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 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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Problem Moving iMovie 10 projects to external hard drive

I have imovie 10. I run my imovie library from an external hard drive connected to my imac. I have attached an additional external hard drive and created a new iMovie library (of a different name) ...
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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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Where is the file for editable iMovie projects found?

I know how to send unfinished iMovies to someone else, but where can I find the literal file of iMovies that I can send to someone else, where they can add it to the same folder on their mac, and be ...
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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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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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Can I create a custom iMovie transition?

IMovie is mostly a 'canned' software, I am limited to presets for the most part. I understand that there are a few workarounds to adding custom effects (creating 2d video with green background, or ...
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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 do I solve the mess OS X and iMovie is causing my video clips?

I have serious problems with iMovie and OS X's sub-par system for media files. I am going to write it down as clearly as possible. I am grateful for any suggestions if you cannot help me solve all of ...
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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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Split video in iMovie 10.1.1

I have a 45-minute long video; I've split it into about 20 segments (things separated by a black vertical bar in the timeline, produced using the ⌘ Command B "Split clip" operation). I'd now like ...
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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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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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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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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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Have 2 Macbook Pros Can't update imovie on either! [duplicate]

Old MacBook Pro running 9.0 (doesn't have theater portion) Newer Macbook Pro has version 10.1.1 Trying to get them to match. [![enter image description here][1]][1] When I try to update the old ...
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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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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 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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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 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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Duration of photos on iMovie for iPad

I have seen many answers to change the duration of photos on iMovie for the Mac, but none for the iPad. I have a lot of pictures that, for some reason, have different durations on the screen (for ...
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Change the nature of a project with iMovie

I have created a Movie with iMovie. I have just realised now that in fact I should have created an AppPreview. Is there a way to convert my Movie into an AppPreview?
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imovie 10.0.6 with yosemite help needed 3

I imported video clips off an sd card into iMovie and created my own video with the sd card still plugged in. When I go to share the video, I get an error message that the video is still on camera ...
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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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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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My iMovie doesn't work anymore and has deleted all my movies and projects!

Something is wrong I was just editing a video until my computer froze. So I decided to restart like how I always do. When I logged back and went to iMovie ALL MY PROJECTS ARE GONE!! All my hard work ...
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How to use movie files in both Photos and iMovie without having duplicates?

I want to upload videos to my computer and have it available on both Photos and iMovie. Do I need to upload it twice, which seems very inefficient, or is there a workaround?
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How to move movie files from iMovie library to Photos library

I have imported my movie files to the iMovie library (imovielibrary) but want them moved to the Photos library (photoslibrary). What is the easiest most efficient way to do this without reimporting ...
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Importing video as MTS or MOV

In this forum I recently learned that I should import my video files to the OS X Photos app and then connect those to the iMovie app. So to a related question, the files that are imported are in an ....
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Cut out parts from videos

I know I can trim videos at the beginning or at the end with QuickTime Player — And practically any other video-editing-app. But is there a simple way to cut out parts within a video — say ad-breaks ...
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What does this error message in iMovie mean?

I provided a screenshot below for what seems to be corrupted files (I'm referring to the black icons with question marks in them). It seems that I can't reimport those missing files from the memory ...
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iMovie error when saving to camera roll

When ever I try to export a video from my camera roll (at whatever file size) it comes up with the message 'an error has occurred during export'. I have tried everything I found when searching 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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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 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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best way to convert mpeg2 to mpeg4 on Mac (Yosemite)? [duplicate]

I have home movies in DVD format, and would like to convert the VIDEO_TS files that are .VOB, I believe that's MPEG2 inside, into MPEG4 or whatever's best for import into iMovie. I read about ...
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iMovie for OS X removed from OS X?

I had already installed iMovie on my Mac. Now after some months I wanted to create a new movie, but I couldn't find iMovie in OS X again. When I look in the App Store I can see iMovie available now ...
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Export an iMovie project to QuickTime to import into another iMovie project

I have iMovie '11 and wish to export an iMovie project to a mov file that I can import into another iMovie project. How can I do this?
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How to burn 2 exported iMovie projects on 1 DVD without menus

I made two slideshows in iMovie 11, both 20 minutes long (had to make two iMovie projects because on export iMovie 11 would crash if project was over 20 minutes), exported each one via media browser. ...
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Can I work on iMovie online?: ie upload a library to googledrive or etc and work on it from any Mac?

I will be traveling without my Mac, but need to continue my editing. Can I edit using iMovie online? I would want to upload an entire (huge) library to googledrive or etc and work on it from any Mac, ...
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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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iMovie: simple red filter

I'm not sure this is the best place to ask this question. I'm trying to simply apply a simple "red tint effect" on a video with iMovie, any idea how to achieve that?
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How to rename video `title`?

When exporting a video from iMovie it asks for a title. Upon saving the file you'll find it has named the file whatever you input for the title. Now if you rename that file in Finder then open it in ...
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Changing iMovie editing resolution?

I'm creating a project in iMovie, and it is only 4 mins long but is already taking up an enormous 15GB(in the iMovie library file). If I look in the project settings, it tells me it's editing in 4K ...
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Modify iMovie app to launch holding Option

Managing macs in a lab environment. Need a way to modify the iMovie app so that when a user clicks on the app it will launch directly to a screen asking the user to set the location of their new ...
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Convert .mov to .mp4

I want to convert .mov to .mp4! I saved the video from iMovie but it is in .mov format! How do I convert it to .mp4? I'm using a MacBook and I want to share it to my phone, but my phone can't open ....
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iMovie iPhone: Why does iMovie shrink and crop off the top/bottom when exporting video on iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6S. I recorded several videos. Then I opened up the iMovie app, created a new project, imported these videos, did not do any editing, and then exported the video using the "Save Video"...
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In iMovie is there a way to have the background have key frames and motion (similar to picture in picture)?

I want to see in iMovie if there is any way I can have my background image start in one location at the beginning of the movie and end of in a different position at the end of the movie. I see I can ...
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In iMovie, Is there any way to apply a picture in picture dissolve at the end but NOT at the beginning?

I am using picture in picture in an iMovie and it works great except i can't seem to figure out if there is a way I can have a different transition into the pip versus at the end. There seems to only ...