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Loading DVD to google photos
November 19, 2020
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DIANE STEPHENSON
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I am studying your learning google photos 2020. I have a number of DVDs that I had made from old movie film 8mm. First of all, how can I load the DVD to google photos. Then, is it possible to clip out short segments that I could share with friends or family.

November 22, 2020
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Diane,

It depends on the format of the videos on the DVD. They need to be .mp4 files or .mov. There are others, but those are the most common. If the DVD is like a Theatre Movie type of DVD – those are stored in .vob files and can only be played on DVD players, not copied to digital files. So, that’s the first thing – you need to look at the contents of the dvd and see if you see a series of digital video files (mp4 etc.) or just one or two movie files (.vob) 

If they are .mp4 then, you can copy them just like photos into your Google Photos account. On mobile devices you do have a few options for editing them – you can trim the beginning or the end. So, yes, you can trim them to just the clip that you want to share.

Also, both Windows and Mac computer come with software that can edit clips from a video. Check out these tutorials:

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