Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Trimming and slip edits, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
As you work on assembling your movie, there are going to be a lot of times when…one of the clips you have added turns out to be too long or too short.…Maybe you accidentally left out some of the good action in the clip, or maybe…after looking at the clip in the context of the rest of the movie,…you determined that the clip goes on for too long.…But that doesn't mean you have to go back down to the Event Browser, reselect…the clip, and then drag it back in again.…All you have to do is trim the existing version of the clip in the Project pane.…So, for example, after reviewing this clip in my project where our surfer is…looking out over the waves, I have decided that it goes on for too long.…
So there are a couple of ways we can trim this clip.…First, I am going to skim through and find the portion of the clip I want to keep.…So right here he is sort of shaking his head a little bit and looking out over the waves.…It actually looks okay to me, so I am just going to grab near the…beginning. Drag that out.…
- 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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