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iMovie is missing options found in the guides

I'm using iMovie for the first time. I wanted to lengthen the transition between clips. The program allows me to double clip the transition and change the length but it discards it when I close the ...
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iMovie 10: How to do precise video cutting using timestamp / timecode?

I am stuck when trying to edit a movie. I want to edit a few part of a video out and I want to find a few clips using a given time (relative time from the beginning of the original movie). I don't ...
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Cannot change font properties when editing Imovie 10.02 title

I am finishing my project and I am adjusting titles. Even though the editing menu appears normally and active (T highlighted) when I click on it none of the sub option (Bold, Colors, font size) is ...
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Final title in iMovie is always “title text here”

At the end of my iMovie project, I have a still image and the title "thanks for watching!". When I preview the scene it is fine. When I render it to file or youtube, the final title is always "title ...
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How do I circumvent the versioning system to run an outdated MacOSX application?

I have iMovie HD 6.03. I want it to run on Yosemite. The application icon itself has a "circle-slash-do-not-run" icon superimposed on the iMovie icon. When I double click the icon a dialog pops up ...
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Export movie in specific dimensions or in the exact same dimension as the source

I use iMovie 9 for simple stuff like combining videos made with my photo camera and phone. Now and then I get movies that are not in standard dimensions. I want to import and export them in the same ...
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“Content Library” tools in iMovie

I have up loaded a .mov file to iMovie. However, I am unable to see the tool for “Content Library” in the bottom left of the screen Why can't I see the “Content Library Tool” in iMovie?
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iMovie 10.0.2 - features gone?

I was using iMovie for years - nice and easy editing of family movies; was happy with the looks and tools layout. Then iMovie updated a few times (now it is 10.0.2). And I just can't find things. ...
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No-execute access for file when on server but yes when on desktop

I am trying to set file permissions for an iMovie HD project file to be limited when it's on a server but have full access when it's on the user's desktop. I need to have users be able to copy a file ...
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Use avconv to convert iMovie DV streams to other formats

I have a bunch of DV streams that were imported from a DV camcorder using iMovie. Unfortunately, neither avconv nor VLC seem to be capable of converting these files correctly, whereas QuickTime ...
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iMovie - how to shorten several videos at the same time?

I have like 40 videos, the lenght between between 10-12 minutes and I would need all of them shorten to 1 minute. Is there any way to shorten all videos at the same time in OS X (iMovie)? To shorten ...
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iMovie - how to create video with real size of all photos?

I have a lot of photos from vacations and I wanted to make a video with music from them. I used iMovie, put there photos + music I like and then I ran the video. Everything was working great except ...
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exporting clip in Final Cut Pro X or related video editing software on Mac

I'm using Final Cut Pro X to edit a 1 hour long video. I made individual clips from it in Final Cut Pro X and I want to save just these clips, some of which are only 5 mins long. How can I do this? ...
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iMovie Crashes Part-way Through Export

I have an 8 minute iMovie 09 movie, which I am trying to export. Regardless of resolution, or normal export vs. Quicktime export, it crashes every time, nearly at the end. I have exported the movie ...
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Video blanks out during import to iMovie 11

I'm transferring VHS-C home videos to iMovie 11 so we can burn them to DVDs. During import the video blanks showing only black for just a second and then it goes back to normal. It happens every few ...
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How do use Transitions and Picture in Picture elements at the same time? iMovie 11

So basically my subject says it all, let me elaborate. I have a bunch of videos and I want to add transitions, no problems yet, but if I want to add a PiP image, you know like a watermark, ...
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iMovie: How to add title with black background OVER video

I want to add simple title with black background while video is playing. All I've found that you can create title like a simple clip, and then use it in the beginning or the end... is that it =(? When ...
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What can I do to enhance MacBook Pro internal mic sound quality in iMovie?

After using MacBook for two years, I bought 17'' MacBook Pro. I'm pretty happy with it, performance and all, but I also was going to record some music videos for YouTube. I play guitar and sing. ...
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Why does video file size drastically increase on import from camera? (iMovie)

My Sony camera has a 60GB hard drive and can store many hours of 1080p video. However, when I import these videos in iMovie (i.e. h.264) in their full 1080p size, they end up consuming something like ...
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How do I stop cropping in iMovie?

I'm not certain if 'crop' is the right term. I'm new to iMovie so I may have some of the terminology wrong. When I import a movie, I allow it to resize to the recommended settings instead of full ...
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Using iMovie, is there a way to “blur out” a section of video

I want to edit a movie file, but blur out or cover up a certain spot on the screen for a few seconds. Is there a way to do this?
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Export iMovie 09/10 Project to Theora with 720p resolution

I select "export with QuickTime" Choose - OGG "Xiph Theora" is selected as codec. Actually, it's alone in the list of codecs. That's what i need. I can adjust quality, FPS ... but resolution ...
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Does iMovie prevents going to sleep?

I've started making a movie in iMovie project (which takes about 3 hours). In System Preferences, i've seen the option to shedule, but leaved it disabled. Also in System Preferences, i've set the 30 ...
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Edit sound in a video clip by using iMovie

I want to remove part of the sound in my video clip. I cannot find a way to do that. Not sure if it is possible in iMovie?
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How to make use of movie events imported by imovie 09 from a DVR

I have imported about 100 clips of video from my DVR using imovie 09 and they are all saved under movie events folder, this is ok. The problem is all the movie events files are not in standard ...
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Why does imovie freeze everytime I select videos from iphoto in the events library?

I am trying to use imovie to make a movie and it used to work perfectly for me. I haven't used it in a while and I have added some new photos and videos to iphoto since the last time that I used it. ...
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Replace iMovie Source Clip

I am working on a iMovie 09 project which contains many small video clips, extracted from the a long source clip. After noticing a glitch with the original, i tried fix it by replacing the source ...
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How to use “Join Clip” in iMovie'09?

I have been using iMovie'09 for two days only. I need to edit some videos and make a DVD for a friend. It happens to me that I want to join two clips together to form one continuous clip, so when I ...
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What's the easiest way to get an iPhone 3GS movie into iMovie?

It seems like the steps right now are: Shoot movie sync iPhone with Mac via iTunes Open iPhoto Import photos from iPhone into iPhoto Open iMovie (or retart if it was already running) On startup, ...