Stop motion and time lapse are a fun effects to occasionally incorporate into your video editing projects. You may think, however, that you need fancy software or high end video editing programs to get the job done. Not true! Even iMovie can create stop motion and time lapse videos if you know how to manipulate it. Here are step by step instructions for creating a stop motion or time lapse sequence in iMovie.
If you have an iPhone or a 4G iPod Touch, you’re walking around with a high quality camera in your pocket at all times. Start taking advantage of it! Use that little camera to capture spontaneous moments and candid memories! It is really easy to process iPhone video footage in iMovie if you know the quick workflow. Here’s a breakdown of how to do it in both iMove pre-’11 and iMovie ‘11.
Have you ever been forced to use iMovie for a quick project, only to spend way more time than necessary being frustrated by its confusing antics? If you’re more familiar with Final Cut Pro, iMovie’s seemingly backwards setup can seem both ridiculous and illogical. Here’s a quick tip to help you make iMovie look more like your beloved Final Cut Pro.
Avid just announced yesterday that they have launced a video editing app for the iPad. This is a pretty radical move for a company that only years ago was on its way out of business. This $4.99 app is available in the Apple App Store, right along side Apple’s own product, iMovie. So the question is…will Avid be able to knock iMovie out of the video editing app spotlight?
Having iMovie on your iPad 2 is great and all, but isn’t it super frustrating when it only allows you to use video that you shot on the iPad? That takes a little of the convenience out of on-the-go editing. However, you can get that footage you shot on your camcorder onto the iPad 2 with just a few easy steps.
Have you been thinking about buying a new video editing program, but have no idea where to start? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve taken a lot of the work out of hunting for the perfect program!
So many people use iMovie ‘09 for their basic video editing needs, and why wouldn’t you? It comes free on every Mac, it is pretty user friendly (especially for novice editors), and it has great tools to make it easy to share your final projects online. However, even some of the most faithful iMovie users don’t know about some of the fun features the program has to offer. Here’s a list of five of our favorite fun tools in iMovie ‘09 that you should think about using next time you’re editing.
Alright. I’m sure just the title of this article has half of you cheering and the other half throwing rotten fruit at your monitors hoping it will travel through cyberspace and hit me in the eye. And that’s fair. But hold your skepticism for just one second while I explain myself.
There are tons of different file formats for video out there, but how do you know you have the one that will work with your software?
We’ve compiled a list to make sure you know which formats are supported by some of today’s most popular editing and presentation programs.