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 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 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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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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Setting up a special secondary display on iMac

I am a video editor and I have seen 2-display video setups a where one monitor is used for the editing software, and the secondary monitor is used to preview the edited footage. How would I be able to ...
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Why is iMovie muting detached audio?

I am using iMovie '11 on my MacBook Air. I am editing two video sources (used to capture the same action from different angles) together into one video, using the audio from one video source as the ...
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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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iMovie: export in original size

I use iMovie 9 to edit and export movies. I have some old movies, 640x480 pixels wide. When I export them, iMovie suddenly changes it to 640x360 or 960x540. Both cut off a piece of the video. Is it ...
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How can I disable ducking for all voice-overs in iMovie?

On my videos I always do voice-overs where I keep the other audio tracks at full volume (no ducking). I know how to set the ducking for individual voice-over clips, but this takes about six extra ...
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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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Trying to convert Sony MiniDV tape (DCR-TRV19) to iMovie '09. Audio clipping is driving me nuts

Folks: I'm running Mac OS X (10.7.2) and iMovie'09 on my 27 inch imac. I'm using a Sony dcr-trv19 that is connected via firewire to the camera. The audio, overall, comes in synced (time) fine; ...
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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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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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IMovie 10 Transitioning pictures over a video

I am working on iMovie 10 on Mavericks. I am creating a movie that has a video. At times during the video I overlay sets of pictures. I can transition nicely into the picture sets but I cannot seem ...
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There was a problem connecting to the Server

Whenever iPhoto or iMovie are running I get this message I did recently add some photos directly from my NAS to iPhoto, does this mean I can now only use iPhoto when I'm on my home network? Surely ...
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How to move the timeline frame by frame in iMovie 2013?

I'm making a picture in picture video and want to sync two clips. With no luck adjust it freely by the mouse because iMove would "autocorrect" timeline position.
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Keynote: Scoreboard

Because of the limited features in imovie i found a solution to add a scoreboard (numbers showing current score of a match) to a movie by using a keynote presentation and export this one as quicktime ...
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iMovie 13 Green-screen effect not working

I am editing a video that involves a green screen. Whenever I put in a certain scene, the green screen doesn't work. This only happens for that specific scene. By doesn't work, I mean when I put ...
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Downgrading from iMovie 10 to 9; what's safe to delete?

I have decided that iMovie 10 is not meeting my needs and I would like to go back to using iMovie 9.0.9, which I still have a copy of (fortunately!). Having already run iMovie 10 and allowed it to ...
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stills duration in iMovie

Is there a way to adjust the duration of time all stills are played for in an iMovie project as in earlier versions if iMovie via a generic project setting, versus having to manually select each photo ...
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Ducking in iMovie 10

iMovie 10 makes ducking a lot less easy... I'm trying to make interview clips automatically reduce the music, but it's making life difficult for me. Can someone please tell me how to do audio ducking ...
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Backup camcorder using Final Cut Pro or iMovie

I have a Canon Vixia HF11 HD camcorder, Synology DS213 NAS, MacBook Air, iMovie '11 and Final Cut Pro 10.0.9. I just backed up my camcorder using Final Cut Pro and ran into a couple problems: The ...
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iMovie launches import dialog when iPhone connected

Any way to stop iMovie launching an import dialog each time I connect my iPhone?
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iMovie which was created & stored on my iPhone 4S is nowhere to be found on phone or iCloud

The problem: The iMovie that our son spent dozens of hours making and editing for his final 7th grade project- due June 4th is now missing from his iPhone! And unfortunately, a trip to the Genius ...
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How to stop iMovie removing high frequency audio when exporting?

i have inserted a high frequency audio (more than 18000Hz) into a Movie, it is to test if children can hear that frequency during my video presentation. However, iMovie does not allow anything above a ...
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Showing iMovie clip in keynote on iPod touch

I frequently show brief clips of movies in my keynotes when I lecture. I recently bought an ipod touch to use (so I wouldn't have to schlep my laptop). The iPad had no trouble with the keynote ...
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iMovie HD gives me “File missing” warning all the time

I am having a problem with iMovie HD giving me the "File missing" warning every time I open up a project. I work in FCE 4, export the movie to DV or MOV, then import it into iMovie HD to add chapter ...
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How do I stop iDVD from updating assets?

I am using iMovie HD (6.0.3) to export to iDVD 7.1.2. If I make any changes to the iMovie project, iDVD asks me if I want to update assets. When I click "Update", all my chapter markers are ruined ...
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How do a force a video to split at the beat markers?

I think the default action when adding beat markers to an existing clip is a split of the video. This lets you add new clips within each segment. Someone I seem to have a lot of beats (over 200) with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I zoom in while going frame-by-frame in iMovie 2009?

How can I zoom in while going frame-by-frame in iMovie 09? Note that I am not talking about the "Ken Burns effect". I do not want to edit the movie to make the zoom change between frames. I ...
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How can I edit after it has been converted to movie

I just got a new computer and wanted to save my imovie I started on my old computer and I accidentally changed it to a movie...is there any way I can go back so I can continue adding photos to my ...
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imovie clip duration

I used iMovie 5 pretty long time ago. I have now iMovie 10.0. I am surprised by the fact that during download of footage from camera it is automatically cut on pieces of particular time length (for ...
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iMovie clip duration issues

I have imported two panoramas taken with an iPhone 5 into iMovie '13 (v10.0.1) and iMovie set the clip duration to 10 seconds. I have read other websites and tried the steps, but in the "Adjust" menu ...
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How to rescue imovie when generating thumbnails is interruped?

While iMovie was in the midst of generating thumbnails and processing the event, my external hard drive, which held the video data, slipped out of the usb connector. The iMovie appears to be ...
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Deleting imovie 10.0.1 events

I have added videos from other hard drives and my HD camcorder, but my 1 TB drive is almost full. I have backed up all events to a 4 TB drive through Time Machine to a Seagate external drive. My ...
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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 ...
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How can I adjust the title fade duration in iMovie 10?

Apparently this used to be set in the Inspector, but the iMovie 11 equivalent of the Inspector is the Adjust toolbar, which includes controls for font settings and for (total) duration, but not for ...
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Why did the aspect ratio of all my videos change?

I have a Macbook Pro. Just upgraded to Maverick and imovie 10.0.1. After I did this all of the video clips on my computer are stretched when I open them with Quicktime. They are MPEG 4 videos ...
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Find out the seconds where the video is splitted in iMovie11

I have imported a video in iMovie 11, selected some interesting parts, right click, split clip, and so splitted a part of the clip in a smaller one. Now I'd like to know where it starts and where it ...
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Using Photobooth background changing technology

So Photobooth has this kind of makeshift green screen technology that involves stepping out of the frame, getting back in, and then Photobooth works out the difference. I was wondering if it were ...
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Resolution of pictures hopping from iphoto to imovie to idvd

So, I've got this pretty big (12 minutes, 3sec/slide) slide show. I may be done with it. I may not. The show is composed of ten iPhoto-11 slideshows. Each one was set up 4:3, then exported, with the ...