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Record HD video via FireWire -- revisited
Authored by: EatingPie on Apr 29, '06 07:02:42AM

I use AVCVideoCap for my HDR-HC1, an HD camcorder. But MiniDV is really the same format over firewire as an HD stream (MPEG2 TS), it's just smaller.

The problems with iMovie and (presumably Quicktime), is that, while it CAN read the MiniDV stream, it CONVERTS it to MPEG4. That's not the native format of the camera.

So anyway, give AVCVideoCap a try. It should detect your camer when you plug it in.



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