Re: Panasonic NV-GS - Can't capture the video in my PC
- From: "Alan Beames" <Alan Beames@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 00:49:04 -0800
There is an update page for MotionDV Studio at
"Trevor L." wrote:
> If you insatlled the drivers on your sister's PC, did you also instal the
> Panasonic MotionDV?
> If so, this is a good place to copt it from
> Trevor L.
> Website: http://tandcl.homemail.com.au
> nineu wrote:
> > Hi, thanks to all of you for your replies. I will try them asap.
> > About the Panasonic MotionDV program, unfortunatelly I can't find the
> > CD-s that we get with the camera.
> > I checked also the Panasonic web page but I can't find any driver
> > downloads... you can get the "Titles" but nothing else.... if anybody
> > knows where to download the drivers PLEASE let me know. Last year we
> > installed the camera drivers in my sister's pc and now that we've got
> > our PC we'd like to use this one. Thanks a lot.
> > Nineu
> > Trevor L. Wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> We (my wife and I) have recently bought a Panasonic GS-35 so my
> >> experience
> >> may help you.
> >> You a quite correct that you can only get the still pictures on the
> >> card
> >> when using the PC setting on the video camera.
> >> For video download, you need the program Panasonic MotionDV STUDIO LE
> >> for DV
> >> which should have been supplied on a CD with the video camera. On my
> >> PC it
> >> installed as "C:\Program Files\Panasonic\MotionDV STUDIO LE for
> >> DV\MotionDVSTUDIO.exe". The entire installation on this folder is
> >> about
> >> 100MB.
> >> To use the program to download the video, set the camera to video
> >> replay,
> >> position at the beginning of the tape, connect via USB2 and start the
> >> program. Use Editing Assistant which will guide you through the
> >> steps.
> >> The program creates files in .avi format. For 60 minutes of tape, you
> >> need
> >> approx. 13.3 GB (18 minutes ~= 4GB). You will then need to output the
> >> file
> >> in MPEG1 format, an operation that takes about 8-9 hours for 60
> >> minutes.
> >> (Unless of course you are willing to work with the .avi format - I am
> >> told
> >> it is better, but uses a lot of disk space.)
> >> Note that firewire is *not* needed for this operation, although it
> >> may work
> >> better. (This is something I cannot test, since I don't have it.) I
> >> read
> >> this advice and was dismayed to think I would have to invest in
> >> another
> >> card, etc, on the PC. However, USB2 certainly works quite O.K. with
> >> MotionDV
> >> STUDIO.
> >> I don't know what to suggest if you can't find the program on
> >> C:\Program
> >> Files\Panasonic\ and you can't find the CD. Perhaps check with your
> >> dealer
> >> and/or the Panasonic Website (www.panasonic.com in North America). I
> >> just
> >> had a quick look at this site and unfortunately I can't find anything
> >> about
> >> software downloads.
> >> Good luck and hope it goes O.K.,
> >> Trevor L.
> >> Website: http://tandcl.homemail.com.au
> >> nineu wrote:
> >> Hi, we bought a Video Camea last year, its a Panasonic NV-GS 50.
> >> When I installed the drivers, I captured the photos that we recorded
> >> on the card and I didn't have any problems. Now I'm trying to
> >> capture a video from my panasonic camera to windows movie maker (the
> >> camera is connected to my computer via a USB cable), the video is
> >> saved on tape and I can't see it. I mean I can see it directly from
> >> the video camera, its there, but I can't see it from my PC. The
> >> only thing that I can see via PC are the photos saved in the card.
> >> Unfortunally I can't find the cd-s with the drivers so I don't know
> >> if I missed something when I did the installation last year or
> >> what.... can anybody help please??
> >> Nineu
> >> --
> >> nineu
> > --
> > nineu