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iMovie: Applying Effects & Adjustments
iMovie, Version: 10.1.4. Be aware that different versions of iMovie will vary in appearance and functionality. Full Guide: View/Download
To apply access effects and adjustment, select the desired clip in the Timeline. The Adjustments will appear above the Preview Window.
- Auto-Enhance: iMovie attempts to automatically improve the video and audio quality of the selected clip.
- Color Balance: change the color to match the other clips and adjust white balance.
- Color Correction: Brighten/darken the footage, increase/decrease color intensity, adjust the blue/orange tones.
- Crop: cut out portions of photo/video clips.
- Stabilization: decrease shakiness of video. Always use a tripod when recording.
- Noise Reduction and Equalizer: decrease the unwanted background noise and alter the timbre of the audio.
- Speed: slow down, speed up, and reverse footage. Slow footage is marked with a turtle; fast footage is marked with a rabbit; reversed footage is marked with a backward play symbol.
- Clip Filter and Audio Effect: color effects such as black and white; audio effects such as echo.
- Clip information: view the duration and name of the clip.
When an adjustment is selected, options will appear directly below it.
To undo all adjustments, click Reset All.
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- iMovie: Import Media
- iMovie: Adding Clips to the Timeline
- iMovie: Editing Clips in the Timeline
- iMovie: Editing Audio
- iMovie: Keyframing Audio for Ducking and Fading
- iMovie: Recording a Voiceover
- iMovie: Creating & Editing Text Titles
- iMovie: Applying Transitions
- iMovie: Applying Effects & Adjustments
- iMovie: Exporting Your Movie