iMovie is designed to work together on Mac and iOS. You can start a project on your iPhone and continue working on iPad and then add the final touches on your Mac. In order to work on videos saved in your 'Google Photos' you need to migrate them to iMovie and then begin editing. Following is the step by step process to migrate videos from 'Google Photos' to iMovie:
Here are the steps to Migrate Videos from Google Photos into iMovie on Mac:
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- Go to https://photos.google.com/ & sign in to your account.
- You will see all your photos and videos.
- Place your cursor over a video and check mark on it.
- Click "More" tab located at the top of the window.
- Select "Download" option.
- Your browser prompts you to save .zip file, click "Save" and specify a location to download. The downloaded zip file will contain the video from the Google Photos.
- Your videos will now be downloaded to Mac.
- Open "iMovie".
- Click "File" menu.
- Select "Import Movies" option.
- Select the video which you want to import to iMovie.
- Select the default size for importing HD video. Choose 'Large' option and click "Ok" button.
- Select a location to save the video file.
- You will see the option to add the video to an existing Event or create a new Event.
- If you are saving the video to the same drive, you will have the option to copy or move the file.
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