Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Splitting clips, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
Another kind of edit you might find yourself performing on your clips a lot is splitting.…Splitting is useful when you have a clip in which you want to keep all the…footage but maybe you want to stick some additional footage somewhere in the…middle of that clip.…So, for example, maybe in this shot of our surfer looking out over the waves, I…want to cut to a shot of the waves themselves.…To split a clip, just select the first portion of the clip up, to the point where…you want the split to occur.…So I'll drag from the left to the right, to maybe about right there, and then…choose Clip > Split Clip or use the keyboard command of Shift+Command+S. So you…can see that splits the clip into two, but they will still play seamlessly at this point.…
(clip playing)…So now let's go to the Events Browser, and I'm going to select the few seconds of…these waves rolling over the shore here.…Let's grab maybe this portion here.…I'm just going to drag this between my two split clips, right there.…You can see the green bar appears, and when I release, there it is.…
- 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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