Steps to record a movie in iMovie on your Mac

104Have you ever wondered if you can record a movie on your Mac and import it into the iMovie app? If you have, well you are not alone out there, as it seems that a lot of users are asking the same question.

In reality, macOS allows you to record a movie using your Mac’s built-in camera app without the need for a third-party app to be installed on your device. Besides, you can also edit your video in iMovie and export it to multiple social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat.

In this step-by-step guide, we will run you through the steps to record a movie in iMovie on your Mac. Before we begin, make sure that your Mac now has the latest version of iMovie on your computer and a front-facing FaceTime.

Steps to record a movie in iMovie on your Mac

Step one: First off, you need to open iMovie on your Mac. After that, you now need to head to the Apple Menu and click on File

Step two: Next up, you now need to select Import Media from the drop-down menu

Step three: From the Import screen, you need to click on FaceTime HD Camera button on the left hand side

Step four: You now need to select Import to at the top of the Import screen and choose which project or event you wish to record the movie to. Once you are done, hit the Record button at the bottom center of Import screen. iMovie will then start recording a movie with your FaceTime camera

Step five: Tap the Record button to stop recording. After that, you should see a movie clip in the library on the left. You are now free to edit and crop the video.

Steps to save your recorded iMovie

You can easily save your recorded iMovie as a movie file or to msocial media sites. Here is how

Step one: From the iMovie app, you now need to click on the sharing button in the top-right corner

Step two: Select how you want to save your recorded movie and then hit the Save button.

Also read: Steps to share your current location in iMessage using Google Maps on your iPhone

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