I've never had any trouble transferring pics from my digital camera to my computer. But when it comes to my JVC GR-D295, I can't do it. I've followed all of the directions. When I finally get to the point where I can transfer the videos, it opens Fotomat. I click "Import" and it takes me to a site that says "About:blank." I've waited for twenty minutes and nothing ever happened. I look at the LCD screen on the camcorder and it says that the "USB" image had gone. What am I doing wrong?
I suggest getting the PCI IEEE 1394 also known as FireWire card. Most of the time these Firewire card comes with a Video editing software but verify because you will need some form of video editing s/w to record the video. After recording then you can edit it however you like and transfer to DVD/etc. Always a pain in the as to edit video. I've done it a couple of times. So have fun. I still have not manage to find a Video editing s/w that will do a 5.1 audio or multiple audio tracks (similar to switching between languages)
While capturing the video you have to change the Video mode to PAL or NTFS mode & store the Video's in Memory card,
When you want to transper the video's, remove the card or directly plug in to the camera to Computer USB port
Now you can transper the Movie's easily..
Try it out.
I have the same camera and use vista without a problem. However I use the firewire interface and not the USB which might be the explanation.
By the way, I can't find my manual. The date and time don't stay saved for any length of time between use. Is there a baterry that need to be changed and if so where is it?
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