Import problems - FC Express

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by OJvision, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. OJvision macrumors newbie

    Sep 1, 2011
    Hello---High School Media Production teacher here. We dumped a bunch of old video from cameras and now they are not being recognized by FCX or even iMovie. I THINK we migth have dumped a driver (maybe) which is not letting the software ID it. However, the problem is consistent whether the video is an external memory card or an internal hard drive on the camera.


  2. evil_santa macrumors 6502a


    Sep 23, 2003
    London, England
    any info as to the type of file (.mov, .avi, mp4 etc) & what the camera used to shoot on would be helpful
  3. cgbier macrumors 6502a

    Jun 6, 2011
    Sounds you're working with AVCHD. You need to copy the complete file structure from the card to your computer. Don't try to open any of the video files. It won't work. You need to import the stuff into FCE via Log and Transfer.

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