Specifications and system requirements

Spec

Specifications
Software name Data Import Utility
Supported scene Scenes recorded with the CANON camcorder with which Data Import Utility is bundled.
Supported format Recording format AVCHD
MP4
File format H.264/AVCHD (.mts)
MP4 (.mp4)
System requirements *1
OS Windows 7 Home Premium
Professional
Ultimate
Enterprise
- Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported.
- SP1 must be installed.
- XP mode is not supported.
Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 8.1 Enterprise
- Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported.
- Available on Desktop mode only.
Windows 10 Home
Pro
Enterprise
- Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported.
- Available on Desktop mode only.
Mac - OS X v10.8
- OS X v10.9
- OS X v10.10
- OS X v10.11
CPU Windows Intel® Core™ or higher
Mac Intel® CPU or higher
Memory 2GB or higher - 1GB or more is needed for Windows 32-bit version
Free space in the hard disk to install software 20MB or more
Display 1024x768 pixels or more
Others Standard USB port
A card reader that supports SD Memory Card
Adobe® Reader® (Windows only) *2
Operating limitations
  • You cannot use Data Import Utility when connecting two or more camcorders to the computer.
Windows
  • Do not switch users or put the computer in the Sleep/Standby/Hibernate mode while Data Import Utility is running.
    If the computer is configured to automatically enter a power saving mode after a certain period of time, change the Power Options in the Control Panel in advance.
  • Data Import Utility does not support Unicode.
  • For the Destination, select a directory whose path length is up to 150 bytes including folder name.
  • You cannot select the following locations as the destination to import files from the camcorder: system folders, Windows-only folders, optical drives, camcorders (built-in memory and SD Memory card), and the root directory such as C:\ .
Mac
  • Do not switch users or put the computer in the Sleep mode while Data Import Utility is running.
  • You cannot select the following locations as the destination to import files from the camcorder: folders without access right, optical drives, and camcorders (built-in memory and SD Memory card).
Precautions
  • If recorded and/or edited content includes copyrighted works created by third parties, you are not allowed to use them without notice to the copyright owner except for personal use.
  • Use an AC adapter to power a notebook computer.
  • Use the compact power adapter (AC adapter) to power the camcorder.
  • Connect the camcorder and the computer directly with a USB cable.
    Operation using USB hubs is not guaranteed.
  • Do not put the computer in the Sleep or Standby mode when a camcorder is connected.
  • Do not start other installers while installing.
*1 You must be authorized as an Administrator to use this software.
*2 Needed for browsing the Software Guide.
* The company names and brand names referred to in this guide are themselves the trademarks, registered trademarks, and products of their respective companies.
* Screens and pictures are for illustrative purposes only.