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    Default Connect Video Camera to MacBook Air

    Just thought I would give this a shot and think I know the answer already but is there any way to connect a DV video camera to the MacBook Air?

    Whether it be a cable which is DV to USB or through a USB FireWire hub or something similar.

    Otherwise if I have imported video on my iMac and want to transfer it to an external drive on my MacBook Air to access via iMovie on the Air how would I do this?

    Any help would be great!

    Thanks

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    If your DV camera is FW connection only, then no.

    Otherwise, you should be able to import the pre-captured video into iMovie on the MBA.

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    How do I import the video from iMovie on my iMac to my MacBook Air?

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    Use whatever network connection you have to connect the iMac and MBA, or preferably via an external HDD, then select the Import option from the File Menu.

    Drop on over to Apple support centre and have a look at the articles available for iMovie:
    Apple - Support - iMovie

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    Thanks mmulhern

    Will check out the support forums!

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    You wouldn't need to 'import' on the Air. When you capture the video with iMovie on your FireWire equipped Mac, everything gets saved into a project icon that by default is saved in your Movies folder. It is a simple case of networking the two Macs together via file sharing or similar, and using the Finder to copy the project from one machine's Movies folder to the other.

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