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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iMovie for OS X removed from OS X?

I had already installed iMovie on my Mac. Now after some months I wanted to create a new movie, but I couldn't find iMovie in OS X again. When I look in the App Store I can see iMovie available now ...
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Export an iMovie project to QuickTime to import into another iMovie project

I have iMovie '11 and wish to export an iMovie project to a mov file that I can import into another iMovie project. How can I do this?
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How to burn 2 exported iMovie projects on 1 DVD without menus

I made two slideshows in iMovie 11, both 20 minutes long (had to make two iMovie projects because on export iMovie 11 would crash if project was over 20 minutes), exported each one via media browser. ...
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Can I work on iMovie online?: ie upload a library to googledrive or etc and work on it from any Mac?

I will be traveling without my Mac, but need to continue my editing. Can I edit using iMovie online? I would want to upload an entire (huge) library to googledrive or etc and work on it from any Mac, ...
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iMovie: simple red filter

I'm not sure this is the best place to ask this question. I'm trying to simply apply a simple "red tint effect" on a video with iMovie, any idea how to achieve that?
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How to rename video `title`?

When exporting a video from iMovie it asks for a title. Upon saving the file you'll find it has named the file whatever you input for the title. Now if you rename that file in Finder then open it in ...
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Changing iMovie editing resolution?

I'm creating a project in iMovie, and it is only 4 mins long but is already taking up an enormous 15GB(in the iMovie library file). If I look in the project settings, it tells me it's editing in 4K ...
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Modify iMovie app to launch holding Option

Managing macs in a lab environment. Need a way to modify the iMovie app so that when a user clicks on the app it will launch directly to a screen asking the user to set the location of their new ...
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Convert .mov to .mp4

I want to convert .mov to .mp4! I saved the video from iMovie but it is in .mov format! How do I convert it to .mp4? I'm using a MacBook and I want to share it to my phone, but my phone can't open ...
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iMovie iPhone: Why does iMovie shrink and crop off the top/bottom when exporting video on iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6S. I recorded several videos. Then I opened up the iMovie app, created a new project, imported these videos, did not do any editing, and then exported the video using the "Save ...
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In iMovie is there a way to have the background have key frames and motion (similar to picture in picture)?

I want to see in iMovie if there is any way I can have my background image start in one location at the beginning of the movie and end of in a different position at the end of the movie. I see I can ...
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In iMovie, Is there any way to apply a picture in picture dissolve at the end but NOT at the beginning?

I am using picture in picture in an iMovie and it works great except i can't seem to figure out if there is a way I can have a different transition into the pip versus at the end. There seems to only ...
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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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Half of my iMovie videos disappeared, can I retrieve them?

I have filmed myself doing a painting, it is a lot of film (20 hours). I was planning to massively cut it and speed it up to make a sort of time lapse. The problem is the first half of the project ...
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Multiple video track layers in iMovie?

I have a four videos of the same event (a band playing) all taken from different angles. I'd like to make a concert video of the footage. Nothing special, just cut from angle to angle throughout the ...
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Import Keynote Animation to iMovie

I have a Keynote file with a lot of animations on the slides. I wish to record myself giving a presentation while playing the slides in full screen as a movie. Is there a way to export Keynote ...
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iMovie with Audio USB Interface

I am using iMovie for recording audio during a Lecture (I nees to see video during recording) with a M-Audio M-Track interface (two XLR microphone). The thing is that I can only record first ...
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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 ...