Understanding the new video effects


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Understanding the new video effects

iMovie '09 comes with a set of nearly 20 built-in video effects to give you an incredible variety of ways to stylize your videos. Let's take a look at how to apply them. I have an empty new project here and I'm in my Aspen footage and let's just grab a couple of seconds of this mountain footage here. I'll grab like 20 seconds of it and I'll drag that into my project. Video effects can only be applied to clips in your project, not in your Event Browser. So to add effects to this clip, I'll click its popup menu and choose Clip Adjustments and then click the menu next to Video Effect. This reveals the Preview palette containing thumbnails representing all the types of effects you can apply. The most amazing thing about this is that you can preview every single effect here in real time. There is no waiting for processing or rendering. All you do is just roll your mouse over each effect and you will see its effect on the clip over in the Preview pane. And not o...

Understanding the new video effects
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Understanding the new video effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iLife '09 New Features

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Video
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iLife
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