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Topic # 160387 5-Jan-2015 11:56
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Hey Guys,

I have just unearthed a bunch of DV tapes from our old video camera. I have managed to get firewire going on a PC here and have started recording the footage to my server. The footage is around 15 GB per hour of footage. All good so far. Now the question:

Is there a profile I can use in something like Handbrake to compress it for storage? The camera is stuffed and I can't see we will watch the tapes any time soon so it is more for storage and easy access than anything else.

Cheers, Matt.

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  Reply # 1208448 5-Jan-2015 12:07
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Its really up to personal choice what you reencode them as



Personally I would just use Handbrake to make H.264 MP4s,



MP4 will play pretty much anywhere, and if you decide you need to show someone the video you can jsut bung it on a USB stick and stuff it into pretty much any TV with a USB port...

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