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SCD6040 Camcorder will not upload to my iMac Movie on my Mac ox

I just got a MAC computer but I'm trying to upload my videos to my Imovie program so I can make home movies but it will not work. Can someone tell me if there is an update for this.
Thanks, Julio

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  • Tech4Mom Apr 03, 2008

    Having the same issue with the MacBook and the Samsung SCD6040. There does not seem to be any software available for Mac. Any one know what to do to get it work with iMovie? Thanks!

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you may want to try to use firewire cable(if your pc does have port for this)
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you can use ulead,roxio,nero or any other 3rd party burning programs

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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Hi there and welcome to FixYa.

I'm sorry, but Samsung doesn't make software for that camera compatible for the Mac.

You can check their download page and see for yourself, you can find it here:
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/download/supportDown.do?group=&type=&subtype=&model_nm=SC-DX103&language=&cate_type=all&dType=D&mType=SW&vType=&prd_ia_cd=04021100&disp_nm=SC-DX103&model_cd=&menu=download

Again, sorry.

Rob

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SOURCE: Can not import film to PC.

I have a partial solution for those whose files come up as audio. connect your camera via USB. Windows Movie Player should recognize the camera when you select capture device. When you have your camera selected hit next. Put the file in My Video and title it. When you are ready too capture video Hit play on you camera while in the review screen. The Movie Maker will then capture your video as it plays in the camera.

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SOURCE: Need a Windows Vista driver for Samsung SCD6040 Camcorder

You can install Windows XP in same computer/ laptop as alternate OS in other partition of HDD and keep use of Samsung camera.

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SOURCE: I lost the software to my Samsung camcorder.

It seems only video and/or pictures from your (SD Memory) Card can be transferred (via the USB cable) to your computer. Video/pictures from a disk is not accessible to your computer.
I have the Software CD ... and can try to email you the driver. But I'm not sure if there's more required (than the driver file).

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Flawlessly 1080/60i MOV for iMovie-Converting Canon HG20 MTS files to AIC MOV for iMovie

I have a Canon HG 20 with an internal 60GB hard drive. I am using the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and iMovie 09. The apple website says that this camera is compatible with iMovie and even sells it on it's website. When I open iMovie and import the .mts files to iMovie, it prompt an error. After google search, found if I want to edit Canon HG20 1080/60i .mts video with high quality for iMovie 9 on Mac, must to convert Canon HG20 1080/60i .mts files to MOV for iMovie 9 before editing.

And as we konw, Apple Intermediate codec is one of the apple built-in codecs, while others could be Apple DV/DVCPRO - NTSC, DVCPRO50 - NTSC.So convert hg20 mts to aic mov is the best choose. Therefore i need mts to aic converter. Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is the recommended camcorder software to convert AVCHD to apple compatible formats.

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Step 1. Directly download 24Mbps .mts files from Canon VIXIA HG20 to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac.
Turn on Canon HG20 camcorder and connect it to computer via USB cable, then launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac from Application folder. With built-in wizard, you can easily to capture Full HD .mts files from Canon HG20 camcorder to the program. Select "Import" instead of Backup to quickly capture videos from camcorder. You can find imported videos under "Camcorder Tab" in the main interface of Final Mate for Mac.

Step 2. Create a Movie for Converting Canon VIXIA HG20 MTS files to AIC MOV.
Just select one or multiple video files you would like to convert and then drag and drop them to Movie tab. In this way, a Movie for conversion will be created.

Step 3. Export AIC MOV video file.
Click the Export button and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) to choose export format for further editing in iMovie. In this way, all video clips will be merged as one single movie for convert to iMovie.

Tips: You are free to set/adjust output MOV files parameters (Bit rate - high quailty, Frame rate - 60, Resolution/Size - 1920 x 1080, channel - 5.1 channel) to make a good output quality. With this set you can get a Flawlessly 1080/60i MOV for iMovie.

Step 4. Click OK to start converting.
Click "OK" to start converting Canon HG20 MTS files to AIC MOV for iMovie .When the conversion is finished, you can import converted mov to iMovie without rendering and edit high quality videos from Canon Vixia HG20 24Mbps mts on iMovie Mac.

Tips: The Canon VIXIA HG20 boasts 1920 x 1080 Full HD, and has a CODEC capable of recording 24Mbps -- the highest AVCHD bitrate --through Canon's own Full HD CMOS Image Sensor and advanced DIGIC DV II image processor. Final Mate for Mac also can lossless split/cut and join/merge Canon HG20 Full HD MTS on Mac with no compression.

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Convert Sony TX100V 1080/60p MTS to AIC MOV for iMovie 11 and keep the raw quailty

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Step 1. Directly download 60fps .mts files from Sony DSC-TX100V to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac.
Connect Sony DSC-TX100V to PC via USB cable. You will face the pop-up message asking you to use camcorder wizard or not. If you do not get the message, just click the Wizard button. Click Yes and follow the wizard to download/import 1080p files to the program.

Step 2. Create a Movie for Converting Sony DSC-TX100V 1080/60p MTS files to AIC 1080/60p MOV.

Method 1): Just select one or multiple video files you would like to convert and then drag and drop them to Movie tab. In this way, a Movie for conversion will be created.

Method 2): Click downlist of Add button and select for conversion. A blank movie is created. Then drag and drop your Sony DSC-TX100V 60fps .mts files to such a movie for merging together and making a conversion.

Step 3. Export AIC MOV video file.
Click the Export button and choose "Export into Editor". Follow iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) to choose export format for further editing in iMovie. In this way, all video clips will be merged as one single movie for convert to iMovie.

Tips: You are free to set/adjust output MOV files parameters (Bit rate - high quailty, Frame rate - 60, Resolution/Size - 1920 x 1080, channel - 5.1 channel) to make a good output quality.

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http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C455202


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