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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS® X Digital Media All in One by Robyn Ness

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Chapter 13. Getting Started with iMovie

The goal of this first hour is to equip you with the basics you need to understand key concepts and issues in digital video, which will be helpful to keep in mind as you're working on projects.

The iMovie Workspace

iMovie is a simple yet powerful video editor that enables you to develop your video project with three main tools: the Monitor, where you look at the video clip; a shelf, which gives you the ability to look at all the clips you have to work with at a glance; and a special area at the bottom of the screen known as the Timeline Viewer, where you can put together your clips, and make decisions about when you want them to start and end.

iMovie Monitor

You'll find that the iMovie workspace is easy and ...

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