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 can I create a new imovie theme (or customize an existing one)?

In imovie 10 (like in its predecessors) there are a bunch of nice themes. I've got a standard one I use almost all the time. There are some things I always change, though, like the wording of the ...
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Ducking in iMovie 10

iMovie 10 makes ducking a lot less easy... I'm trying to make interview clips automatically reduce the music, but it's making life difficult for me. Can someone please tell me how to do audio ducking ...
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Converting AVCHD files to mp4

I have recently recorded some college lectures using my Canon handycam. The files I seem to have are in AVCHD format. I'd like to know if there is a relatively fast method to convert them into .mp4 ...
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External drive performance for iMovie

I love iMovie and used it to create several projects on my wife's iMac. I'd like to move all my iMovie resources (from an HD camcorder and my iPhone) to my Macbook Air but I don't feel there is ...
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Videos/Movies filling up my HDD

Am a bit of an adrenaline junkie and have 2 GoPros that I use to create movies with in iMovie. At the moment I can't seem to make any as my startup disk is full of 575 gb of Movie data, despite ...
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How can I cut down on the size of iMovie Library.imovielibrary?

I recently noticed that the file at ~/Movies/iMovie Library.imovielibrary is taking up an awful lot of space: Is there a way to make it smaller? I don't have anything important in iMovie - what ...
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iMovie hard drive space

I was using my macbook air 2013 to create a youtube video on iMovie. When I started I had 55gb of space left. I recorded everything used handbrake to convert it and edited it in iMovie. I then ...
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Can i stored iMovie projects and files in an NTFS external drive?

I'm backing up manually my computer with the data I want to keep. I've already backed up iPhoto library in a a Mac OS Extended (Journaled) partition as it seems is the only way to store it properly. ...
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What is the best way to automatically create a movie from my iPhoto videos?

When I first started using a Mac almost 6 years ago iMovie had a mode (automovie?) where I could just throw a folder at it and it would create a movie from all the photos and videos. This was a great ...
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iMovie: export in original size

I use iMovie 9 to edit and export movies. I have some old movies, 640x480 pixels wide. When I export them, iMovie suddenly changes it to 640x360 or 960x540. Both cut off a piece of the video. Is it ...
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Deleting imovie 10.0.1 events

I have added videos from other hard drives and my HD camcorder, but my 1 TB drive is almost full. I have backed up all events to a 4 TB drive through Time Machine to a Seagate external drive. My ...
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How can I change the length of photos in iMovie '13?

I'm trying to make a simple iMovie time lapse video and it's my first time trying to iMovie '13. I have photos that I would like to change the duration of, only when I click the info icon there's just ...
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How do I rotate a movie on the iPad/iPhone?

I have a movie in my camera roll that is incorrectly rotated. I would like to rotate it 90 degrees to fix the problem. Using this tip I was able to rotate the movie using iMovie. However, the ...
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Attempting to share a video in iMovie '13 results in error -50

I have updated to iMovie '13 (v10.01.0) and can no longer share my videos to Vimeo or export them. I get the following error message: Video rendering error: -50 Why is this happening and what ...
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How do I obtain iPhoto for a second-hand Mac Air?

I obtained a Mac Air from a friend, second-hand. He restored a clean install of the OS, without the free Apps (iPhoto, iMovie…). These apps were included in the original purchase. We understood that ...
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iMovie 10.0.1 Upgrade/Install Fails With “an error has occurred” Message.

The download in the App Store can't be installed, restarted, or deleted. This is for iMovie 10.0.1 as of december 23, 2013. I followed a discussion forum and tried a suggestion that said remove the ...
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Back up all necessary iMovie files with Carbonite

I have Carbonite set up on my wife's MacBook Pro in order to back up all her files to the cloud. She's not always diligent about making sure she leaves it on long enough to back up everything, so I ...
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Can any Apple software create “photo montage” still frame from a video file?

I have a video and would like to create what is called a Photo Montage like this: (combining several photos of the same skier like below) I have searched on the Internet and some definition of ...
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I deleted iMovie by accident, how can I get it back? [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted iMove from my MacBook Air. How can I get it back?
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iMovie tutorial or video?

Can you recommend a good site with some online training for the latest iMovie on OS X? I have tried to play with iMovie over the years and I never seem to 'get' how it is meant to be used. Right now ...
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How can I adjust the title fade duration in iMovie 10?

Apparently this used to be set in the Inspector, but the iMovie 11 equivalent of the Inspector is the Adjust toolbar, which includes controls for font settings and for (total) duration, but not for ...
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Why did the aspect ratio of all my videos change?

I have a Macbook Pro. Just upgraded to Maverick and imovie 10.0.1. After I did this all of the video clips on my computer are stretched when I open them with Quicktime. They are MPEG 4 videos ...
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iMovie 10 (Mavericks): Altering the duration of imported pictures (stills)

In earlier versions of iMovie, you could relatively easily import still pictures and alter their duration to create slide show. However, in the latest release, iMovie 10, this ability seems to have ...
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Disk space used by iPhoto/iMovie libraries on OS X

How can I tell how much space my iphotos and imovies are taking on my Macbook Pro hard drive? I've checked the applications from my finder, but iphoto and imovie are not listed there.
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iMovie Exports Are Larger Now?

After upgrading to Mavericks and the latest iLife apps, naturally some of the interface changes are going to take some getting used to. iMovie in particular has some drastic changes. Specifically, ...
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How can I successfully export video from iMovie to a video hosting service?

I've tried several times to export an iMovie project to Vimeo using iMovie '11 v9.0.9 updated May 2013. The video takes several hours to render, but fails at the end when it would follow that the ...
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How can I import GoPro mp4 video to iMovie 11?

I have video in an MP4 file from a GoPro camera. It imports fine into iMovie on my iPad Mini and I can edit it there, but I'd rather edit in iMovie 11 on my Mac (OSX 10.9). However, iMovie 11 won't ...
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If I remove GarageBand and iMovie from my MacBook Air, can I restore them later?

I have just bought a new MacBook Air 13" (2013). It comes pre-installed with GarageBand and iMovie. I don't really need these applications and I want to save my disk space, so I was thinking about ...
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In iMovie 11, how do I export at my custom resolution/aspect ratio? It only allows 16:9/4:3?

I see a few posts that say it will also export at the aspect ratio you imported at, but how? I recorded a portion of my screen with Quicktime's screen recorder, and it came to a resolution of ...
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Backup camcorder using Final Cut Pro or iMovie

I have a Canon Vixia HF11 HD camcorder, Synology DS213 NAS, MacBook Air, iMovie '11 and Final Cut Pro 10.0.9. I just backed up my camcorder using Final Cut Pro and ran into a couple problems: The ...
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How can I make iMovie delete videos from my iPhone after importing them?

In iPhoto, after you import images you can tell it to delete the files off of your phone. Is there a way to do this in iMovie?
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How to use custom font in iMovie on OSX

I've been trying to use a custom .TTF font on OSX to watermark videos edited in iMovie. But there doesn't seem to be any option at all. Does anyone know how to achieve this?
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How can I speed up iMovie?

iMovie is basically unusable for me at this point. I've got over 1000 video clips (most of them around 6 seconds since they were taken in Vine) and any time I try and switch events or projects it ...
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Is there an easy way to export all movies from iPhoto into iMovie

Is there some easy way to just move all of my movies out of iphoto and into imovie?
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Find out the seconds where the video is splitted in iMovie11

I have imported a video in iMovie 11, selected some interesting parts, right click, split clip, and so splitted a part of the clip in a smaller one. Now I'd like to know where it starts and where it ...
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Is Final Cut Pro's video stabilization any different and/or better than iMovie's? (both version X)

I've tried out iMovie's stabilization and its not all that great. I was wondering if Final Cut's stabilization was any better or different than iMovie's. I haven't purchased Final Cut Pro which is why ...
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Investigating Apple Motion alternatives

I'm using iMovie, but i'm looking to replace the cheesy standard leaders. I've read that you can use Apple Motion as a standalone tool to generate leaders and tranparent animations, export them to ...
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iMovie: Animated Traveling route

I like to make a movie from my holidays where I travelled a lot through a country. What I would like to include is an animated traveling route in the Indiana Jones style. That means, you see an old ...
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How to force iMovie to create iPhoto video thumbnails in the background?

I import my videos from my camera into iPhoto along with the stills. Then I use iMovie to create videos from them. Unfortunately every time I open iMovie to get some work done it wants to go through ...
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How can I disable ducking for all voice-overs in iMovie?

On my videos I always do voice-overs where I keep the other audio tracks at full volume (no ducking). I know how to set the ducking for individual voice-over clips, but this takes about six extra ...
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Export from IMovie is very blurry

I need to put some videos online (screencast) I am using screen flow and the output is a mp4 that looks great. I import them into iMovie to add titles and footers and in preview it looks GREAT but if ...
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How to edit 'iTunes Movie' to be visible on iPhone's iMovie

Videos that I've shot with my iPhone and are in my videos folder show up just fine on iMovie for iPhone as "addable media". BUT I recently had a professionally designed short "intro" video for my ...
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Cannot export with iMovie on iPad. Memory issues

I have a problem with iMovie on iPad. I didn't have enough space to export a project to the camera roll. And the iMovie export to camera roll functionality wasn't available. For this reason I've ...
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Is it possible to publish a movie from iMovie to youtube if you have two factor authentication on?

I want to publish a movie I made in iMovie to youtube but i have 2 factor authentication on. When i enter my username and password, the login fails. Is there any way to support this without removing ...
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How to duplicate the content of a MiniDV to a DVD?

I'd like to save the content of some miniDV tapes to DVDs. I can use iMovie to do it, but iMovie creates a lot of video files and sort them by date. It will be a titan job to reorder them by hand and ...
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How to move iMovie library to external hard drive folder?

I would like to move all iMovie (iMove '11) events to a specific folder of an external hard drive. Apple documents a means to do this, but without specifying the folder; iMovie files are created in ...
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Record long webcam video / avoid re-encoding / save video-capture instantly

I want to record a very long video, approximately three hours, over an external webcam. Short videos work very fine with QuickTime and its built-in "New Movie Recording" function. As long as they are ...
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How to set Video Background in iMovie

How can I set a video background in iMovie? I have a video and the background is black. How can i change it to white in iMovie?
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Fix bad image quality in dark images in iMovie

I have an iMovie project (stop motion animation). Everything is fine, except for a dark scene. The photos get pixelated and blocked, and really ruined. The original image is very sharp and clear, yet ...
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Why is iMovie 11 so unstable on my MacBook Pro Retina?

On my previous MacBook Pro iMovie was slow, but stable. On this new MacBook Pro retina iMovie is fast, but extremely unstable. The preview window should display the correct frame when moving the ...