XDCAM Drive Software MACWIN
XDCAM Drive Software is a basic utility that allows users to read/write files from a computer connected to a PDW-U1/U2/U4 Professional Disc Drive Unit.

Applicable Products

XDCAM Series

  • PDW-U1/U2/U4


Handling video and audio data recorded with an XDCAM camcorder as files.

Following features are available on the XDCAM Drive Utility that comes with XDCAM Drive Software.

  • Displaying device and disc information
  • Recovering and formatting discs
  • Updating the firmware
  • Making option settings
  • Log exporting

System Requirements

Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 or higher
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64bit/32bit) Service Pack 1 or higher
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit/32bit) Service Pack 1 or higher
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (64bit/32bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10

Mac OS X

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher (64bit/32bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.7.4 or higher (64bit/32bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.8.4 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.9
  • Mac OS X 10.10.1
  • Mac OS X 10.11
  • macOS Sierra 10.12
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13
  • macOS Mojave 10.14
  • macOS Catalina 10.15


On Windows, remove any previous version of XDCAM Drive Software using the Add/Remove Programs tool in the Control Panel and then restart your computer before installing the new version.

When you install the XDCAM Software in Windows 8.1, please check "Run this program in compatibility mode" and select "Windows 7" manually before installing.


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