Article ID : 00153679 / Last Modified : 12/09/2019

How to transfer pictures from a digital still camera to a computer with a USB connection.

    Follow these steps to transfer pictures from a digital still camera to your windows or mac computer when using USB connection.

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    IMPORTANT:

    • Before proceeding, make sure the camera supports USB connectivity and that it is supported for use with the operating system installed on the computer. To check the specifications of the camera and for other model-specific information, refer to the camera instruction manual.
    • To transfer images from the internal memory of a camera, the recording media must first be removed. Not all cameras have an internal memory. Consult the instruction manual of your camera if needed.
    • The procedure to transfer pictures from a digital still camera to a computer with a USB connection depends on both the capabilities of the camera and the operating system of the computer. Although the transfer procedure using USB is similar among most digital still image cameras, there are still a few differences that may require slightly different steps.  

    Select the appropriate computer operating system for the procedure to transfer pictures using a USB connection: