By now you are probably itching to get going on the editing process. There are just a few more crucial areas to understand before the editing can begin.

Nothing can be done with any editing program if you do not have the video material stored on the hard disk of your computer. This process is known as Capture. Before you can capture your raw footage you must first set up your system. This is very easy to achieve. However, before you set up the system it is important to get a few technical details worked out. Set up your system incorrectly and you will have more trouble than you wish to think about. Get it right and your workflow will be trouble-free ...

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