Working with Snap to Beat markers


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Working with Snap to Beat markers

In iMovie '09 you can now synchronize your video clips, photos, and titles to specific points in your audio tracks. This makes it super easy to edit your video to music or to make sure a cut happens exactly when a music queue or a sound effect occurs. You accomplish this by adding beat markers. As an example, let me show you how you can quickly create a photo slide show set to music. I have created a new empty project in iMovie, and let's look at some music first. I'll click my Music button, and let's look in our iLife Sound Effects folder.

I'll go to Jingles and we have several different built-in jingles that we can choose from here. One I have chosen is Greasy Wheels Long. I'll play a little bit of that for you. (Music plays.) You get the idea. I'm just going to drag that into my project. So now that I have an audio clip in my project, let's add some beat markers. I'll click the audio clip's Action popup menu, and choose Clip Trimmer.

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Working with Snap to Beat markers
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Working with Snap to Beat markers 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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