Import from photos apps

When you import photos and video clips from a photos app into Final Cut Pro, the media is imported using the import settings you defined in Import preferences. For more information, see Import from a hard disk.

Import photos and video clips from a photos app

  1. In Final Cut Pro, do one of the following:

    • Choose Window > Media Browser > Photos.

    • Click the Photos button in the toolbar.

      Photos button in toolbar
  2. Navigate to the appropriate section of the Photos Browser.

    Photos Browser
  3. To use one or more photos or video clips in your project, drag the items from the Photos Browser to an event icon in the Libraries list or a project in the Timeline. To select multiple clips, you can Command-click them or drag a selection rectangle around them.

    You can also drag photos and video clips from a photos app directly to an event in the Libraries list or a project in the Timeline, without using the Photos Browser.