Cameracraft – Recording Timecode

12 Recording Timecode

Timecode is essentially a numbering system which is stored as 'Metadata' within each frame of video (metadata is information that describes features of the content). Each frame is represented in Hours, Minutes, Seconds and Frames (00:00:00:00). The purpose of timecode is to give each frame of recorded material a unique reference for logging, identification, synchronisation and editing of video and audio recordings.

SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) timecode is a set of specifications and format of timecode. The two main methods of recording . . .

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