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GZ-HD7E on Mac book pro

Onmy new Mac book pro,Imovie 08 I can capture only the pictures,but not a movie.Please help me what Ican do.I use USB 2 o port. Thank you. Branimir

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  • branimir Drobila Feb 02, 2009

    I instaled decoder,but the picture is for nathing.

    Shal I try FireWire 800 conector 4pin to 9 ?? Branimir

  • branimir Drobila Feb 02, 2009

    I think you dont understand me.I already made 100 movies on WindowsXP but now I bought a new MAC BOOK PRO,and now I have a problem!!

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Its not compitable to the new software operating system.as its compatible with xp so it worked properly.

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You need to set the camera mode to capture any picture..
 go to link>>
http://www.manualnguide.com/download/manual-guide/jvc-everio-gz-hd7-instruction-manual.html

here is user manual for your camcorder.
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Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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    rockfixya Feb 03, 2009

    you need to install a driver in your mac book pro, to use your camera.
    download your software from>>
    http://www.moviecodec.com/mediaplayers.h...
    Thanks

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Hi!

If you want to get the footage off of the HD7u, you'll have to connect via USB2.0 and download the .TOD files and use a program to convert them. I use MPEGStreamclip. It will work with the .TOD files and convert them to a format that iMovie or FInal Cut will understand.
If this is not for professional work you'll probably be fine converting the footage to the HDV standard or DV standard and not have to render in FCP to edit the footage.
MPEG2 codec is needed.

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You cant use the usb to tranfer movies you have to use firewire. If you need further assistance let me know. Also please take a moment to accept and rate my solution.
Thanks,
Lee

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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    Lee A. Jan 31, 2009

    http://www.manualnguide.com/dl/30/
    follow this link, download the user manual. refer to page 53. It has step by step instructions if you need further assistance please let me know.
    thanks,
    Lee


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Requirements: iMovie (Part of the iLife 08 package)

Step 1: Connect the Everio to the Mac (Via USB)
Make sure you are powering the Everio from the mains before connecting your JVC Everio Camcorder.

Step 2: Playback on PC
Select “Playback on PC” on the Everio, once connected you will see the Everio HDD symbol appear on the desktop. The video files on the Everio are stored in the SD Folder/PRG***/MOV***.MOD.

Step 3: Open iMovie
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