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archive DV clips as DV streams

Jan 28, 2007
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Hi, this might seem very basic, but I'm having trouble, and can't find the answer in the forums.

I just used iMovieHD to capture video from my camcorder. The software divided the video stream up into clips based on scene breaks. I'm not yet ready to edit this video, and I want to save/archive it to HDD as an unaltered DV stream so that I can come back and edit it later on. I'd like to save each of the clips that iMovie created as an individual file. How can I do this?
Apr 11, 2007
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New Mexico, USA
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15" MBP 2.0 GHz, Core Duo, 2 GB Ram

Open a second iMovie project, drag clip to it. Move clip to timeline, share as DV, or save project.

haven't actually tried this, but should work.

If the share as DV works, then just drag the clip of interest to the Timeline all by itself, and share as DV, then drag it back out, and do the same for each additional clip. Remember to change the name if it doesn't do it by default.

hope this helps,


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