Transferring Media and Clearing SD Cards

After using any of IT's cameras for recording class content it is important to transfer the media to your personal computer and clear the SD card for future users.

MLML IT is not responsible for and cannot help with SD card media recovery. Please ensure that you transfer all media you wish to keep to your computer before clearing and returning SD cards.

Please ensure that your Computer Backups are functioning and up-to-date.


Panasonic LUMIX GH5

Media transfer

Windows 10:

  1. While the camera is powered on, connect your computer to the camera using the supplied USB cable.
  2. The camera's display will prompt you to choose a USB mode. Select PictBridge(PTP).
  3. Open the File Explorer application and navigate to This PC on your computer.
  4. Open the DC-GH5 > SD1 folder.
  5. Copy the DCIM folder onto your Desktop (or wherever else you would like).
  6. Once the media is copied to your computer, unplug the camera from the computer.
  7. Remove all media from the camera using the "Clearing the SD card" procedure below.

macOS:

  1. While the camera is powered on, connect your computer to the camera using the supplied USB cable.
  2. The camera's display will prompt you to choose a USB mode. Select PictBridge(PTP).
  3. Open the Image Capture application on your computer.
  4. Select DC-GH5 under Devices.
  5. Set Import To to the Pictures folder (or wherever else you would like).
    • We recommend selecting Make subfolders per camera from the same list in order to avoid cluttering your destination folder.
  6. Click Import All.
  7. Once the media is copied to your computer, unplug the camera from the computer.
  8. Remove all media from the camera using the "Clearing the SD card" procedure below.

 

Clearing the SD card
  1. Enter Playback Mode (Press Menu > Screen-Shot-2020-08-18-at-1.30.35-PM.png)
  2. Press the trash can icon.
  3. Select Delete All and press Menu/Set.

 

GoPro HERO7

Media transfer

Windows 10:

  1. While the GoPro is powered on, connect your computer to the GoPro using the supplied USB cable.
  2. Open the File Explorer application and navigate to This PC on your computer.
  3. Open the GOPRO HERO7 folder.
  4. Copy the DCIM folder onto your Desktop (or wherever else you would like).
  5. Once the media is copied to your computer, unplug the GoPro from your computer.
  6. Remove all media from the camera using the "Clearing the SD card" procedure below.

macOS:

  1. While the GoPro is powered on, connect your computer to the GoPro using the supplied USB cable.
  2. Open the Image Capture application on your computer.
  3. Select GOPRO HERO7 under Devices.
  4. Set Import To to the Pictures folder (or wherever else you would like).
    • We recommend selecting Make subfolders per camera from the same list in order to avoid cluttering your destination folder.
  5. Click Import All.
  6. Once the media is copied to your computer, unplug the GoPro from your computer.
  7. Remove all media from the GoPro using the "Clearing the SD card" procedure below.

 

Clearing the SD card
  1. Power on the GoPro and swipe up on the touch screen to enter playback mode.
  2. Tap the set of squares in the upper right corner.
  3. Tap the checkbox in the upper right corner, then tap it again.
  4. Tap the garbage can to delete all files.

 

Insta360 ONE X

Windows and macOS:

  1. While the Insta360 is powered on, connect your computer to the Insta360 using the supplied USB cable.
  2. Open Finder or File Explorer. The Insta360 will appear as if it were an SD card or a USB flash drive.
  3. Copy the DCIM folder onto your Desktop (or wherever else you would like).
  4. Once the media is copied to your computer, delete the contents of the DCIM folder.