How to Transfer Video from a Digital8 or MiniDV Camcorder to a Computer

Select the transfer method based on your camera and computer:

Connect your Digital8™ or MiniDV camera to the computer using the Audio Video (A/V) cable.

Connect your camera to the computer using a Sony® i.LINK® or Apple® FireWire® cable.

Connect your camera to the computer using the USB cable.

  • Connect the camera with a USB cable to transfer photos saved on the memory stick.
  • You can use the PlayMemories Home software to import the images.
  • There are some camera models that allow video to be recorded on a memory stick. Check your manual for model-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page. .

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