To capture parts of video from a tape in a DV camera
- Make sure your DV device is connected properly to an IEEE 1394 port, and then set the camera mode to play recorded video (often labeled VTR or VCR on a DV camera).
- On the File menu, click Capture Video.
In the Movie Tasks pane, under Capture Video, click Capture from video device.
- On the Video Capture Device page, in Available devices, click the DV camera.
- In the Enter a file name for your captured video box, enter a file name for your captured video file. Then, in the Choose a place to save your captured video box, select the location where you want your video to be saved or click Browse to select a location.
- On the Video Setting page, select the video setting you want to use for capturing video and audio.
- On the Capture Method page, click Capture parts of the tape manually.
- To separate the video into smaller clips, select the Create clips when wizard finishes check box.
- To prevent audio from playing over your speakers while capturing video, select the Mute speakers check box.
- To automatically stop capturing after a time period has elapsed, select the Capture time limit check box, and then type or select the length of time you want to capture. Time is displayed in the form of hours:minutes(h:mm).
- Locate the video and audio you want to capture from your tape by using either the controls on your DV camera or VCR or the DV camera controls in the wizard.
- To begin capturing video, click Start Capture.
The tape plays automatically and capturing begins.
- Do one of the following:
- When the tape reaches the point at which you want to stop capturing, click Stop Capture.
- If you have selected the Capture time limit check box, wait for the specified amount of time for video to be captured.
- Repeat steps 10 through 12 for each part of the video tape you want to capture.
- When you have finished capturing, click Finish to close the Video Capture Wizard.
The captured content is imported into a new collection with the same name as the specified video file.