How do I install camera drivers on my Mac?

Install the Driver Loader Software

  1. Double-click the Driver Loader icon to run the software.
  2. Enter the administrator password and click on OK.
  3. Connect your camera to the USB port of the computer.
  4. On the Driver Loader window, click OK.
  5. Run the camera’s System Software Updater.

How do I update the camera driver on my Mac?

Update your camera driver

  1. Click ⊞ Start , then type device in the search bar to open the Device Manager .
  2. Find Imaging Devices and expand to find your camera.
  3. Right click your camera and select Update Driver software.
  4. Follow the instructions, and select Search automatically for updated driver software when prompted.

How do I connect my camcorder to my Mac?

Just connect your iSight camera to the FireWire port of your Mac and you’re ready to start recording. If you have more then one camcorder connected, such as an iSight and a camcorder,-or you have an iMac with a built-in iSight-choose iSight from the pop-up menu that appears when you switch to camera mode.

Why is my Mac not detecting my camera?

Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Security & Privacy. Click the Privacy tab, then click Camera in the sidebar. Select the checkbox next to the apps that you want to use your camera in. You might be prompted to quit and reopen an app before it can use your camera.

How do I get my Mac to recognize my external camera?

Head pointer: Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Accessibility , click Pointer Control, then click Alternate Control Methods. Click Options next to “Enable head pointer,” click Camera Options, then choose your external camera.

Why won’t my Mac recognize my external camera?

Make sure the USB or USB-C cable is properly connected to your camera and the computer. If your computer has another USB port, try plugging the cable into it. Check your camera to make sure it’s turned on and set to the correct mode for importing photos. See the instructions provided with your camera.

How do I download videos from my Sony Handycam to my Mac?


  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. Connect the camera to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
  3. Set the camera to Mass Storage or USB Mode.
  4. Open the iMovie software from the Dock or on the Finder Bar, choose Go and then Applications.
  5. In the iMovie window, click File and then Import from Camera.

How do I transfer pictures from my Sony camcorder to my Mac?

Start the transfer process.

  1. On the camera, select Menu.
  2. Select Setup.
  3. Select Access Point Setting.
  4. Select the wireless access point.
  5. Press the Playback button on the camera.
  6. Press the Menu button.
  7. Select Send to Computer.
  8. Follow the instruction to save the images to the computer.

Why won’t my Mac recognize my Sony camera?

Ensure the recording media is inserted in the camera, otherwise the camera will not be recognized properly by the computer. Ensure the camera is set properly in the menu to use the USB connection. NOTE: Some cameras must have the USB Connect option in the menu set to Normal, Mass Storage, or PTP.