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Sd card won't upload video- 'unidentified image' is displayed

I have taken some videos on an canon Ixus that won't upload to iphoto and i can't playback on camera. The display reads 'unidentified image'. how can I upload to my Macbook or view on Tv screen?

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IPhoto is for still pictures. iMovie is for videos. Use a card reader to download your videos to a folder you create on your desktop. From there, you can import to iMovie or just play them using Quicktime.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

Testimonial: "Spot on... problem sorted. It seems iphoto is happy to load short clips but longer vids are too much so quicktime was the solution. thanks :-)"

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