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Extracting photos from a video recorded with sony dv hc22e camcorder

I used my camcorder to record videos and take photos at the same time - now i would like to create a video to burn to cd but also print out the photos - the video comes up as an avi file and combined the video and pictures - is there any way to extract the photos for printing

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Yes, various softwares like the ones that usually come with the camera, or others like Pinnacle (cheap and functional) can let you see the video frame by frame and capture or save a frame separately as a photo - try right clicking on the frame you want. Of course programs like Adobe Premier are excellent for this too but very pricey. Unfortunately, if the snaps are part of the video, they will be low res and email quality only under normal circumstances. It may be printable up to 4x6 maximum usually (but a bit choppy). For the best results, switch the camera to photo mode and shoot to the memory card for the cameras best quality results. Or use a still camera. You can always do both or use the software to add photos to your video edits. Hope this helps...

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