iMovie for Mac: clip

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Video, audio, or a photo that has been imported into iMovie. Clips appear in the browser and the timeline.

Clip selected in timeline

Clips in iMovie link to source media files on your Mac or a storage device. When you modify a clip, you are not modifying the media file, just the clip’s information in iMovie. (This is known as nondestructive editing.)

Published Date: Jun 12, 2019