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- October 13, 2007 at 10:09 PM #47660noloc4545Participant
It might be posted somewhere, but I couldnt find it. Is there anyway to shoot an entire video, without the cam splitting it into 4GB clips? I shoot HD video with my JVC cam and then import the files onto my MacBook HDD. I use Quicktime Pro to convert the .tod files into readable files on Final Cut Express. The problem Im having is that the JVC splits videos into 3-4 GB sections instead of keeping the video capture as 1 whole. Whenever I import the videos into FCE and put them on the timeline, it doesnt "combine/connect" the videos together. So whenever I play them back, the video & audio "skip" going from the first 4GB clip to the next 4GB clip. I need to know what to do in order to combine the video and audio on Final Cut Express, or some remedy to make everything look good. Thank you!
- August 17, 2008 at 2:26 AM #196285kesmit3Participant
I’m wondering if you fixed this problem? I’ve just imported the files onto the HD itself via USB, and haven’t tried to caputre yet – but this looks like it might be challening.
- August 30, 2008 at 3:44 PM #196286hamzterParticipant
I don’t know if you got this fixed yet, but what I have been doing to get the videos off if this camera is attach it as an external HD, drop the .tod files into a folder and then, on a Mac I use MPEG Streamclip to convert the file to a Quicktime Movie. Tha’s pretty much it. I am not sure if the .tod should be archived or the .mov, but I do know that the .tod is smaller and could be archived to DL DVD.
Please inform me if I am doing this wrong. Also, not to get off subject, but is this DVC good enough to sell stock video footage?
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