Preparation: Connect Camcorder to your computer. If you have used SD memory card to record videos, please insert the card in the camcorder first before connection.
Step 1: Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac will automatically run when camcorder is connected to Mac, and you will face a popup window asking for the connect confirmation. Just click “OK” to continue. And you can also check the box of “Do not show this message again” to stop seeing this popup window again. Next time, you will be directly taken to Step 2 or Step 3.
Step 2: After step 1, you will be taken to step 2 illustrated with the following window. As you see from the screenshot, the program will show your camcorder info and different storage mediums. In this step, you can select video files from different camcorders or different data storages of one camcorder to preview in the media player on the right, which will help you determine desired videos files for backup or editing in later process. After you have selected the drive like "HDC-TM700/MEM" or "HDC-TM700/SD" and video files such as 00016.MTS, 00017.MTS, click “Next” to capture or copy video recordings.
Tip: If you connect one camcorder with no SD memory card installed, you will automatically be directed to Step 3.
Step 3: Choose backup mode and destination.
Backup to Final Mate Library: Click the Drop-Down Menu to select one output path for saving your copied files. By default, there is just one. You can build more paths by browsing and adding.
Build One Path: Click “Browse” to select a copy destination for saving the backup files, you can click “Add to Final Mate Library” to save this destination path to Final Mate library for your next convenient choose.
Step 4: You can choose to backup files in backstage and directly enter the main interface of Final Mate for Mac.
Step 5: Click “Start” to start backup videos from Camcorder to your Mac computer. After backup, you can find your video recordings in backup destination as well as in Resource Tab of the program as following:
If you want to import video recordings from camcorder to the program, please follow next chapter Import Video Files to program.