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How to Import Videos from Camera to Mac?
"I just got a Macbook for editing movies and pictures and I don't know how to get the videos off my Sony HDV camera(it takes a mini tape not DVD). I have a USB cord for it, how to import videos from Camera to my Mac?please help!"
To import videos from Camera and Camcorder to Mac, first you'll need to connect your Camera/Camcorder to your Mac, and then copy the files from the Camera/Camcorder into iMovie, a process known as importing. This tutorial shows you how to transfer videos from Camera to Mac, import videos from, Camcorder to Mac step by step. just follow the steps below.
Tips: For Windows users who want to edit photos on computer with the same functions as iPhoto on Mac, you can have a check of the iPhoto for Windows. Some good photo editing tools are recommended there for your choice.
Guide: How to Import Videos from Camcorder and Camera to Mac
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Step 1: Connect camcorder to your Mac computer with cable (USB/Wifi)
Step 2: Select mode of camcorder such as PC/Computer mode
Step 3: iMovie will automatic open Import window
Step 4: If DVD Player automatic open. just quit DVD Player first
Step 5: So Now, you can review your video or select "Import All"(make sure your switch is set to "Automatic")
Step 6: If you select "Manual", you can import some clip to iMovie
Step 7: If you import from Tape based device (DV/HDV), iMovie will automatic revise tape and import all
Step 8: iMovie automatic create thumbnail video after complete import
Tips: If you want to convert the video files to other format, this Video Converter for Mac is the best choice for you. It can convert video files such as MPEG1, MPEG2, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MPEG, HD video formats including MKV, TOD, MOD, TS, TP and TRP. and output video formats including MOV, FLV, MP4, AVI, and MPG. It can also extract and convert the audio track from your video files to WAV, OGG, 3GP, MP3 and M4A. You can free download it from the link below.
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