With the variety of ways to transfer video to computers it can easily get confusing. The chart below has quick links to Sony® solutions with step-by-step instructions to easily transfer the video from your camcorder to your computer.
The camcorder driver for USB video transfer is pre-installed on the Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista® and Windows® 7 operating systems as well as the Apple® Macintosh® operating systems 9.1 and up.
Note: Not all model camcorders are compatible with every operating system. Please refer to the instruction manual supplied with your camcorder for more information regarding compatible operating systems.
|Camcorder Type||Video Transfer Information by Connection Type|
Operating Systems (all)
|8mm or Hi8™||A/V & USB||A/V|
|Digital8®||A/V, USB & i.LINK||i.LINK|
|MiniDV||A/V, USB & i.LINK||i.LINK|
|MICROMV™||A/V & i.LINK||i.LINK|
|DVD||A/V, USB & DVD-ROM||USB & DVD-ROM|