As I mentioned earlier, iMovie '11 is pretty much a single-window application.…The majority of your work is going to happen in one of these panes, but you will…frequently have to make adjustments to your clips, and that's where the items…found in the toolbar come in.…So let's quickly run through the items found here in the toolbar.…I'll go into much more detail with each of these as they come up in later movies.…We've already seen the Import from camera button in action, which allows you to…capture footage from a connected camera, and we've seen this button here, which…allows you to switch the Project and Event panes.…This slider here lets you adjust the size of the filmstrips in the Project…and Events Browser.…
So go to the right if you want to see bigger images, or go to the left to…see smaller images, but this allows you to see more of them at once.…It does snap back to the middle, if you want to get back to the default size.…Next, we have a series of buttons. Now you may have a slightly different…
- 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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