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Tip #029: Which Files Should Be Copied From a Camera Card?
“Pick-and-Choose” is the wrong option for best results.
All of them.
Select the entire contents of the card, even the folders and files that you don’t recognize, and copy the entire contents of the card into its own folder on your hard disk.
One folder per camera card. Always.
Why? Because, depending upon the codec, different parts of your media are stored in different folders on the card; especially metadata. Copying everything from the card into its own folder on your local storage means that whichever NLE you use for editing is able to assemble all the pieces and track all your data without any problems.
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