Questions tagged [file-transfer]

File transfer is a generic term for the act of transmitting files from one device to another, or over a computer network.

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Is there a tool to check the file integrity of a series of images?

Sometimes when you're downloading an image and the connection breaks mid stream, you are left with a half downloaded image. If you try to view it you get the upper part of the image and the bottom ...
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Nikon D7200 RAW transfer to computer/tablet (Linux/Android)

I would like to "simplify" transferring RAW images from a D7200 to a computer, ideally a Slackware Linux computer. I would like to do this with minimal complexity, so that once it is setup, a CLI ...
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Transfer Panasonic raw files (and videos) to android

I am looking for a way to transfer raw images and video to my android phone from my Panasonic camera. Wirelessly is preferred but using cables should be ok as well. What I'm not really looking for us ...
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Is the Panasonic data connector a standard USB Mini-B

My Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM5 comes with an unusual data connector for transferring photos to the computer. The manual identifies the part as USB connection Cable DMW-USBC1. When I look that up, the ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

I recently bough Nikon D3500 and I shoot in jpg+raw mode. In the history of taken photos, however, there's only one copy of each photo, rather than two. Similarly, when I import the photos to edit ...
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Although I choose to auto-connect, Android Smartphone keeps refusing DSLR's wifi, as no internet found

At first time connecting my smartphone to DSLR's wi-fi, I get a message box stating that no internet access could be reached, and asking if I want to keep connection though. So, I just tap "yes, don't ...
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Why are half the files of a JPEG shoot I transferred from my phone to a thumb drive not recognized as JPEGs?

I put a couple hundred pics on this thumb drive and I have no problems accessing any part of the drive. The only problem is all the programs I have for viewing jpegs say that about half of them can't ...
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Why does my camera no longer display in the Photoshop Elements dropdown?

When I plug my camera into my PC using the USB cable, and open Photoshop Elements, I no longer see my camera in the drop-down list when trying to acquire/download images. The camera is on, the battery ...
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Does Wi-Fi affect the quality of images downloaded from the Internet?

Does downloading an image off a website, when Wi-Fi is strong, result in a higher-quality image on your device?
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Wirelessly transfer photos from camera to a computer?

Is it possible to wirelessly transfer photos from a camera to a computer? Specifically: What kind of specs does a camera require to be able to do this? In other words, if I'm looking at a bunch of ...
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Snapbridge and D500 were working with Bluetooth image transfers to my iPhone. Now not working

I have the Nikon D500, with the latest firmware and have not changed anything on the camera. Snapbridge was working for image transfers between the camera and an iPhone running iOS 11. I would select ...
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Why are my photographs saving as UNADJUSTEDNONRAW?

I am currently studying photography at sixth form and have recently done a few photoshoots with my Nikon D5300. Instead of uploading my photos at school onto the school system, I download them onto my ...
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How to transfer images from Nikon D3300 to external devices? [duplicate]

I would like help with the best method of transferring images (RAW & jpeg) from my Nikon D3300 to an external hard drive and/or to my iPad Pro (2018) when traveling. I used to carry a laptop and ...
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Why does copying to computer from my Nikon D7000 abruptly stop?

I have a Nikon D7000 which I bought recently. Camera captures all the images properly. But when I connect the USB cable and try to copy the images from the camera to my Laptop, it starts normally, but ...
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Is there any information on Fuji X Wifi protocol?

Some, if not all, Fuji X-series cameras seem to contain a Wifi (802.11) network function with ability to send/upload/download files and possibly do some tethered shooting or remote control. Mostly ...
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What's the best way to store over 400 GB of digital photos?

My Mom has over 400GB of photos on a quickly dying 2011 IMac. We are getting her a new computer but I am hoping to set up some system where she can safely store all these files in an easy to access ...
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How to transfer photos to a phone without a computer?

I'm a beginner photographer and I'm facing a problem. I'm going to be traveling for 5 days and of course, I'll be taking my DSLR with me but I can't take a computer with me. Is there a way to transfer ...
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How can I see photos my friend downloaded onto my SD Card?

I have a Canon Powershot. On a recent trip, a friend downloaded his Olympus photos onto my SD card. While they don't show in my photos, I know they are in a folder on card. How do I access them?? When ...
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Why do people recommend copying the entire Canon SD card folder structure?

When I insert my SD card into my laptop after shooting photos and videos, two folders show up: DCIM and MISC. I have heard people say you need to copy everything over when transferring, but the MISC ...
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Can I transfer files from Nikon D3400 to PC using Bluetooth?

I was able to transfer my Nikon D3400 photos to the smartphone using SnapBridge. Can I also transfer photos using Bluetooth to the PC? Or can I only doing it using an USB cable or the SD card?
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How can I automaticaly download images from a SD/CF card on a Macbook Pro? [closed]

Yesterday I bought the new 2018 15" MacBook Pro (until then I was a Windows user for more than 20+ years) and installed all the software from Canon's EOS Solution Disk (downloaded from Canon's webpage)...
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When transferring photos from iPhone to computer, is it better to have selected “automatic” or “keep originals”?

When transferring photos from iPhone 7 to computer, is it better to have selected "automatic" or "keep originals"? Which setting would transfer the photos with the highest quality?
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How to handle RAW file storage across devices in Lightroom?

The Issue I'm trying to figure out if there is an established way of managing RAW files across devices when using Lightroom. I am aware of Lightroom's cloud sync, but unless I'm misunderstanding how ...
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Wireless transfer of photographs from a camera to a local network or a cloud service

We have a few cameras out in our warehouse that we use to track progress of jobs and we send the pictures from the 3-4 cameras to the company they are going to so they also can see the status of their ...
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How to copy Images Back To DSLR from computer?

I'm looking to solve this issue of trying to get my DSLR read images to put on the memory card from the computer. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: You click a photo Transfer it to your ...
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Will the Canon 6D allow me to transfer images through WiFi to a Windows PC?

I am after a bit of information regarding the WiFi on the Canon 6D. I am thinking of purchasing this camera to do event photography. At the moment I am using a 50D and connecting it directly to my ...
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Why are pictures I download using the Nikon Wu-1a adapter fuzzy when ones I transfer via cable are clear?

I have a Nikon 5200 and use wu-1a adapter to plug in the side of the camera and down load pictures to my iPad using the WMU app. Lately the pictures all are fuzzy? When I download directly to my PC ...
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Why can't I download pictures from my camera with Windows 10 64bit?

My PC starts to download pictures, indicates the correct number of pictures in the camera and then the display on the camera blanks, and then the computer reports that no pictures exist. Windows 7 ...
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How do I get pictures from a Nikon Coolpix p520 to a Linux system?

I have a Nikon Coolpix p520 and just got a computer with Linux Lite. Is there a software for Linux computers so I can get my pics and video on my computer?
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Can't connect Canon 6D to my computer via USB cable

I can't download photos from my new Canon 6D via the USB cable. Cable is connected, but no new drive is detected in the system. Looks like Windows doesn't see a new device at all. How do I ...
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Can I import RAW files from Nikon D3400 into Lightroom 5?

I use Lightroom 5. Recently bought a Nikon D3400 and have used it in RAW file mode. I usually transfer via the SD card through a card reader (I use a Mac). Do I need to make any changes to Lightroom ...
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How can I transfer pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel XTI (400D) to my Mac?

I recently bought a used Cannon EOS Digital Rebel XTI 400D. I went on a trip and took some photos that I would like to get onto my mac (A mac mini running 10.6.8). When I plugged the camera into my ...
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How can I transfer photos from an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D to my computer?

I inherited an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D. I cannot get the camera to hook up to my HP computer and upload the pictures. It uses an old card that doesn't fit, but I have it hooked up with a cord that ...
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Why aren't pictures taken on my new DSLR camera showing up when I put the SD card in my computer?

I have previously used a point and shoot camera but have a new DSLR camera. I used my old SD card in my new camera, and while I can see all the pictures when my SD card is in the camera, none of the ...
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Can I automatically sync a Wifi SD card Google drive?

I have a small hobby store where the salesman makes pictures of the clients after they buy something. The pictures need to be further processed, but this is not the salesmen's task, and I want to ...
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OM-D EM1 Mark II file transfer to Windows XP?

Is there any way to get a file transfer from an Olympus OM-D EM1 Mark II to Windows XP? As far as I can tell, the only way to get files off the camera is with Olympus Viewer 3 which does not work on ...
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How to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi?

I want to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi. How can I do that ? I have installed the app CameraWindow on my iPad. I found a way to choose and transfer one photo. ...
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How was photo data processed and transferred back to Earth from satellites before digital photography became commonplace?

I am looking at pictures taken by some of the first satellites and landers there were like the Viking Lander on Mars in ~1976 or even the first image of the backside of the Moon in 1959 by Luna 3 I ...
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Is there a way to automatically transfer photos from a DSLR to a PC hard disk as they are taken?

I have a need to have photos taken either on a modern Nikon or on a modern Canon DSLR automatically be transfered via USB cable to a Windows hard disk. It would work like this - at an event, a ...
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How can I upload photos rejected as corrupted to Blurb Books?

I am trying to create a wedding album on the Blurb Books and so far have managed to upload most photos. I got a message for some of the uploaded pictures stating the file was corrupted or empty or ...
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Difference between USB mass storage mode, and MTP or PTP mode

For connecting to a computer with a USB cable, many cameras have the option of using either USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) mode, or Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) / Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) mode. ...
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Why am I unable to see my photos on my laptop?

I recently got a Nikon D3100 and, after trying it out, I went to upload the photos to my laptop. In doing so it asked me to download Nikon's version of Windows Photo Gallery, but now I am not able to ...
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Are there wireless file transfer adapter options for the Canon 550D/T2i?

Is there an equivalent to the wireless adapters available for higher-end Canon DSLRs? The closest thing I have found are the EyeFi cards but was wondering if there are any other alternatives.
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How can I make a non-PRO Eye-fi transfer RAW files?

I have an Eye-Fi card, and it looks like it's not the PRO series, and therefore not allowed to transfer RAW images. The card transfers JPG files without problem, but not RAW. If I rename a RAW file to ...
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Corrupted JPG has undesired color bars overlay [duplicate]

I have transferred photos from my camera SD card to my computer (using a card/ram reader) and deleted the original photos. Now I have just realized there are color bars overlaid in photos. Here is an ...
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Is a WU-1a WiFi adapter secure?

Let's say I am shooting using Nikon D3200 and I am using the external WU-1a Wifi adapter to transfer the images from the camera to my smartphone, and in a party. Is it possible that someone else with ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer photos from a Canon 5D III to your computer?

I'm currently using the popular Lexar CF and SD reader that a lot of my fellow photographers use. I've recently seen someone with an ethernet contraption on the bottom of their camera, and it didn't ...
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WiFi Data transfer problem with Nex 6

I have a Nex 6, although I managed to use the photo transfers from my camera to my computer initially, I am having trouble doing this process now. My camera is giving me the message "Connected to the ...
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How can I directly browse or transfer pictures from iOS without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app?

I have a Nikon D5300 with built in WiFi. I'm interested in tinkering/hacking with its network protocol and transferring photos wirelessly, without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application ...
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Is it possible to use a smartphone/tablet's 3G/4G network to transfer Eyefi photos?

I know that Eyefi cards can use Wi-Fi networks to transfers photos. I also know that there's some sort of smartphone/tablet app that you can download to do various things with your Eyefi card and ...