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Transfer photos and videos to a Mac Computer

    Before you start

    Transfer images or movies with a USB cable

    Follow these steps to copy photos from a camera to an Apple computer with a direct USB connection:

    Note: Menu items and steps will vary based on the Apple computer model.

    1. Connect the camera directly to the USB port of the computer.

      Note: Some Apple computers may require adapters to connect to the USB cable from the camera. Refer to the Identify the ports on your Mac article.

    2. Turn on the camera. If an image capture program or app automatically starts, close it.
    3. Copy the photos from the camera:

    4. Paste the photos to a folder of your choice on the computer.
      1. Select the folder where you want to store the copied photos.
      2. Press Command+V to paste the file into the Pictures folder.

    Photos in RAW format need to be processed with Imaging Edge Desktop software before being used in most photo software applications.