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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Why don't images in iCloud appear as available in iMovie on IOS?

I want to create a full video on IOS device but use a predetermined asset for an intro screen. I have added a JPEG to my iCloud account formatted to video screen size. I then created a movie project ...
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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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How can I adjust the music in imovie for part of a movie?

I have a imovie project that I am creating and I have video clips and an audio track which plays a song. I see that I can adjust the volume level of the song for the whole song but I want to lower ...
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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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iMovie: how to export compressed videos

When importing, in iMovie 10.0.6, a video and then exporting (using the "Share" button) as a file, I realised that the new file is much bigger than the original (about 10 times bigger). My question ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Projects between iMovie iPhone and iMovie OS X synchronised?

I am trying to address the question here about transferring the videos between OS X and iOS from the iMovie perspective. Because iMovie is Apple product, I hope there is some easy synchronisation. ...
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How to edit videos keeping existing geotagging?

Videos recorded with an iPhone or with other GPS-enabled phones gets geotagged as they should. When I trim/crop/edit them in iMovie (iLife '09) the GPS tags are gone. How to keep the tags despite ...
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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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iMovie 10 Project Lost

I created a new iMovie 10 project and there was no option to associate it with an event when I created it, which there is when I create one now. I have not updated iMovie since I created the project. ...
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How do you add multiple speed boundaries to an iMovie project?

I'm creating an an iMovie project, with a single clip (about 30 seconds long). At the beginning of the clip, I want it at 100% speed. In the middle of the clip, I want it to play at 25% (slo-mo). At ...
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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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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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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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What's a good workflow for importing photos and videos?

When I plug in an SD card (or connect my iPhone), I'd like to import all photos to iPhoto, all movies to iMovie and delete everything I've just imported from the card / device. I currently import ...
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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 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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Transferring iPhoto movies into iMovie

I have transferred iPhoto movies into iMovie by first copying them to a folder on desktop, trimming them and then importing into iMovie. Now, however, if I move that newly created folder of movies on ...
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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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iMovie 09, setting all clips to 'fit' mode

I'm currently making an experiment that requires taking loads of pictures and then putting them into a video for analysis. However when I import them to iMovie 09, it gives the Ken Burns effect, which ...
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Make a movie with clickable chapters

I used to use iDVD to create movies with clickable chapters. In Yosemite, iDVD is gone. I want to make a movie, but not necessarily save it on a DVD, I would like to save it on a USB flash memory, ...
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iMovie 10.0.5 won't record live video

I'm trying to record an input from a Sony DVMC-DA2 Digital Media Converter. I can select the device and see the incoming signal. When I hit import it says "recording" and I see the time display ...
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I was a wiz with iMovie 11 - now completely an idiot with 10.0.6 - can't do simple things. help!

I was so proficient with iMovie '11 -- made more than 200 short videos. Now I'm with iMovie 10.0.6 which crashes a lot, and everything is different. I tried to follow the directions above, but when ...
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Why won't video from ffmpeg show in QuickTime, iMovie or quick preview?

I've been using ffmpeg for the occasional video conversion for quite some time, and recently discovered that H.264 (libx264) videos generated by ffmpeg aren't working in iMovie or QuickTime (nor will ...
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How can I improve old blurry video clips using iMovie 11 or QuickTime?

I am trying to improve or get a better resolution from old somewhat blurred TV video clips that I have downloaded from tube. These are usually 4-5 minute clips from the 1970's. I do not have any ...
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Navigate directly to particular elapsed time into movie using iMovie?

I have video of my son's sports games. During each game, when he makes a good play, I note the elapsed time (like 3:17, or 3 minutes 17 seconds in). Later, once I've transferred the videos from the ...
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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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Animated Traveling route in iMovie

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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Open iMovie '09 .rcproject in iMovie 10

I have a vintage 2009 iMovie project (.rcproject) I rescued from an old Time Machine backup, and I'm trying to open it in iMovie 10 under Yosemite. It's large enough that I'm pretty sure it does ...
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iMovie cannot load Sony-MPEG videos

I recently moved from Windows to OS X, so maybe I'm asking a frequently-asked question. But I did some googling and didn't find a solution yet. I have a lot of videos on my drive from my SONY camera. ...
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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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iMovie Clip not rendering

I imported some videos from my phone onto my laptop. They are mp4 files and when I play them they play properly. However, when I import them into iMovie they are all really laggy and the video lags ...
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iMovie does not open anymore - Console: -10699

I used iMovie a lot in the past days (Mac Mini Late 2012 - Mac OS X 10.10) but now if I press the icon in the dock it just does nothing. With spotlight search the same and opening it from the Finder ...
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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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iMovie Help: Updating old iMovie Projects to Mac (10.9)

Hoping for some advice.. Our previous Mac died and our old iMovie files are now on an external drive. I have been looking around for threads on updating projects, but decided to try and ask here. I ...
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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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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 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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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 ...