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Sony DCR-TRV38 - cannot burn movie to DVD

I'm trying to burn a 1 hour tape on my Sony Camcorder to DVD - I'm using the ImageMaker software that came with the camcorder and connecting my Camcorder to the computer using the USB port. The image capture always stops after about 10 minutes - it will go no farther. Looking at the Sony website (their support is AWFUL, BTW) there appears to be a 10 minute limit? That doesn't seem altogether helpful - how am I supposed to burn a 1 hour tape to DVD? Any advice is appreciated. I also have Sonic DVD Burner software, but it doesn't recognize a USB connection, only Firewire. I didn't think this would be so hard! Regards.

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Re: Sony DCR-TRV38 - cannot burn movie to DVD

I found the best way of editing the footage from these cameras is to put the DVD disc into your computer and copy the contents of the VIDEO_TS folder onto another folder on your hard drive. The uses a video editing application which is specifically designed for the MPEG format. I would highly recommend the low cost "Womble MPEG Video Wizard" which is available for a 30 day trial at www.womble.com.

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