Tag: imovie

How to Safely Clean iMovie Files from iPhone or iPad

Are old iMovie projects taking up too much storage on your iPhone or iPad? Learn how to safely remove them and be able to edit them later.

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How to dispute a copyright claim on YouTube

Late in October, I received an email from YouTube saying that a video I’d uploaded years ago was being hidden due to a copyright dispute with a rights-holder. That video was the first I’d created using iMovie for iOS, which used the theme “Modern.” That theme had the Phoenix song “1901” for a while. Did ...

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Open iMovie iOS Projects in iMovie on the Mac

At last, it’s possible to take a movie you’ve edited in iMovie on an iPad or iPhone and bring it to iMovie on the Mac and pick up where you left off. Serenity Caldwell at iMore explains how to do it. This is a capability iMovie had quite a while ago that disappeared with iMovie ...

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New Article: The Best Hidden Features of iMovie for iOS

iMovie for iOS has come a long way in a short time. Over at the Peachpit Press site, I reveal the best hidden (or at the very least undiscovered) features of the mobile editor: The Best Hidden Features of iMovie for iOS. Did you know you can crop video clips, create picture-in-picture and split-screen effects, ...

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Espresso Rocket Slow-mo

Espresso Rocket Slo-mo from Jeff Carlson on Vimeo. Slow-mo espresso pour from a La Pavoni lever machine. Shot and edited using an iPhone 5s. Inspired by CoffeeGeek’s #espressoporn tag on Twitter.

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Macworld Reviews iMovie 10

Serenity Caldwell reviewed the new iMovie 10 for Macworld: iMovie 10 review: a lot to like, a few quibbles. As a longtime iMovie user (and author of several books and articles about it), here’s one line that particularly stood out: The app’s fast enough now that it doesn’t need you to downscale your HD clips ...

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New iMovie Doesn’t Open iMovie iOS Projects

Serenity Caldwell at Macworld digs into a curious omission in the new iMovie 10.0 for Mac: It no longer opens projects created on the iOS version of iMovie (which itself was also updated last week). She talked to someone at Apple who confirmed that the feature will return in a future update. Also, iMovie won’t ...

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Link: Use iPhone 5s Slo-Mo Videos on the Mac

Jason Snell at Macworld has written up a quick guide to taking the cool slow-motion videos shot by the iPhone 5s and editing them on the Mac. Since iMovie and other editors can handle different frame rates, they see the slo-mo videos as just being 120 frames per second (fps), which means they play back ...

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A Few Quick Final Cut Express 4 Followup Notes

I ended up having an impromptu briefing with Apple today about Final Cut Express 4 (see the last post) and learned a few new details that I speculated about earlier today. AVCHD footage is indeed transcoded to AIC on import. I was 99 percent sure this was the case, but since it wasn’t expressly mentioned, ...

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Final Cut Express 4 Adds AVCHD, iMovie ’08 Interoperability

Apple today released Final Cut Express 4, the latest version of its intermediate video editing software. Taking its cues (and code) from Final Cut Pro 6, the new Final Cut Express features an open format Timeline that lets you mix DV and HD formats in the same project and adds the capability to import AVCHD ...