IMovie Help Page






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Inserting Clips

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Rotating Clips


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How do I rotate my clips?
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Touch the clip you want to rotate or adjust, click the white wheel, and then choose CROPPING, KEN BURNS & ROTATION. Turn with the little arrows at the top.

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Changing The Duration or Time of Clips

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  • How do I change the time or duration of my clips?
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  • Click the white wheel, choose Clip Adjustments
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  • Type in the number of seconds you would like the clip to appear (no more than 15 seconds)
  • Click DONE
  • Adding Text or Titles to Clips


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How do I put titles on my movie?
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Click on the capital T on the right and click and drag a title on a clip in the project window. You will then be able to double click on the words in the Project Viewer Window to edit text.To see how the title looks, click the Play button in the upper-right corner of the viewer, then click Done.
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Inserting A Location Clip and Blank Clips
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How do I use other objects or backgrounds?
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Click on the globe to the right and choose backgrounds, maps, and storyboarding placeholder images (called animatics).


Inserting Background Music

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How do I insert audio?
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To record background music or special sound effect click on the music note on the right. Simply choose your music/effect from the box and drag and drop it into your movie. You will see that each audio clip will be represented by a green bar.



Recording Your Voice Over
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How do I insert a voice over?
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Click on the microphone icon in the middle of the screen to record narration. Your narration will be represented by a purple bar.