trouble getting video files of my sony handycam

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by igoodew, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. igoodew macrumors newbie

    Oct 23, 2008
    my problem is that i cant seem to get my videos of my sony dcr-sr45 camera. i dont have software for it but i cant plug it in with my usb. i can see the files but it wont let me open them. they say they are .mpg but when i try to open them it tells me its not a video file. any ideas on what to do?
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus


    Mar 7, 2007
    Convert them to quicktime using MPEG Streamclip.
  3. igoodew thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 23, 2008
    sorry im a rookie but where do i get stream clip
  4. sickmacdoc macrumors 68020


    Jun 14, 2008
    New Hampshire
    To make it simple in the future, just use! Doing a search in Google just using the name provided by r.j.s above ("MPEG Streamclip"), led to this as the first result which is the site for the developer-

    Good luck with it!

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