Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Deleting unwanted clips from your hard drive, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
As your iMovie Event Library continues to grow over time, there is going to be…more and more footage in there that you'll probably never use.…This is why it's a good idea to always mark your footage as favorites, as well as rejected.…You can leave any footage you're not sure about unmarked, but there is bound to…be a lot of footage you know you absolutely won't use.…So be sure to mark those clips as rejected, because it will make it much easier…to delete it later when you start running out of hard drive space.…Incidentally, something I didn't mention in the movie on marking your clips, you…can select footage and press the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard, which…is the same as marking them as rejected.…
So if I go find a clip that I don't care about here--…I will just grab some of these trees and I press the Delete key on my keyboard--…you can see if I go and view Rejected Only,…that moves that clip to the rejected area.…Again, all rejected clips can be viewed here, and here you can decide whether…
- 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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