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Does zooming reduce quality when compressing for Youtube?

I just recently purchased the Vixia HF G30. I shot some zoomed-in footage of ducks in the bay with lots of water movement. The raw footage looks fabulous but when I compress it for Youtube it seems that the quality is degraded quite a bit. If there i...

king2d3d by Contributor
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Need some help before buying camera

Hello everyone I'm planning to buy a camcorder for university stuff and of course personal movie making don't know which one should i get though. So the main points of what i need are:1920x1080 resolution, 60fpsPrice: Not more than 400$The thing wher...

tdesws by Apprentice
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XA20 Camcorder record directly to computer?

I haven't purchased a new camcorder for years, so things have changed a bit. In the olden days I could record directly to a computer (not just transfer files after they've been recorded). Hook up to a video editing program via firewire and hit record...

one hour long recording, produced multiple short clips

Our HV40 has developed a new problem. I recorded an hour long clip  of our worship service. When I imported into editing program, Sony Vegas, it was broken into 109 small clips.  At each break the sound would break also, making it hard to view and li...

jmarkos by Apprentice
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R400 tripod threads stripped.

I have two Vixia HF R400 camcorders I've been using off and on for over a year. Last night I used them and discovered the 1/4-20 threads underneath for the tripod was broken out and I could not attach the camera to my tripod, I had to use gaffers tap...

Uploading video footage to an iMac with the Canon Vixia HF R42

Just purchased the Canon Vixia HF R42 camcorder.  I edit video with Final Cut Pro X on my Imac desktop computer.  I am struggling with simply getting video transferred from the camcorder to my computer.  I'm using the camcorders hard drive to record ...

MVX4i can't transfer videos in WIn7

Hi Canon Forum. I know this is a replay to a non related thread, but since it was not possible to make a new thread, I have to do it this way. I have a serious connection problem with my MVX4i Canon Camcorder. First my hardware: O/S: Win7 64bit What ...

Resolved! cant get fader feature on hfr400

fader feature is off and shaded grey have used in past on vixia hfr400 how do i get it to function?

pic by Apprentice
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How to view what I am recording on my pc - Canon Vixia HF R400

Hello. I purchased the Canon Vixia HF R400 to record arts & crafts tutorials that will be uploading on YouTube.  I would like to be able use my pc as my screen, as opposed to the the 3.0" LCD Screen on the camcorder.  Is it possible to connect the ca...

Resolved! Editing software for Canon G30

I am looking for your suggestions as to what software I should look at buying now that I have my g30.  My needs are pretty basic as I mostly make want to make good clips for my web site and Youtube.

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