A low-end video editing software produced by Apple which allows for editing videos on a Mac, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPhone 4 and iPad 2.

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How to add letterboxing?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.11.3 El Capitan. I'm trying to convert the original theatrical movies to 16:9 format using letterboxing. These movies were mastered using 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, and ...
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Why can't I update my imovie?

I can't update my iMovie - it always says "These apps cannot be accepted by your Apple ID" anyone knows why?
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How do I bring my Quicktime DV from 2013 to life?

Back in 2012/2013 I've imported a stack of home video tapes from my DV camera into iMovie. I also converted a lot of files created by earlier versions of iMovie, some of them dating back as far as ...
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How to move iMovie projects from iPhone to a computer for storage?

I have a bunch of iMovie projects on my iPhone and they take up quite a bit of space. I'd like to move them to my Windows PC and then get back to them later. In iTunes I tried going to ...
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Migrate 1 TB of iMovie '11 to iMovie 10.x if migration requires twice the disk space?

I have about 1 TB of movies in iMovie '11 (version 9.x) format, and I need to migrate this library to iMovie 10.x now. This process is described here: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT202853 However, ...
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How to move image to particular time in iMovie?

So I have been trying to add image to my iMovie. The problem is I want to add the image at for example 2:00 min. But whenever I drag the image to the project, it always goes in the beginning of the ...
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Will iMovie erase my work if I quit it?

I have been making an iMovie on OS X El Capitan for the past few days. Unfortunately, I have not saved even once, I just left it open and it would always be there when I clicked on the icon. Now, I ...
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Connecting a hardrive to an ipad for iMovie

Want to use my ipad for light movie editing computer. The 32 gigs is not cutting it. Is their a way to connect a hardrive to the ipad to use in imovie? I have in the past used icloud to store the bulk ...
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Help registering iMovie

I just transferred iMovie '08 from an older Mac to a fully updated newer one. Unfortunately, I am not the one that purchased it, so it isn't in my App purchases. Now I have a problem - or two. I ...
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How can I move a group of selected clips from the cutaway timeline down to the main timeline using the trackpad?

I can only move a selected group of clips from the overlay timeline to the main timeline using a mouse. Using the trackpad, as soon as I click on one of the clips in the group, it only selects that ...
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Trouble importing videos to iMovie from Canon Vixia HF R600

I have a Canon HF R600, and when I open iMovie 10, I can see my camera listed, but there are no videos displayed. When I look on the camera, though, there are a bunch of files. Why aren't the files ...
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How to find an iMovie project file - Mac- iPad iMovie?

I'm trying to get an iMovie onto my iPad in an editable format and I'm told you need to paste the project file into iCloud drive. I can't seem to do this. Any other ideas on how to get the project ...
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Starting with the Music Track and adding video footage second

I want to create a video STARTING with the Music Track (not "add music") and then adding movie footage to the music track. Can I do that? I have iMOvie '11 version 9.0.4
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Backing up and restoring iMovie projects?

I've got several iMovie projects and clips, etc. on my iMac running the latest Mac OS X El Capitain. I'd like to completely wipe the system and re-install OS X. However, is there a fairly safe ...
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Why are my clips stored in “iMovie Library.imovielibrary” and “iMovie > iMovie Events”?

I am using iMovie 9.0.3, and discovered recently that I have to folders with the same events and clips, Movies > iMovie > iMovie Events and Movies > iMovie Library.imovielibrary They ...
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On iMovie on my MacBook Air, it says I have 3 projects, but it only shows 2 of them. How do I find the third?

I've been creating an iMovie project for the past week or so, and I guess my computer started overheating a bit and decided to shut down. I closed it for about 5 minutes and opened it again. The ...
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Difference in iMovie export settings

if I'm exporting a video over file > share > file... this dialog shows up: My question is: what gets affected if I change the setting "Quality:" lets say to "Low"? Does it only affect audio and ...
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Corrupt iMovie Project File (following crash) does not re-open in iMovie [duplicate]

I had an iMovie crash and since the Project I was working on does not reload. Under iMovie Project folder in Finder I can see the file I was working on (filename.reproject) but it has a different ...
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Corrupted iMovie Project File does not reload in iMovie

I am getting exactly the same issue as iMovie 11 - Fix iMovie projects that don't open after iMovie crash. However after deleting the Thumbs (as suggested) and iMovie re-generating the Project was ...
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Why are updates so extremely large?

I'm currently downloading the update for iMovie (2 GB) and Xcode (3.5 GB). Other similiar producs are maybe several 100 MBs, but for the full software, not just an update. What makes those updates ...
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.iso vs .img files for DVD images?

There seem to be multiple standards for image files representing the contents of a DVD. For example, iDVD creates .img files if told to burn a file rather than a DVD directly. However, Linux install ...
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Show user interaction in iMovie [duplicate]

Is it possible to add user interaction animations to an app preview video made with iMovie? Small colored circle when user press or drag screen.
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iMovie deleted my project

It says I have two projects but I only have one. My laptop crashed when I was editing it and said, "Press a key now to restart your computer or it will restart in 50 seconds." When I restarted it my ...
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iMovie question (possibly need a different apple product? IDK)

Okay, this question is a bit of a doozy. I decided to try my hand at making a rotoscoping animation. That's basically an animation created using real film as a base. The original video is 16500 ...
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iMovie - prevent rendering to Theater

When I share a movie to a file in iMovie (10.0.9), the following happens: iMovie renders my movie to the file I've specified Afterwards, iMovie renders another version of my movie to the iMovie ...
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Is it possible to install iMovie 9 on El Capitan?

Is it possible to copy iMovie 9 from my OS X Yosemite MacBook and install it in a new MacBook I am yet to buy and will have OS X El Capitan and iMovie 10? iMovie 10 has very limited export options ...
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iMovie Audio cuts in and out

So I have a problem with iMovie and audio. I assemble the a movie together, then on export the sound just gives up. In the preview it's fine, but something on export. I get no warnings or errors. Any ...
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is there a way to store video on an external device yet be able to edit it in iMovie on my ipad air?

I have an ipad air and recently i was trying to edit a quick 10 min movie of some 1080p 60fps video in iMovie. I only have a 32 gig ipad air so i wasn't able to upload all the video on to the ipad. i ...
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Where does iMovie keep the generated movie files when finalizing a project?

In iMovie '11, it seems that when you finalize a project, it automatically generates the 1080p, 720p, Large, and Medium versions of the movie. Then when you export the movie in one of those sizes, it ...
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Why does iMovie change QuickTime Video's size

I used QuickTime to record my iPhone 6 device video. Format of iPhone 6 QuickTime video on desktop H.264, 750x1334. Size= 406x722. Then I import this QuickTime video into iMovie. When I export the ...
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Does Facebook change quality of iMovie video

I made iMovie gameplay trailer for my app. In iMovie it looks like the video is running 1080P HD quality. Then I exported that video to desktop and then I uploaded that video onto Facebook and the ...
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Why does iMovie make my movie so small in size?

I have an iOS game coming up and I made a trailer today. I recorded gameplay footage from my iPhone 6 device onto QuickTime and then edited the footage in iMovie. When I started editing, the footage ...
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Moving iPhoto and iMovie libraries

Wife has been using iPhoto/Photos and iMovie for storing family photos and videos for roughly 5 years. Have about a 300 GB iMovie library and 100 GB iPhoto library. MacBook Pro is getting full (less ...
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How to run on iOS iMovie project moved from macbook to iCloud Drive?

Ok, I created my iMovie project on macbook. I wanted to run my iMovie project on iOS device. So: Went to imovielibrary Show package contents and copy the folder Spain: Paste this into ...
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on imovie 10.0.9 i cannot import a movie from ipad

I'm trying to import a movie from my ipad, but when I try to import the movie it appears to go into the import arrow at the top but nothing appears in the viewer section. I have imported many movies ...
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Transition in iMovie 10.0.9

Each time I add a transition to my movie, the total length is being reduced by that transition duration. How to avoid it and keep the original movie length?
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Is it possible to resize video in iMovie?

I took a screen recording from my iPhone 5 and I want to convert its size from 640x1136 to 750x1134. For extra pixels I need black fill color. Is it possible in iMovie in OS X?
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Retrieving files from a Time Machine backup on another computer

My MacBook Air was stolen recently and I need to retrieve the iMovie and iPhoto libraries from a previous backup of the MacBook (done a few months ago) which sit on the external hard drive connected ...
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Trying to import old video from tape into iMovie 10.0.9, and store it on peripheral drive

I can't control which file or folder to target. I can only name a target an event name, and then that event only shows in the iMovie libraries menu on the left. Cant find the even in Finder to copy it ...
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Shift movie horizontally for side by side

I have two videos where the action appears on the left side of the frame. Using iMovie version 10.0.9, I use the side-by-side overlay. The bottom (right) video is overlapped by the top video so the ...
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Processing videos through iMovie increases file size by 70x

This is just a curiosity of mine. I screen recorded ~5hrs of video using Quicktime, split up into roughly 10-20 minute segments. The folder which I saved them to is 4.73 GB big. However when I string ...
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I need help navigating iMovie with markers and/or bookmarks

I would like to be able to navigate through my iMovie timeline for the project I'm working on. I added markers using "M" and added bookmarks with command-B, but command-[ and command-] aren't moving ...
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iMovie: safe to delete Render Files?

I'm hoping to slim down the size of my 50gb iMovie library. I noticed that a huge chunk of space (like 20gb) is taken up by the contents of a "Render Files" folder in one of my Event folders. You ...
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How do I manually throttle the CPU usage of an app?

When I export a file from iMovie, it usually takes a long time but uses a lot of CPU, and my computer gets very hot(around 180-190ºF), even with my fan controller maxing it out. Would I be able to ...
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Application to draw lines on top of slow motion movie in OSX

I am looking for some kind of way to draw a line of top of a slow motion movie. The movie was recorded on an iPhone 6. I would like to draw lines on top of the movie while it is playing, kind of like ...
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How to properly export videos recorded on an iPod from Photos.app to iMovie?

I recorded a 22 minute video on my iPod then imported it into Photos. I tried to export it onto the desktop but the process of exporting didn't go anywhere and I left it overnight. I tried trimming ...
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imovie 10.0.9 how to view different event items

The clip header shows the library date followed by "1 of 3 selected" how do i find the others? I have tried clicking on the library date. have looked in the main menu but nothing seems to work
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Failed upgrade to iPhoto 10.10.3 and Photos

I have 2 iPhoto libraries. Only the small one converted OK to iPhoto 10.10.3 so is accessible in Yosemite. When trying to convert/upgrade my large iPhoto library to 10.10.3 it failed/froze at 99% on ...
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MacBook Pro 13" Retina RAM upgrade Yes / No

Current Situation : I am trying to figure out if in my situation a RAM upgrade from 8 GB to 16 GB is worth the $. Here is my specific situation. I am a simple apple user with a lot of Data. I ...
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Add missing clips in an iMovie (iPad) Project

I've accidentally moved some movies (taken with the iPad) to my Mac using the image capture app. Afterwards, I've deleted the clips on my iPad to have more space to export the project. Now, iMovie is ...