macOS High Sierra

Add a movie or clip to your movie

You can add whole movies or clips from other movies to your movie.

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Add an entire movie

  1. Open the movie you want to add to, then choose View > Show Clips.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Insert the clip at the end of the movie: Without selecting any clips, choose Edit > Add Clip to End.

    • Insert the clip at the beginning of the movie: Without selecting any clips, press Option, then choose Edit > Add Clip to Beginning.

    • Insert the clip elsewhere in the movie: Select a clip, then choose Edit > Insert Clip After Selection.

  3. Find and select the movie you want to add to your movie, then click “Choose media.”

Add a new clip

  1. Open the movie that contains the clip you want to add, then choose View > Show Clips.

  2. Select the clip, then choose Edit > Copy.

    The selected clip is outlined in yellow.

  3. Open the movie that you want to add the clip to, then choose View > Show Clips.

  4. Choose Edit > Paste.

    The clip appears at the beginning of the movie. Drag the clip to rearrange it.