VIDEO CONVERSION/TRANSFER TO LAPTOP FROM CAMCORDER-

  geoffgillwalsall 08 Feb 13
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I am looking for software package to transfer/caputure my old Camcorder video tapes to Laptop hard drive-

I have new HP Pavilion g6-2213sa- purchased at PC WORLD - with this purchase i asked for software to enable me to do the task - i was informed and purchased the ION -VIDEO2 PC system with a USB device ( MK11 ) and cyberlink power director DE software -

This software i now have been told is not compatable with windows 8 - and ION have told me they have no drivers for it! -

SO!- i have the device - and can attach camcorder to device >laptop via S - VIDEO cable -

Is there software i can get to use with this unit?..or is there a better package available to do my task -

Kind regards

Geoff

  Woolwell 08 Feb 13

Do you still have the old camcorder? What connections does it have? Make and model of it may help.

  geoffgillwalsall 08 Feb 13

yes - the camcorder is THOMSON SCENIUM-Model-VMD10- the video 2 pc unit connects via S-Video cable - to camcorder -then USB to laptop-

I installed software which i can open - but icons in software dont all open- ION have said- dont have windows 8 drivers-

  Woolwell 08 Feb 13

Does the camcorder just have an S-Video port or a USB or firewire port as well?

  geoffgillwalsall 08 Feb 13

it has a 'DV OUT'Port as well...

  Woolwell 08 Feb 13

The DV out port probably accepts a firewire cable. Unfortunately most modern laptops don't have firewire port.

What you could probably use is a USB S-Video and Composite Video capture cable with audio and see if the laptop recognises the camcorder and use the laptop's built in video capture. This is what I would do with W7 but don't know how that would work with W8.

Suggest that you return the ION-Video2 PC device and ask for a refund as not fit for purpose.

  woodchip 08 Feb 13

You could also try MS Movie Maker

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