gdvrecv produces very BIG FILES

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Tue Jul 10 10:01:18 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 02:26:30AM -0700, Dino Vliet wrote:

>   However, this 2 minutes recording produced a dv file of +/512MB in size. I have a 60 minute casette so in theorie I would get a 15GB dv file? Right? Is that normal, to have this big sized files as a result?

Yup. The raw DV dump from a camera produces humongous amounts of data.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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