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Transfer Photos to a Mac Computer

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Follow these steps to copy photos from a camera to an Apple® Macintosh® computer.

  • Use PlayMemories Home™ software.
  • Copy the photos directly to the computer without using any software.
    1. Connect the camera directly to the USB port of the computer.
    2. Turn on the camera.
      • If the iPhoto® software automatically starts, close it.
    3. Copy the photos from the camera.

    4. Paste the photos to the computer.


  • Use the Search feature of the Mac computer if you don't remember the folder where the photos were saved.
  • Use iPhoto, PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter, or other photo software to see the pictures.
  • Photos in RAW format need to be processed with Imaging Edge or Image Data Converter software before they can be used in most photo software.