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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why is the Share option disabled in iMovie when I select multiple clips?

I'm trying to combine 5 mp4 files into 1 with iMovie. The sizes of the mp4 files are 69 MB, 138 MB, 75 MB, 32 MB, and 93 MB. I mention the sizes because I'm wondering if that's the issue. I have ...
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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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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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Half of my iMovie videos disappeared, can I retrieve them?

I have filmed myself doing a painting, it is a lot of film (20 hours). I was planning to massively cut it and speed it up to make a sort of time lapse. The problem is the first half of the project ...
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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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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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Multiple video track layers in iMovie?

I have a four videos of the same event (a band playing) all taken from different angles. I'd like to make a concert video of the footage. Nothing special, just cut from angle to angle throughout the ...
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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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Import Keynote Animation to iMovie

I have a Keynote file with a lot of animations on the slides. I wish to record myself giving a presentation while playing the slides in full screen as a movie. Is there a way to export Keynote ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...