Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting audio levels and position, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
Okay, at this point, we've covered pretty much all the essential training aspects…of working with video in iMovie.…In this chapter, we're going to focus on working with audio in your projects.…We will look at how to work with the existing audio in your clips, as well as…how to add and manipulate additional audio files.…I am going to go back to my Project Library and reopen the Surfing Ventura…project we created previously.…So, we'll start by working with the audio of the clips we've already added to this project.…Now in iMovie, you can adjust the audio of individual clips or for your entire project.…To adjust the audio of any clip, simply click into Action menu and select Audio Adjustments.…
That opens up the Audio Inspector. Let's see if I can reduce the volume.…(birds chirping)…Conveniently, it loops for me, so I don't have to keep pressing Play to adjust…the audio, and I can press the Spacebar to stop it.…Now, we have some other options in here.…We will talk about ducking in the movie on voiceovers.…
- Importing footage and stills
- Organizing and locating clips using ratings and keyword tags
- Cropping, trimming, splitting, and fine-tuning clips
- Inserting transitions between clips
- Applying One-Step effects
- Stabilizing shaky footage
- Adding background music and voiceovers
- Synchronizing footage to specific points of an audio track
- Publishing content to YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook
- Exporting movies and projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Video
3. Understanding the Interface
4. Organizing Clips
5. Editing Video
6. Working with Effects
7. Working with Audio
8. Sharing Your Movies
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