The long form of DSLR is Digital Single-Lens Reflex camera. Importing videos from DSLR to iMovie is very easy. Just check whether your DSLR camera is compatible with iMovie or not. If not, then you may be able to import video into iPhoto. After imported video into iPhoto, the footage is in a video format on your computer and it appears that it is compatible with iMovie in your iMovie 'Event Library' and iMovie generates thumbnails of the video. Each type of camera has a different file structure and naming convention.
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