Importing recorded video to the computer using Pixela ImageMixer 3SE with the FS22, FS21, and FS200 camcorders

Article ID: ART129262 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Importing recorded video to the computer using Pixela ImageMixer 3SE with the FS22, FS21, and FS200 camcorders


To import recorded videos to a computer, it is necessary to install the PIXELA ImageMixer 3 SE software provided.

In addition to importing videos to a computer, PIXELA ImageMixer 3 SE can be used to create original DVDs by adding music and titles to videos.

How to Import Recorded Videos to a Computer

  1. Power the camcorder using the compact power adapter.

  2. Turn on the camcorder and set it to the movie playback mode.

  3. Connect the camcorder to the computer with the USB cable to start ImageMixer 3.
    - If the device type selection screen appears, select [PC/PRINTER] and press < > .

  4. Click [Save Files to PC] on the [ImageMixer 3 Launcher] screen.
    - The screen below shows the screen when "ImageMixer 3 SE Ver.4 Transfer Utility" is installed.

  5. Select the destination to read.
    - Select the destination to read the videos (camcorder's memory or SD Memory Card).

  6. Select importing method.

    - The imported videos are saved in the following destination. The destination can be altered in [Preferences...] in the [Setting] menu.
    - Windows Vista
    C:\Users\(User account name)\Video\IMx3SEVer5\(Date recoded)
    If the [Video] folder does not exist, the file is saved in the [Documents] folder.

    - Windows XP
    C:\Documents and Settings\(User account name)\My Video\IMx3SEVer5\(Date recoded)
    If the [My Video] folder does not exist, the file is saved in the [My Documents] folder.

  7. Click [OK].

    - Importing will start. Confirmation message will appear after importing is finished.

    - Do not disconnect the camcorder during importing.
    - If you installed "ImageMixer 3 SE Ver.5 Video Tools", the imported videos are added to the Library when starting [Browsing & Authoring].

System Requirements

This software is contained on the two supplied discs, PIXELA Application - Disc 1 and Disc 2. Depending on the tasks you want to perform, install the software on either Disc 1 only or Disc 1 and Disc 2. In either case, the software on Disc 1 must be installed.

Desired task


Disc 1

Disc 2

Saving movies to the computer

Transfer the movies you recorded from the camcorder to the computer. You can use the computer to edit them or as a place to store them.



Organizing movies on the computer

On the computer you can organize your video library, rate your favorite videos and use the albums created automatically (by recording date or other criteria) or create albums of your own.



Playing back movies on the computer

After transferring your movies from the camcorder, play them back directly from the computer.



Editing movies

Trim out your movies to keep only the most interesting scenes. Rearrange them as you wish and add subtitles or background music to your preference.



Disc authoring

Create discs from your video files and share them with friends and family. Of course, you can create original menus for your discs.



Transferring music files to the camcorder

Transfer music files from the computer to the camcorder to combine them with scenes taken using the camcorder's Video Snapshot or slideshow function.




Windows Vista (*1)(including Service Pack 1)/
Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or 3)(*2)


Windows Vista: Intel Pentium 4/2.4GHz or better,Intel Celeron D/3.0GHz or better
Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4/1.49GHz or better, Intel Celeron/1.7GHz or better


512MB or more

Available hard disk space

For Disc 1: 30MB or more
For Disc 1 and Disc 2: 130MB or more
Disc authoring: At least three times the amount of data to be written on the disc
Transferring music: At least the same amount on the C: drive as the music files to be transferred


1024 x 768 resolution / 16-bit color (high color) or better


Sound card compatible with DirectSound


Preinstalled USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed USB) port
For the softwere on Disc 2: Internet Connection (during installation), system that can run DirectX 9.0c, preinstalled DVD drive with writing capabilities

*1: Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, Enterprise Edition, 32bit
*2: Home Edition or Professional


This does not guarantee full operation.

Product names are abbreviated as follows.

Microsoft Windows Vista(including Service Pack 1): Windows Vista

Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or 3): Windows XP



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