Step 1: Import Video into iMovie
To begin working with your video, you must first transfer it to iMovie. Importing video
into iMovie does not erase it from your recording device.
In this step you’ll open iMovie and import video from a video recording device or
import a video file you’ve already stored on a hard disk, and start building your
To open iMovie:
Double-click the iMovie icon in your Applications folder or click the icon in the Dock.
When you open iMovie for the first time, you see the iMovie window, shown below.