LifeFlix MiniDV Importer
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LifeFlix software makes it easy to rescue all those precious memories trapped on MiniDV tapes. Attach your camera, click import, walk away! Import, watch, save and share.
Imagine those memories sitting in that drawer, weddings, birthdays, parties, vacations, baby's first steps... When is the last time you watched them?
All you need is LifeFlix, an old DV Camcorder, a FireWire cable and a Mac to rescue your precious memories.
Hurry before it's too late! MiniDV tapes don't last forever.
What's New in Version 1.3.3
Various bug fixes and UI updates.
- Remove auto scene detection option
- "Create single file" and "Combine" buttons replaced "Combine" and "Select All"
- Added Start Import and Resume Import to File menu
- Got rid of a bunch of unnecessary menu items in Edit Menu
- Changed Help Menu to be four different URLs to our website help
- CMD will now also work for multi-select in the scene list
- CMD + A will work for Select All scenes
- Removed support for iMovie (not supported by Apple anymore)
Easy to use, but imported sound is flawed
I purchased this program because it seemed very easy to use and it is. Unfortunately, the audio imported contains clicks and static runs that seem to correspond to the overscan bars at the bottom of the screen. I understand the presence of the overscan lines at the bottom of the screen. It’s the static I can’t live with. This occured on multiple tapes and on two diffeiernt computers making the application unusable for me. One of the computers is a 2.8 GHz i7 MacBook Pro with 16GB of RAM and an all solid state drive, so I know it shouldn’t be a resource issue. The static is not on the original tape and does not appear when the same tape is imprted using either iMovie or Roxio Toast. So for now, I’m using a much more complicated workflow.
Very useful so far
For several hours now Lifeflix has been pulling the content off some old miniDV tapes via an old Canon ZR45 with simple but useful features. I had sought out an alternative since iMovie had balked. It did crash once, but there were lots of other things happening on the iMac at the same time, and when it restarted it picked up where it left off with no apparent issues.
Considering it was free, the value was extraordinary. I would have been satisfied if I had paid the $9.99.
Nice Program…Good Support !!
This is a good program with a simple to use interface as well as it doing what you expect it to. I had a problem upgrading to the Pro version properly and the Support guys were very firendly and helpful. It’s obvious these guys are in it for the long term…nice work !!