Category: Tips

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OS X Mavericks Mail and Gmail

[Update, November 7, 2013: Apple has released an update for Mail that sounds like it fixes a lot of problems. Open the App Store and click the Updates button to get it.] In the last 24 hours I’ve heard from several friends complaining about problems with the Mail application under OS X Mavericks not playing ...

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New Article: Making the most of multiple screens

http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2021053268_ptechpracticalmac25xml.html

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Add a timestamp in iMovie

My latest Macworld Create column looks at a relatively simple feature: adding a timestamp to your footage. It’s much better than the old days when cameras would burn the date and time directly onto your footage (and the typography is much better now). I also reveal how to fix footage that has the wrong date ...

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15 Secrets of iMovie ’11

There’s a lot more going on with iMovie ’11 than movie trailers and audio editing. In this TidBITS article, I reveal several tips, trivia, and otherwise unknown aspects of Apple’s video editor: ”15 Secrets of iMovie ’11“. Here are a couple of items to tease you: Made with Morse — Speaking of trailers, you can choose ...

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iMovie ’11 Supported Cameras

Apple has updated its list of cameras that work with iMovie ’11, now with a pull-down menu interface that lets you locate your camera model (versus scanning a long list): http://help.apple.com/imovie/cameras/en/index.html?lang=en_US

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iMovie 1.1 for iPhone/iPod touch App Tips

I’ve been enjoying iMovie for iPhone/iPod touch. It’s a nice implementation of video editing on the small screen. Macworld has just published an article I wrote that includes a bunch of iMovie tips: iMovie is fairly easy to use, but it also carries expectations based on what iMovie for Mac (or really any video editor) ...

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Color-correct your video in iMovie ’09

Did you know that iMovie offers color-correction features? Learn how to take advantage of them from my newest article at Macworld: Color-correct your video in iMovie.

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Maximize Your iMovie Editing Space

In my most recent iMovie column for Macworld, I look at several methods for stretching the boundaries of iMovie’s editing interface: Maximize Your iMovie Editing Space (26 October 2009).

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Organize Your iMovie Video Library

Macworld has published an article of mine: Organize Your iMovie Video Library. Learn how to mark video as favorites, assign keywords, and get your video library under control.

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Working through the video-editing backlog

Is the pile of MiniDV tapes piling up? Is your hard disk filling to capacity with footage you’ve shot but not edited? I offer five steps on making the editing process in iMovie more manageable and less daunting in a new Macworld article: Working through the video-editing backlog.