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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Copying movies and events in iMovie

How can I duplicate a movie in iMovie within my iMovie library?
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Playhead info for imported video clips is static/constant in iMovie 9 as I scroll over the clips. Is it possible to make it display correct info?

I have been importing videos clips from a SD card to iMovie 09. These clips are analyzed for animal behavior and the timing information for a specific event is critical for proper analyses. Most of ...
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How to cut in two camera angles, and add custom video to Imovie

I have Imovie version 10.0.7. I am looking for a step by step tutorial or method on how to do a very specific task, which I've been able to complete halfway, but I'm not sure it's the best way to do ...
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Why can't imovie see videos I have shared to icloud?

I used my iphone 5 to create several short videos that I want to use on my ipad as part of a larger project. Rather than airdrop them I shared them all to the cloud. On my ipad I go to the photos ...
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iMovie in iPad cannot find clips after sync with laptop

The kids have loved making movies in iMovie on the iPad. So much so that they filled it with their clips. So I synced to my laptop and selected the "delete from device" option in Photos figuring that ...
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How do I get a clip to fade to black in iMovie 10.0.6?

It won't let me select any of the "fade to" options. How do I change this?
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iMovie crashes on opening

iMovie keeps crashing whenever I open it. It opens up the window comes up and it starts loading files and then it crashes. I wanted to add the crash report but it was too long
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iMovie 10.0.7 is crashing at launch

I'm using the last version of iMovie (10.0.7) on Yosemite, I did a movie and I was playing on stabilization of videos when it crashed for the first time. Now, it is crashing at launch. If I hold ...
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How to display timecodes with iMovie 10.0.7 N

On discussion forums, I read that I have to go to iMovie Preferences and ask to display timecodes. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH2129?locale=en_US&viewlocale=fr_FR But my preferences window ...
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My home videos are not visible in iMovie on ipad

I recorder some videos with my camera, then copied them on my computer, and moved to iTunes library. I synced them with my iPad, there are in my iPad. But they are not visible in my iMovie. What to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...