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6717 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 10, 2009 6:44 AM by Ron Guest
Currently Being ModeratedSep 9, 2009 5:59 AM (in response to Ron Guest)In iMovie, you could import all these videos as Events. iMovie would leave them as mp4, but it would take some time to generate thumbnails.
You would start a new project. You can select clips from multiple events to add to the project.
If I were you, I would use iMovie's FILE/IMPORT(from file) command to bring in one of the m4v and one of the mp4 files. If this does not work, you may need some pre-processing or conversion.
If they work, go to the Movies/iMovie Events folder on your internal drive. If you prefer an external drive, you will need a drive that is formatted Mac OS Extended (journaled) (Not FAT32), and add a folder at the top level called iMovie Events.
Create a folder under this folder. The folder name should be the event name. Then, drag the files for this event into the folder. This is a way of rapidly importing multiple events. The next time you open iMovie, it will generate the thumbnails.iMac 24 2.8Ghz, iPhone 3.0, TV, Mac OS X (10.5.7), Panasonic HDC-SD5 iMovie 8.0.4
Currently Being ModeratedSep 10, 2009 6:44 AM (in response to QuickTimeKirk)Thanks guys. Since my files are on a NAS and iMovie '09 doesn't work well with networked storage I guess I'll have to allocate a lot of time to this project.iMac 24", 2.4GHz, 2GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.2), also iPhone 3G, iMac G5, TiPB