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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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)"
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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?
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to add to the project in iMovie photos from Photos App?

Within iMovie project I tap on Import Media button: then I want to select sth from my Photos Library, but it is impossible. It is greyed out? Hence how to import some media from Photos App to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Open iMovie with alt down from AppleScript

How to open iMovie with alt from keyboard with AppleScript?
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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 ...
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How do i get project files back into imovie?

my iMovie corrupted and the event went missing. i have found it in project files, but how to i get the project files back into an event? i need the edit versions back into an event to continue editing ...
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How do I circumvent the versioning system to run an outdated MacOSX application?

I have iMovie HD 6.03. I want it to run on Yosemite. The application icon itself has a "circle-slash-do-not-run" icon superimposed on the iMovie icon. When I double click the icon a dialog pops up ...
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Move iMovie project to an external drive

I have loaded some camcorder cassette tapes into iMovie and have tried to move the video projects to a back up disk to free up space on my hard drive. The help menu says that if you choose "move ...
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Why is the Share option disabled in iMovie when I select multiple clips?

I'm trying to combine 5 mp4 files into 1 with iMovie. The sizes of the mp4 files are 69 MB, 138 MB, 75 MB, 32 MB, and 93 MB. I mention the sizes because I'm wondering if that's the issue. I have ...
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iMovie is not uploading videos to YouTube

When I click File > Share > YouTube (username) a box pops up, but the "next" button is not highlighted and is not clickable. I've also tried to upload the files from the YouYube website but when I do ...
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Set aligment in iMovie 10.0.6

I have many titles in my videos and some texts not aligment to center. (can be center). But I didn't find aligment settings in iMovie 10.0.6 How can I set it on the program? Thanks.
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Why an AVI video file cannot be imported to iMovie?

I'm using iMovie and try to import a .avi file, 730.5MB. But iMovie keeps saying that "None of the selected files or folders can be imported. Change the selection and try again." Small .avi files ...
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iMovie 11 - Fix iMovie projects that don't open after iMovie crash

I was asked today to fix a friend's problem with iMovie. The initial report was that iMovie won't open and play the projects. The iMovie owner also said that there was an iMovie crash while working on ...
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iMovie picture in picture resizing

I am placing multiple video picture in pictures in my iMovie project. Is there a function with which, once I find a size I like for the first one or two, I can then apply that same universal size to ...