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Adding QuickTime Clips to Your iMovie Mo... > Import a DV Clip into iMovie - Pg. 108

iMovie: The Swiss Army Knife of Digital Video Software Save a QuickTime Movie in the DV Format 108 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Open the QuickTime movie that you want to use in your iMovie project. Use the QuickTime Player controls to edit the movie so it contains only that material you want to import (of course, you can import the whole thing and edit it in iMovie as well, but getting rid of material first makes the process faster). You might want to work on a copy so that you don't you mess up the original. Choose File, Export. In the Save exported file as dialog, choose Movie to DV Stream on the Export pop-up menu. Name the clip, choose a location in which to save it, and click Save. The DV clip will be created in the location that you selected. After the clip is in the DV Stream format, import it into iMovie. Import a DV Clip into iMovie 1. 2. 3. 4. Choose File, Import File. In the Import File dialog box, choose DV Stream file from the Show pop-up menu. Move to the clip that you converted into the DV Stream format in the previous steps. Select the DV stream clip and click Import. You will see a progress bar showing you how the import is moving along. If your clip is fairly lengthy, this process can take a few moments. When the importing process is complete, the clip appears on the Shelf, and it is automatically selected