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iMovie: Interface Overview

iMovie, Version: 10.1.8. Be aware that different versions of iMovie will vary in appearance and functionality. Full Guide: View/Download



1. Menu Bar: Access general program operations such as New Movie, Preferences, and Help.
2. Project Bar: Switch between created projects, show/hide media library, and import media.
3. Browser Tabs: Changes the accessible assets and media in the Browser. Imported media is located in the My Media tab. The different tabs will change the interface.
4. Browser: Imported media, organized by the selected Library and Event, are stored here. Other assets, such as Titles, Backgrounds, and Transitions, are also accessible here.
5. Library Panel: Libraries and Events are stored here. 
6. Adjustments: Enhance the movie here with adjustments such as color balance, crop, and speed.
7. Viewer: View imported media and the movie in the Timeline.
8. Timeline: Build your project here. Split, modify, and arrange clips; add text and transitions.

To zoom in and out of the Timeline, use the slider located to the top-right of the Timeline. Click-and-drag the slider left to zoom out, and right to zoom in.


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Keywords:production, video, editing, mac, library menu, browser, project, adjustments, viewer, timeline   Doc ID:85223
Owner:Tommy S.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2018-08-24 14:59 PDTUpdated:2020-06-16 11:57 PDT
Sites:Pacific Lutheran University
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