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How to capture video from camcorder (HV20) scene by scene with Premiere Elements 11?

Apr 29, 2013 7:54 AM

Hi All,

I am trying to capture video from my camcorder HV20 with Premiere Elements 11. However, Premiere Elements 11 captured the video of whole tape as a signle file, which is about 13Gb. How can I set the Premiere Elements 11 to capture the video scene by scene, so that it is easier to copy them onto my portable hard drive for long term storage?

Thanks.

 
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    Apr 29, 2013 8:02 AM   in reply to HV20user

    Did you select the option to Break Scenes by Timecode on the Capture window?

     

    If so and it still didn't work -- and you've ensured your camcorder is set to the right time and date -- you may want to look into using the program HDV Split to capture your video. HDV Split's captures load perfectingly into a Premiere Elements high-def project.

     
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    Apr 29, 2013 10:26 AM   in reply to HV20user

    HV20user

     

    Are you doing a DV or HDV capture firewire into Premiere Elements 11?

     

    If you are doing DV capture, do you have a check mark next to "Split Scenes" in the Capture Windows after you have opted for Add Media/DV Camcorder? If so, have you selected By: Timecode or Content?

     

    If you are doing HDV capture, do you have a check mark next to "Split Scenes" in the Capture Window after you have opted for Add Media/HDV Camcorder? If so, typically your option is just By: Content.

     

    If HDV capture, many have preferred splitting the capture firewire into .m2t clips there and then importing them into Premiere Elements with the HDV HDV 1080p project preset.

    http://strony.aster.pl/paviko/hdvsplit.htm

     

    Since Premiere Elements 11 is taking over setting of the project preset, always a good idea to verify its project settings.

     

    Looking forward to your follow up and results.

     

    Thanks.

     

    ATR

     
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