpeg2 files, free hope, good shape: If you have a DVD burner in your puter then it probably came with some burning software. You should be able to just open that software tell it to load your videos and it will do all the work. Depending on what software you have, it may allow you to do the...

Desktop Video: pic file type, jpg extension, pic file
jpg extension, pic file, jpg file: jpg and jpeg are the same thing. Mac computers will put the e in it sometimes while PC s typically just use the jpg extension. So, yes, you could probably just add the e to it and be fine. However, if the site doesn t take jpg files then why would...

Desktop Video: questions, mobile cam, colour quality
mobile cam, colour quality, handy cam: Without knowing your budget, recommending a camera and software is difficult but here goes... I would stay away from Handycams and 8mm. Go with Mini-DV instead of 8mm. Handycmas are consumer grade. If you are going to do documentaries and movies, you...

Desktop Video: RE: How to prevent someone copying your video, DVD, encryption
DVD, encryption, CSS: Hi Jim In researching this question, I came across a very useful and lively thread at DVDoctor.net: http://forums.dvdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=34131&highlight=copy+protect Rather than copy and paste from there, please take a look at the various submissions,...

Desktop Video: Recording Project, 3 ccd camera, digital video camera
3 ccd camera, digital video camera, camera ccd: Sounds interesting. The security cameras and web cams aren t good enough to be considered professional. But you don t necessarily have to go with HD either. There are plenty of cameras out there that make good images and record straight to DV tape and...

Desktop Video: Rendering when importing .mov to FCP sequence, sorenson 3, mov files
sorenson 3, mov files, bit floating point: Hi Natalie If the footage has been copy-protected then there s a good chance you re violating copyright by using it without permission. If it s for educational purposes, or you think the footage owner might be sympathetic to your project, you would be...

Desktop Video: S video, pc satelite, video hookup
pc satelite, video hookup, rca jacks: This is really outside my area but I ll give it a shot. I don t think it s software you need but a different video card. Since you can see the desktop, browser and other puter images but not video it would seem to me that your video card won t handle...

Desktop Video: Sending FCP Files?, compression engine, mpegstreamclip
compression engine, mpegstreamclip, quicktime: Chin, You could either send them a compressed file in the format they want, or they could rip the dvd, using a product like MPEGStreamclip (from squared5.com) and have a quicktime that they could put into their own compression engine to have the video...

Desktop Video: Video Editing (Putting it all together), richard harrington, puzzle pieces
richard harrington, puzzle pieces, adobe premier: Jason, I *think* what you are talking about, is a technique useed between photoshop and after effects. A static image is broken up into layers in photoshop. These layers are then moved in 3d space (and scaled) to give separation - the illusion that...

Desktop Video: Video frame capture, film poster, movie poster
film poster, movie poster, screen-grab: Hi Neil Bad news, I m afraid. Even digitising straight from a betacam master tape straight into a pro edit suite like Final Cut Pro, a 720x576 frame gives you about enough latitude for a postcard. Blow it up to A4, and you ll start seeing pixels and fuzziness,...

Desktop Video: Video frame capture, video editing software, professional printers
video editing software, professional printers, frame answers: Hi Neil, Let s just get the bad news over with. You can t do what you want to do. Forget DPI for a moment. Let s talk in sheer numbers. You re going to need a 6-8 megapizel source to make an 8x10 print... http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=2106&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=7721...

Desktop Video: no video with .avi file, avi file, windows media player
avi file, windows media player, good luck: It s hard to say. I have the same or similar issues from time to time and it s a hit or miss thing to figure out what s wrong. Just yesterday I had a file that would play video just fine but w/ no audio. Worked on it for 2 hrs with no luck. My first...

Desktop Video: video frame capture, video editing software, professional printers
video editing software, professional printers, frame answers: Can t be done. TV is 72dpi. Period. That cannot be improved upon with any hardware/software combination. You need 150-300dpi (or even higher) for a good quality print, especially if you want one of poster size. When you see movie frames on posters,...

Desktop Video: .3gp files and how best to edit them, 3gp, demos
3gp, demos, watermark: Hi Michael I m afraid I can only give part of a solution, as this is not really my area of expertise. For conversions, I recommend FFMpeg, which has a windows GUI called WinFF, obtainable from:- http://winff.googlecode.com/files/winff0.422setup.exe...

Desktop Video: .3gp files and how best to edit them, sorenson squeeze, 3gp files
sorenson squeeze, 3gp files, procoder: Michael, Well, yes, you can upload them to a website; be aware that without a plugin (quicktime) most people won t be able to see them. It d be advised to think about another format. That being said, you re going to have to think about investing in software...

Desktop Video: capturing from mini-dv camera to laptop, pcmcia firewire card, mini dv camera
pcmcia firewire card, mini dv camera, data transfer cable: Are you sure the slot you re trying to put it in is a PCMCIA slot? Sounds like it may not be if the card doesn t fit right . Looking at the specs for that machine, it looks like it only has an Express Card/54 slot. I did find that they make adapters. ...

Desktop Video: DV Cassette to computer, samsung sc d353, video editing software
samsung sc d353, video editing software, cassette to computer: ULead may do the conversion for you. But I don t think you need AVI-2. DVD s use MPEG2 so converting to AVI2/DivX before you go to DVD would be too many format conversions (DivX is a codec, not a file type). Try just saving the video out of MovieMaker...

Desktop Video: EDITING DVD, windows movie maker, streamclip
windows movie maker, streamclip, documents folder: Hi Gary AVS Converter looks like quite a good program, so why not give it a shot? The demo program will print something on the footage, but it will give you a good indication of whether or not it will do the job. Their AVS Video Editor at $39.95 looks...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, vcr, black boxes
Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, vcr, black boxes, vhs player

Desktop Video: Home made move subtitles, windows movie maker, luke luke
windows movie maker, luke luke, video transport: Luke, Now, I have no idea how win movie maker works (the tools I use start at about $1.5k). But... Subtitles: http://producer.mediablab.com/windows_movie_maker/windows_movie_maker_subtitles.phtml DVD: Now, DVD s are a special, very restrictive...

Desktop Video: Output from Final Cut Express to Mini DV, Print to video, camcorder
Print to video, camcorder, firewire: According to the Panasonic PV-GS35 manual, (http://finearts.uvic.ca/visualarts/manuals/pvgs19.PDF) you can record video onto the tape in the camcorder using the Firewire cable (not USB); and although this is in reference to their MotionDV software for PC....

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, google search, sony dvd recorder
google search, sony dvd recorder, analog tapes: Peg, I don t understand; now, please be patient - I don t own one of these, but I did a quick google search: http://www.letsgodigital.org/en/15627/sony-vdr-mc5-dvd-recorder/ Is there a reason you can t plug the cables from your VCR to your DVD recorder?...

Desktop Video: video editing software, special effects, green screen
special effects, green screen, chroma key: Hi Cameron (For those reading this who don t know, there is a difference between editing software and special effects software, although the line is often blurred. Editing software allows one to cut up your footage and create the structure and form of your...

Desktop Video: .vob file, mission trip, youth group
mission trip, youth group, cheers: Whatever you used to convert them .vob files should give you the option of making the videos ready for DVD. VOB files are actually DVD-ready files but they are part of a structure that DVD s are built from. So technically they videos are pretty much ready...

Desktop Video: Wind- Final Cut Express, strong wind sound, final cut express
strong wind sound, final cut express, noise problem: Charlotte, With Final Cut Express? Not really. With Final Cut Pro, you get an additional tool called Soundtrack Pro. It has the ability to do Noise Reduction; but possibly the noise problem you have is impossible to fix, regardless of the too.. ...

Desktop Video: Advice regarding VirtualDub, virtualdub, improve quality
virtualdub, improve quality, video quality: Hi Dave I am not a Virtualdub user, although it looks like a good piece of software from the site (and I am always a fan of good GPL software.) I think the point of your question is really dependent on the the quality of the original footage, and how...

Desktop Video: Creating custom fields in Final Cut Pro and/or exporting to Excel or other EDL format, apple design, thanks a bunch
apple design, thanks a bunch, final cut: James, You already hit the majors - Final Print is great. The XML to text methods, I haven t used, but I m sure requires quite a bit of massage to get your specific informaiton. As far as your idea about new fields? Nope. The only way that the apple...

Desktop Video: compression, canon digital camera, free compressor
canon digital camera, free compressor, mplayerhq: Chris, You need compression software...I m going to suggest one of the divx variants: divx: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DivX_Media_Format#DivX_Media_Format_.28DMF.29 A free compressor: http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/ I don t use this - I have a $500...

Desktop Video: dual display, dialogue boxes, vague recollection
dialogue boxes, vague recollection, nvidia cards: Hi Roger Apologies for the delay - I was out of the office and forgot to update my profile. You omit to mention what type of dual display you have. I have a vague recollection of someone mentioning GDI settings in this regard - basically you have to...

Desktop Video: Field vs. Frame, flat screens, hardware card
flat screens, hardware card, field frame: Dave, Computer DVD players, generally may be deinterlacing (throwing out a field.) I m guessing you have a field inversion (since the CRT + plasma show the same.) Something is wrong with your MPEG-2 file, and I think it s based on how you encoded it....

Desktop Video: final cut express photos, FCP, Final Cut Pro
FCP, Final Cut Pro, Still duration: Hi Charlotte This is so simple you re going to kick yourself! ;) I use Final Cut Pro, but I m pretty sure it works the same in FCE. Go to Final Cut Pro User Preferences (or press Alt-Q /Option-Q). Click on the Editing Tab. Set your desired...

Desktop Video: can you help me??, adobe, google
adobe, google, free tutorial: Hi Ryan You don t say which part of the Adobe suite you need tutorials for. The Adobe site has a few tutorials, alternatively go to google and type in free adobe premiere tutorial and you will get thousands of results. Apart from that, I m afraid...

Desktop Video: Making a video music track, video editing program, band profiles
video editing program, band profiles, video track: Any video editing program will do this...maybe even Movie Maker. Just drop the songs end to end on the audio tracks. Then freeze out the video frame you want and place it on the video track above the music. Then just extend it to the length of your music....

Desktop Video: roughly editing dv footage to pass to proper editor, canon xm2, brendan galvin
canon xm2, brendan galvin, quality question: Brendan, Well, let s fix the tape and then fix your shooting so you never do this again. But...I have no idea if Nero even captures from a camera - I use Adobe Premiere or Avid on a PC. So I have no idea what/if nero has a capture feature. Fixing...

Desktop Video: Video editing, independent film makers, indie filmmakers
independent film makers, indie filmmakers, time worth: Mike, I can t really answer this. What s your time worth? Can someone find the work better/cheaper? I have done work for free and done work at rates much higher than a plumber How many hours did you work for the $1k? Indie filmmakers (was...

Desktop Video: vhs tapes to pc hard drive, kirwan, vhs tapes
kirwan, vhs tapes, digital signal: Ian, yes...here s an article about it: http://askbobrankin.com/convert_vhs_to_dvd.html Truthfully, I d only suggest this sort of thing if it was personal video. You re going to need a piece of hardware to convert the analog VHS into a digital signal....

Desktop Video: 50's Style Video Filter (Final Cut Express), final cut express, video filter
final cut express, video filter, free filter: Charlotte, There are a couple of ways to do this... The method you re talking about is only available via a QT filter - which FCP doesn t have access to. Apple s Motion has the ability to get to quicktime filters. I thought of a way to do this, but...

Desktop Video: Audio and Video quality?, MPEG, resolution
MPEG, resolution, format: Hi Jessica The short answer is: It depends - bigger is generally better. What is your source material? From the sound of it you are ripping it from a DVD, which means the footage is compressed in MPEG-2 format. If it is standard definition NTSC footage,...

Desktop Video: Audio and Video quality?, mpeg avi, set resolution
mpeg avi, set resolution, flv: The answer to all of the questions is as high as you can get it . However, when you rip from a DVD (or import/capture footage), you cannot increase its quality by setting higher rates. It will only be as good as the original. There is no way to make...

Desktop Video: Burning photos to DVD, sony vaio, drag and drop cd
sony vaio, drag and drop cd, photo program: Kathryn It sounds like the Drag and drop CD+DVD *burns* the photos to a CD/DVD as a backup - but that s not DVD VIDEO format. Here are a number of free/open source pieces of software that burn DVDs - I apologize I can t answer further about them - I...

Desktop Video: bitrate and resolution, time pix, mpeg 2
time pix, mpeg 2, bitrate: Neville, This is a hard question to answer. Basically: Resolution is the Height and width in pixels of an image. Bitrate is the amount of data an image gets per second. Uncompressed Standard Definition Video is 720x486 pixels of resolution It...

Desktop Video: converting CD-R's to DVD-R's, dvd authoring software, google search
dvd authoring software, google search, free trial version: Katrina, Sure, Adobe encore is DVD authoring software. I m not sure what Adobe 11 is. Here is a google search of DVD authoring software: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=dvd%20authoring%20xp&aq=f&oq= Some is free, most are not. It can t...

Desktop Video: dvd recording, Decrypt, DVD
Decrypt, DVD, De-CSS: Hi Sean The problem is that DVDs are copyright material and also very often copy-protected. Legally this means that it is a criminal offense in some countries (like the US) to make copies of DVDs, even if it is only for your personal use. Technically...

Desktop Video: Putting a film on DVD, DVD, authoring
DVD, authoring, mpeg: Hi Thamid I have answered this question before, but here we go again (with some bits copy-pasted from previous answers): If the clip is playing on your computer, then it should be readable by Nero s DVD making program (I think it s called Nerovision)....

Desktop Video: Too late?, avid, final cut pro
avid, final cut pro, fcp: Hi Rafael It s NEVER too late! Avid has been around longer, but Final Cut Pro has become equally popular in Hollywood and elsewhere. BBC has recently invested heavily in FCP, and where I am, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Avid is in the minority. Many...

Desktop Video: streaming video from pc to tv., motorola dct6412, modem usb
motorola dct6412, modem usb, vga input: You don t need the DVR to play it on TV. Bypass the DVR and go straight into the TV. A lot of the HD TV s have a VGA input or a DVI input for connecting a puter to it. Look on the TV and see what s aailable and then look at your puter to see what kind...

Desktop Video: Ulead video editor 10, google search, video editor
google search, video editor, google: Hhhmmm...that s odd. We have a much older version here that we use occasionally and it does it too. Have you tried burning the DVD anyway and see if the change actually took effect even tho it appears that it hasn t? Sorry but I m at a loss. We ve never...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, vhs to dvd conversion service, vhs to dvd conversion
vhs to dvd conversion service, vhs to dvd conversion, conversion services: Alex, I don t understand what you mean by feet in your question. I think you re asking how big will the files be. Uncompressed Standard definition video runs about 1 gig a minute. Obviously this won t fit on a DVD (as a data disk.) Likely...

Desktop Video: 2 Cameras into a Mac, golf swing, instructional purposes
golf swing, instructional purposes, puter: That camera has firewire output. So to use two cameras, you would need to have 2 firewire connnections on your puter. I d connect the cams via firewire and then go into the software and find out how to make it work. I m not familiar w/ Dartfish so I m...

Desktop Video: Burning MP4'S to dvd?, video editing programs, vga cable
video editing programs, vga cable, video footage: I ve had varying luck converting from MP4 s. I recently had a project where I had success w/ 5 discs but the 6th one wouldn t copy/rip. Not sure why. If it were me, I d skip trying to convert them to DVD s. You re going to lose quite a bit of quality....

Desktop Video: Burning MP4'S to dvd?, dvd burning
dvd burning: Hi Lee Converting to DVD should not necessarily degrade the quality - in fact you are uprezzing - you are increasing the size and frame rate. But while increasing the size, any softness or blurriness or artefacts will become more apparent, so watching...

Desktop Video: Canon HF10 and final cut, AVCHD, Canon Vixia
AVCHD, Canon Vixia, HF10: Hi Guido I am not familiar with the Canon HF10 (or AVCHD for that matter) - I have now researched it a little, but some things are not clear. My understanding is that the camera has internal memory and the capability to plug in a memory card. So first...

Desktop Video: About connection, dvd capture
dvd capture: Hi Suresh There is no easy way to do this, and to give you the best answer I need to know what you are wanting to achieve? In order to capture an S-video signal, you will need a video capture card... there are various options, ranging in price. Alternatively,...

Desktop Video: DVD Burning Issue, anti-virus interfere with DVD burn
anti-virus interfere with DVD burn: Hi Grace To be honest, not sure - but it s possible the anti-virus is set to check every file that gets written, so it may be slowing down the process - which would be a problem. You could try changing your virus prog settings to only examine executables...

Desktop Video: Sony Imagemixer, sony imagemixer, firewire card
sony imagemixer, firewire card, firewire port: USB typically isn t fast enough for good quality throughput. Firewire is. That should solve the problem but without getting in there an checking all your settings, etc it s hard to say for sure. It surely won t make it any worse! Make sure you are capturing...

Desktop Video: Video_TS, unfamiliar format, mr ferguson
unfamiliar format, mr ferguson, video ts: They are DVD formatted files. Looks like you downloaded an ISO/copy of a DVD. If you can burn them to a disc as they are, they may work. How to get them directly to wmv or rp format I don t know. You could try to get them to a disc and then rip it...

Desktop Video: AVI conversion to MP4, avi conversion, avi file
avi conversion, avi file, 700mb: I can t do the estimated size for you but you should be ok in making it fit a DVD. Converting it to mp4 should make the file SMALLER. AVI s are notoriously large and mpegs are typically very small so you should see a decrease in size, not an increase. ...

Desktop Video: avi dv editing, adobe premiere elements, windows movie maker
adobe premiere elements, windows movie maker, dv editing: Dave, I don t know how much help I can be with such a short timeframe. I d recommend recapturing using Adobe Premiere Elements (About $100US - don t know how much in euros.) Windows movie maker is pretty sad. It recompresses on capture (bad). I...

Desktop Video: avi flv, flv file, flv player
flv file, flv player, windows media player free: To play the AVI files: Quicktime player (free) http://www.apple.com/quicktime or Windows media player (free) http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/players.aspx You would need an FLV player to play the FLV file you can get one for free...

Desktop Video: digital video, usb memory stick, image editing program
usb memory stick, image editing program, open photoshop: You can actually take still shots in Quicktime Here s how 1. Double-click your QuickTime movie 2. Drag the movie’s progress bar to find a frame that you like 3. Click EDIT, COPY 4. Open Photoshop, (or any other image editing program) Click on...

Desktop Video: edit video, buttom, pro software
buttom, pro software, video title: Hi Hope No, sorry, once something is part of the picture, that s it! Using some semi-pro software you may be able to crop the bottom of the picture, and/or zoom into the picture to get rid of it, depending on the size. Sometimes a blur effect can also...

Desktop Video: Capturing video from DV camera, timecode track, avi mpg
timecode track, avi mpg, disapointed: Daniel, I know these seem basic to you. But they re not. Scene by Scene or even by timecode is only a feature than advanced software does (by detecting a break in the timecode track of the tape.) Adding the date/formatting requires some elemental...

Desktop Video: Playing video files, flat screen computer monitor, flat screen television
flat screen computer monitor, flat screen television, computer speakers: I don t know what a bog-standard is. If your TV has a VGA input, you should be able to connect it to your puter with no problem. It shold be very similar to hooking it to a computer monitor. You will have to do something about audio because VGA is...

Desktop Video: Getting pieces of videos from DVDs, video editors, editorial tool
video editors, editorial tool, video object: Cesar, First, let s define what those files are. IFO= Info BUP= Backup DAT I think is data (I don t normally see .DAT files) VOB= Video Object The last one is the most important. The workflow is to finish your video in your editorial tool; DV,...

Desktop Video: rounded rectangle matte with a BORDER, matte, rounded corner
matte, rounded corner, round edge: Hi Dana 3 possible solutions (I think the third is probably the best/most flexible). If you use the Effect: Matte 4-point garbage matte, you can use the Edges Smooth and Choke controls to create a rounded corner effect. I am not sure how this interacts...

Desktop Video: Storing home movies on external drive, external drive, disk-based
external drive, disk-based, camcorder: Hi Ali According to the manual which I downloaded from the Sony site, everything you record on this camera can be copied onto a computer using the supplied USB cable, or a docking station. This model has a 40GB internal hard drive, so that is your yardstick:...

Desktop Video: What, monitoring equipment, vtr
monitoring equipment, vtr, video editing: Desktop video refers to the production/editing of video with a computer. Many years ago, video production was done with VCR s (or VTR s) and a series of control and monitoring equipment. As computers changed and developed, it became possible to do most,...

Desktop Video: Adobe AFter Effects, composition type, digibetacam
composition type, digibetacam, pal ntsc: Ok, So...my questions follow... If you re making this for video, to go to premiere... The comp size should be 720x576 You must view it on a television screen. Your render should be the lossless setting (either AVI or QT uncompressed.) With...

Desktop Video: Burning ISO files, burning iso files, pal dvd players
burning iso files, pal dvd players, chris answer: Chris, The regional information with a self made dvd won t be an issue...as long as you didn t intentionally set the region. It s only an issue on Commercially produced DVDs. What s a greater issue is that you re working in PAL, and he ll be NTSC....

Desktop Video: Canon HF10 HD camera and software, editing solution, pinnacle
editing solution, pinnacle, adobe: Hi Ken I use Final Cut on a Mac, which I find is the best tool for the job. Associates of mine who work on PC recommend the Adobe products; mainly Adobe Premiere Pro, which is very well integrated with the other Adobe packages like After Effects, Photoshop...

Desktop Video: Synchronizing subtitles to movie, subtitle files, submagic
Desktop Video: Synchronizing subtitles to movie, subtitle files, submagic, subtitles

Desktop Video: music, flv, avi
flv, avi, mp3: Hi Max Apologies for the late reply (Hectic weekend!) If you use Internet Explorer to browse the web, it s time to open your mind up to whole new world of possibilities! Mozilla Firefox is a freely downloadable browser which allows you to extend the...

Desktop Video: resolution, suitable resolution, best bet
suitable resolution, best bet, 72dpi: I would still say QT Animation codec tho this is somehting I haven t dealt with before. Your best bet would be to call the folks that are going to transfer it to 35mm for you and ask them what s best. They will have done it many times and should have the...

Desktop Video: Synchronizing subtitles to movie, srt file, subtitle file
srt file, subtitle file, zero experience: Unfortunately I have ZERO experience with this. If the subtitle file was some sort of video file, I could tell you how to re-sync it but I really don t know how that .srt file works. Try playing it with a different player (Windows Media, QuickTime, Real...

Desktop Video: Synchronizing subtitles to soundtrack, avi, srt
avi, srt, subtitle: Hi Gabriel Not my area of expertise, really, but here are some things you can try - I tested the links and they still work snip ====== (from http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070725151442AApWOz4) If the subtitles in the srt file are not...

Desktop Video: video quality, quicktime, pro
quicktime, pro, video: Yes, there is a way :) And it s free! QuickTime is the best and easiest application to use to brighten or adjust video footage. First, download and install QuickTime on your computer.(http://www.quicktime-downloads.net/?gclid=CImQkKWk85gCFQQhnAodLGrS1g)...

Desktop Video: Adobe AFter Effects, composition type, digibetacam
composition type, digibetacam, pal ntsc: Well, I m totally confused. PAL is 25fps, meant to be viewed on a TV - it s 720x576. If you re looking at it as 350x240, it s going to be a mess. After effects is based on where you start - the composition type/size. PAL Is 720x576 - you said you used...

Desktop Video: Codec, u lead video studio, free open source
u lead video studio, free open source, h 264: Howard, You re not codec challenged - this is a common problem. There are camera codecs (like DV) and distribution codecs (like JPEG, DIVX and h.264.) We could solve this. Want something easier? Download VLC Player - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/...

Desktop Video: converting video, hway, quicktime files
hway, quicktime files, baffler: Paul, It sounds like he sent you a DVD with an iMovie file on it. A couple of notes: 1) He might have tried to make a DVD - instead he just sent you a file 2) Depending on his version of iMovie it might be easy to send you a file you can play. 3)...

Desktop Video: converting video, video compression, compression
video compression, compression, artefacts: Hi Paul Generally blockiness and grain would indicate compression, which could well be in the way your friend encoded the video, or perhaps even the camera. Compression essentially throws away data in order to make file-sizes smaller, and once thrown...

Desktop Video: Dual live capturing and mixing, firewire, video mixer
firewire, video mixer, live event.: Quality is relative: what is the video for? If uploading to Youtube, you can get away with a lower quality than making a DVD or TV show. Modern Digital cameras have the IEEE1394 firewire output port for transferring the footage from tape to a video editing...

Desktop Video: Exporting HD footage in Adobe Premiere Pro, adobe premiere pro, toast titanium
adobe premiere pro, toast titanium, adobe premier: Hi Kathryn, The first thing you want to do is export your project. I suggest reading this blog on export settings: http://blog.mindbites.com/exporting-169-footage-for-the-web/ As well as watch this video on video compression: http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/562-mindbites-insight-9-compressing-your-video...

Desktop Video: exporting movie maker project to a software that does chapters, DVD Authoring, chapter
DVD Authoring, chapter, DVD: Hi Mary Apologies for the slow reply, but I have had one of those weeks ! Essentially the creation of chapters and menus etc. is a function of DVD Authoring software. Your DVD Recorder may have come with something like Nero or Roxio, which have built-in...

Desktop Video: Dual live capturing and mixing, minor drawback, dv converter
Desktop Video: Dual live capturing and mixing, minor drawback, dv converter, analog camera

Desktop Video: Exporting HD footage in Adobe Premiere Pro, adobe premier, cs3
Desktop Video: Exporting HD footage in Adobe Premiere Pro, adobe premier, cs3, layouts

Desktop Video: Video Conversion, mpeg, streamclip
mpeg, streamclip, conversion: Hi Joe, Great question! There are 2 ways that I know of that are free. First, the easiest. http://zamzar.com/ All you have to do is copy your video s URL and insert that into the box for Step 1. Then select your video format, MP4 and finally give...

Desktop Video: Video Converting, flv mpeg mp4 convert
flv mpeg mp4 convert: Hey Joe! The first issue is getting the flv s onto your computer. I presume you have figured that one out, using a Firefox plugin like DownloadHelper or a site like Keepvid.com, which also allows direct downloading as mp4). There are instructions on the...

Desktop Video: Video Converting from Youtube, flv file format, google search
flv file format, google search, virus trojan: I don t have one that I can recommend off the top of my head but I did a Google search for free convert flv to mp4 and I got a lot of hits. I can t guarantee that these programs are virus/trojan free, but if you do a little checking you ll find reviews...

Desktop Video: youtube, download youtube videos, mp4 files
download youtube videos, mp4 files, firefox: Roy, Desktop Video (as it says in my profile) is more about editing...but... You didn t mention which browser you used. I mention this because there are add ons to firefox that will do this for you. Here are three webpages that can help, all pretty...

Desktop Video: Backing up MP4 Video, video question, mp4s
video question, mp4s, burn process: I can t say that for sure but it would be my best guess. Since it s showing up at differnet times, to me that says that the information is being recorded properly but that there s a problem trying to read it. Drag it onto the desktop and find out. Try it...

Desktop Video: Backing up MP4 Video, video question, mp4s
video question, mp4s, burn process: Lee, Well, that s mostly likely to your computer not caching it back fast enough from optical media. If you copy it to your local drive and it should have no problems. Just an aside - you might want to keep two copies - in case one cd/dvd goes bad....

Desktop Video: Backing up MP4 Video, backup
backup: Hello Lee Digital movie files are the same as any data file or computer document, and they can be backed up on whatever suits you, be it CD, DVD, tape or hard drive. Theoretically all these have limited shelf life, so it s up to you to decide what is most...

Desktop Video: Digital dvd, copyright, fair use
copyright, fair use, fair copyright: Hi Kori I m not sure if I understand your question. As far as I know, according to the laws of the United States and Canada, it is not legal to make even one copy of a commercial DVD for personal use. In other countries such as the UK, the concept of ...

Desktop Video: DVD to MPEG4 and/or DVD to FLV video converters...., video converters, video conversion
video converters, video conversion, conversion software: You need to rip the DVD first to get the video file off of it. Look around for a free DVD ripper. There are quite few but most are limited trial versions. We use Magic DVD ripper. Fairly inexpensive. Once you have the video file, you ll just need...

Desktop Video: DVD to MPEG4 and/or DVD to FLV video converters...., rip DVD, convert
rip DVD, convert, FLV: Hi Dennis Apologies - I thought I had answered this, but I have been having network problems, so it didn t get sent. 1. Best DVD Ripper for PC and Mac: Mpeg Streamclip from www.sqared5.com. Allows you to convert DVD video to a number of formats. ...

Desktop Video: Metalic camcorder retina, videotape machines, video recording equipment
videotape machines, video recording equipment, mr ferguson: Cameras do not have retinas . They let in light thru a lens which focuses the light to a CCD (charged coupled device) which sees the incoming light and converts it to electrical signals that are then sent to a recorder of some sort. Most common are videotape...

Desktop Video: Metalic camcorder retina, video recording equipment, history www
video recording equipment, history www, camera manufacturer: Al, I don t know who John is. And I couldn t seem to figure out what your site is about. A metallic retina? Most cameras are plastic nowadays; and all I m aware of have some level of plastic parts. Almost all cameras (nowadays) use a CCD - a charge...

Desktop Video: pixelation, pixelate, pixelation
pixelate, pixelation, resolution: Hi John I don t know Ulead, so I don t know what you mean by project mode , but let me take a stab at this. A normal TV is 720x576 @ 72dpi - which in printing terms is not a high resolution, but if your original pics are smaller than that, you will...

Desktop Video: streaming video, satellite dsl, video streams
satellite dsl, video streams, playhead: could be any number of things. Could be your network, your ISP, your RAM, etc. You don t say if you have cable, satellite, DSL, or dial-up for your Internet service. When a video streams, it has to buffer. THis means some of the video has to load into...

Desktop Video: audio in After Effects, number pad, video clip
number pad, video clip, good luck: I m not at my editing computer right now to check but I believe you hit the . key....the decimal at the bottom of the number pad. Normally you would hit the zero to create a RAM preview but for the audio to play you have to hit the decimal key and let...

Desktop Video: Canon GL2 importing problem, pci firewire card, canon gl2
pci firewire card, canon gl2, correct codec: Sorry...without being there, it s hard to diagnose and fix. Also, you should be using Firewire to capture and not USB. USB generally isn t fast enough. Wish I could be more helpful without getting my hands on it, that s about all I can offer. Good...

Desktop Video: Copy Movie, club cdfreaks, mpeg 2
club cdfreaks, mpeg 2, workaround: I have run into the same situation before with a small file suddenly being too large to fit on a DVD. Unfortunately I never figured out the problem, I just did a workaround (split it between 2 DVD s). First, make sure the file is ok. Play it with something...

Desktop Video: Copy Movie, digital video disk, mpeg 2
digital video disk, mpeg 2, m2v: Jerry, DVDs can hold data (any file you want) or be a Digital Video Disk. The Digital Video Disk has a very specific format requirements. The video is only MPEG-2 (mpeg, m2v, mts) files. Even with MPEG-2 files, it has to be Authored to properly adhere...

Desktop Video: Copying DVDs, copying dvds, nero version
copying dvds, nero version, videographer: I m sure there is but I haven t used any freebies that I can recommend. Everything I use now is a purchase. Have you checked the Nero web site to see if there s an update or upgrade option? Try download.com and see what you can find there. They re...

Desktop Video: Copying DVDs, DVD copy
DVD copy: Apologies for the late answer, but I have been down with a terrible bout of flu! I was also trying to find the name of software I had read about in PCPlus - and I finally found it: Infrarecorder, available at http://infrarecorder.org/ - and it s Vista-compatible....

Desktop Video: converting files, Movie Maker, avi
Movie Maker, avi, convert: I have cut and pasted some of the text of 2 previous answers I did for people needing to do a similar thing. (These are all programs for PC. There are 2 to look at (both free of charge) - FFMpegX and MPEG Streamclip.) The Film Machine at http://download.chip.eu/en/FilmMachine-1.5.4_1237981.html...

Desktop Video: Desktop Video Issue, dell xps, letterboxing
dell xps, letterboxing, hd tv: This is not really in my area but try this: Try zoom instead of full screen and see if that helps. Just make sure you re not cropping the image (that s annoying). It could be that that s just how the movie was shot. A lot of films (most, I think)...

Desktop Video: Desktop Video Issue, screen resolution, ratio
screen resolution, ratio, resolution: Hi Paul The reason for this is probably because movies are normally not filmed in 16:9, but other widescreen formats like 2.35:1 - which equates to about 16:7.... right up to Ultra Panavision 70, at 2.76:1 - almost three times as wide as it is high (remember...

Desktop Video: Desktop Video Issue, dell xps, windows media player
dell xps, windows media player, bottom edges: Paul, This sorta is outside my expertise (video editing) vs. your PC. But, they call this center zoom and some DVD software has the ability to zoom in on the video. If a video is wide screen...it may not match the widescreen of your tv. If you...

Desktop Video: Recording to DVD - Format, spatial compression, computational difficulty
spatial compression, computational difficulty, temporal compression: Craig, There s about four questions here. First: DVD-R (dash R) is about 90% compatible with set top DVD players, where DVD+R (plus R) is about 70% compatible. Notice I did not mention computers there? That s because data is data - computers could...

Desktop Video: trouble with film transfer?, sampling rate, canon gl2
sampling rate, canon gl2, new fire: Mark, What happens if you pass it through iMovie? Can you try an older tape and see if it works? I suspect that the audio was recorded on the new tape at 32k rather than 48k, and FCE is interpreting it wrong. If it works with iMovie and an older...

Desktop Video: VHS player, head vcr, google search
head vcr, google search, vhs player: Craig, Honestly I d never heard of a 6 head VCR. I think (from what I ve read) that it made more of a difference during the record, not the playback, and moreso at slower speeds. So if you recorded at SP, it shouldn t matter, vs. EP or LP. No idea...

Desktop Video: Video but no audio on Windows Media Player., sony cybershot camera, dell dimension 2300
sony cybershot camera, dell dimension 2300, wm player: You probably need a computer expert. I answer video production questions. But I ll give it a shot.... It s possible that you could need some sort of codec. I would upgrade my WM Player to the latest version before I did anything else. Can you play...

Desktop Video: Video but no audio on Windows Media Player., sony cybershot camera, dell dimension 2300
sony cybershot camera, dell dimension 2300, jvc everio: Hi Chris I m not a camera expert, but I found this solution online: I have a JVC GZ-MG330HU and had the same problem. Here s what I have done and it works for me..... 1) Download and install Windows Essentials Codec Pack 1.0 Setup.exe 2) Download...

Desktop Video: Watching DVD on a HD TV, analogue source, hd screen
analogue source, hd screen, hd tv: Craig, Basically, all Standard definition will have to be blown up to be played back on a HD TV. that s going to make it look soft. It also has different proportions. SD is 4x3 (almost a square) HD is 16x9 (a rectangle) WHen you put an SD picture...

Desktop Video: best way to edit & move to thumb drive, seagate harddrives, panasonic camera
seagate harddrives, panasonic camera, editable format: Michael, I assume you mean Premiere Elements? I know about Premiere Pro, Elements being the consumer version of Premiere. Premiere Pro will allow you to edit AVCHD files natively - although you ll still have to transcode the DVD video into a format...

Desktop Video: Canon HF10 Camcorder, sony platinum, blu ray players
sony platinum, blu ray players, conversion program: I don t know the practical difference between the HF10 and the HFS10. I have never used these cameras before. I m sure you can find a review or a spec sheet online. Unfortunately you are stuck with the AVCHD format. That s the downside to using Flash...

Desktop Video: Compatibility issues with Samsung camcorder to MacBook, samsung camcorder, bestbuy
samsung camcorder, bestbuy, samsung sc: Michael, I had NO IDEA that it was a minidisk. You MUST NOT put those in your mac. iMovie 08 can handle it. I don t think it ll work via firewire (but try it with iMovie!) You can go get an external burner, but I d return the camera instead. ...

Desktop Video: Double the video, avid free dv, video editing software
avid free dv, video editing software, video editing program: Then the first part of my answer is what you want. The images (individaul videos) have been squeezed or scaled down to size. Those images are stacked on the edit software s video tracks over a black baground. You just use scale to resize them (smaller)...

Desktop Video: desktop video capture software, video capture software, screen capture software
video capture software, screen capture software, desktop video capture: Hey Rich No, ME was Milennium Edition, the precursor to XP, and best forgotten ;) This software should work with any version of XP; it may be a good idea to make sure you have the latest version of Quicktime (from apple.com). All the best J0...

Desktop Video: desktop video capture software, wmv, alex
Desktop Video: desktop video capture software, wmv, alex

Desktop Video: GL2 mini cassette to DVD, mini usb port, mini cassette
mini usb port, mini cassette, composite cable: Lisa, Unless you had a matching pair (firewire) you can t do a digital transfer from your camera to your DVD burner. Video just can t be guaranteed along a USB port- and USB always has to be connected with a computer involved (the computer orchestrates...

Desktop Video: quicktime video/movie problem, web problem, video problem
web problem, video problem, mov file: Patty, I can tell you the video doesn t appear to be uploaded to the server completely. How can I tell? Again, I downloaded the .mov file to find it was only 6 megs (You forgot to tell me how long the video was. Additional information I now would like:...

Desktop Video: Software to join video files, video editing program, file mov
video editing program, file mov, mpg avi: Any video editing program should be able to do this as long as the files are some type of normal video file (.mov, .wmv, .mpg, .avi, etc.) and not a proprietary format. There are a variety of editing programs out there. Not sure about any free ones that...

Desktop Video: sony vegas-music videos?, sony vegas movie studio, windows movie maker
sony vegas movie studio, windows movie maker, layman terms: Hi Kendra Unfortunately I am not a Vegas user, but a from quick look at the website it seems that one can do this in two ways: 1. Using multiple video tracks: Let s assume your song starts with a strong beat, or there is a definite point near the...

Desktop Video: video codec, correct codec, home video clips
correct codec, home video clips, dv cameras: Howard, Whoops, I didn t mean to write this much. To some degree, .mov (QuickTime), and .AVI are containers that can hold different flavors of video files. The codec is the flavor of the video, if you will. QuickTime is (by far) the most flexible...

Desktop Video: Final Cut Exporting, HD to SD, conversion
HD to SD, conversion, DVD: Hi Vadim Sorry for the late reply - I have hit a bit of a busy period. There are a couple of ways of doing this; Larry Jordan recommends exporting the entire movie as a Quicktime Movie (File Export Quicktime Movie - check Current Settings, and for speed...

Desktop Video: .flv video, flv, convert
flv, convert, dv. mpeg streamclip: Hi Sonja Assuming you are working in a DV-PAL project, you need to convert it to DV format. Use Mpeg streamclip from www.squared5.com. (free download) You could also export to any quicktime codec tht you have on your system, but DV is a good format to...

Desktop Video: Rounded edges, FCP, Final Cut Pro
FCP, Final Cut Pro, Travel Matte: Um, not a stupid question. I m sure there must be a plugin somewhere that does it, but so far I haven t found it. I find doing borders and outlines etc. in FCP frustrating, especially on cropped images. So this is what I d do. First of all download Joe...

Desktop Video: Software to improve the quality of old video and pictures, family ceremonies, sharpness
family ceremonies, sharpness, chroma color: Sorry but you really can t improve the quality of your video. It can only get worse, not better. You may try bringing down the sharpness a bit to help smooth the edges. You can also boost the chroma (color) a bit if you want but don t expect miraculous...

Desktop Video: saving captured file, default folder, videostudio
default folder, videostudio, hard drive: You have to CAPTURE the video...you can t just play it and view it through the software and expect it to be in there. You need to cue the tape to that start of your clip and then save the IN point in Ulead. Then find the end of the clip and save the OUT...

Desktop Video: Audio Filters in FCP Version 5, audio, distortion
audio, distortion, eq: Hi Chin It s hard for me to understand what you mean by fuzzy audio. If the sound has been recorded at levels that are too high, it will be distorted, and there is not much one can do about that. If you were using a radio mic and the battery was running...

Desktop Video: Creating DVD with Multiple AVI ( for personal use only), dvd, author
dvd, author, bitrate: Hi Jomig Apologies for the late answer. I use DVD Studio Pro, but the following principles should apply. DVD authoring software converts your source footage to mpeg-2, and builds the DVD on your hard drive, before burning to DVD. So I imagine the...

Desktop Video: editing a video, windows movie maker, different music
windows movie maker, different music, puter: Movie Maker is free with WIn XP and I assume Vista so there s a version for you out there. You probably already have it. Just look around your puter. I do know it works w/ XP so you need to find another place to get it. Microsoft.com would be a good...

Desktop Video: Can my home theater system play footage by Panasonic or Sony camcorders?, home cinema system, wmv files
home cinema system, wmv files, home theater system: Quynh, A definitive maybe. If you buy a HDD/Flash media camcorder it won t record MPEG2 - rather it likely records MPEG-4 (AVCHD) And I m not sure if the Phillips player plays that. Of course, why don t you go to the local retailer and ask them to...

Desktop Video: recorded video my Panasonic NVGS15, dv, panasonic NVGS15
dv, panasonic NVGS15, firewire: Hi Elie You ll have to purchase a DV cable: this is also known as an IEEE 1394 or firewire cable, and plug it into the relevant socket on your computer. I m assuming your PC has a Firewire port - most new laptops have them; alternatively you ll have to...

Desktop Video: VCD to DVD, magic dvd ripper, home dvd player
magic dvd ripper, home dvd player, software nero: First let me say that I don t typically deal with VCD s. Their quality is bad and they are a pain to get to work properly. Not worth the effort to me. But, as far as I can tell they are set up just like a DVD in their file structure and types. If that...

Desktop Video: VCD to DVD, dvd, authoring
dvd, authoring, DAT: Hi Mufid What you want to do is a 2-step process; the first is called ripping . Here is some software you can try: First, get Mpeg Streamclip from www.squared5.com. According to the site, it can handle dat files. Make sure you have enough space on...

Desktop Video: various video and vhs ?, conent, video links
conent, video links, high def: Richie, Unfortunately, the web really isn t in a standard that our TV s understand. They re talking that the convergence between our computers and our TV will slowly happen over the next 10+ years.... But the web video is very compressed, small (320x240)...

Desktop Video: video editing Mac files on PC, avid free dv, free video editor
avid free dv, free video editor, google search: I would imagine that most editors would play .dv files so it s a matter of finding a free one. I don t have any experience with any freebies so making a recommendation is difficult. I would try a Google search first and see what came up. Then do some research...

Desktop Video: video formats, compression, artefacts
compression, artefacts, file size: hi Krystine The problem with converting and compressing video files is that all the formats use lossy compression, which means that in order to make the file smaller, some information must be thrown away . Also, changing from one format to another...

Desktop Video: video formats, sorenson squeeze, blury
sorenson squeeze, blury, video formats: Unfortunately I don t have a direct answer for you. Whenever you try to make small file sizes you HAVE to expect a loss of quality. No real way around it. If it were me, I would try a lot of different formats and see which one was most acceptable to me....

Desktop Video: COPY VHS TAPES TO DVD'S, vhs, video capture
vhs, video capture, dvd: Hey Judy The problem here is that these tapes (I presume they are VHS) have been encoded with a copy protection signal to prevent piracy, which also interferes with your ability to make a personal copy for backup purposes. Sadly the copyright mavens in...

Desktop Video: compressing to zip, letter of the alphabet, mb size
letter of the alphabet, mb size, computers store: Krystine, Let s do each question separately: Can I use compression software to make video much smaller. Not really. Basically, RAR, Zip, 7-zip and all the other common lossless compression software aren t optimized to handle video well. Usually...

Desktop Video: .AVI, adobe premiere pro, format mpeg2
adobe premiere pro, format mpeg2, dv data: Phil, I m pretty sure it s avi...(although it might also capture to quicktime. On the Mac it s QT but no AVI). Does it matter? No. All that PP is doing is wrapping an AVI shell around the DV data it s reading from your camera... it s literally...

Desktop Video: .avi, dv, dvcam
dv, dvcam, capture video: Hi Phil As far as I know, this is true: essentially when capturing, you are transferring bits/bytes from tape to the hard drive, and although there is compression in the DV codec, this is the least lossy way of doing it. AVI, like Apple s Quicktime,...

Desktop Video: Capture Device, snazzi, tuner
snazzi, tuner: Hi Mohammed Apologies for the slow reply - I have been totally snowed under at work! I don t know the Snazzi, but here is my best guess: When a device is plugged into a coaxial cable it needs to be tuned to the frequency of signal that is incoming....

Desktop Video: eror 600, can't open FCE, google search, computer imac
google search, computer imac, support apple: Peter, I have no idea what 600 is.... I did find this: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2237?viewlocale=en_US It indicates it s a serial number issue - but that may not be the answer; it s just the results of a google search that hit an apple document....

Desktop Video: fcp borders, royalty free photos, vision mixer
royalty free photos, vision mixer, afrikaans word: Hi Ron Not sure what you mean by borders. I can recommend products from Digital Juice (www.digitaljuice.com). I have the first Editor s toolkit which has a whole bunch of useful graphic elements, including backgrounds, lower thirds, royalty-free photos...

Desktop Video: Instructional Video For Web/DVD, glendale community college, music images
glendale community college, music images, legal aspect: In general, if you didn t create it, you can t use it. This means that any music, images, footage, etc that someone else created belongs to them and you may not use them in your production without their written permission. But there are a lot of freebies...

Desktop Video: Snazzi, coaxial cable, tv tuner
coaxial cable, tv tuner, vcr: It sounds like you have it connected properly. You will need to look at the back of your VCR near the RF Out connector and see what channel it it set to for output. Here in the US we use either channel 3 or 4. Then you will need to set your snazzi tuner to...

Desktop Video: Missing Date & Time of the digital video recording, digital video recording, video editing software
digital video recording, video editing software, dv camcorders: Harry, Good news and bad news: First, some camcorders did put time/date onto the video. Bad news; You couldn t actually remove that information. It was burned in...or nothing. The data of the time and date on most consumer video is so variable to...

Desktop Video: Missing Date & Time of the digital video recording, datecode, date code
datecode, date code, timecode: Hi Harry I need more info from you. What camera are you shooting on? Maybe it s possible to set the camera to burn the datecode into the picture before you digitise it? Are you using firewire to capture the footage - i.e. not going via a capture card?...

Desktop Video: What options should I use for the best quality video format?, windows movie maker, firewire ieee
windows movie maker, firewire ieee, strong machine: Hi Richard I am concerned that a USB drive may not be fast enough to capture to. The new USB3 system would be, but that means new hardware, as would the firewire I mentioned previously. I imagine you won t have much joy compressing TS files, as they...

Desktop Video: What options should I use for the best quality video format?, windows movie maker, panasonic nv
windows movie maker, panasonic nv, format pal: Not sure they will compress very well or at all. Why not burn them as DVD s and just store them in a drawer? That would be much better than trying to convert or compress. Or, just get an external harddrive and copy them over to that. a big one is less than...

Desktop Video: What options should I use for the best quality video format?, windows movie maker, minidv format
windows movie maker, minidv format, camera records: Richard, I have a copy of AviDeMux on my system. I ve tried it a couple of times and it never makes sense to me. That s a strange experience for me, because I can use at least professionally seven different editorial tools. And AviDeMux has never made...

Desktop Video: Pixlating An Image?, fcp plugin, final cut pro plugin
fcp plugin, final cut pro plugin, pixellate: Hey Chin For blurring, Andy Mees is your man! He has produced a bunch of free FCP plugins that include one called Region Blur which should do the job for you: http://web.me.com/andymees/Free_and_Easy/main/main.html It is bundled into one tiny zip...

Desktop Video: Producing a live 2 camera stream and recording it, mini dv cameras, mini dv camcorders
mini dv cameras, mini dv camcorders, camera stream: Brian, I only know of one (that doesn t mean there isn t more than one...) it s called Wirecast: http://www.telestream.net/wire-cast/overview.htm What does it do? Connect both cameras up, it switches AND STREAMS. Be aware that: you ll need to plug...

Desktop Video: Question, windows media player, dvd drive
windows media player, dvd drive, heaps: Windows Media Player just does a so-so job of playing DVD s. I always use something else if it s available. I don t know VLC, but it has to be better than Win Media Player. Just make sure you have the latest version of VLC and all of your updates are current....

Desktop Video: Stream and Record video production, mini dv cameras, mini dv camcorders
mini dv cameras, mini dv camcorders, production questions: Maybe. Not easy, though. You need a switcher or some sort of switching software. I d rent a switcher from a video rental house. A cheapie will probably be around $100-$200 for the night. Then you need some really long cables, preferably firewire or S-video....

Desktop Video: video editing, jeff greenberg, digital video camera
jeff greenberg, digital video camera, video work: Actually, you asked me the question twice - or hit the send button twice. You ll see I suggested Lynda.com as being a great place full of tutorials, but I also mentioned the struggle with practical production (as opposed to the post production/computer...

Desktop Video: video editing on computer, burn to dvd, camera microphone, digital video camera
camera microphone, digital video camera, video work: Richard, It really depends on your editing software. I d strongly recommend Lynda.com as a place with loads of tutorials. The biggest problem with video, in general isn t the post production (editorial) process....it s the shooting (framing), writing,...

Desktop Video: video editing on computer, burning to DVD, google searches, work lighting
google searches, work lighting, digital video camera: If you pay attention to details, don t overuse effects, keep things simple (most important), balance your audio levels (volume), etc you ll be ok. Just look at other pro videos that are similar to yours and compare things. Most beginner videos are a bit rough...

Desktop Video: Burning CD, prassi primodvd, gi image
prassi primodvd, gi image, applacation: Well to start off a .GI stands for Global Image. Its like a .ISO but not lots of software programs will support Global Image s. To burn .GI files follow these steps: 1. (Download Prassi PrimoDvd 2.0 and install it into your computer.) 2. (Click on...

Desktop Video: burning software, free software, open source
free software, open source, hackintosh: Hi Nick Linux is based on Unix, but running on normal PC hardware as opposed to Mac which is now also based on a version of Unix, but requires dedicated hardware, or all sorts of hacks to get it running on a PC. The Linux developers spend a lot of time...

Desktop Video: Dazzle Video Creator Plus HD, pal video system, video deck
pal video system, video deck, pinnacle studio: Allan, Technically, it s NTSC-J. Ok, so a couple of questions.... Does the tape work in a standard VCR? When you say it plays and the words don t match - do you mean it s out of sync? Do you have a different tape to try that s NTSC-J? Last, (and...

Desktop Video: Disc Storage, dual layer dvd disc, google search
dual layer dvd disc, google search, dual layer dvd burner: Yes, they are playable as movies though they say in this article that there s a slight transition seen when it switches layers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD Also according to the wiki article above (use at you own discretion), there are DVDs that hold...

Desktop Video: Output Final Cut Express, final cut express, digital 8
final cut express, digital 8, video quality: John, Ok, fair questions. For me? Digital 8 is about a 2 (1 would be youtube/Internet video at 320x240.) It s essentially the same as Mini-DV See this for details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital8 Final Cut Express can handle MiniDV or...

Desktop Video: ripping and burning - i need help!, open source software, question thanks
open source software, question thanks, cds audio: Barbara, I think this will work: http://infrarecorder.org/ It s open source software, has no malware and can copy a dvd; it does this by taking an original (unprotected) dvd, making a temporary internal copy, and then writing the new one. Here s...

Desktop Video: cropping frames of wmv video, minute video clip, blaze media
minute video clip, blaze media, streamclip: I heard lots of great feedback about this product - glad you like it. Unfortunately, I never used it. My first thought after reading your issues is that the features may be restricted due to it being a trial? They usually tease you a little with only going...

Desktop Video: "Lightening Up" A Frame, color grading, color timing
color grading, color timing, color wheel: Hi Chin Sorry to be so late in replying - been away on a shoot, and forgot to change my settings. For any kind of color grading I prefer the Color-Corrector 3-way filter - it s also great for fixing badly white-balanced footage. In your effects bin,...

Desktop Video: Video compression, dual layer dvd rw, mind compression
dual layer dvd rw, mind compression, mpeg videos: keep in mind compression will shrink the file size making the quality suffer. A DVD-R has about 4.38 GB of data storage capacity - limiting it to at least 2 hours worth of video. You could use a program like dvd shrink, (http://www.dvdshrink-2010.org/)...

Desktop Video: Cloning Footage, sony dcr vx, sony dcr vx 2000
sony dcr vx, sony dcr vx 2000, composite inputs: I m not familiar with these particular cameras but I ll do the best I can. First, make sure you are connecting it correctly (OUT of the player camera to IN on the recorder camera). Then go into the menu of the record camera and choose the correct input. They...

Desktop Video: Cloning Footage, frame issue, thanks in advance
frame issue, thanks in advance, final cut: Chin, If you can play the footage, why not plug camera 1 into camera 2 and hit record (thus cloning the footage.) You might have to turn camera 2 into VTR mode. I don t pretend to know all the cameras on the market (nobody really does...) - but, let...

Desktop Video: Convert 8mm analog video to digital?, adobe premiere elements, video editing software
adobe premiere elements, video editing software, hilton head island: Tom There s the very easy way: Your local pharmacy or photography store will do it for you. They ll convert it through a service to a DVD. Once on DVD, we can use an open source (free) utility called MPEG Streamclip to rip it from the DVD format to any...

Desktop Video: movie transfer, pinnacle studio 9, burner software
pinnacle studio 9, burner software, good shape: The answer is....maybe . It depends on the format of the movie. If it s a format that Pinnacle will handle, you re in pretty good shape. Just bring the movie into Pinnacle, edit it, and save it. I don t know if Pinnacle will burn a DVD for you directly or...

Desktop Video: System Maintenance, apple mac, maintenance
apple mac, maintenance, disk permissions: Hi Chin Apologies for the delay... I ve been a bit snowed under. There is a free set of programs for maintenance available from Titanium (http://www.titanium.free.fr/index_us.html). The basic Maintenance programme is a small download and does all...

Desktop Video: hd video, avidemux, canon camera
avidemux, canon camera, compression tools: James If it s the brand-new Canon -- you re going to need some sort of software to be able to work with it. I just think it s cool that you have the new canon camera. Truthfully, you need software to deal with any sort of video-- often the video from...

Desktop Video: Video Edit Software/Tool, windows movie maker, adobe creative suite
windows movie maker, adobe creative suite, video edit software: You re on the right track. Final Cut is avery good but it s only available for Mac (last time I looked anyway). That should do most things you d want to do. Adobe Premiere is similar and there s a PC version as well as MAc. We re setting up a couple of edit...

Desktop Video: Video Edit Software/Tool, pinnacle products, windows movie maker
pinnacle products, windows movie maker, pc laptop: Hi Callum If you re going to upgrade, upgrade to a Mac. To run Final Cut, you need a Mac. Final Cut now comes as a Suite, with Final Cut Pro for editing (cutting up your footage and creating sequences), Motion for special effects much like After Effects...

Desktop Video: Video Edit Software/Tool, windows movie maker, video edit software
windows movie maker, video edit software, premiere elements: Calum, After effects is compositing software (powerful, but not editing) I don t know cool edit. I use (and teach) Final Cut, Avid and Premiere. Final Cut pro is mac only - so that s out... You mentioned After Effects - Why not look at Premiere...

Desktop Video: Convert AVCHD for web use, convert video, conversion
convert video, conversion, flv: There are a few pieces of free software I usually try for converting -- Mpeg Streamclip, ffmpeg and Leawo Video Converter. Just Google them, and you will find them easily. Recently I found a new one - FLV Crunch, which can handle those dreaded proprietary...

Desktop Video: Copying transitions from one project into another., workarounds, drift
workarounds, drift, transitions: Adam, I m pretty familiar with iMovie....wait...which VERSION of imovie? iMovie 6? iMovie 08? iMovie 09? Apple did major changes between 6 and 08. There s a way to check/validate that things are working (or not) - all we have to do is export...

Desktop Video: Final Cut and Clip Hierarchy, project basis, final cut
project basis, final cut, hierarchy: Sam, Nope. Not really. FCP does it s own level of management - it just links to QuickTime files. It doesn t communicate with the finder that way. Basically, it creates a folder in capture scratch on a per project basis... But no hierarchy of...

Desktop Video: Is there video software with these editing solutions that would help many people?, video editing, linux
video editing, linux, vlc: Hi Richard Apologies for the late reply -- I have tried a few times before, but kept on being interrupted!! We have a lot of work at the moment. 1. Sorry, the Window menu is for Mac - on PC it s the View window, or Ctrl-P for Playlist. 2. The...

Desktop Video: Is there video software with these editing solutions that would help many people?, video editing software, conversion step
video editing software, conversion step, tv tuner card: My job is to edit and create videos. It s my job....not a hobby. I go to work, I enjoy it, I get paid, I go home. I m not in this to tinker/write/program code. I m in it to make videos and get paid. We tend to use pretty high end programs developed by companies...

Desktop Video: converting files, windows media player, web servers
windows media player, web servers, video files: Savannah, I don t know how this relates to desktop video, but I do (generally) know what PHP is. PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. Basically, it allows...

Desktop Video: DV Video Camera Transfer, video editing software, inexpensive tools
video editing software, inexpensive tools, premiere elements: Kii, If you have a DV camcorder, the only way you should bring in your material is via firewire. DV = digital video (not uncompressed...) and all you want to do is transfer that to your computer. To do so, you ll need video editing software; I m not...

Desktop Video: Dv Tape Transfer Cont., firewire card, firewire to usb cable
firewire card, firewire to usb cable, express card slot: If you have an express card slot, you need a firewire card like this: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1ACAW_ENUS373&q=express+card+firewire+adapter&aq=1&aqi=g8g-m2&aql=&oq=express+card+firewire&gs_rfai=Cu1w6fLf-S7aUOZLmygSQj4DCBQAAAKoEBU_QEHmg...

Desktop Video: sound film transfers, variable speed control, sony vx2000
variable speed control, sony vx2000, alvin the chipmunk: Bob, Yeah, the problem is, that the sound was supposed to be 18 or 24 fps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_8_mm_film But some cameras didn t adhere to this. What d I d do, is transfer the video at 24 and adjust the sound/pitch shift it after...

Desktop Video: Thumbnail Pic of a Video, thumbnail pic, video thumbnails
thumbnail pic, video thumbnails, thumbnail creator: I really don t know. This is more of a computer quesiton than a video production question. However, I did find these web sites that may be helpful. Otherwise, try a computer expert here at allexperts.com http://gallery.menalto.com/wiki/Changing_Movie_Thumbnails_Low_Tech_NOT_ffmpeg_...

Desktop Video: Video Editing Software, video editing software, bells and whistles
video editing software, bells and whistles, cutting software: Carey, Let s start with the reliable comparison question first. No, I can t give you a decent place for comparisons, or at least, none that I feel are impartial/well done. On the PC the problem is twofold; first, there are three major versions of windows...

Desktop Video: written commentary synced to DVD, citizen kane, brilliant observations
citizen kane, brilliant observations, rewind buttons: Wow. Very cool idea! There has to be a way of doing that but unfortuately I don t know what it it is. Flash is the closest thing that I know of that would do something like that but I don t think it will read the DVD time code. The software you use would also...

Desktop Video: Confusion about the screen aspect ratio, aspect ratio, letterbox
aspect ratio, letterbox, pan-scan: Hi Victor This very much depends on the software used to make the DVD. There should have been an option for Pan/Scan or Letterbox in the setup, which encodes the DVD accordingly; in which case you would have the following results on a standard TV:...

Desktop Video: Confusion about the screen aspect ratio, widescreen television, screen aspect ratio
widescreen television, screen aspect ratio, aspect ratio: As long as it s not done in Hi Def (which would have to be Blu-Ray) it should be fine. THeir tv will most likely just letterbox it (black bars @ the top and bottom). Worst case, the pic would be squeezed from the sides to fit the screen. It should be...

Desktop Video: Final Cut Express Issue, final cut express, weird one
final cut express, weird one, canvas: Hi Charlotte Sorry, this is a bit of a weird one; can t say I ve seen quite the same thing ever :( It looks like it _may_ be a codec issue... are these quicktime movies you captured from a DVCam device, or are they imported from somewhere else? Are...

Desktop Video: Final Cut Express Issue, final cut express, mr ferguson
final cut express, mr ferguson, creative cow: I ve never seen this before but I did find a few answers online: http://www.2-popforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63687 http://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/8/962036 (you should join Creative Cow....lots of good info & people there) It sounds...

Desktop Video: Final Cut Express Issue, final cut express, macintosh hd
final cut express, macintosh hd, charlotte library: Charlotte, It s probably that your preferences have become corrupt. You just need to remove them and restart Final Cut. Quit Final cut. On your HD there is a folder called users. Inside of it is your user. It has the home folder. Macintosh HD...

Desktop Video: Why MPEG4 is not efficient?, video codecs, taking a liberty
video codecs, taking a liberty, quality adjustment: Dave, It is efficient - just not as efficient as you want. Your encoding software is utilizing a quality adjustment which is a very gray area - who knows what that means to a software designer? The only way for us to understand how much compression...

Desktop Video: playing HVDVD_TS format, HD-DVD, HD DVD
HD-DVD, HD DVD, HDDVD: Hi Richard I am still not yet into HD-DVD. Free software I use that can convert just about anything is MPEG Streamclip from http://www.squared5.com/. It does DVD ripping a treat, so I think it s worth a try on an HD-DVD. If you have a Playstation3 it...

Desktop Video: No sound when importing Mpg files to Adobe Premiere?, sony video camera, common denominator
sony video camera, common denominator, files avi: I ve had this same problem with other editing systems as well as Premiere. I believe it may have something to do with the mpg having digital audio (as opposed to analog, I guess). Certain mpg s here will work fine while others have no audio. Digital audio...

Desktop Video: Unable to Delete .MP4 format video files, how to start your computer in safe mode, rmkv
how to start your computer in safe mode, rmkv, folder access: You may need to contact a computer expert instead of me but I have had similar problems so I ll give it a shot. You may have accidentally saved them into a folder to which you can t delete files (like a sysytem folder or somewhere else that the computer...

Desktop Video: Lost file recovery won't load to movie maker, movie maker, computer expert
movie maker, computer expert, audio content: So you had a big crash and had to retrieve the file with the utilities program, correct? Unfortunately, it may have gotten corrupted in the crash. I m not familiar with GLary Utilities so I can t help you there but if there was a big crash and you re working...

Desktop Video: BS Player help, bottun, video signale
bottun, video signale, computer question: Unfortunately I have no experience with that program. However, with most programs it s a matter of telling it where to look for the signal. Where that is in BS Player I have no idea. You ll have to bounce around in there and look for it. I would assume it...

Desktop Video: power point, google search, pp presentation
google search, pp presentation, flash pdf: Yes, you can. The problem is that the PP presentation is not in a video format so it has to be converted. It can be a pain to do but it s doable and, in recent years, has gotten easier. I found this web site by doing a simple Google search for PowerPoint...

Desktop Video: Rescuing an MP4 from MPEGTEMP00X files..., output filename, source files
Desktop Video: Rescuing an MP4 from MPEGTEMP00X files..., output filename, source files, success rate

Desktop Video: about MOV video ?, quick time player, aviconverter
quick time player, aviconverter, adobe cs3: Hi Lokesh Sorry for the late reply - been having trouble with my connection. I m not all that au fait with Windows or Adobe, but my sense of this is that Quicktime is more of an Apple format, while Windows prefers AVI. Yes, they can both play each other...

Desktop Video: Rescuing an MP4 from MPEGTEMP00X files..., sd memory card, streamclip
sd memory card, streamclip, xacti hd2: Hi Not sure if I followed your methodology: I imagine you would have to rename the .00x part of the file to .mp4 - but before you try messing around with it on the card, best you try copying everything onto your hard drive first. Have you tried calling...

Desktop Video: Converting to MPEG4 to MPEG2, jpeg stills, mr ferguson
jpeg stills, mr ferguson, free converter: Unfortunately I don t. I ve run into this problem before and I don t have a good free solution for you. Actually I really don t have a solid solution at all! The SD cams and the Flip video cams are a pain in the rear to deal with. When I get that type of footage...

Desktop Video: desktop, mini dv camera, expertise area
mini dv camera, expertise area, computer wattage: It s fairly simple actually. The FLip camera is the easiest way to do it. Just shoot w/ the Flip, connect it to the puter, and upload to your YouTube acct. Flips retail for around $150-ish. THey have their limitations but getting the video into your puter...

Desktop Video: Import avi into premiere pro
I have run into this before as well. I never did figure out why (I think it has something to do with codecs but I m not sure) but it s very frustrating....especially since Premiere works primarily w/ avi files. I worked around it by converting the avi to another...

Desktop Video: photo question, mypic, c drive
mypic, c drive, easiest thing: It s not really my area but I deal w/ images all the time so I ll try to help you out. First, you need to go on the website and find out what formats they will accept. Most likely it will be jpg, maybe bmp or gif. THen you need to see what format your pic...

Desktop Video: streaming video, google search, video playback
google search, video playback, cam studio: Recording streaming video can be a pain. I think they make it that way on purpose! I didn t know about using RealPlayer....I ll have to try that. The way I usually do it is to copy the URL and then go to www.keepvid.com and paste it into the box and then...

Desktop Video: DVD editing, adobe premiere pro, how to edit vob files
adobe premiere pro, how to edit vob files, sheer exhaustion: Rick, Technically, since the DMCA, I can t really address handling movies. Let s see how I can talk around this. The only real time you can correctly do this is from the editorial/authoring tool - not after it s been a VOB. A VOB is an MPEG2 file -...

Desktop Video: no mov. visible?, playsport, pic icon
playsport, pic icon, sorry jeff: JR, I have no good news for you. If the QuickTime files aren t showing an icon - it s likely that they re corrupted. It sounds like they weren t written correctly. Since their data structure isn t valid, none of the material works. It s a camera...

Desktop Video: How can I remove noise from MOV files?, scanner noise, notch filter
scanner noise, notch filter, ol friend: It can be removed but it s not easy and you have to have the right audio software and know how to use it well. Some programs (Cool Edit Pro and others) have the ability to sample a piece of audio (the noise) and then recognize and eliminate it from another...

Desktop Video: Video Sound Quality, sony soundforge, soft surfaces
sony soundforge, soft surfaces, salespage: Thomas, It s so much - vocal lessons, the microphones, the EQ setups.... Some tweaks the equalization on the microphones slightly. The bass and mid-tones are emphasized while the nasal highs are taken down a bit. Add in a pop filter and it all comes...

Desktop Video: 1080/60p recording, adobe premiere elements, sony minidv
adobe premiere elements, sony minidv, panasonic tv: Debra, This is a complex question that delves into formats, HD and Blu-Ray. I d like to keep it a bit simpler and feel free to ask follow ups for depth. Blu-Ray can t play back 1080p60 - merely 1080i60 or 1080p24. Technically 1080p60 is solely a file...

Desktop Video: EFLV format, ripper program, file structure
ripper program, file structure, video files: DVDs contain a file structure as opposed to individually playable files, meaning you can t just open the files on the DVD and play or convert them. They have to work together for the DVD to play. To convert the DVD, you ll need to rip it first with a DVD...

Desktop Video: Video to DVD, tiny computer screen, internal hd
tiny computer screen, internal hd, junk space: Lauren, I don t have an easy answer here - if you want to cut the footage, it has to be captured, edited, authored and burnt to a DVD. If you want it to be easy a dedicated VHS/DVD machine makes the most sense. Now, with that information, I have a...

Desktop Video: canon gl2, video capture card, canon gl2
video capture card, canon gl2, quality deck: The only other option is to get a video capture card/box (like a Snappy) that has composite video and audio in/out and do it that way. Picture quality will be greatly reduced and they re pretty expensive (or used to be). It s also a pain in the butt to get...

Desktop Video: equlizing the audio on a video file, content creators, fat person
content creators, fat person, free open source: Travis, What you want is some level of normalization - something that monitors the audio (actually you want compression, but I don t see it in the major tool people use.) I suggest you play back your video with VLC player - it has a normalize switch...

Desktop Video: equlizing the audio on a video file, mp3 songs, file formats
Desktop Video: equlizing the audio on a video file, mp3 songs, file formats, line radio

Desktop Video: Playing Videos, annoying problem, dell inspiron
annoying problem, dell inspiron, question thanks: Milton, So, I have two suggestions for you 1) Check out http://speedtest.net FIOS should run upwards of 10 to 20 mb/s (youtube requires around .6 to 1mb/s) 2) Second thought - Your flash plugin maybe outdated. Here s the latest version of it: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/...

Desktop Video: Use only 1 frame of a movie per minute, time-lapse, motion
time-lapse, motion, real-time: Hi Richard Some cameras have a time-lapse setting, so that would depend on your camera. Assuming you ve already shot the footage, time-lapse is essentially a speeded up shot, so depending on your software, you *should* be able to increase the frame rate...

Desktop Video: Compression, minimal loss, h 264
minimal loss, h 264, high def: Chin, That so matches with what I said! :D *If you use h.264 compression, at a data rate of about 1000k/second in whatever format you like. * *If it s an SD file (standard def - 640x480) this will look good. *If it s a full HD file (high def 1920x1080)...

Desktop Video: Editing in HD & Aspect Ratios, HD, HDV
HD, HDV, 16:9: Hi Chin Sorry for the slow reply - been REAAALLLY busy ;) The biggest consideration with HD is drive speed - you need at the very least Firewire 800 drives or even better a SATA RAID array. By default HD is 16:9, so an HD camera would normally shoot...

Desktop Video: HD video, samsung video camera, adding subtitles
samsung video camera, adding subtitles, hd samsung: DVD s won t handle HD. You need Blu-Ray to make an HD disc. I m not sure what freebies there are out there that will do this. If you re going to add subtitles, you pretty much have to have a video editor. Most editors today will convert the fooatge for you...

Desktop Video: HD video, HD, DVD
HD, DVD, encode: Hi Andres The problem here is that DVD is by default a standard-def format. For HD you need to go Blu-ray, which means a blu-ray burner, software like Toast Titanium 10, and an HD screen to view with your Blu-ray player. HD has 1080 vertical pixels (or...

Desktop Video: HD video, samsung video camera, blue ray movies
samsung video camera, blue ray movies, adding subtitles: Andres, 1) Sure - you can put the MPEG4 video there forever. But no, a bluray player will not be able to play the mpeg4 files, because it s not in bluray format 2) Open Source bluray is in it s infancy (don t expect it to be easy to use) http://sourceforge.net/projects/blurayauthor/...

Desktop Video: Pulling an Asset into FCP..., adobe after effects, adobe acrobat
adobe after effects, adobe acrobat, video project: Chin, I m not sure what you mean. Adobe Acrobat can t create video - it creates PDF files. Do you mean Adobe After Effects? If it s a QuickTime file, you just import it into FCP. The codec that the QuickTime file was rendered to, is crucial...

Desktop Video: Creating Simple Videos, interactive videos, video images
interactive videos, video images, moviemaker: Video is technically linear, meaning it has a beginning and an ending and you play it straight thru. Anything that was truly interactive wouldn t really be video, it could only INCLUDE video, among other things. FLash would be your best be for creating something...

Desktop Video: DVD ASPECT RATIO, mov video clips, windows movie maker
mov video clips, windows movie maker, adobe elements: Harry, It s hard to say - realistically (as a professional) we try to only transform the media once. I think you did it four times? .Mov Avi .AVi WMV WMV MPG Each time is a photocopy of a photocopy (to some extent) You could fix this -...

Desktop Video: interlace help, buck rogers tv show, open source software
buck rogers tv show, open source software, buck rogers: Bob, I have no idea - I ve never used/heard of that software. If you can match exactly the size/data rate etc, of the files their software produces, Handbrake ought to be able to be configured to set it. What s important is that you know how to set...

Desktop Video: Posting a video, g4 computer, rule of thumb
g4 computer, rule of thumb, youtube: If you go to those websites you will find directions on how to do it. They typically convert it to the right format for you. You just want to make sure they support whatever file type the video is in now. They handle most all of them. Youtube has a 15 minute...

Desktop Video: Burning videos to DVD for DVD player., patent license, correct steps
patent license, correct steps, license restrictions: First, you can t record a DVD in a CD burner. You need to use a DVD burner. Second, don t choose Video CD . Video CD s came out many years ago as an alternative (a bad one) to burning DVD s when DVD burners were hard to come by and expensive. It s ancient...

Desktop Video: Burning videos to DVD for DVD player., patent license, correct steps
patent license, correct steps, license restrictions: Richard, I m aware of Avidemux - I have a copy of it, I don t like it - but the open source version on the macintosh isn t a great adaptation. I don t really know what an 800,000 pixel CD is. When we describe video cameras, we don t count the total...

Desktop Video: Embedding Text in VDO, hp labtop, www youtube
hp labtop, www youtube, cyberlink powerdirector: Hi Frank I have found some other Windows programs you may like to try out: Wax: http://www.debugmode.com/wax/ Zwei-Stein: http://www.thugsatbay.com/tab/?q=zweistein Or if you re up to the challenge of trying a fully-fledged, mature editor: Lightworks:...

Desktop Video: De Interlace help, sd tv, computer resolution
sd tv, computer resolution, vob file: Robert, SD tv (you wrote HD) is 525 interlaced lines, but only 486 actual usable lines. DVDs only use 480 lines (they don t use 6 of them.) HD is either 1920x1080 Interlaced or 1280 x720 Progressive. Last, it s 640x480 square pixels - but the truth...

Desktop Video: A project video, effects, particle effects
effects, particle effects, sfx: Hi Louie Apologies for the late response. Unfortunately Final Cut is only for Apple Mac. I would suggest sticking with what you know, such as Vegas, but take a look at plugins that integrate with it, like Boris effects (www.borisfx.com). Look at either...

Desktop Video: A project video, cyberlink powerdirector, video editing software
cyberlink powerdirector, video editing software, adobe aftereffects: Final Cut Pro is a good program, however it probably won t do sword/slicing effects. You d have to build or buy those. Glittering fairytale stuff would have to be built or bought as well. It may have lightning built-in but I doubt it. You can use Adobe...

Desktop Video: .vob import into Adobe Premiere Pro, video editing program, ripper program
video editing program, ripper program, vob files: I don t know. I have never used this feature before. I can t imagine that a DVD could keep up with the video needs of a video editing program very well. I m not sure how they are doing that. And that may be the root of your issues. I would still say that...

Desktop Video: .vob import into Adobe Premiere Pro, vts files, vob file
vts files, vob file, vob files: Phil, Yes, a bit sarcastic, but it made me laugh. The thing is, you re entitled to support; I don t know how your system is setup, I don t know if you ve bought it (I try to be non-judgmental about such things- but I get so many how do I copy this...

Desktop Video: Converting a DVD into email format, video compression software, usb thumb drive
video compression software, usb thumb drive, cosy fireplace: Alessa, You re not going to be able to do this by email, because, frankly, the video will be too large. You re going to need some other mechanism - either a hard drive or a USB thumb drive. http://handbrake.fr/ is a free DVD ripper. You can rip it...

Desktop Video: Editing HD Video, HD, high def
HD, high def, high definition: Hi Chin This is not a simple question, and depends on some variables: what camera are you planning on using? There are HDV cameras which shoot to tape, Panasonic DVCPro that shoots to either tape or P-2 card, the Sony XDCam which shoots to card or optical...

Desktop Video: merging mov files, video editing software, windows movie maker
video editing software, windows movie maker, playsport: Dave, Windows MM just won t handle anything other than an AVI - which means you really need to look at something else. I think your best bet is to look at Premiere elements- they have a 30 day trial for free (which is perfect to see what you think.)...

Desktop Video: Playing CD,DVD, compact disc player, some free tools
compact disc player, some free tools, internet hope: Leonard, To view video on your TV, you must author a DVD - this isn t copying media onto a DVD disc; rather, this is using software to create a compliant format for DVD Video. Whatever format the video and audio you have has to be converted to MPEG2...

Desktop Video: Interfacing Television Set wit Recording/Playback Device, cable television channels, digital video disk
cable television channels, digital video disk, usb tv tuner: Solution 1 may work, however USB is not very fast and may not be able to keep up with the huge video files that will be streamed. I think this is the least workable solution and a lot of trouble to deal with. It may work but I beleive you are going to have...

Desktop Video: Movie Editing, mb avi, lightworks
mb avi, lightworks, xvid: Hi Frank To be honest, I m not sure how a 3 MB avi can be superior to a 30 MB one! But xvid is a good codec, so it s all relative. I m not acquainted with the software you mention, as I work primarily with Mac, but I m glad it s working for you. Regards...

Desktop Video: Emailing videos, third party software, playsport
third party software, playsport, email servers: While I m not a big fan of the Flip camera, it does serve a purpose. It is made to point, shoot, and share easily. You will not need a third party program. It has its own software to uload the video for you. It s very easy. The biggest issue you are going...

Desktop Video: Video editing, vcr tapes, mobility radeon
vcr tapes, mobility radeon, compaq presario: Dave, That s okay, much of my answers remain the same. I still suggest Premiere elements. The only unsure item was if it d open a dvd or build a loop dvd, both of which are easily answered by calling adobe (or just downloading the software trial.) ...

Desktop Video: Video editing for novice, vcr tapes, magic dvd ripper
vcr tapes, magic dvd ripper, mobility radeon: Your computer should handle it. I would use MovieMaker since it s free and comes with Windows. Getting the DVD fooatge into the computer in a useable format is your biggest problem. You ll likely need a DVD ripper program. This will copy the footage onto your...

Desktop Video: Video software, flat screen tv, video editing software
flat screen tv, video editing software, vcr tapes: Dave, It sounds like you re doing it hard way. 1) Yes, I think Premiere elements works just fine. 2) I don t know - I know the DVD Spec permits this, but I don t know if Premiere elements does: http://www.adobe.com/products/premiereel/features/ - there...

Desktop Video: simple scrolling video for youtube, avid media composer, adobe premiere pro
avid media composer, adobe premiere pro, video editing software: Mark, Unfortunately, it s not easy. Most video editing software can do a crawl a left to right scroll of words. But the speed of this is likely to be an average over the time/amount of words - meaning it won t sync with the music. A solution is...

Desktop Video: youtube videos, good luck, lyrics
good luck, lyrics, youtube videos: You need to create a CG roll . Most editing programs will have the ability to roll text. Basically you type in all of the lyrics, guess at the right speed and try it. Then you speed up or slow down the words to make sure they match the audio. Good luck...

Desktop Video: AVCHD-video in Premiere ProCS6, mts files, cs6
mts files, cs6, folder structure: Ok, next steps. 1) I only want to talk/deal with the original clips. Any conversions you ve done compromise the clips. So, I do not want to talk/deal with the conversions. 2) When I asked which version of Premiere Pro - I mean do you own ONLY Premiere,...

Desktop Video: Convert M4V to AVI or WMV, filepop, video converter
filepop, video converter, m4v: Yes there are many that can do this, but I have actually been working with a developer to make a better converter and we believe it has been achieved in our new free video converter called FilePop. You can get it from here: http://www.burnworld.com/filepop-free-video-converter.htm...

Desktop Video: Creating a video/dvd, video editor, video editing
video editor, video editing: HI James, There are a few good full service software apps that would work for you. I recommend looking at these first: Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate: http://www.burnworld.com/1/wondershare-vcu.htm and Roxio Creator: http://www.burnworld.com/software/cdrburning/roxio/creator.htm...

Desktop Video: DVD on a Mac, mac, dvd movie
mac, dvd movie, rip dvd: There are a few applications that you can choose from that will do this. Handbrake is a popular free software for Mac and then there are paid solutions like this one: http://www.burnworld.com/mac/wondershare-video-converter-ultimate-review.html Just note...

Desktop Video: Convert M4V to AVI or WMV, video converter, best choice
Desktop Video: Convert M4V to AVI or WMV, video converter, best choice, wmv

Desktop Video: iTunes DVD, mp4 video, itunes
mp4 video, itunes, author dvd: Hi David, This is a very typical question. Basically if you want to create a video DVD that is playable on your DVD player you would first need to author the video. If on a Mac and you happen to have iDVD then that will do it. Otherwise you can use software...

Desktop Video: Making a reaction video, avid media composer, youtube video
avid media composer, youtube video, computer mic: Rod, There are a couple of ways to do this...and this isn t the only one. On the software side, programs like Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and Apple s Final Cut pro all can do a picture in picture effect - where you have a second track of...

Desktop Video: video on iTunes, mpeg4 divx, distribution formats
mpeg4 divx, distribution formats, distribution versions: David, Long story short: 1) You can t really edit MPEG-4 files easily. 2) You can put MPEG-4 files onto a DVD – not by just dragging and dropping – but by authoring them using a piece of software that builds a compliant DVD. Long story long: ...

Desktop Video: Acer A210 does not play videos, flv player, a210
flv player, a210, youtube: Good Morning, Try installing this file - http://download.cnet.com/K-Lite-Codec-Pack-Full/3000-13632_4-64246.html Then reboot and try playing a video file you have on your computer (download one from YouTube if you like) you can find some cool ones here...

Desktop Video: Cleaning up Audio...., audio hum, audio
audio hum, audio, fix audio: Hi Chin Hum can be a bit of a problem, depending on the frequencies that it contains. Sometimes it s quite low in the bass spectrum, so you can use a graphic equalizer (in the Audio Effects bin) to pull out those frequencies, without affecting the rest...

Desktop Video: DVD "Split", youtube, google
youtube, google, split up: This is a limitation in YouTube. To be able to upload longer videos you would need to have an established account. See this resource straight from the horses mouth: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&lev=topic&cbid=12lqwb1bgjap&answer=71673&src=c...

Desktop Video: PLEASE EXPLAIN, mpeg2 format, file structure
mpeg2 format, file structure, video file: When you encode a DVD, your video file is converted to an mpeg2 format. It is then placed onto the disc in a certain file structure where the video and audio are separate from each other but synchronized. Also, chapters, menus and other instructions are placed...

Desktop Video: Sync audio, video editor software, sound tracks
video editor software, sound tracks, nch: Go get NCH s VideoPad Video Editor software its free and you can move the sound track back and forth (do it on zoomed view (the + button without hitting the shift key) in the time line to get it spot on) until it matches. I have used this software for years...

Desktop Video: Adobe After Effects, mr greenberg, adobe after effects
mr greenberg, adobe after effects, adobe website: In your start menu, there should be an Adobe folder. And inside of that, should be a start menu item for After Effects. You can start that there. Should be Start All Programs Adobe After Effects (and if you just installed it, depending on how you have...

Desktop Video: Avidemux, time segments, google search
time segments, google search, free softwares: I know of no freebies that are lossless. They re all going to step on it to some extent, but the loss should be minimal in most cases. Have you tried just plain old WIndows MovieMaker? It comes free with Windows. A lot will depend on what format your original...

Desktop Video: Camera video, windows movie maker, mov extension
windows movie maker, mov extension, video question: Shani, Great work. The picture tells me exactly what I needed to know. I don t have an easy answers for you. Did you check to see if the movie played when you copied it to your computer? I know the movie plays on your camera; there are a couple...

Desktop Video: Audio Clean Up, audio sweetening, fix
audio sweetening, fix, audio: You will have to export the audio files as .WAV or .AIF files to tweak them. I don t remember what software you are using - Adobe has Audition and Final Cut has Soundtrack Pro as part of the suite, so I presume you re using something else. If you are shooting...

Desktop Video: ANIMATED VIDEO/VIDEO EDITING, video editing software, avs
video editing software, avs, free-to-try: HI Harsh Sorry to take so long to reply - work is crazy! To answer your question, there are a few options you can try, but one which I have been quite impressed by lately is AVS4you Video Editor: http://www.avs4you.com/AVS-Video-Editor.aspx. My girlfriend...

Desktop Video: vob files into premiere pro, vob files, video disk
vob files, video disk, premiere pro: Elaine, Copy the VOB files to your media drive. Open Premiere Pro and import the VOB files. That s it. It won t work on protected media. It won t give you back your edits. But if you re on a fairly recent version of Premiere Pro, it ll work. ...

Desktop Video: windows media player, codec, free codec
codec, free codec, vlc: Hi Navid I am not an expert in Windows, although I have used it extensively over the years. The problem with using non-genuine Windows is exactly this: the operating system checks to see if it is genuine before installing Microsoft-specific software. Other...

Desktop Video: De;ete MP4 Videos, television questions, keyborad
television questions, keyborad, computer expert: You should be able to delete an mp4 file just as you would any other file. There is no difference. Try highlighting it and then hit delete on your keyborad or drag it to the trash. The only reason it would not not let you delete it is if it was in use by...

Desktop Video: Editing Software, adobe premiere elements, special effects software
adobe premiere elements, special effects software, free editing software: Andrew, Thanks for clarifying. I m assuming you mean Final Cut 7 not Final Cut X? I consider either prosumer to professional. Also, you asked for windows, did you mean for Mac? Because Final Cut 7 won t work on any Windows machines. Some general...

Desktop Video: high resolution quicktime, video converter
video converter: For HD convertions it s only available in the Pro version which is a paid software. There are a few free converters that may get you the resolution you need. a href= http://www.burnworld.com/filepop-free-video-converter.htm FilePop Free Video Converter...

Desktop Video: Uploading Footage into FCP, target format, xdcam
target format, xdcam, firewire connection: Hi Chin With digital based cameras, there are a couple of ways to ingest the footage. If the footage was shot on a P2 or AVCHD camera, Final Cut Pro can import the footage directly, using File Log and Transfer. If it is shot on XDCam, you can use File...

Desktop Video: Best format for Youtube, mpg 2, mpeg 1
mpg 2, mpeg 1, mpg 4: You can look at the specs on Youtube for further explanation, but I beleive it wants H.264. BUT... I have uploaded mpg-2 files with no problems at all. You can probably also send up mpg-4 s and avi s and others. YouTube will convert it to a Flash Video...

Desktop Video: PowerDirector8 suddenly takes huge time to produce a movie, streamclip, powerdirector
streamclip, powerdirector, avi clip: HI Rim I am not an expert in PowerDirector at all. My only suggestion is that you use a program like MPEG Streamclip to do the conversion, if you can t do it inside Powerdirector itself. If your PC is shutting down randomly, it could well be a heat issue...

Desktop Video: Simple Transition, video editing softwares, google search
video editing softwares, google search, free video editing: The software you re using should have settings that you can change that will keep it from resizing the image. you ll have to set your project to be the same dimensions as your footage. It may also haev compression settings. I d google search software and...

Desktop Video: convert windows media video to watchable DVD, DVD, DVD Authoring
DVD, DVD Authoring: Hi Lee Sorry for the late reply - I have been quite busy. I would suggest trying a faster DVD disk - 2x is pretty slow. Most DVDs these days are 8x or 16x or even 18x... 8x should be a good one to try. You could also try other software - there is lots...

Desktop Video: DVD Burning, dvd+rw, disc
dvd+rw, disc, dvd: Hi James, You should be able to write to this type of media much more that 5 times. Really it should handle 1000 s of rewrites. Reasons for lowering the amount of rewrites are burning at a lower speed and not completely writing to the disc each time. But...

Desktop Video: Optimizing Video, youtube
youtube: Hi Chin Youtube has some pretty helpful pages. Look first at: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1297408 Then also at http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1722171 for some more advanced options. ...

Desktop Video: retaining 1080/60p quality, adobe premiere elements, broadcast format
adobe premiere elements, broadcast format, camera manufacturers: Ken, You re not missing anything - 1080p60 isn t a broadcast format. Unfortunately, not every size works, nor every frame rate. This has to do with camera manufacturers matching what can be broadcast. Here s my end answer: Shoot 720p60 and forget...

Desktop Video: itunes/ipod classic, bose sounddock, shuffle mode
bose sounddock, shuffle mode, entire library: Hi Dave, I ll give it a shot. I think you re talking about a iPod Classic (dial wheel) and not an iPod Touch. 1) I think there is a setting called display which you want to set to never. Particularly the backlight. 2) You need to take your iPod back...

Desktop Video: windows media player, exact instructions, windows media player
exact instructions, windows media player, full mode: HI Kevin, Well if it is a .mp3 file then it would be only audio. Depending on how and where you downloaded the file, if it is a video make sure that there is an option to download the video and not only the audio. It s hard to give exact instructions without...

Desktop Video: capturing streaming video using software, video recording software, wavepad
video recording software, wavepad, inexpensive software: Hi Richie, The only program that works very well and is very easy to use for capturing streaming video online is the one you understand and like. I use Camtasia. I use it all the time and its great quality and easy to use. Also you can check out NCH s video...

Desktop Video: Video editing software program question, video recording software, video editing software
video recording software, video editing software, air force veteran: The only program that works very well and is very easy to use for capturing streaming video online is the one you understand and like. I use Camtasia. I use it all the time and its great quality and easy to use. Also you can check out NCH s video recording...

Desktop Video: Choosing wrong Drivers, dell gx270, sound card driver
dell gx270, sound card driver, bios version: HI Bilal, I m sorry that I can t give you a specific answer to your question since this could be solved by a variety of solutions. I always start at the motherboard site to see if there are any updated drivers, then the Dell site. Since you did that part...

Desktop Video: MP4 Player
Desktop Video: MP4 Player

Desktop Video: MP4 Player, vlc player, mp4 player
vlc player, mp4 player, perspective clients: Do you want a media player or media converter (compression software?) Media Player. VLC Player. It s free, open source, can be in a portable version (requiring no administrator rights. Plays everything. Compression? Let me know. Are you generating...

Desktop Video: Blank out a portion of a video, video editing suite, heavy duty
video editing suite, heavy duty: If you use a higher end video editing suite you may be able to box out the ad but then you have a box in the video. I don t do heavy duty video authoring so not sure of a tool that can hide a certain portion of the video and show something in it s place...

Desktop Video: blank out portion of a video
Sadly Earl there is no easy way to do this. Can it be done? Sure, there is 500+ software that can duplicate parts of the frame. It s probably easier to crop it out - but then you ll have to recompress the video. Again, the tools aren t free and it...

Desktop Video: About HD digital camcorders, sony dcr vx2000, sony xdcam
sony dcr vx2000, sony xdcam, hd camera: Couple of thoughts: Well, yes but only under the condition that it meets the criterion for optimizing Hi-Def results from sources that have been traditionally viewed as 2D. Let s pretend 3d doesn t exist. Up until now, I have been using the...

Desktop Video: marvalpert@gmail.com I uploaded video onto Youtube. I want to change the content of the video WITHOUT loosing the number of views or the description. Is there a way to just leave the first frame of the video and add new video .. in essence i havent dele, suppost, youtube
suppost, youtube, good luck: I m not really an expert on the ins and outs of Youtube. My bet is that Youtube won t see it as the same video but as a different one. This means it would have zero views to begin with. Maybe if you send it up with the exact same file name, it would work but...

Desktop Video: Bit depth and sound editing, audio person, good noise
audio person, good noise, noise removal: Miranda, A purist audio person would tell you that the 16 vs 24 bit audio is important. Everyone else won t. Compressed vs. uncompressed audio? Sure. 24 bit audio doesn t work in FCP 7 ( b it s getting near time to change /b ) - which is why you...

Desktop Video: Graphic/Video ratios, adobe photoshop cs, corel photopaint
adobe photoshop cs, corel photopaint, editorial software: Bob, The reason I asked you the software is that Adobe Photoshop has had the ability to handle nonsquare pixels for a decade (since Adobe Photoshop CS.) The reason I asked which editing tool is because some of them handle this fine and some had different...

Desktop Video: Video Graphic Ratios, video size, adobe photoshop
video size, adobe photoshop, ratios: Bob. You re wrong on both. Square pixels conversion from 4:3 is 640x480. Square pixel conversion to 16:9 is 854x480 These will work and have worked in broadcast for over a decade. Easier is designing with Adobe Photoshop as it does the screen...

Desktop Video: youtube video can't play after download, video graphics card, k lite codec pack
video graphics card, k lite codec pack, k lite codec: Download Windows Media Player classic and you should be able to play it. Not windows media player, but windows media player CLASSIC. http://download.cnet.com/Media-Player-Classic-Home-Cinema/3000-13632_4-199375.html If that does not play it then come...

Desktop Video: DV Camera to iMovie
Jon, Here s an easy test. Plug everything in. Turn everything on. Open (from the utilities) System Information. There s a listing for firewire. If the camera doesn t show up it s because of one of three reasons: 1) Bad firewire port. (If you can...

Desktop Video: video editing software
First, let me say that I am not an engineer or computer tech. I m just an end user so I m going to answer your question from that standpoint. It s going to depend a lot on what software you re using. I use Adobe products so when we build a system, we just...

Desktop Video: video organization
This may be outside my area, I m not sure. It sounds like you want to just be able to label clips and then put them into a playlist. I do professional video production so any ideas I may have will probably be overkill for what you need but I ll give it a shot....

Desktop Video: Connectivity
It s outside my area of expertise but from personal experience, I can tell you two ways. You can connect a computer to your tv using a VGA cable for video and a 2.5mm audio cable(it looks like it has a headphone plug on both ends.) Your tv will likely have...