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Imovie will not recognize previously imported video avid f

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imovie will not recognize previously imported video avid files
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
I'm not sure what you mean by "avid" files, what format are these files?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Vchd
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
AVchd
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
Ok AVCHD files are video formats created in certain cameras and has nothing to do with Avid. What is the error message you are getting?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I can see the files on my Sony camcorder and play them, but my Mac and iMovie will not recognize them
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
What version of iMovie and also please go to the Apple logo at the upper left of your computer screen to About This Mac and give me this information: • The exact system Version (listed right under OS X ??) • Processor • Memory
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Misspelled avchd the first time.
No error message.
My camera recognizes the file, I can play them on the lcd screen but my Mac and iMovie will not recognize these already imported files. IMovie will recognize new recorded video
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
What version of iMovie and also please go to the Apple logo at the upper left of your computer screen to About This Mac and give me this information:• The exact system Version (listed right under OS X ??)• Processor• Memory
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
Do you still want help what happened?