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My iMovie®

Book Description

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iMovie screenshots that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iMovie problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from iMovie.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through everything you want to do with iMovie.
Learn how to:
•    Become familiar with the layout of the new iMovie for Mac interface
•    Organize and manage your iMovie Library, videos, photos, and other digital media
•    Import your videos into iMovie
•    Precisely trim movie clips to show exactly what you want in your movie
•    Correct shaky or blurry video
•    Enhance your audio and create a voiceover
•    Add background music and sound effects
•    Use themes to make your movies look polished
•    Add titles and special effects to your movie
•    Create a high-quality trailer to give your friends a sneak peek at what is to come
•    Share your movies on social media like Facebook, or via email
•    Bonus Chapter: Using iMovie on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
•    Add transitions between clips to move smoothly from one clip to the next
•    Overlay one clip or photo on top of another to combine them into one image

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Authors
  7. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. P. Getting to Know iMovie General Concepts
    1. iMovie Layout
  12. 1. Customizing iMovie Settings and Preferences
    1. Switching the Project and Event Browsers
    2. Resizing the Sidebar, Viewer, Event Browser, and Project Browser
    3. Hiding the iMovie Sidebar
    4. Changing the Display of Project and Event Browser Content
    5. Setting iMovie Preferences
    6. Setting Movie Properties
  13. 2. Importing and Organizing Video, Events, and Movie Clips
    1. iMovie v10 Default Setup
    2. Importing Movies from a Camera, Memory Card, and iMovie for iOS
    3. Importing from Other Libraries
    4. Working with Events and Movie Clips
    5. Getting Organized
    6. Rating Movie Clips
  14. 3. Creating a New Movie Project
    1. Creating a New Movie Project
    2. Adding Clips to Your Movie Project
    3. Adding Clip Transitions
    4. Adding Photos to Your Movie
  15. 4. Editing and Correcting Movie Clips
    1. Trimming Movie Clips
    2. Correcting a Shaky Movie
    3. Correcting Blurry or Distorted Video
    4. Splitting Clips
    5. Deleting Movie Clips
    6. Rotating a Movie Clip
  16. 5. Adding Special Effects, Maps, Backgrounds, and Titles Clips
    1. Speeding Up or Slowing Down a Clip
    2. Creating an Instant Replay of a Clip
    3. Adding Backgrounds Using the Green/Blue Screen
    4. Using Picture-in-Picture
    5. Creating Side by Side Clips
    6. Adding Maps & Backgrounds to a Movie
    7. Adding Titles to a Movie
    8. Adding Credits at the End of Your Movie
  17. 6. Adding and Editing Voiceovers, Music, and Sound Effects
    1. Recording a Voiceover
    2. Adding Music from iTunes
    3. Adding Sound Effects
    4. Adding Audio from GarageBand
    5. Editing Audio
    6. Slowing Down or Speeding Up Audio
  18. 7. Editing Video Color, Brightness, and More
    1. Using the Adjust Menu
    2. Adjusting Color Balance
    3. Correcting Color
    4. Cropping
    5. Correcting for Stability and Rolling Shutter
    6. Adjusting Volume
    7. Using Noise Reduction and Equalizer Settings
    8. Using Video and Audio Effects
  19. 8. Adding and Customizing Video Themes
    1. Creating a New Project with a Video Theme
    2. Adding a Video Theme to an Existing Project
    3. Removing a Theme
  20. 9. Creating and Customizing Trailers
    1. Creating a Trailer
    2. Sharing Your Trailer
  21. 10. Sharing Your Movies
    1. Sharing Your Movie
    2. Seeing Where Your Movie Is Shared
  22. 11. Using iMovie on Your iPhone and iPad
    1. Creating a New Movie Project
    2. The Movie Project Main Screen
    3. Adding Video, Photos, and Audio
    4. Editing Your Project
    5. Sharing Your Movie or Trailer
  23. Index