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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
6 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
184 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
389 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
760 views

.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 ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
110 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
448 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
0
votes
0answers
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
428 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
198 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Adding New Projects To iMovie 15

We just added iMovie 15 and Final Cut X to our Video Production Class. I have multiple users (periods 1 - 5) editing the same footage (Hold Up) in iMovie 15. I'd like to make sure they don't edit the ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

iMovie costs money now?

I bought my computer in 2014 last fall and this summer I brought it in to get a factory reset (to take out everything I had done). When I brought it home I realized that iMovie was deleted and I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

iMovie still will not download, despite having no other apps, and ~2 GB of storage available?

I'm getting super stressed out at this point, and it's so so infuriating that I've decided to enlist help here. I've been trying to download iMovie for a long time, and I have never had enough space. ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

latest iMovie usage

How to "finish" my movie and then move it to midvd to burn. And then really big question, when I do move it, is it like an "alias" that not only moves it to mydvd but also leaves the original in ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Processing the audio from a concert .mov and then recombining

I have a live concert video of my band on .MOV format. The audio came off the mixing console, but it could use some post production treatments like EQ, normalizing, and a blanket reverb to give it a ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

How to completely remove iMovie and avoid updates

For the past few days OS X is showing me updates for iMovie and it started downloading it. I changed my mind about iMovie and so deleted the application. But still it is trying to update iMovie and ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

IMovie error -50

I am working in IMovie 7.1.4. When I try to export the movie I get this error message... "The project could not be prepared for publishing because an error occurred. (Error code = -50)"
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Update iMovie in OS X 10.6.8

My iMac is running OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). I still have iMovie 7.1.4. How do I update it? And which version of iMovie is it compatible with OS X 10.6.8?
0
votes
0answers
225 views

Can I upgrade to a recent but not the latest iMovie?

Can I upgrade to a later version of iMovie (but not the latest) ? Were can I find later versions of iMovie ? I have an older version of iMovie 8.0.6 which has worked fine until I upgraded to OS X 10....
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't delete an event in iMovie because 'the library must contain at least one event'

When I try to delete an event in iMovie it tells me, 'the library must contain at least one event.' I have made so many events just to try to delete this one and yet the same message appears.
0
votes
0answers
177 views

iMovie 10 project disappeared

I've been working on an iMovie 10.0.9 project for a few weeks (on Yosemite) and this morning while I was working on it my computer shut down suddenly (despite still having 73% battery life). When I ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

MacBook Pro iMovie 10.0.09 Audio

I made a video with about 500 photos. I set the speed of the video at 8x and it fits into about 3 minutes. Trouble is the audio is that speed too. How can I get the audio (song) to play at the normal ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

On iMovie 10.0.9, how can I export smaller video files?

On my Macbook Air, I recorded a video using iMovie 10.0.9. Then I clicked Share > File. The resolution is 1280x720. At "High" quality, the file size of the resulting mp4 video was 1 GB for just 11 ...
0
votes
2answers
491 views

Restore Photos/Videos Back to iPhone Camera Roll

If you connect the iPhone to Windows, it comes up in the Computer as a digital camera and lets you Copy/Move photos/videos easily from there, you don’t need to use Photos on the Mac. If, after ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Getting a source clip from iMovie

Last year I imported a video into iMove, edited it, cut pieces, etc and I have the result as a mov, but I want to also keep the original video file. I can still see it inside iMovie, but how do I get ...
1
vote
0answers
131 views

Why does the iMovie app shrink and remove the top/bottom when exporting video?

I have an iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4. I recorded a video using the built-in Camera app. This is how the built-in Photos app shows the video: Then I opened up the iMovie app (version 2.1.2), created a ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Open iMovie with alt down from AppleScript

How to open iMovie with alt from keyboard with AppleScript?
0
votes
1answer
188 views

DV, QuickTime or iMovie

I have some video in .dv format. It comes from old VHS digitalized. The quality is not good, they are spots of 30 seconds and each one has around 300MB. I have a new iMac with the last operating ...