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Audio/Video Capture, Edit, and Export Bruce Reeves University of Minnesota Duluth Information Technology Systems and Services
Four Steps Needed for Process 1. Connect equipment 2. Capture 3. Edit 4. Export
Connect Equipment If using a digital video camcorder: 1. Connect IEEE 1394 output on camera to IEEE 1394 input on host computer.1394 IEEE 1394 is also called Firewire or iLink. If using a VHS recorder: 1. Connect audio and video outputs of VHS machine to a capture box (e.g. Directors Cut).Directors Cut 2. Connect capture box to computer.
Capture 1. Pre-roll An amount of time before scene starts. Allows for accurate editing. 2. Start Recording Some software calls this Import or Capture. Relax while the computer captures the selection. 3. Post-roll An amount of time after scene ends. Allows for accurate editing. 4. Stop Recording This is usually done by clicking the same button used to start recording.
Edit 1. Head edit Select the actual starting point of the scene. This will delete the pre-roll. 2. Creative edits Do whatever works for your project. This step is not always needed. 3. Tail edit Select the actual ending point of the scene. This will delete the post-roll.
Export 1. Choose delivery medium. Laptop/desktop computer Web Dial-up modem Cable modem/DSL Ethernet 2. Choose an export format (e.g. QuickTime, Real, Windows Media).QuickTime RealWindows Media 3. Choose the appropriate audio and video codecs (e.g. MPEG-4, Dolby AAC, etc.).MPEG-4Dolby AAC 4. Relax while the computer works.