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Importing Photos to Iphoto and NOT movie clips

339 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 23, 2013 6:56 AM by Lasiowski5 RSS
robosalsa Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Mar 20, 2013 3:54 AM

When I hook up my Sony Camcorder to my iMac, both Iphoto and Imovie open.  I want to download Photos to Iphoto and Movies (or movie clips, as they really seem to be) to my IMovie.  However, Iphoto shows BOTH photos and movie clips, so unless I hand select every photo, there is no easy way to import them.  How do I import just the Photos into IPhoto?

macpro, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • Lasiowski5 Calculating status...
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    Mar 23, 2013 6:56 AM (in response to robosalsa)

    Try dragging your mouse across all of the thumbnails in iPhoto to save time picking between the photos you wish to import.

    If you have more photos than video consider hitting "Command A" and selecting everything then while holding the Command key click on the items you don't want to import and it will deselect the items.

    And if the launching of iMovie bothers you under the "File" tab click preference and you should be able to toggle the "launch iMovie when I connect a camera this computer..." Just like you would with an iPod and iTunes.


    Best of luck!


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