Best Program to Input Video??

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  1. JavierS

    JavierS Stunt Coordinator

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    My friend came to visit Miami and since he's got a pretty good DVCAM, he asked if I had any ideas to possibly film something to add to our reels. We came up with this commercial, we shot it this weekend, but he is leaving soon, so I need to input the DV into my computer. I have a camera and I have a firewire connection. Since I have a PC I plan to edit it with AVID DV EXPRESS. Since I don't have the program yet, I was wondering, what other program I can use to input my video?
     
  2. Mike LS

    Mike LS Supporting Actor

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    If you have Windows XP just use Windows Movie Maker. It's by no means the greatest program and not my first choice, but I've used it many times with good results.
     
  3. Eric Samonte

    Eric Samonte Screenwriter

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    Yeah and the best thing about Windows Movie Maker is that its free!
     
  4. Jeff Jacobson

    Jeff Jacobson Cinematographer

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    The best program that I've used for transferring the video from DV device (such as a MiniDV camera) to a computer is WinDV. This program is also free.
     
  5. Stephen Orr

    Stephen Orr Screenwriter

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    I use Windows Movie Maker, and sometime Adobe Premiere Elements.
     

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