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Help with uploading from Sony video camera

Oct 2, 2011
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I have a Sony DCR-SX65 video camera. The software that came with it says that it isn't compatible with mac software. What can I do to upload video from the camera to my IMac?


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Dec 20, 2006
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Lake Mary, Florida
Your Mac's Specs
14" MacBook Pro M1 Pro, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD
The camera probably came with some basic editing software and drivers for the camera.

You shouldn't need either with the Mac. If your intent in uploading the video is to edit, open iMovie and connect the camera. Refer to the iMovie instructions (available from the Help menu) for details on how to import video.

If your intent is to create a DVD, iDVD has an excellent "One Step DVD" feature that will import the video and burn it onto a DVD. Again, start the program and refer to the instructions in the Help menu for specific details.

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