Problems transferring from Canon Vixma 200 to MacBook Pro iMovie!

marc harding February 1, 2010
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My cables are attached, but can’t get the camcorder to transfer to iMovie.

  1. Dave Drager
    February 1, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    I have the HF100 which is the model before the HF200. From what I've seen online, you simply import the clips using iMovie. Your camera should be detected as a device - does the camera screen switch to USB mode when you plug it in?

    On my camera, I simply remove the SD card and plug it into the PC I want to transfer the video to. Its a lot easier than mucking with cables!

    • marc harding
      February 2, 2010 at 6:58 am

      Have you been able to transfer from the camcorder to the Mac? I will try using a reader, but that is something more I need to carry around.

  2. ænon1mus
    February 1, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    Can you please share a little more information. By "cannot" do you mean that you get an error or the camera doesn't show up as a source. Have you had a successful transfer before?

    • Anonymous
      February 2, 2010 at 6:57 am

      I've got the USB attached and cannot get the Mac to recognize that the camcorder is attached----with my Sony Cybershot it at least knows it is attached for iPhoto and can click to transfer.

      • ænon1mus
        February 2, 2010 at 7:37 am

        Have you got it to work before? Does Finder detect it? Does Image Capture work? What version is your iMovie?

        • Anonymous
          February 2, 2010 at 12:38 pm

          The camera is brand new and has not worked with the MacBook before. Finder doesn't seem to detect it. I have the most current iMovie (2009). Don't think Image Capture is working. Thanks for your help.

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        • ænon1mus
          February 2, 2010 at 4:01 pm

          You need to connect the power cord to the camcorder. It's a precautionary measure to prevent the battery from depleting while transferring.

          Hope that helps.

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