How to buy a camcorder
Whether you want footage of your new baby, your European vacation, or you want to be the next Stanley Kubrick, there’s a digital camcorder out there for you. But not all camcorders are created equal. Not only do they differ in price, but also they have a variety of features that can be confusing if you don’t know what to look for when you’re shopping.
This video from our sister publication, PC World, is a general overview of what to look for in a new camcorder. Learn about the different camcorders available, features to keep in mind, and the different technologies used.
Download Macworld Video #104
- Format: MPEG-4/H.264
- Resolution: 480 x 320 (iPhone & iPod compatible)
- Size: 10.1MB
- Length: 4 minutes, 17 seconds
The video is a general overview of camcorders. However, high definition camcorders are all the rage. If you want more information on HD camcorders, check out the articles below.
- HD camcorders: Buyer's guide
- What to look for when shopping for an HD camcorder
- HD camcorders: The perfect camcorder
- HD camcorders: Capturing video into iMovie
- HD camcorders: Sharing HD videos
For more news, reviews, and tips, visit our camcorder product center.
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[Amber Bouman is the consumer affairs correspondent for PC World.]