Multimedia forum: Need help w/ Zi8 movie file encoding & editin

by: bizarrotm October 16, 2009 1:17 PM PDT

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Need help w/ Zi8 movie file encoding & editin

by bizarrotm - 10/16/09 1:17 PM

Just got the Zi8 camera which is great and all, but the 'editing' software that ships with it is too basic. The files save to the camera as .mov.

The problem is, I have a PC, and so imovie's not an option which is probably the easiest to use w/ that file format.

I'm looking for some resource or advice on how to edit these files and string them together. I have downloaded DivX and windows movie maker live, but I can't figure out how to change the encoding using DivX (I was led to believe mm could do it automatically if I had DivX on my machine, but can't figure out how to connect them.

Awesome camera has now resulted in nothing but hours of frustration as I'm not an engineer by trade. Any help would be appreciated.

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