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Question by  Arjun (58)

How can I move video tape content to my computer?


Answer by  Bob81 (33)

You need to purchase a tuner card that accepts standard RCA (red-yellow-white) connectors for input and then plug a vcr into the input and record as you would off the air. Pixela makes several good products for this.


Answer by  359BA (32)

To transfer video from tape to a computer you can plug a 6 pin to 4 pin firewire cable into your camera and your computer and use a Non-linear editing software such as imovie, avid, or sony vegas to capture the footage.


Answer by  dubidubidu (25)

Look if it can connect the video recorder on a tv or on a computer. There are video out on it connect it to the computer, then transfer the video by copying it. Just look a converter to convert the video format to recognize the compter


Answer by  Jr (17)

Your going to need an analog to digital tape converter. This will convert any Vhs tape to either Firewire or Usb. These devices are usually cheap and go for about $40.


Answer by  bobbo3 (39)

If you buy a Hauppauge PVR you can hook it up to your VCR and record and watch tapes on your PC. The instructions that come with it will explain everything.


Answer by  mathanraj (0)

Then I found the DV Setting in Pinnacle and thought this is the solution, but it is NOT!!! A pop up appeared with something like "if you have a DV recorder, ensure it's connected with fire wire/1394 interface

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