Can't get pics to my mac computer, won't transfer.
My computer won't upload my photos from my camera. it always says "communication error" or doesn't say anything, but has a white screen with the USB icon. When my computer decided to recognize the camera, the indicator light flashes green and orange, and then a window pops up from iPhoto saying that the format of the files is unreadable...but I can view the pics on the camera or on the tv...help!
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Re: can't get pics to my mac computer, won't transfer.
When you get the popup from iPhoto don't click on any iPhoto buttons. Instead, click on command+tab and change to your Finder application (leaving iPhoto open in the background).
1) Create a new folder on your Desktop or in your Pictures folder. This is where you will copy your photo files.
2) Click on File, then New Finder window. Size these finder windows so you can see both of them at the same time. In the second window, go to your computer, and then to the drive that represents the memory card in your camera.
3) Drag and drop to copy the files from the camera's memory card Finder window to the new folder Finder window, dropping the files into the new folder on your computer's hard drive.
4) Use command+tab to change back to iPhoto. Cancel from the import warning window. In iPhoto click on File then Import to Library
5) In the import dialog tell iPhoto to move the photos (not to import them in their current location) so that iPhoto puts the photos in the same place it put your other photos when it imported them directly from the camera.
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The best way to transfer pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.
Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa. Organize edit and share your photos
ALTERNATE WAY TO TRANSFER PHOTOS TO COMPUTER If your photos are stored on the memory card, then removethe memory card from the camera and insert it into an USB memory card reader.Connect this USB memory card reader and memory card into the USB port of yourworking computer. Your computer will see this as an USB Mass Storage Device oran external storage device; you can then open the folder on the memory card andcopy the photos to your computer.Memory card reader is a handy device and is inexpensive. Youcan copy photos from other cameras and you can also download photos off yourmemory card to someone else's computer without the need of installing anyprograms.
The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.
Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use Nikon Transfer or any other photo cataloging program.
Try deleting a few hundred pics....I had about 3039...deleted about 200, and now the error went away, able to upload pics from the camera to computer.....possibly 3000 is the maximum number of pics the Camera Window software will allow ?
see first urs usb cabel is well fitted in urs pc or not or wid camera..... if it is fittd well n u r unable to transfer ur photo.....then restsrt urs pc n camera at sm time n see it connected or not....
if all off these methods r useless then transfer urs photoes by using card reader...... but usin carrd reader u can only transfer urs memory card pics...
n also check urs usb slot in pc by attachin urs mobile or ny other device...it works or not.... ask me if it creates more problem.....
okay ive had my a345 since christams and all has been good until recently when i tryed to upload my pictures. the camera when plugged in will say "checking usb" then it will say "communication error" something will come up and say "choose program to upload photos" and there isnt a program is it because i set my computer back and dont have the cd? i download picasa but it still wont upload.help please.