Summary: Bought this camcorder a few days ago and am now returning it, unfortunately. Enjoyed the usability and operation of the product - until we came to download to our Mac. As described on the box, it is straightforward to download files to a Mac, the problem is what you can do with them after that.
Summary: I recently just got this camera and boy is it frusterating! Now don't get me wrong the video quality is just pure excellence compared to the last camera I used. Another pro is the night alive feature which allows you to turn on a light built in the camera if necessary. Now with the cons.
Summary: This camera is great, only problem is, that almost immediately, two vertical lines appeared on the display. Another line appeared a few days after that. It makes no difference to the recording, but I am afraid that after a while I will not see what's on the display.
Pros: I really like everything about the camera. The UI is great, and all of the features on the camera are wonderful. I think it has great color, and I read reviews that the image stabilization was not very good, but I thought that it was very nice.
Cons: THE SOFTWARE! I was afraid of this, but the software is bad. It is CyberLink software that you must use to retrieve footage from the camera. I was hoping that I would have the ability to plug the camera into the computer and it would show up as an external hard drive and I could copy over the fil...