Problem with VHS-Videos
I try digitizing with cinelerra GG VHS_Videos.
It has worked with the USB-Live2 and the VLC. But I want to do it directly at Cinelerra.
Is there a guide to which settings I have to choose so that I can play the videos from my video recorder directly into the Cinelerra?
With kind regards R. Lehmeier
Thanks to Goodguy Cinelerra seems to support Hauppauge Win-TV cards and USB devices pretty well. I have not done VHS recordings myself but a couple of years ago I could record Satellite broadcasts into Cinelerra-5.1 with my Hauppauge USB TV adaptor, VHS should be no different. So the answer is theoretically yes but you need a Linux and Cinelerra supported capture device which I believe is currently limited to older Hauppauge products.
As AVLinux just stated, you need a capture card and now I just found a section in the current manual Chapter 10, that talks about the plugin "Live Video". I do not understand it enough to be of any help. The manual is at:
Meanwhile, GoodGuy will try hooking up a DVD player to verify how to do this when he has some extra time.
As usual I'm talking about things I don't know: I've seen that ffmpeg contains "kmsgrab" to import any signal from any external source. Can you make it work in CinGG, just like video4linux and webcam?
If GG considers it possible, I can open a ticket.
Now there is a guide at:
Hope it helps.
Andrea: vhs.odt at the same location is the originating material and should fit into the chapter “Capturing and Recording Media + DVD/Bluray Creation” perhaps as the 2nd or 3rd section.