Category: iMovie


Regain the Timeline in iMovie ’11

I’m using iMovie ’11 right now and working on a First Look article for Macworld. In the meantime, here’s something pretty huge: iMovie ’11 brings back the traditional timeline! It only takes a couple of clicks. If you’ve been holding off on the new iMovie because there’s no timeline, it’s time to take another look. ...


iLife ’11, Is It Coming Tomorrow?

Betteridge’s Law of Headlines aside, I think we’ll see an iLife ’11 (or whatever Apple will decide to call it) at the “Back to the Mac” media event tomorrow. I’m flying to San Jose early in the morning to attend the event, since it promises to overlap with several of my interests: iLife, Mac OS ...


Martin Scorcese Attends Free iMovie Demonstration

Funny article at the Onion: Martin Scorcese Attends Free iMovie Demonstration at Apple Store


Breen’s Full Review of iMovie for iPhone

Christopher Breen has been busy, with his full review now online: iMovie on the Mac will likely continue to be controversial, but if you have your expectations regarding iMovie for the iPhone screwed on just so, you’ll find very little to argue with. And how might those expectations fit comfortably? By accepting that, in most ...


Hands On: iMovie for iPhone, by Macworld

Christopher Breen shares his first impressions of iMovie for iPhone.


Sharing HD Video from iMovie for iPhone? Not so fast.

According to this support document from Apple, iMovie for iPhone downsamples video—even HD video—before sharing it via YouTube, MMS, email, or MobileMe. The maximum resolution is 568 x 320, which provides better performance when uploading. So, to get the best quality output, first export the video to the Camera Roll, and then import it to your computer ...


iMovie for iPhone Is Available

Apple has made iMovie for iPhone available for sale at the App Store. The $4.99 app runs only on the new iPhone 4, and clocks in at what seems to be a relatively svelte 30 MB. I’m still waiting for my iPhone 4. Despite starting to order one the minute they were available, I could never ...


iMovie for iPhone Details Surface

[Originally posted at TidBITS] During the WWDC keynote last week that introduced the new iPhone 4, Apple also revealed iMovie for iPhone, an app that can edit video and still clips into a movie. The app creates movies complete with themes, transitions, titles, and other features that go beyond just trimming individual clips, an option ...


iMovie Crashing with Aperture 3? Now Fixed

Aperture 3, Apple’s pro photo application, has had a bumpy start since its release in February. Unfortunately, one of the early casualties was iMovie ’09, which could crash when building thumbnails of movie files in Aperture’s library. That problem is now fixed with iMovie 8.0.6 and Aperture 3.0.2. They’re available as standalone downloads or via ...


Pogue on Why We Make Home Videos

In his weekly email newsletter, New York Times columnist David Pogue writes about how he’s copying his 140 DV tapes to a hard disk (using iMovie), and why all that video footage isn’t just something to be forgotten on a shelf. Why We Make Home Videos