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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Panther All in One by John Ray, Robyn Ness

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Chapter 25. Working with Video and Clips in iMovie

This chapter focuses on working with video, from importing video clips to moving them around within iMovie. You’ll learn the way that a camcorder can be connected to your Mac and the process of capturing video through that connection. (Capturing video, simply put, is the process of importing digital video footage from a camcorder into a computer.) You’ll also learn some basics of video editing and working with film clips.

Importing Video from a File

Later in the chapter, we’ll get into the process of actually capturing video from your camcorder into your Mac using iMovie. But for now, let’s import a file that has already been captured into iMovie. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Open iMovie and choose ...

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