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Footage from SD Card to Mac

Discussion in 'Editing (Photo and Video)' started by jamcox, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. jamcox

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    Dear Forum,

    Can you please tell me the best way to pull the footage from my SD card (Phantom 2 Vision+) to my Mac. I've been sending over wireless to my iPhone then uploading to iPhoto but I'm worried about loss of video quality. Is this true? Will that happen?

    The file is unreadable by iMovie & iPhoto.

    Is there a program (like Go Pro) which will convert the footage?

    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. Pmcdn

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    Download a RAW file reader/editor if this is the file you cannot read. I have an micro SD card reader that I use whenever I want to pull directly from the card, however I haven't noticed any difference in quality pulling directly or wirelessly from Phantom.
     
  3. rudedog

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    A file is a file, there will be no video degradation by transferring if over wireless/blue tooth/usb/reader

    The only reason I would not transfer wireless myself is how long it would take and you will run the batteries down quicker in the gopro (ok that's two reasons)
     
  4. RedRyderMedia

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