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the movie simultaneously in its Monitor window, but the camcorder screen's qual- ity is generally superior. When the transfer is complete, the camcorder automatically stops recording. Your fnished production is now safely on DV tape. Tip: After the transfer is complete, drag the Camera/Edit switch on your iMovie screen (at the left edge of the screen, just below the Monitor) to its Camera position. Doing so puts iMovie into "I'm controlling your camcorder now" mode. Click Rewind, then Play to watch your newly transferred production. Transferring Footage to Tape At this point, you can connect your camcorder to a VCR for transfer to a standard VHS cassette (or any other non-DV format). Connect the camcorder to the Audio and Video input jacks on the VCR. These jacks were once found exclusively on the backs of VCRs, but appear on the front panels of many recent VCR models for conve- nience at times like this. Make sure that the VHS tape is blank and not protected by its erase tab. If you're smart, you'll label it, too--now, before you even record it, so that you won't forget. Put it into the VCR and cue it up to the right spot. Cue up the camcorder, too. Finally, put your camcorder into VCR or VTR mode, start the VCR recording, and then press Play on the camcorder. If your TV is on, you can watch the footage as it