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How can I specify time for text titles in iMovie for iOS

If you click on the "?" in the upper right, you'll get yellow markers that show help. One of them is "Learn More" where it brings up the user manual and a search field. When I type "titles" into the ...
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iMovie workflow for creating different versions or snapshots?

TL;DR Use separate iMovie Libraries for each video project. Duplicate projects for each version. This is the current workflow I've come up with: Very importantly, create a separate iMovie Library ...
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Can a SONY HXR-NX30U camera record two external audio inputs?

Pages 41-43 of the HXR-NX30U manual tells you exactly how to do this. First of all, the "superdirectional boom mic" is an accessory that overrides the "builtin mic" (which is much smaller and not a ...
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Converting a PDF slide show to a video file

You could convert the PDF file to PNGs (use density 144 for double the size): convert -density 72 in.pdf out-%04d.jpg Then import the images in any decent video editor, add a sound track, fine tune ...
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Converting a PDF slide show to a video file

Convert the presentation to a series of image files. The classic image format for that is a TARGA sequence. But you can use any format that your LaTeX tool chain can output and a video generator can ...
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How can I edit out the flicker from a projector from existing video footage?

tomh's advice to double stack the video layer, reduce opacity by 50% and advance a frame is a great starting point and certainly works well on fluorescent light flicker. I've just had the same ...
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What is the effect used in movie gulliver's travels title cards

It's known as a tilt-shift, or miniature effect. Essentially the focus is only sharp in the middle distance, both near & far are blurred. This mimics a shot of a toy town model shot from much ...
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How to prevent iMovie from changing aspect ratio on a video short in portrait mode?

This is not a very elegant solution but it works. Import your vertical video into iMovie. When you have edited, rotate all the clips by 90 degrees Export your video as a horizontal video eg "...
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Imovie 10.1.9 clips turn solid black in Final Cut Pro X 10.3.4 after "Send Movie To Final Cut Pro"

Sorry for panic. Answer has been found. Problem: Final Cut Pro X was unable to see 4k 60fps videos captured by iOS devices. Reason: Unknown. Solution: Need to update Final Cut Pro X to 10.4.1 ...
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How to create a video that can be uploaded to Twitter in Mac?

From Twitter's support page: We currently support MP4 and MOV video formats on mobile apps. On the web, we support the MP4 video format with H264 format with AAC audio. You can upload videos up to ...
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how to smoothly increase a video in picture of picture mode

What you're trying to do is easily achieved with after-effects. iMovie really isn't made for motion graphics. What you want to do is the following: Create a composition from your footage Drag the pip ...
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Export size balloons to a multiple of source material

When you click on the share button you will see “Add Destination “. In the window, you see all the possible export formats. Formats with “Small” or SD will make the export file size smaller. Try MPEG ...
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How do I open only one library in iMovie?

Find the Library in finder (e.g. ~/Movies), and double click it. You can be sure that it's the only open Library by using the drop down menu in Projects:
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How to create a lightweight backup for an iMovie project (i.e. without all the videos)?

If you have Final Cut Pro X, there is a much better way to do this: Choose the project you want to export (unfortunately you can only take one, so your versions will be lost), and open it in Final ...
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How to create a lightweight backup for an iMovie project (i.e. without all the videos)?

This may not be the best workflow, but here is one that works. To create a lightweight backup of a project: First, create a backup of your Library in case things break. Ensure you're only using a ...
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How to remove a small 2 second portion of audio from an mpeg video file in Mac?

Use ffmpeg (terminal tool). https://github.com/fluent-ffmpeg/node-fluent-ffmpeg/wiki/Installing-ffmpeg-on-Mac-OS-X Copy the audio into a separate file. Then use ffmpeg again to silence desired part (...
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Shadowplay Footage Import to iMovie Introduces Audio Artifacts

After some more digging around and reading on various forums it seems that this is actually a very common problem (along with other effects, not just audio artifacts) with recordings produced by ...
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Annoying drop shadow effect in iMovie

First, this is the right place to ask this question. Second, looking at iMovie, I think that the drop shadow is built into that particular title. Have you tried just using the "Standard" title and ...
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How can I use 50fps media in iMovie 11 and avoid a frame drop to 30fps?

While it is unfortunate that iMovie drops by default from 50fps to 30fps, it also upscales videos to 60fps if the project is started with a 60fps clip! I've ended making myself a one second 60fps ...
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iMovie Not Letting Me Export

Ok, just a simple restart of iMovie fixed this. But it is still a weird glitch though.
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How to add a title with a transparent background in iMovie?

Step 1: Create a transparent png with black background in photoshop Step 2: Insert the image as picture in picture follow instructions from here https://support.apple.com/kb/PH22931?locale=en_US ...
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Preventing letters from going to next line as title expands in iMovie

Just found an apparent solution to this: if you type option-return you can insert a hard line break in the text. Combined with a manual font size and a little effort, you can get your lines to be ...
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Preventing letters from going to next line as title expands in iMovie

the easiest thing to do is to manually adjust the font size, use spaces to break up the text into several lines so that it starts out small enough and finishes expanding without jumping to other lines....
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