How best to convert HDV to DV

What is the best method to convert HDV to DV and crop the edges? (not widescreen)

Hi,
Have you tried using Compressor?
You can just make up a new setting, with your crop settings, save it so you have easy access to it in the future. And just load in all your video then do a batch convert and leave it overnight or over weekend.
Hope this helps.

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