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Chapter 11. iPhoto Goes to the Movies > Managing Movies Imported From Your Came...

11.5. Managing Movies Imported From Your Camera

Digital camera movies were once a novelty that few cared about. Today, though, they've become a convenient way to record video without lugging around a camcorder. Many current digicams can capture movies with standard TV-screen resolution (640 x 480 pixels), standard TV smoothness (30 frames per second), and sound.

But before iPhoto 5, what could you do with those movies? Earlier versions of iPhoto simply ignored files with extensions like .avi and .mov (the standard file types for digital-camera movies). In iPhoto 5, Apple has corrected that blind spot; the program now cheerfully adds those video files to your library, denoted by a little camcorder icon and duration indicator.


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