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Questions tagged [imovie]

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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Which iMovie Projects Contain Legacy Media

I received a warning when opening iMovie that some projects contain legacy media and won't work in the future. It gave me a link to Learn More. But it never told me which projects need to be updated. ...
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iMovie 10.1.9 fresh download/update resets to 10.5 MB every time

Device Specs: MacBook Pro with Retina display, Early 2015 8 GB RAM, i5 processor I just recently upgraded to macOS Mojave with a clean installation through the recovery mode and started downloading ...
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iMovie can't see my shared photos library

@metatechbe provided a great answer to the question, "how do you share your photos library with multiple users on the same Mac". However, that shared photos library is not readily accessible/usable ...
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Clean up old iCloud videos without breaking iOS iMovies

My daughter takes a lot of videos with her iPad. She has maxed out her iCloud storage, so we need to clean some up (deleting from Photos, maybe archiving to an external hard drive). Unfortunately, ...
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Using tracks from Apple Music in iMovie project

I have used downloaded Apple Music as background music in projects created in iMovie? Will I lose that if I cancel Apple Music subscription? It seems like I would keep that as it is exported as ...
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rebuilding imovie files

I have a number of short movies that were created in imovie 9 which sit in movies/imovie projects in the form of rcprojects. A number of these were not completed and I cannot complete them because ...
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Is it possible to send project from iMovie 10.1 to Final Cut Pro 7.0?

I'm unsure because the "Send movie to Final Cut Pro" option is missing from the File menu whatever project I try to open. Is there something I need to do to have this option?
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Bangla fonts are broken in iMovie

I can write Bangla in iMovie but when I watch it as a video or, export it the fonts are broken. How can I fix it? Any help would be great. I wrote two Bangla words like the first image and they are ...
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Can't put .mov file in iMovie

I'm trying to drag a .mov file into iMovie from Finder, but nothing happens when I try to drop it into the videos/images section. How do I put it in iMovie so I can edit it?
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How to set thumbnail for movie within iMovie?

I am currently inserted a manually created thumbnail at the start of a project within iMovie. This works. But.. if i want to add a transition to the starting thumbnail, i lose the thumb in my mac, and ...
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Where does iMovie store movies before projects are finalized

I have a current version of iMovie as well as an older version (9.0.9) installed on my MacBook. Some while ago I have created project with the older version. I can still run the video in it, but ...
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Show frame number of a frame within a clip

[MacOS 10.13.6] Is it possible to show the frame number of a frame in a clip? (Preferably somewhere within the viewing window so I can step frame by frame.) I have Quicktime, iMovie and VLC, but I ...
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Stop iMovie automatically merging sound from two clips

Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.13.4 (17E199) iMovie: Version 10.1.9 Here's the scenario, I have an iMovie clip with sound from various sources, etc. I want to remove a ...
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How to put a long picture overlay on top without imovie making the image scroll

This has to be the most annoying thing in iMovie. I just want a simple picture in picture. But iMovie crops the image and scrolls it! I can't find any option to avoid this!!! How annoying.
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Adjust volume only of music on iMovie

I need to highlight the narration in certain parts of the finished iMovie. How do I decrease the volume of only the music when both narration and music seem jumbled on the timeline?
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iMovie doesn't support Graphite appearance?

I downloaded iMovie and to my surprise I realized that it didn't support the Graphite appearance option. iMovie's window buttons are colourful. This leads me to believe that iMovie has badly written ...
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Fade to black for eight seconds (iMovie)

I have a clip at the end of my movie that is eight seconds long, but the Cross Dissolve or Fade to Black transition will only let the end transition happen for one second. Trying to increase the ...
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Is it possible to record iMovie voice over with AirPods?

I'm using iMovie 10.1.9 on High Sierra. My AirPods are paired and all of my audio is playing through them but I am unable to choose them to record a voice over in iMovie. I've even set them as the ...
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Can't record a 1080p video from the iOS Simulator with the Quicktime Player

I am trying to record a video of my iOS game, using Quicktime Player, running the iPhone8Plus Simulator in a portrait mode which is supposed to produce a 1080px1920 video. However, the resolution I ...
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How can I export an iMovie 10-modified clip to an external file or directly to YouTube?

I have a clip that I have modified in iMovie 10.0.1, and I don't seem to be able to export it. I can click on the "Share" icon, and it presents a grid of nine options including YouTube, but nothing ...
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iMovies not joining clips together

The "join clips" option is greyed out in iMovie (even when I press the shortcut key combination Shift + Command + b). I keep on getting a space between clips, and so far haven't found any option to ...
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iMovie advanced tools option not present in preferences

I'd like to enable Advanced Tools in iMovie preferences. When I open preferences, I only see: Using iMovie 10.0.9
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imovie 10.1.8 iMac sound disappeared from one clip

iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017, Sierra 10.12.6, iMovie 10.1.8 I have a project that I'm learning on. Got the video clip thing coming along well. Just detached audio so I can start learning that, but ...
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I can't download iMovie on my 2009 MacBook Pro

Here's the deal. I have a mid-2009 Macbook Pro that is running on version 10.11.6 OS X El Capitan. I got the computer from a friend who didn't need it anymore, so I don't know if iMovie was originally ...
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Import 720p to iMovie without clipping?

I have some videos that were recorded at 720p which I'd like to edit in iMovie. They're saved as MP4s. When I import one and view it in the media browser, it looks fine. As soon as I add one to a ...
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Reinstalling iMovie on a mid 2009 MacBook Pro

I accidentally uninstalled my iMovie from my MacBook Pro mid 2009. Thing is, when I go to the app store and try to reinstall it, I can't – my system's too old. When I try to get an old version of ...
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iMovie 10.1.6 80-minute movie - Too long to “share” as a file?

I have a longish iMovie (about 80 minutes) that I'm trying to "share" as a file to my desktop. It doesn't seem to be working. Any advice??
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iMovie keeps failing to download

i have a problem when i downloaded my iMovie. at first, the download seems fine so i left my mac alone in my room. but when i checked it after a few hours, there's a box in app store saying "an error ...
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iMovie “Join Clips” option greyed out

Articles, Videos and similar posts / questions all describe being able to join clips in iMovie using the Join Clips option in the Modify menu of iMovie (10.1.8) on macOS High Sierra. Yet, iMovie is ...
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How to manually download iMovie from Apple [duplicate]

I have an older MacBook Pro with 10.11, and I am having a lot of issues with iMovie. There is an update showing in the App Store, but when I click Update, I get the little swirly in the upper left ...
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DV file imported a long time ago now have decoding errors I don't recall from back then. How to fix?

Back in 2009 I had a JVC DV-recorder and imported the movies into iMovie on my Mac back then. Now I would like to reclaim the space by recoding them to mpeg4 but I have found that there are decoding ...
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iMovie won't open iMovie Library backup

I had a Macbook Air (2014) running iMovie 10.0.5 on Yosemite which died by water damage. The SSD survived and I had it TimeMachine backed up to an external drive at an Apple Store. The backed up ...
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iMovie 10: Share Menu Empty

I started having a problem with a computer of mine and iMovie where the "Share" menu is empty: when it is accessed by the toolbar, it pops up an empty window; when it is accessed from the file menu, ...
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Is there a way to get iMovie to move media clips from the 'Updated Projects' folder back to the same folder as its relatives?

I've had some media in iMovie for several years now and let iMovie more-or-less manage the files since they're gigabytes in size and I might want to use those clips in future projects. When I moved ...
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How to edit videos with coustom musics on iPad?

I bought iPad Pro to replace my MacBook in some light works. For personal interest I produce small (2-3min) videos, but on iPad there is no way I can add coustom musics I find on internet (even though ...
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How to repeat the sound clip to the entire length of the video clip?

As you can see in my screen shot I have a movie clip that is much longer than the auto clip. The audio clip is just some generic background music created in Garage Band. I would like to keep repeat ...
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Can I use the music from Clips in iMovie?

Does anyone know if there is a way to use the music from the Clips app on iOS in iMovie on macOS? For example, there is a song "Aether" by Darren King. I'd like a raw MP3/AIFF/whatever of this ...
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iMovie scrolling credits alignment

My scrolling credits are aligned but when I play the movie everything is shifted. I have changed the text size but that doesn't help.
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Is it possible to download/acquire iMovie 10.1.6?

Two weeks ago, Apple released iMovie 10.1.7, which suddenly requires macOS 10.12.2 (previously it only required 10.11.2). Unfortunately, my Mac, while perfectly capable of doing everything else I ...
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iMovie crashes on startup

I've just installed iMovie from the App Store. When I run it, it crashes after the Welcome wizard. I've rebooted, deleted and reinstalled, and the same thing happens each time. I've tried opening ...
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Animate text in final cut pro: knocking previous text further from centre

How can I animate a sentence in final cut pro, where each word in the sentence slides in from the right (violently), slamming into place in the middle of the screen, knocking the previous word ...
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How to update iMovie on Mid 2009 MacBook Pro

About a year ago I bought a used Mid 2009 MacBook Pro and it came with iMovie. The user before me clearly didn't update iMovie regularly, as the version is 9.0.9. I know i can update it to 10.1.1, ...
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Import finalcut project into imovie

My finalcut pro trial expired before I could export the movie I was working on. How can I import it into imovie?
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Unable to flip a clip horizontally in iMovie 10.1.6

I'm running iMovie 10.1.6 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a brand new, 2017 MacBook Air. I have a clip which I want to flip/invert horizontally so that writing which currently appears with writing in ...
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How to export all the raw media from iMovie libraries?

I have a couple of iMovie library files. I want to export the raw videos/photos outside of the library. I don't want to edit them or anything like that. Just having a copy outside of iMovie. What is ...
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How do I export a single frame from iMovie 10.0.3?

I might end up resorting to a screenshot, but I do not know the movie's resolution, and would like an image at actual size. I have tried lots of methods that came up when I searched online. The ...
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Why does a video file get bigger after editing it with iMovie?

Input File: Kind: MPEG-4 File Size: 305 MB Dimensions: 640 x 360 Codecs: H.264, AAC Duration: 52:07 Audio Channels: 2 After using iMovie to trim a bit from the beginning and end of the file, I tried ...
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How can an amateur remove only the voices from a video on a Mac?

I took a video in the mountains with my phone over the weekend. In the background there are others who are speaking during the video. I'd like to remove these voices but retain the sound of the wind ...
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iMovie 10 - How to layer a background under a title?

I'm new to iMovie 10 and in my project I added a title clip with a duration of 60 seconds and I would like to add a background clip UNDER the title clip. But when I select a background from the ...
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iMovie - freeing up space

I'd like to free up some iMovie space but not sure how to do it. Here are a few files I have associated with iMovie: 389MB: /Users/snowcrash/Movies/iMovie Events.localized/Pads/IMG_0760.mov and 1....