Saving Movies on a Computer_
Article ID: ART100416 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015
 

Description

Saving Movies on a Computer

Solution

When saving movies on a computer, you can use Transfer Utility LE for AVCHD movies and CameraWindow for MP4 movies.

NOTE
Saving AVCHD Movies
Saving MP4 Movies and Photos
For information about the system requirements for PIXELA Transfer Utility or CameraWindow, please see System Requirements for Software Applications (iVIS HF R62).

Saving AVCHD Movies

1. Power the camcorder using the compact power adapter.

2. Camcorder: Press [ ] to set the camcorder to Playback mode.

3. Camcorder: Open the desired index screen for AVCHD movies.

4. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable.

Camcorder: When the [Select the memory for connection] message appears, touch PC.

5. Computer: Double-click the icon shown below to open the software Transfer Utility LE.

When using Windows, the AutoPlay screen may appear.
6. Use Transfer Utility LE to save your AVCHD movies.

  • For details on the steps required to import movies with Transfer Utility, please see .

IMPORTANT
  • When the camcorder is connected to a computer:
- Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
- Do not access, change or delete any of the camcorders folders or files directly from the computer as this may result in permanent data loss. When saving AVCHD movies on a computer, use Transfer Utility LE.
- Do not set the computer in Sleep or Hibernate mode (Windows) and do not activate the Sleep function (Mac OS).
  • If you wish to use the recordings on your computer, make copies of them first. Use the copied files, retaining the originals.
NOTE
  • See the instruction manual of your computer.
  • Depending on the computer, the software may not work correctly or you may not be able to play back movies.

Saving MP4 Movies and Photos

1. Power the camcorder using the compact power adapter.

2. Camcorder: Press [ ] to set the camcorder to Playback mode.

3. Camcorder: Open the [Movie Playback] index screen for MP4 movies or [Photo Playback] index screen.

4. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable.

5. Computer: CameraWindow will start automatically and the main screen will appear.
  • Windows: If the AutoPlay dialog box appears instead, click Downloads Images From Canon Camera to start the CameraWindow program.
  • Mac OS: If a device selection window appears, select your camcorders model name from the list and click OK.

6. Computer: Save the desired MP4 movies or photos to the computer.
Computer: In the CameraWindows main screen, click Import Images from Camera > Import Untransferred Images.
IMPORTANT
  • When the camcorder is connected to a computer:
- Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
- Do not access, change or delete any of the camcorders folders or files directly from the computer as this may result in permanent data loss. When saving AVCHD movies on a computer, use Transfer Utility LE.
-Do not set the computer in Sleep or Hibernate mode (Windows) and do not activate the Sleep function (Mac OS).
  • If you wish to use the recordings on your computer, make copies of them first. Use the copied files, retaining the originals.
NOTE
  • See the instruction manual of your computer.
  • Depending on the computer, the software may not work correctly or you may not be able to play back movies.
Uninstalling CameraWindow:
Windows: Click the 'Start' menu, select 'All Programs' or 'Programs', and then select 'Canon Utilities' -> 'CameraWindow DC 8', -> 'CameraWindow DC 8 Uninstall'
The following types of MP4 scenes will be recognized as multiple files on a computer.
- Scenes exceeding 4 GB.
- Scenes recorded at 35 Mbps exceeding 30 minutes.
- Scenes recorded at a video quality other than 35 Mbps exceeding 1 hour.
  • When the camcorder is powered only using the battery pack, the batterys charge on the camcorders details area of the CameraWindow screen (Battery Capacity) will always appear as Full, regardless of the actual remaining battery charge.
  • Saving Photos only
- Users of Windows 7 and later versions, or Mac OS X: You can transfer photos simply by connecting the camcorder to a computer using the supplied USB cable, without having to install CameraWindow.


SIMS Doc Id

8202460400