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dvgrab on Debian gives “no camera exists”

I have an old Canon HV20 camcorder with a Firewire interface. I haven't really been copying movies out of it much beyond to my old Macbook, which is more or less broken down by now. That is why I got ...
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Any way to transfer Firewire (IEEE 1394) over USB?

My parents have an old Canon digital camcorder that uses miniDV tape and connects to a computer with Firewire. Their only computer right now is a Microsoft Surface 3 which obviously doesn't have any ...
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How to export mp4 from Sony camcorder?

I have a Sony HDR-HC5 camcorder, and I'm trying to save a video to a cassette, and then connect it to my PC and save the video as an .mp4 file. Here is what I do: I shoot the video Connect it to PC ...
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Convert .mp4 video file for playback on camcorder

I have a .mp4 file with MPEG4 for video and MP3 for audio that I need to convert to make my camcorder (a cheap one I got off eBay) play it back, but the only problem is that it doesn't accept anything ...
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How to stream video from camcoder Sony HDR CX300 to a computer?

Sony camcoder HDR CX300 is able to stream video to an Android phone over WIFI via PlayMemories mobile app. How to stream video from that camcoder over WIFI to a computer with Windows or Linux? (Not ...
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How to use my canon camcorder as webcam?

I have my nice Canon Vixia HFR500 and I want to use it as webcam to stream on twitch tv. I couldnt fine information regarding canon cameras any directions?
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Can I delete all videos from my Panasonic HC-V500 camcorder without resetting the file name counter/index? [closed]

My Panasonic HC-V500 camcorder is great, except when I need to copy videos and delete them. If I put the SD card in the computer and delete video files, the camcorder shows a question mark for the ...
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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture [closed]

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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How can I recover files from a camcorder in Windows?

I'm trying to run Photorec (file recovery software) on a camcorder's internal hard drive, but to be able to do that, I need to mount it as a drive. The camcorder in question is an HDR-XR160. When I ...
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import videos again or convert from WMV into MP4?

A few years ago, I imported all the home movie content from my collection of miniDV camcorder tapes into Windows using Windows Movie Maker. These files are in WMV format. And now that I have Macs as ...
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Software to transfer video to dvd in real time - Windows 7 x64

I have a bunch of Digital 8 tapes that I want to transfer to DVD so I can get rid of this Digital 8 camcorder. Can someone recommend some software (free or commercial) to help do the job. I've done ...
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Which (free) software will enable me to transfer video off my Sony Handycam to my PC?

Just dug out my old Sony Handycam (DCR-HC28) and found some old tapes. I don't have any of the original software, and from a quick Googling session it may cost me $100 to buy it. Is there a free ...
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Can I use my old Sony Handycam TRV815 as a web cam?

Has anyone ever used their old Sony Handycam (or maybe any older hand-held camcorder) as a web cam? As in streaming the live video from the cam to a web server (local or remote/Internet). My TRV815 ...
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Easiest to use camcorder editing program? [closed]

Fed up with Windows 7 (which refused to recognize my printer or scanner) I re-installed Windows XP Pro. I tried editing camcorder footage using Windows Movie Maker and it worked quite well. But don't ...
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What do I need to transfer video from a camcorder to my (linux) PC?

I plan on purchasing this, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0032UWTQI/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller= Along with this memory card: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002GEQDK4/ref=...