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How to transfer videos on JVC Everio GZ-MG21U camcorder to DVD

I recently got a new PC with Windows Vista and the software I got with my JVC camcorder is not compatible with Vista. I called JVC and they said I could use the Windows Movie Maker currently installed on my PC. I would like detailed instructions on how to transfer videos from my camcorder to DVD's using my PC using the Movie Maker software.

I plugged my camcorder into my PC, but when I look under My computer on my PC I don't know where to find where the videos are listed that are on my camcorder????

I too have this problem. I received Cyberlink Power software with my video recorder, but am unable to view any of my video footage when connected to the pc, which is also using Vista. The couple of photos I have in my recorder did go through though, which I thibk is strange.

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Re: How to transfer videos on JVC Everio GZ-MG21U...

Save yourself a lot of frustration. If you have this camera change the extension of the files from .mod to .mpg and it will be compatible with a lot more video editing programs.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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Re: How to transfer videos on JVC Everio GZ-MG21U...

Always check for new firmware and download it and load it to your cam. may sure also tthat the file type can ber supported @ your cam.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: cannot download video and audio to computer

All right, the following section will show you the best way to help you with the conversion.

1. Download, install and launch Video Download Studio from
2. Click” add URL” button to paste the URL of the video you want to

download. ( or you can play the video on dailymotion and click “auto capture”, Video Download Studio will automatically capture and download the video for you.)
3. Download details will showed on the working window.

1. Click” convert” button on the top, you will switch to convert interface.
2. Click ”add” button to load your videos to Video Download Studio
3. Click” profile” drop-down list to select MP3 format.
4. Click” convert” button on the bottom, you will get MP3 format video in seconds.
As you can see, these simplest steps enable you to convert video. Join in and do it yourself, you will get a lot of fun.get it from

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Try renaming the extenstion from .mod to .avi or .mpg

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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SOURCE: I need charge for JVC Everio Hard disc camcorder

The best and easy way is to look on EBAY....for a new charger for your camera. The plug that goes into the camera is unique and is only used by JVC

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