With the variety of ways to transfer video to a computer, it can easily get confusing. This chart contains quick link to step-by-step instructions for different cable connection types that you can use to easily transfer video from your camcorder to your computer.
The camcorder driver for USB video transfer comes preinstalled on the following operating systems:
- Microsoft® Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP
- Apple® Macintosh® OS version 9.1 and higher
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|
|Hard Disk Drive (HDD)||USB||USB|
|Memory Stick®/Flash Memory||USB|