A professional cameraman shot some video (with audio) onto a Mini DV tape.
I wanted to edit some of this video, add some titles and a few stills and also some audio at the end of the edited video, and then put it up on Utube.
I know very little about all this stuff, so a camera shop converted the Mini DV onot a DVD disc for me.
And then i used DVD Shrink to cut out a piece of the DVD to play with. Then i had a Video_TS directory with a few files in it.
At this stage, video and audio still in synch.
Then i wanted to convert the DVD clip inot some format where i could import into Windows Movie Maker and play with it.
So i used DVD Fab Platimum to do this. Firstly tried AVI format. This introduced a time lag.
Then i tried DVD Fab to convert to other formats.
I believe that i tried Generic, iPod, ZUNE, XBOX30 … anythink that i thought could be imported into Windows Movie Maker.
All formats i tried had an audio time lag.
So then someone helpfully suggested i try DVDx. I tried this and it converted the DVD clip fine into AVI format, with no time lag.
As i say… i am very new to all this. So you may offer me some good advice on a better way of converting the Mini DV into a format readable by Windows Movie maker.
And you may ask… why WMM… i guess that it looks easy to use, and has all the simple functionality that i need.
Having said that, a friend is going to give me a copy of Adobe Premier which she says would be beter to use.
If it helps, i can email someone the files in Video_TS folder total size is 260 Mb if this helps in setting up a real test?