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From:  Stuart Thiessen
Date:  Thu Mar 9, 2000  4:02 pm
Subject:  Re: Making QuickTime Video Clips

Actually there is a difference between a video card and a video capture
card. All computers need video cards to display the video image. But a
video capture card actually translates the TV image into a computer video
image. That allows you to process that video image however you need to on
the computer.

You would only need that video capture board on the computer that is
creating the QuickTime movie. Other computers would only need the
QuickTime software and a good video card and computer. Video processing
does take a little more computer power than your average program.

I do agree that movies should be sent directly to individuals rather than
distributed on the list unless there is a specific demand for
them. Perhaps, in that case, we should establish a SignWriting list that
is intended for this kind of work. Just a thought.


Stuart Thiessen

At 07:44 03/09/2000 -0800, you wrote:

>So a computer has to have a video card to be able to create the
>QuickTime movies? - that makes sense.
>I guess other computers can still read the QuickTime movies, even if
>they don't have a video card?...they just can't create them, without
>a video that correct?
>Since the files are likely to become very large, I personally vote
>not to get into making Quicktime movies for the SignWriting List
>work, since .GIF's and attached .SGN files seem to be
>you agree with me? Any other suggestions?
>Thanks for your help -
>Val ;-)
>Valerie Sutton
>SignWriting List Archive
>Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting
>Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA

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3035 Re: Making QuickTime Video Clips Valerie Sutton Thu  3/9/2000

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