Archive for August 2008

Getting video off your hardware and onto your … um … hardware.

August 13, 2008

I have a small Sony Handycam that records to mini-DVD discs. It takes reasonably good video, and makes a nice “B” camera.

There is not, however, any good way to get the footage off of it once recorded. You can use a hardware solution like this one, or a software solution like this one, and each has its disadvantages. I finally landed on the software, and here’s why: