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How to use iMovie to speed up video

How to use iMovie to speed up video

iMovie is the best free video editing software on Mac. Many youtuber and bloger use it to make awesome videos for their channel. And I will share a tip here to show you how to use iMovie to speed up video.

Step 1. Launch iMovie, double click the video clip in the Project Browser to bring out the inspector window.

Step 2. Here you will see a speed slider. Drag it to the left will make the video slower, or to the right to speed up the video.

Speed Up Video with iMovie

Step 3. After you get the right speed, click ‘Done’ to save the video.

 

Although iMovie is a good video editor, but it’s a little bit simple. If you want to a more professional video editing software. This filmora is your best choice, it built-in 100+ Unique Effects and Filters to help you make professional videos easily. And here is how to use filmora to speed up video.

Step 1. Download and install Filmora, it’s available on both Mac and Windows system. And then run it.

Step 2. Drag and drop a video into Filmora, double click it to open the Video Inspector panel.

Speed Up Video with Filmora

Step 3. Drag the Speed slider to speed up your video. You can preview the video to make sure you get the right speed. And then click “OK” to save the video, done.

How to use iMovie to rotate videos

How to use iMovie to rotate videos

Sometimes you may record videos with your phone and you want to rotate the video. And here is a step by step guide will show you how to use iMovie to rotate the videos, the tutorial is easy to understand, even you are new to Mac can handle it.

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iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch). Many Youtubers use iMovie to make and edit video for his YouTube channel, you can refer to this website to learn more tips about iMovie. Now, let’s start the guide.

Step1. Open your iMovie project first and import your video. iMovie supports MP4/MOV video, if your videos are not supported by iMovie, you can use this video converter for mac to convert the video first.

Step2. After you add the video into iMovie, hit the Rotate button to rotate your videos to the left or right. Each click turns your image 90 degrees.

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Step3. Click the Play button in the viewer to preview the video. When you’re satisfied with the video rotating effect, simply click Done to finish rotating videos in iMovie.

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How to import AVCHD video into iMovie for editing

How to import AVCHD video into iMovie for editing

If you have a Camcorder and you want to import the camcorder video into iMovie for editing, you can follow this step by step guide to add your Camcorder AVCHD video to iMovie. This tutorial is easy to understand, even you are Mac newbie can handle with it.

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In order to upload your AVCHD files onto iMovie, you can either plug-in your camcorder using the USB cable provided or slot in your memory card with a card reader. Alternatively, you can also transfer your files through the FireWire port. Once again, not all Mac PCs comes with it. If you do, you can easily identify it with the ‘Y’ icon stamped on the port. However, the recently bought Macs should have both the USB and FireWire port with them. The latest iMovie ’11 doesn’t seem to support or are able to import video files directly. Depending on the version of iMovie that you have installed on your Mac, the list of supported or compatible camcorders might differ.

 

It’s also recommended to update your iMovie to the latest version so you’ll be given more options to upload the range of file formats (i.e. MPEG-2, MPEG-4 or AVCHD).If it’s not supported, try to drag the file into QuickTime and then export it as an MOV file type. The poor export quality after conversion is noticeable, and hence it’s might not come across as the best option around. The other alternative is to convert your AVCHD files to an iMovie supported file types for editing with a mac video converter. You can probably try this Mac Video Converter, so you can retain the original quality of your video for further editing purposes. Now, let’s start the guide.

 

Step1. Connect Camcorder to Mac through Cable

After you install the Mac Video Converter, simply plug-in your camcorder with the USB cable. The video converter will automatically scan and fetch all of your files.

Step2. Load the AVCHD video from Camcorder

Your files will be neatly displayed with a pre-tick on Select All. If you wish to select the files for uploading manually, simply untick the Select All. Once you have chosen the files that you wanted to edit with iMovie, all you have to do is click on Load.

Step3. Convert the AVCHD video to iMovie compatbile video

You don’t have to worry if you’re unsure of which is the best format for uploading your files onto iMovie as this Mac Video Converter provides you a preset output format to iMovie. You just need to select iMovie as your output conversion format in the Editing’s menu and the video converter will automatically optimize your files so it’s compatible for iMovie. Download and try the video converter right now!

How to convert iMovie file to WMV for Windows Movie Maker and Windows Media Player

How to convert iMovie file to WMV for Windows Movie Maker and Windows Media Player

For those who make an effort to share a few of your homemade videos within your iMovies with your Windows pals, you will be dismayed to locate that they really can not be played in Windows Media Player. Also, you happen to be unable to upload yor iMovie files to a few of the video sharing sites.So you will need to export these iMovies files to WMV video initial.

I’d recommend this WMV video converter for Mac to you. that is a full-featured video converter. This program features a most intuitive user interface too as a suite of helpful capabilities. Aside from converting iMovie to Windows Media, it also has the capacity to convert between a range of other popular media formats such as AVI, M2TS(AVCHD, H.264), MP4, FLV, and MOV. It is totally compatible with Mac OX S Lion and Mountain Lion.

And here is a step by step guide will show you how to convert iMovie video to Windows Media
Step1. Choose “File” > “Load Media Files” to add your iMovie video files to the converter. You can also simply drag-and-drop a video files to the WMV converter. It supports batch conversion, so you can import multiple video files at one time. With the “Merge” function, you can combine several iMovie video into one single wmv video.

Step2. Select “WMV” as output format from the format dropdown list. Oh, yes,if you are about to do the iMovie export to WMV for playback on Windows Phone, MP4/MP3 player or Blackberry phone, you can directly choose the preset for the device.

Step3. Click the “Convert” button to start conversion. That’s all.