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To use your camcorder with Linux, you first need to know which medium to use for transferring your videos from the camcorder to your computer.
 
To use your camcorder with Linux, you first need to know which medium to use for transferring your videos from the camcorder to your computer.
  
* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on [[dvd]]. When you put the dvd into your computer, you can play it with [[mplayer]].
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* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on [[dvd]]. When you put the dvd into your computer, you can play it with mplayer.
 
* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on SD-cards. You can easily transfer your SD-card's content using an [[usb-card-reader]].
 
* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on SD-cards. You can easily transfer your SD-card's content using an [[usb-card-reader]].
* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on tapes and allow you to connect via [[firewire]] to the camcorder and transfer the videos using [[applications]] like [[kino]] and dvgrab. The outcome will be .dv files that you can watch with [[mplayer]] and convert with [[ffmpeg]] or [[mencoder]].
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* Some camcorders record their [[video]]s on tapes and allow you to connect via [[firewire]] to the camcorder and transfer the videos using [[applications]] like [[kino]] and dvgrab. The outcome will be .dv files that you can watch with [[vlc]] and convert with [[ffmpeg]] or [[mencoder]].
  
 
= See also =
 
= See also =
 
* [[hardware]]
 
* [[hardware]]

Latest revision as of 12:29, 1 March 2020

To use your camcorder with Linux, you first need to know which medium to use for transferring your videos from the camcorder to your computer.

  • Some camcorders record their videos on dvd. When you put the dvd into your computer, you can play it with mplayer.
  • Some camcorders record their videos on SD-cards. You can easily transfer your SD-card's content using an usb-card-reader.
  • Some camcorders record their videos on tapes and allow you to connect via firewire to the camcorder and transfer the videos using applications like kino and dvgrab. The outcome will be .dv files that you can watch with vlc and convert with ffmpeg or mencoder.

See also