I use Premiere Pro 1 and used to use PP with a MATROX card.
However I am looking to use just Premiere Pro now and upgrade aslo to CS4.
My query is twofold...
1. Premier Pro does not do scene capture, and is very clumsy and it won't capture scenes. Is there another capture rogram to use that is not part of PP or MATROX??
2. Does CS4 have better capture software?/
The matrox card you have will not work with CS4.
I dont remember if any capture features were added since PPRO 1 (7). But it does support scene capture for DV material. Not yet for HDV. It still will nto capture 4 ch audio either. This has haunted me since my Canon XL1 days.
So; in general PPRO CS4 works well enough for DV: Just missin 4 ch audio ability, no audio meters.
For HDV : It does not have scene detect, and you cannot see the video as it captures. Most folks use HDV Split as an alternative to PPRO capture for hdv.
Many thanks for the reply, just one more question, is there an alternative to PPro 1 capture before I go to CS4 please?
Thanks also for the welcome
For DV: Scenalyzer
For HDV : HDV Split