Importing from other sources


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Importing from other sources

There are most likely going to be times when the video you want to edit or work with doesn't come from a video camera or a still camera, but maybe instead from a file that someone has e-mailed you or sent you on a disc. Well, iMovie can import just about any video file that ends with .mov, .mp4, or .dv. I copied the folder surfing clips to my Desktop from the exercise files folder. So if you have access to the exercise files, you can follow along with me, because we'll be using some of this footage in many of the upcoming movies throughout the rest of this course. And you can see these are all .MOV files. Now to use this footage in iMovie, I just need to go to File > Import > Movies.

I need to locate my files, so I'll look in my Desktop, and there is surfing clips. I'm just going to leave that folder selected, and again, we see many of the same options that we see when we imported from a camera. We can choose what hard drive we want to import to, whether we want ...

Importing from other sources
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Importing from other sources provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iMovie 11 Essential Training

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