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I've been tasked with moving some old home movies from VHS to DVD for some relatives. I've done stuff like this before, but last time I did it I had access to my schools semi-pro-level video lab, so I've never done it at home. What do I need for:
Hardware? I've got a VCR, DVD burner, and PC, but I need some sort of capture hardware. I don't even know what terms to search for. "Frame Grabber" gives me all sorts of random stuff, "Capture Card" gives me TV tuners (which would do what I want but I don't need/want to pay for a TV tuner)... can anyone recommend a brand? I don't really care USB vs. PCI. Something that I could easily eBay or NewEgg would be preferable.
Software? I've got an old copy of Premiere 6, which should do the capture just fine. Is there any good free program for the DVD authoring part (encoding to MPG, making the stupid folders, etc) for me? I don't care about menus, and chapter marks would be nice but not mandatory. Free is good, but a nominal fee may be acceptable.
Also, 90% of the tapes are home-recorded, but there's some commercial stuff too (really random crap that you can't get on DVD). Are there any broadcast-flag type stuff I need to worry about or will it just work (yay analog hole)