Using the Clip Trimmer


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Using the Clip Trimmer

In addition to the clip trimming methods we've looked at in the previous few lessons, iMovie '09 includes a dedicated clip trimmer. Mouse over a clip in your project and click its Action button. Choose Clip Trimmer from the pop-up menu. The dedicated Trimmer view opens in the space usually occupied by the Event Library. All the usual selection rules apply. Be sure to watch the lesson on adding selections for more information. In addition to adjusting the In and Out points you may want to drag the center of the selection to shift the portion of the source video being used in the project.

This is often called a Slip Edit because you are keeping the length of the clip the same but choosing footage slightly earlier or later than the original. Now if the clip begins or ends in a transition you'll see an additional non-selectable rectangular outline in the Trimmer. This indicates the video that will be used during the transition. Adjusting the corresponding In or Out point will ob...

Using the Clip Trimmer
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Using the Clip Trimmer provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Damian Allen as part of the iMovie '09 Essential Training

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Video
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iMovie
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