Question about Sony Handycam HDR-HC3 HDV Digital Camcorder
You need a third party application /codecs that recognises the sony protocol e.g. mts ext that can transcode those files either into mov,mpeg2 etc environment so that the imac recognise them
Posted on Aug 15, 2014
SOURCE: repair firewire Sony HDR-HC3
I have a HDR-HC3 and I had the same problem too... This model has ALOT of problems with transferring files and I need to pay $90 to get it repaired... Try it on a Mac, if iMovie cant pick it up it means you have a firewire problem.
Posted on Oct 10, 2007
I don't know if you would call this a solution but I do know that some computers or programs will not except certain cameras. For instance I have a Sony computer and the editing program I have is Adobe Premier which will not except footage from my JVC camera but will except the footage through my Canon camera. I think the Eggheads that design these programs just like to screw with people.
Posted on Mar 31, 2009
It is a Hard Disk type Camcorder. Follow the steps as mentioned on the Link given below to transfer the video from the Camcorder to a Mac Computer.
NOTE: Movie player applications must support MPEG-2 for standard-definition video or AVCHD for high-definition video to open and play these files. Refer to the software manufacturer of the movie player application you are using for additional information and any available updates.
The Apple Macintosh Web site offers MPEG2 Works 4 Advanced 4.2 for download.
The Apple Macintosh Web site has an MPEG-2 Playback component for Quicktime 6 or 7 available for purchase.
Troubleshooting information about importing MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 clips with Apple iMovie software is available on the Apple Macintosh Web site.
For the Apple Mac OS X operating system, DVD authoring software (Capty DVD/VCD 2 ) and MPEG editing software (Capty MPEG Edit EX) is available for purchase from the PIXELA Web site. These applications are for standard-definition video only.
Posted on Sep 15, 2009
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