Exsate DV Capture Live
Exsate DV Capture Live is a lightweight application that you can use to capture DV video from your camcorder and convert it to other formats.
Using this tool you are able to capture video from IEEE-1394 Firewire in a simple manner by making use of a wizard like interface and a straightforward transfer process.
You simply run the application, enter a custom name for the new capture or select an existing project, then choose the capture mode, output format and that just about covers the main steps.
Exsate DV Capture Live enables you to start a capture from the beginning to the current position of the tape that is found in your camcorder or from current to end, as well as encode the the entire tape content. Moreover, you get to enter a specific time interval from start to end that the application can capture. If none of the above fit with your needs, then you are free to start a manual capture.
As far as output formats go, Exsate DV Capture Live allows you to export in DV AVI, AVI, and ASF which are widely spread and can easily be edited using appropriate software. Also, with this tool you get support for both PAL and NTSC video systems, meaning that the application is compatible with nearly all camcorders out today.
The application also provides scene detection and allows you to save the video material as a single clip or store it as separate files. It’s a really good feature to have since you save the time you would normally spend cutting up the video yourself.
While the capturing process is under way, you are free to watch the recording as Exsate DV Capture Live offers you a live capture feature.
In closing, Exsate DV Capture Live is by all means a handy and easy to use tool which can certainly spare you a great deal of trouble when it comes to extracting the video recording from your camcorder.