How do I copy from a USB drive a "quick time" movie to "iMovie" on my Mac

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  1. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy All,

    In language even a computer idiot such as myself can understand, can someone explain to me if its possible for me to get a USB stored "quick time" movie made on a PC, transfered to my Mac hard drive so I can work with it in "iMovie"? Thanks for any help you can give.
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  2. Xavier Lefaux

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    I'm guessing you've had this solved by now, but you should be able to simply drag and drop the file from a USB drive into a folder of your choice on the Mac and then open it as part of a project in iMovie.

    Have you tried this and gotten an error at all?
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  3. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy Xavier Lefaux,

    Thanks for your reply, I never did get it figured out and now the fellow who had the video on the USB drive has moved on to a different part of the country so the opportunity to copy the video has been lost.

    I am NOT much with computers, I did try the drag and drop thing but for some reason it didn't work, either I was doing something wrong or I wasn't dragging the data to the right place. Again thanks for trying to help.
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  4. Xavier Lefaux

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    Ah, sorry to hear. iMovie can be a little odd to use at first (and weirdly, it's one of the friendlier video editing suites...), sorry I didn't spot the thread sooner to offer any earlier help.
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