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Panasonic Camcorder and my Mac - I can't download my videos to new apple mac iphoto or (image capture)

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But, here's my problem:

I can't download my videos to new apple mac iphoto or (image capture)

My Mac doesn't recognize or download my videos from my Panasonic SDR-S100 video camcorder.

Any ideas on what I a supposed to do??

Please email me at rbeaham@mac.com

Sincerely,

Robert Beaham

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Simple fix.  This camera saves all the videos as .mod files.  But they're actually MPEG2 encoded.  If you rename them to something that ends with .mpg, then Quicktime will recognize them.

The camera isn't actually designed to work with a Mac.  From what I understand, you have to use a memory card reader to even transfer the files to a Mac.

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Just let us know a few more details.
Are you removing the card and putting it into the MAC? Or is it via USB?
Does the camera or card appear as a storage device? If so then you could move the video onto the mac hard drive.
Most importantly are you using the right software, iphoto is meant for photographs, shouldn't you be using iMovie?

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Simple fix.  This camera saves all the videos as .mod files.  But they're actually MPEG2 encoded.  If you rename them to something that ends with .mpg, then Quicktime will recognize them.

I will email this to you as well.

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I will email this to you as well.

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