Transferring the video

Image: SD card case

Once you have made your recording you will need to transfer it to your PC, an online server or storage service. You should plan this in advance to make sure you know how and if this can be achieved.

Memory cards

Many devices will use memory cards to store any videos recorded. In these situations, it is possible to simply plug the memory card into the computer, either directly or using an adaptor, and transfer the video files as you would any other files.

USB cable

Most video cameras and Android devices can be connected directly to a PC using a USB cable. Once the device has been connected to the PC it will be recognised as an additional storage drive. Navigate to the drive and find the correct folder. Next copy the files from the device to your PC.

WikiHow - How to Transfer Photos from an iPhone to a Computer

When an Apple device has been used to capture video or audio content the process for transferring files is slightly different. Once the device has been connected with a USB cable it should be possible to right click on the device in Windows Explorer and select the option “Import pictures and videos” to copy images and videos to the default images and video folders on your computer. Further advice on transferring content from Apple devices to PCs can be found on WikiHow.

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