Vegas- outputing to Tape

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    • #38783

      Forgive me for being uninformed, I was trying to figure out how do you go about Outputting a project to tape with Vegas! I’ve only done projects with DVD. I’m still learning all the features of Vegas 4. I’ve had it for less than a year and now of course there’s Vegas 5!! I haven’t done a project yet to VHS. I know there is a feature in the Capture Window that says print to tape. I’m sure it needs to be Rendered first. Do i render it as an MPEG or something else. If anyone can help please let me know?

    • #168552

      Render your project (video) as an AVI file.
      Connect your camera(with a blank tape) to your computer(I assume you’re using firewire)
      Open your capture window and choose the Print to Tape tab.
      Top right, there is a Load file button.
      Add one or more AVI files
      You can cue your camera tape right on the interface using the jog slider
      (scrub button) with the Cue Device tab.
      When you’ve locate the desired location of the tape,
      click Record to Device & the software will do the rest.
      Multiple files will record in the order you have them listed, automatically.
      It’s great for putting a bunch of finished vids on one reel.
      Then dub your Digital footage to your VCR
      I’ve never personallly dumped straight to VCR, but if you can connect it to your computer, it should work.
      Otherwise, camera first, then VCR.
      Hope this helped.
      Good Luck

    • #168553

      Thanks for the post Ratbeard this helps me out alot! Thanks πŸ˜€

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