iMovie isn't completely about importing just previously recorded content. Sometimes you might want to be spontaneous, which is why it's great that iMovie lets you record live video. Being able to record yourself live is great for things like video blogging or on-the-spot reporting, and it's simple to do. To do this, you need a Mac with a FaceTime camera, or you can use any firewire camcorder
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- [Voiceover] Our movie isn't completely about…importing just previously recorded content.…Sometimes, you might want to be spontaneous,…which is why it's great that iMovie…allows you to record live video.…Being able to record yourself live into iMovie…is great for things like video blogging…or on the spot reporting, and it's pretty easy to do.…To do so, you need a Mac with a FaceTime camera,…which come built into all current MacBooks,…MacBook Pros, and iMacs.…You can also use one of the older external iSight cameras…that Apple used to make, if you still have one of those.…You can even use any Firewire camcorder,…the same kind you can import DV tape footage from,…which in many cases, will give you…a better quality image than the FaceTime camera.…
However, you can't use USB-based cameras.…They have the be either FireWire cameras…or the built-in FaceTime camera.…In my case, I'm using an iMac with…a built-in FaceTime camera.…To make your live recording, either choose File,…Import Media, or just click the Import button right here.…
- What's new in iMovie 10.1.2?
- Importing video
- Browsing events
- Adding clips to a new iMovie project
- Organizing and rating clips
- Trimming video
- Splitting, inserting, and connecting clips
- Creating still clips
- Adding photos, transitions, and titles
- Adjusting video speed
- Applying special effects
- Adding music and sound effects
- Sharing movies
Skill Level Beginner
Mac OS X El Capitan Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 13m Appropriate for all
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2015)with Julieanne Kost12h 27m Beginner
Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2015)with Ashley Kennedy11h 16m Appropriate for all
1. Import Video
2. Understand the Interface
Interface overview5m 28s
3. Organize Clips
4. Edit Video
5. Work with Photos, Transitions, Titles, and Effects
6. Work with Audio
7. Share Your Movies
Export to iMovie Theater6m 24s
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