VHS to DVD help

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  1. TheWeasel

    TheWeasel Guest

    Looking for the best app for importing a bunch of old VHS tapes and putting them on DVD. Looking for basic import functionality but something that will stop when the recordings on the tapes end (family movie kinda stuff) would be great. Would also like to be able to easily mark chapters for easy searching when of the DVD. If I have to run more then 1 program to import and then make the DVDs that's fine too.

    Machine is running Vista if that matters.
     
  2. TheWeasel

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    No one?
     
  3. SeeVinceRun

    SeeVinceRun Currently In Prison OT Supporter

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    Doesnt Sony Vegas do something like that? Guess you would need a video capture card of some sort.
     
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    SeeVinceRun Currently In Prison OT Supporter

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    Or get a a VHS/DVD recorder and just record them with that. I dont know how much those are, though.
     
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    Yea, have you looked in to a desktop vhs/dvd recorder? It might be the simplest option.

    Any video editing app will have what you need. Roxio has one, Nero, etc.

    I have a Dazzle Video Creator 80 that I can use to hookup a video device to a PC. It also comes with software.

    videohelp.com should have some step-by-step guides depending on the program.
     
  7. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    +1 for the hardware recorder. That will be a lot easier to get it to digital. Then transfer it to the pc for extra editing.

    Otherwise you'll need a capture card, which won't be a lot cheaper than a basic vhs to dvd recorder.
     
  8. Doomsday

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    even Windows built-in apps (Windows Movie/DVD Maker) can do all that
    all you need is a capture device (card/usb/firewire)
     
  9. dissonance

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    Easiest way, get some de-encryption software and a good cloner. Then sign up for netflix/blockbuster....
     
  10. Frequency

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    Yea im sure he can order all those family moemnts he recorded on VHS from blockbuster
     
  11. dissonance

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    Damn, I didn't see that part.....:o
     

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