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Make sure you go to File->New App Preview (available on iMovie 10.0.6 on Yosemite).


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I use HandBrake. It's free and open, and works nicely.


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You should be able to download them with your Apple ID (the one used when you bought or registered your new Mac) from the Mac App Store. You can try to log in, and then see if you have access to them (you should also have access to the OS X, so you can re-install it too), otherwise you should contact Apple, so you get access to the free apps - and OS X ...


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There is not any reference to custom aspect ratio on iMovie's manual, neither any setting in the project's or crop tool's properties. If custom aspect ratios would supported from iMovie, I believe that Apple would make them easy to find.. After all, iMovie is a consumer product, and they have excluded such "advanced" features in order to get more ...


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I had a similar experience. iMovie came with my MacBook Pro when I bought it in 2011, but I could not update it in 2014. I contacted Apple Support, who checked the MacBook ID and restored the purchase.


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I came across this page because I had a similar situation and think I have found a solution that worked for me will work for others in the same situation. I was doing a screen capture video and my screen res is 1440x900 (imac). In the video I was making I was doing a tutorial on photoshop and when I opened it up in imovie it only offered 16:9, 4:3, and 3:2. ...


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Connect your camcorder and use iMovie HD to import the tape, then export using Share>Quicktime. It will create one file out of the tape. Edit: In response to Sajee's comment below. Choose Share>Quicktime>Compress movie for: Full Quality. As implied, there won't be any loss of quality.


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If you do not use iCloud and would like access on a PC or a web browser then you can use DropBox, this free app (sign up required) will allow you to save photos and videos to a folder in the cloud. You can access this folder on both iPhone, iPad and also your computer. You also have to give Dropbox permission to access your photos from the iPhone app In ...


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In the Adjust toolbar, click Crop, then Fit.


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⌥ alt/option-click on the volume adjustment to create new keyframes Adjust the volume between these keyframes by dragging.


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If you're running a system prior to OS X 10.9, you might consider updating it. Upgrading Apple's iApps from the 2011 versions to the 2013 versions requires either Mavericks (for version 10.0.5) or Yosemite (v10.0.6). The boilerplate message from the App Store has misled a good number of people. If, on the other hand, you are using 10.9 or 10.10, first check ...


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You have inadvertently wandered into the murky realm of video codecs. The screen recording you made with Quicktime was initially saved using the extremely efficient H.264 compression algorithm. H.264 is a codec optimised for distribution of video. It is designed to store video using the least possible amount of data at the cost of using a lot of CPU time ...


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Since PhotoStream doesn't work for videos, your best bet is probably a 3rd party app. If you're worried about your pictures being stored on the Internet, you might want to try an app such as PhotoSync ($2) or Photo Transfer App ($3). The former seems like it uses your Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection to transfer between the two devices rather than uploading ...


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For apps that don't support two-factor authentication, such as iMovie, you need to generate an application-specific password. This is a computer generated password that can be used to give an app access to Google services, but is intended for use in a single app. Go here to manage your connected apps and application-specific passwords. Once you generate one ...


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I don't have any experience with this app but it seems like it will do what you are after: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-rotate-free/id626614962?mt=8


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Handbrake should be able to handle AVCHD files. It relies on some codec library files from VLC player, so it may help to have that installed as well. Handbrake uses ffmpeg underneath the hood. Alternatively, AVIdemux may also be useful. It's a bit more of an editor than just an encoder, but if it can read the source files, it should be able to output the ...


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In short, you (often) need to include the argument -pix_fmt yuv420p when using ffmpeg to generate H.264 content for Apple software/devices, and a bunch of other decoders that don't handle yuv444p. # ffmpeg -i input.avi -pix_fmt yuv420p output.mp4 This is not mentioned in the output when using the defaults, but can be found in their Encode/H.264 guide. It ...


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Not really, you've utilised the quickest, easiest and cheapest route available with doing it with Handbrake. Don't bother trying to find another piece of software that will do the job better, Handbrake is really the best when it comes to ripping and encoding Apple friendly formats. Thanks, hope this helps.


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You can export your movie to a format of your wishes (.avi, .dv, ...) and then you can burn this on a disk with a suitable software suite (Roxio Toast or with the built in software of Lion/Mac OS) EDIT: for free, software, I would recommend you use Burn


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This YouTube video shows that widening the font panel reveals four controls at the top for drop shadows (opacity, blur, offset, and angle). So they're right there in the font picker window when you're manipulating your text:


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This type of alignment/syncing is why the clapboard was invented! Without one, you'll have to be a little more meticulous when you manually align the clips. This post on the Apple Support forums suggests a few helpful features to use: The basic feature you want to use is cutaways. Audio waveforms can be used for visual alignment. Playing audio from both ...


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There are a few ways to get a single large DV file imported from tape, depending on whether your constraint is budget or time: 1) QuickTime Pro 7 has a recording mode that can see DV devices. Yes, Apple still charges $29.99 for it, but the interface is simple and lets you record a long, single file. Just make sure the capture format in the app's preferences ...


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First steps, in iPhoto: Create an Smart Album (⌥+⌘+N). Name it Movies, or whatever you like. Under "Match the following condition:", set the first drop-down to Filename, then next to "Contains", type "mov" in the box (without the quotes). This assumes all of your movies were created with an iDevice. If you have Vine videos you'd like to move as well, you'...


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I think I've fixed my problem. I had 1000+ movies in iPhoto, and since iMovie just treats them as 1 huge "event" it was trying to open an event with 1000+ movies in it. My HD only had ~10GB empty. I exported them all out of iPhoto, moved them to an external HD, separated them out into individual folders and imported each folder 1 by 1 as a separate event, ...


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⌘-click on all the pictures that you want to adjust the timing of in the timeline. Go to Window → Show Adjustments Bar or press 3. Select the info button on the adjustments bar. Enter the duration into the box on the right and press Enter. This will change the duration of all the selected clips (or in this case, pictures).


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Here is how to do it for low cost and really fast. Record just one demo from the iPhone 6 plus. Edit it in iMovie as an App Preview project. Export it as a ProRes file You now have your high quality master from which you will produce all other formats, without having to record more demos on other devices and edit them all over again, which is ...


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Single-track (.iso) vs. multiple-track (.img) Any single-track CD-ROM, DVD or Blu-ray disc can be archived in ISO format as a true digital copy of the original. But ISO files have limitations. For example, a CD can have multiple tracks, which can contain computer data, audio, or video. File systems such as ISO 9660 are stored inside one of ...


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Versions of iMovie after iMovie HD don't support plugins and extra effects. You're looking for something more along the lines of Apple Final Cut Express ($170) or Adobe Premiere Elements ($80). Both let you make photo slideshows with titles, effects, transitions, and music; and both let you install free and paid plugins for more. Hope this helps.


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Apple has just issued an update to iDVD to make it more stable, and help with importing from iPhoto. With any luck, it will solve this. Get it through Software Update, or from here.



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