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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My project has disappeared from iMovie — can you help me get it back?

I have been working on a project on iMovie and yesterday I opened iMovie to continue working on it but I can't find it. It says I have two projects but it only shows me one project and I am freaking ...
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iMovie 2014: Update photos after placing them in timeline

I have several JPG photos in my iMovie project. I have put these photos in by dragging and dropping them. I have now updated these photos outside of iMovie. Is there a way to get iMovie to use these ...
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All stills added to iMovie are blurry during playback

I am desperately trying to finish this iMovie video for someone and I am having difficulty with the playback of my still images. They look great/normal when scrolling through the storyboard, but as ...
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How do I export event video from iMovie 9.0.4 to my external hard drive?

I need to export video events to my external hard drive. I am using iMovie version 9.0.4. How do I do this. All the instructions I'm finding on the web are for later versions of imovie.
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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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How do I change the clip length with the iMovie 2011 trailer presets?

I'm trying to prepare a trailer with nice presets incoming in iMovie 2011... Can I change the storyboard or alter clip length? If so, how?
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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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I accidentally deleted an iMovie project, but I recovered it. Now it is too blurry to see!

I accidentally deleted an iMovie event with an important school project within it, but I recovered it by going to Finder, then clicking Movies. I re-uploaded them to iMovie but now they are so blurry, ...
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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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How to use the antishake option for iMovie

I have a .mp4 video clip recorded with a GoPro camera, that I like to stabilize. I want to use iMovie, which I understand should have an antishake function according to this information. In iMovie I ...
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How to get iMovie, iPhoto & garage band back after rebuilding system?

My hard drive malfunctioned and I had to have it replaced with a new one and reboot my Mac. Now iPhoto, iMovie and garage band have all disappeared and are no longer on my Mac. Is there any way to get ...
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Apple said we can use iMovie to make App Previews, but I can't export the correct size using iMovie

I'm trying to create an App Preview for an iPhone app. I recorded a screen capture of the app in the native resolution of the phone. Then I imported the video in iMovie and used iMovie to add ...
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Way to add reverb in iMovie

I know its possible in Garageband but is there a way to apply a reverb effect to video or audio clips in iMovie? By the way I have iMovie Version 10.0.6 installed on my mac. Any suggestions would be ...
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Using imovie, how can I create a short highlight films from a long movie?

I have an hour long video that I have from a trip and I want to create a highlight film (around 5 mins).. Using Imovie, is there any particular feature to do this. I see there are the movie trailers ...
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iMovie: select parts I want to use

I'm new to iMovie I have imported the raw footage I want to edit Here is the noob question: How do I select the parts I want to use? It seems, in older versions of iMovie, this was done simply by ...
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iMovie does not import audio with video

I've created four separate videos (screencasts) using Open Broadcaster Software v.637b on Windows 8.1 and did a voiceover as I was recording the video. I can open each video in VLC and the audio plays ...
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Why can't I update iMovie?

I tried to update iMovie and got the following error. Update Unavailable with This Apple ID This update is not available for this Apple ID either because it was bought by a different user or ...
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iMovie crashes on start up. How can I fix it?

iMovie version: 10.0.5 OS Version: Mac OS X 10.9.5 (13F34) It crashed with these information: Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT) ...
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IMovie06' Not working anymore because of Yosemite

I upgraded to Yosemite and now my Imovie 06' will not work. I need to open and finish projects that are due in three weeks. What are my options?
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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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Import multiple photos from Dropbox to iMovie?

I have a lot of photos in Dropbox on my iPad mini that I would like to upload in one go to iMovie. So far I can only figure out how to export to iPhoto, then I have to import to iMovie. Not very ...
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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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iMovie: Crop and letterbox (ignore aspect ratio)

I have a project in iMovie and I want to crop part of one of the included clips to a rectangle that isn't 16x9 or 4x3 or any standard aspect ratio. As far as I can see, iMovie will only let me crop in ...
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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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iMovie 10.0.9 Won't load video

I have a camcorder hooked up to my iMac running iMovie 10.0.9. When I try to import the video, I get question marks, and then the HDD Camera clicks off the menu. How can I get the video into iMovie to ...
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Is it possible to reinstall iMovie in case I delete it?

I'm considering to delete iMovie since I'm not using it at all and it takes more than 2.5 GB. But before deleting it, is it possible to reinstall it in the future in case I want to use it?
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Creating iOS app preview in iMovie but getting iTunes Connect Error

I'm creating an app preview for an iOS app using Apple's instructions (record video using QuickTime, import into iMovie, File -> App Preview) yet I get the following error message when I attempt to ...
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Missing iMovies

my macbook air had problems earlier, so I later had to reboot it. Then I had to accept it through Macintosch. Afterwards, my laptop started working and I found my iMovies app missing. how am i able to ...
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iMovie 10.0.5 not showing the hard drives

I would like to copy my projects from iMovie to an external hard disk. In all the answers and videos I saw to learn this it says that after the hard disk is connected to the Mac an icon is shown in ...
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How can I export a QuickTime File with Chapter Markers from iMovie HD?

I have a video with chapter markers in iMovie HD 6.03 (267.2). What settings do I need to use when exporting to get a file with chapter markers viewable by QuickTime and iTunes?.
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How do I import from a mini DV camera without using the tape?

I want to set up a multicamera interview situation and direct stream the content from cameras to hard drives, without running mini DV tapes . I am running Mavericks 10.9.3 on a macpro, 10.9.4 on a ...
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Editing specific frames in iMovie

I've got some clips I have strung together in iMovie. However, I want to remove some unwanted parts of certain frames or otherwise edit individual frames. For example, how in some TV shows they ...
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What 4k video editing programs are available?

So far I've dabbled in video edition with consumer tools from Apple like various versions of iMovie and occasionally using external programs like ffmpeg or Handbrake for conversion. Now I'm looking at ...
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How to join Clips in iMovie 10?

I know there was a function in the context menu to join video clips together, but I can't find it in the newer version of iMovie 10. Is it still available?
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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 ...
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How do I crop multiple time lapse videos in iMovie all at once?

Can anyone show me how to crop all my time lapse movies so they are all the same dimension, height- and width-wise? I can crop them all so the are a little smaller but I want to crop all the movies ...
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How to move iMovie 11 Library/Projects/Theater to a different location

I'd like to move iMovie 11 Library/Projects/Theater files/folders from my Movies directory to a different location, but on the same drive. It it possible?
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How to add multiple effects in iMovie 10 (Mavericks)

I want to add a black and white as well as a film grain effect to the same video in iMovie 10. I can't see any way to do this as applying one effect removes the other. Does anyone know how to do this? ...
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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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Lost iMovie project data and backup files wouldn't play project

How do I restore the iMovie(10) project data from my backup files to make it play? I used my backup info and what was restored would not open or play. The initial video media was not lost but the ...
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iMovie 11? The Appstore shows 10.0.5

I have iMovie 09. I'm thinking about upgrading, and thought iMovie 11 is the current version. But when I open the Appstore and search for iMovie, I find 10.0.5? What happened to 11?
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Application bundle installation problem on Mavericks!

I own a Macbook Pro in May, 2011 and got two DVD with it. One for installing OS X and another for Application Install. I'm currently running OS X Mavericks and now I want to install applications that ...
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Is iMovie available on the MacBook Air 11 inch?

Is iMovie available on the MacBook Air 11 inch? The iMovie system requirements say that the minimum resolution is 1280x800, while the 11 inch Air has 1366x768.
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How to upgrade to the latest iMovie for free?

My iMac was bought in late 2008 and I recently updated it to version OS X 10.9.4. I still have the '08 version of iMovie. How do I update it? And why would I have to pay to do so if it is a built in ...
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iMovie '11 AVCHD videos

I have an AVCHD camera that records 1080i clips. I want to retain this quality in resulting projects, but what is the best way to manage this raw footage in the long term, so that I do not fill my ...
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How do I extend the end of a clip in iMovie?

Need help with an iMovie I am putting together for a memorial this weekend. I've finished the movie, but was hoping to extend the first clip. Since I am using a 'ken burns' crop for the clip, the ...
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What's the best way to import DVD into iMovie 11?

My got a new Mac for Christmas and I'm trying to help her import a bunch of DVDs with home movies transferred from VHS into iMovie 11. Google turns up several results but most are trying to sell you ...
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How can I add a video in my movies to keynotes? Or how can I move a video in movies to photo album?

I have a video that is in my Movies, and not in my photos. It is a .MOV file. I want to get the video onto keynotes, I assume I'll have to get it into my photo album. Does anyone know how to move a ...
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iMovie 'File > Move to library' not working

I'm trying to help a friend move iMovie events from one iMovie library stored on his internal drive to a second iMovie library stored on an external hdd. We started just dragging events from one ...
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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 ...