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where do Iphone videos get stored on my mac?

3708 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 12, 2013 8:33 PM by Carolyn Samit RSS
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Sep 12, 2013 7:20 PM

I have an Iphone 5 and I'm using os 10.7.5 on my MBP.


Where are all the videos from my phone stored on my computer?  There is an 'Iphoto Videos' tab in Imovie that has some older stuff on it, but the stuff I took today isn't there.  Do I need to do a hard-wired sync in order to get iphone videos into Imovie?


Basically, I want to know that my videos are safely on my computer so I can delete them from my phone.  My daughter is three, and I have her entire life on my phone... don't want to lose those memories.



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,140 points)
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    Sep 12, 2013 8:33 PM (in response to KidBever)

    You can use the Image Capture app on your Mac located in your Applications folder to sync movies from your iPhone.


    Connect the iPhone then launch Image Capture.


    Selecgt the iPhone under Devices top left corner of that window.


    At the bottom of that window select the folder you want to save the videos to from the Import To pop up menu. The Pictures folder is the handiest.


    If you want to edit using iMovie, launch iMovie. From the menu bar click File > Import Movies










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