Saving Movies on a Computer

Article ID: ART142332 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Saving Movies on a Computer


Using the supplied software Data Import Utility to save your movies, you have the additional advantage of automatically joining scenes that were saved as multiple files so you can work with them as single scenes with the editing software of your choice.
*1: Carefully read the information in Notes on SDXC Memory Cards.
*2: For more information on system requirement, refer to Application System Requirements.

Install the supplied software (Data Import Utility) before you connect the camcorder to the computer for the first time. Refer to Installing Data Import Utility .

1. Camcorder: Power the camcorder using the compact power adapter.

2. Camcorder: Set the power switch to <MEDIA>.
(Camcorder: Open the desired movie index screen.)

3. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
Camcorder: Touch [All (for PC only)].

4. Computer: Click the [ ] icon on the desktop to start Data Import Utility.

5. Computer: Use Data Import Utility to save the movies onto the computer.
Follow the onscreen instructions and refer to the Data Import Utility Software Guide (PDF file).

  • When the camcorder is connected to a computer:
- Do not open the double memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory cards.
- 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.
  • Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing. Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss.
- Do not open the double memory card slot cover.
- Do not disconnect the USB cable.
- Do not turn off the camcorder or the computer.
- Do not change the camcorders operating mode.
  • Operation may not work correctly depending on the software and the specifications/settings of your computer.
  • Before saving scenes to your computer with Data Import Utility using a memory card reader or your computers memory card slot, do not access or manipulate the files on the memory card with other software. Failing to do so may result in not being able to save the files to your computer.
  • Also, see the instruction manual of your computer.



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