Mounting Digitial Video Camera?

Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by BicyclePunk, May 13, 2003.

  1. macrumors regular

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    #1
    Ok. Got a new Canon Optura 10. Took some movies. I have 10.2.6. Have the newest iMovie. Got the 4 pin to 6 pin FireWire cable. But when I plug in the camera to the computer, I get nothing. Nothing mounts, and I don't see a way to import any movie or images. Do I need software or anything? The video thing is way new to me. Thanks in advance for help.
     
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    Rower_CPU

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    #2
    DV cameras don't mount on the Desktop like still cameras do. You'll need to launch iMovie and go through the capture process from there. It's pretty straightforward.
     
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    P-Worm

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    #4
    That's the problem.

    With Macs it's a little TOO easy...:confused:

    P-Worm
     

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