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Focal Easy Guide to Macromedia Flash 8 by Birgitta Hosea

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Digitizing Video

You cannot use Flash to take video directly from a tape or a camera. You will need to use a video-editing program like Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie or Final Cut Pro for this.

In order to bring video into your computer, it must first be converted into a digital form that your computer will understand.

There are several ways to do this:

 1 

Use a digital video camera and input/output the video via an IEEE 1394/Firewire cable connected from the camera to an IEEE 1394/Firewire port on the computer.

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Use a traditional analogue camera or video deck and connect this to a video capture card installed inside your computer. This will ...

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