If you have video stored on a mobile phone or camcorder, the first stepis to transfer that video to your Macintosh. Most devices connect to a Macintosh through a cable that plugs into a port, such as the USB port.
You can import video into iMovie from three sources:
A video camcorder or mobile phone
The built-in webcam
Files on your hard disk, USB flash drive, or other external storage device
Many people capture video using a camcorder or a mobile phone. To transfer video from one of these devices into iMovie, do this:
Connect a cable from your device (smart phone, camcorder, etc.) to your Macintosh. (This cable often comes with your device, but you may need to buy ...