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 to join split clips back in iMovie?

After I split clip, now I have two parts of one clip. However my split was very useful, now I prefer to join it back, but my option to join clips is greyed out. Why?
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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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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 update stuck with phantom app

when I updated iMovie back on July 7, I had an error where it kept continuously saying that I had an update, but what it kept doing was installing the same update over and over. At one point I had two ...
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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 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 titles line spacing

Is it possible to adjust the line spacing on title screens (specifially: scrolling credits) in iMovie 10? I can find some references on how to do it in previous versions of iMovie (see e.g. font ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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iMovie 10.0.6 for Yosemite help needed

Help!! I'm lost with the interface for iMovie 10.0.6. I have created iMovies with previous versions of iMovie (the most recent being iMovie 9). When I installed and then opened iMovie 10.0.6 on my ...
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How do I simply import mini-DV content onto a Mac?

I have a number of old mini-DV tapes that I would like to import into my Macbook. All I want to do is for an app to read the contents of the tape and produce a single MP4 combining all of the clips ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How to display timecodes with iMovie 10.0.7 N

On discussion forums, I read that I have to go to iMovie Preferences and ask to display timecodes. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH2129?locale=en_US&viewlocale=fr_FR But my preferences window ...
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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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Fit 2 video clips in iMovie side by side without cropping

When using iMovie's side-by-side feature, it cropped the clips automatically by default. How do we make it to fit the clips into the final clip without cropping any parts of the images? Clip1: ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...