Cameras can capture both still images and video. Once you have video on your Mac, you can view, edit, or save it to a DVD if your Mac has a DVD drive (either internal or external).
Video files may be stored in different types of file formats , such as:
.mpg, .m4v: MPEG-4 format
.mpg, .mpeg: MPEG-1 format
.mov, .qt: QuickTime format
.avi: Audio Video Interleave format (commonly associated with Windows)
.wmv: Windows Media Video (commonly associated with Windows)
The best video file formats for OS X are the MPEG and QuickTime formats. Your Mac may be able to recognize other video file formats, ...