The video that you record on your camcorder may look interesting but you can always improve it further before you copy it on a DVD. Here are the steps that you need to follow to create a professional looking video, which you can then distribute on various media, including DVD. Though the user-manual that accompanies your digital camcorder would give you information on how to do this, the information is usually very concise and fully-laden with technical jargon. The technical information can look daunting and can be difficult for beginners to understand. So here is how you go through the video creation process.
Get yourself the necessary Video Equipments/Software. Tools like camcorder, capture card, computer, and editing software will come here. Get those that suit your needs and budget. Shoot your video, this is the easy part. Once you have a camcorder it is not difficult to figure out how to use it. You can straight-away proceed with recording your videos. Capture your video on Computer. this is the connection part between your camcorder and the computer. You do this so that you can capture your recorded video on the computer. Once on the computer it becomes easy to edit it and copy it to different media.
Edit your video, you can polish your video further using an editing software program. You can add Menus, Titles, Transitions, Effects, Soundtrack, Narration, etc. Share your video, the final step and the easiest of them all, share your video to the world! You have flexibility to copy your final video to a host of applications/media. You can write it to DVD / VCD, make it in a format for the internet, for portable devices like iPod, etc. These are the steps in the video creation process. Nothing much to it actually! Play around for some time and you will be an expert in no time.