How do I import MiniDV files?
How do I transfer MiniDV tapes to my computer?
- Using the USB cable, connect the MiniDV camcorder or tape deck to your computer.
- Open the camcorder or tape deck.
- Load the MiniDV tape into the camcorder or tape deck.
- Open your computer’s video capture software.
- From the file menu in the software, click “capture” and wait for a window to appear on the monitor.
How do I transfer MiniDV to USB?
How do I transfer MiniDV tapes to my Mac?
Import into iMovie on Mac from tape-based cameras
- Connect the tape-based camera to your Mac using the cable that came with the camera.
- Turn on the camera and set it to VTR or VCR mode.
- In the iMovie app on your Mac, open the Import window by clicking the Import button in the toolbar.