Video tape to edit workflow question

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Hello All,

I am helping a friend out by capturing (on my computer) some of his old VHS tapes so he can take and edit them on his computer. My capture is through an “ADS Instant DVD” device. This captures the files as mpeg2. These mpeg2 files are quite sizeable at about 2 gigs per hour of video. Obviously I need to give my friend these files so he can work with them on his computer, so is capturing all this video in this manner and copying the mpeg2 file to dvd for him to download to his computer the best workflow to use? Hard drive space is not an issue on my computer, but it is on my friends. Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Dave P.