…For some of your iMovie projects, especially ones in…which you might be compiling a bunch of clips that…don't have a lot of their own sounds or music,…you can take advantage of iMovie's built in background music.…So here I have a mostly completed version of my Appalachian Trail…running video and I'd like to add some background music to it.…There two ways to do this.…First, each theme in iMovie has its own background music which you can turn…on simply by going to settings, and then tapping the switch for theme music.…That places this green bar below the clips in my timeline.…Background music is always represented by this green bar.…
And since I have waveforms turned on you can see…the waveforms for the music at the bottom of the bar.…Let's play this project from the beginning once.…>> Hey, this is the Bernheisel Road entrance to the Appalachian Trail.…My destination is Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania about ten…miles that way, so I'm going to get going.…>> So it's really that easy to add background music.…But what if you don't like that particular piece of music?…
- Shooting with the built-in cameras
- Importing footage from other sources
- Adding clips to a project
- Trimming, splitting, and rotating clips
- Adjusting transitions between clips
- Adding still photos and titles
- Adding sound effects or background music
- Fading audio clips
- Adjusting playback speed
- Backing up a movie with iTunes
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Video
3. Assembling and Editing a Project
4. Working with Audio
5. Sharing and Managing Your Projects
Sharing to iMovie Theater2m 42s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.