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Down load video from camera

I have a powershout A540 I can download digital pictures on to computer but I can't figure out how to down load the video on to my computer. I'm a senior citizen and after 2 years I just figured out how to take the videos on my camera....slow learner

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  • ginnygin2342 Mar 14, 2008

    Played with it and finally learned how to do it..........Now I have to learn how to make a DVD from my computer....thanks

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Download quicktime alternative from this link and run it on your computer. Some OS's don't support the file your video is formatted in.

the manufac. recommends
QuickTime 3.0 or later is required to play back movies (Data
type: AVI/Compression method: Motion JPEG) on a
computer. QuickTime (for Windows) is included on the Canon
Digital Camera Solution Disk. On the Macintosh platform, this
program is standard with Mac OS X or later.

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