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Desktop Video News #012: Buying Your First Digital Camcorder
February 22, 2005

Welcome to this week's edition of Desktop Video News. This week, we'll take a how to choose a good Firewire card. There are also several reviews of great video editing software packages - Adobe Premiere Pro, Ulead Media Studio Pro 7 and Pinnacle Studio 8. Finally, there's a short tutorial on burning VCDs with Nero Burning ROM - an important procedure for any budding digital videographer.

In This Issue

Choosing The Best Firewire Card
Takes you through the main considerations to think about before buying a Firewire card.

Adobe Premiere Pro
A review of Adobe Premiere Pro, the latest video editing software suite from Adobe Systems.

Ulead Media Studio Pro 7
A review of Media Studio Pro, a professional video editing software package from Ulead Systems.

Pinnacle Studio 8
This article provides a review of Pinnacle Studio 8, a video editing software.

How to Burn VCD Discs using Nero Burning ROM
Simple guide on how to burn VCDs using Nero Burning ROM.

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Tip of The Week

One of the most important tips about digital video is to know your equipment. How many of us really read the camcorder's manual? Take time out to understand your camcorder, know its intricacies and special functions. Once you learn to be more comfortable with your equipment, taking video shots will be that much easier.

Cool Site of The Week

Pinnacle Studio How-To
If you own Pinnacle Studio, this web page has a suite of great tutorials to help you make the most of the product. Read up on the stuff - there's a lot of good information.

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