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: 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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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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is there a way to store video on an external device yet be able to edit it in iMovie on my ipad air?

I have an ipad air and recently i was trying to edit a quick 10 min movie of some 1080p 60fps video in iMovie. I only have a 32 gig ipad air so i wasn't able to upload all the video on to the ipad. i ...
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Transition in iMovie 10.0.9

Each time I add a transition to my movie, the total length is being reduced by that transition duration. How to avoid it and keep the original movie length?
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Add missing clips in an iMovie (iPad) Project

I've accidentally moved some movies (taken with the iPad) to my Mac using the image capture app. Afterwards, I've deleted the clips on my iPad to have more space to export the project. Now, iMovie is ...
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On iMovie 10.0.9, how can I export smaller video files?

On my Macbook Air, I recorded a video using iMovie 10.0.9. Then I clicked Share > File. The resolution is 1280x720. At "High" quality, the file size of the resulting mp4 video was 1 GB for just 11 ...
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Why does the iMovie app shrink and remove the top/bottom when exporting video?

I have an iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4. I recorded a video using the built-in Camera app. This is how the built-in Photos app shows the video: Then I opened up the iMovie app (version 2.1.2), created a ...
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Move iMovie project to an external drive

I have loaded some camcorder cassette tapes into iMovie and have tried to move the video projects to a back up disk to free up space on my hard drive. The help menu says that if you choose "move ...
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Problems using FireWire with iMovie upload from Sony camera

I'm using Adobe Premiere and iMovie together with a Sony camera on my MacBook Pro with FireWire connection, and the camera control is OK, but the picture is Blocking and capture is stopping every 5 to ...
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How to solve audio sync issue on the Mac? (and it is not just by a constant out of sync amount)

I downloaded a clip from 56.com or youku.com, and then found that the video and audio is out of sync. At first, near 6:00, the video is about 0.7 second slower, and I used iMovie to "detach audio" ...
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iMovie 10.0.7 cannot turn themes music on

Thanks if you can help. I cannot find where to turn the iMovie 10.0.7 themes music on. I can hear the preview before 'create' but the music doesn't appear in the project.
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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iMovie Audio cuts in and out

So I have a problem with iMovie and audio. I assemble the a movie together, then on export the sound just gives up. In the preview it's fine, but something on export. I get no warnings or errors. Any ...
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Where does iMovie keep the generated movie files when finalizing a project?

In iMovie '11, it seems that when you finalize a project, it automatically generates the 1080p, 720p, Large, and Medium versions of the movie. Then when you export the movie in one of those sizes, it ...
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Does Facebook change quality of iMovie video

I made iMovie gameplay trailer for my app. In iMovie it looks like the video is running 1080P HD quality. Then I exported that video to desktop and then I uploaded that video onto Facebook and the ...
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Why does iMovie make my movie so small in size?

I have an iOS game coming up and I made a trailer today. I recorded gameplay footage from my iPhone 6 device onto QuickTime and then edited the footage in iMovie. When I started editing, the footage ...
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How to run on iOS iMovie project moved from macbook to iCloud Drive?

Ok, I created my iMovie project on macbook. I wanted to run my iMovie project on iOS device. So: Went to imovielibrary Show package contents and copy the folder Spain: Paste this into ...