Editing vertical video with iMovie on all of your devices

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Editing vertical video with iMovie on all of your devices


Transcript: Oh okay guys welcome back to this episode of my youtube 101 series where I teach you all of the tips tricks experience and advice that I have learned being a consistent youtuber for the last three years I hope that you are enjoying these videos so far I am so excited to be sharing this with you and I really hope that you continue watching because we are just getting started and every single video I get to go a little bit deeper into the details as to how I created this channel and how to help you create your own and hopefully this helps so today's video is all about editing personally I use iMovie to edit my videos so unfortunately this video is directed only to iMovie users so if you're used to using Adobe Final Cut or any other type of editing feature to help edit videos I'm sorry I wish I could help you but this one is just for iMovie because that's my laptop came with before we get started I just want to mention that all the tips that I've learned are either tips that I taught myself or other videos that I... See more →

Transcript: well I'm gonna do a quick tutorial video on how to make vertical videos on your iPhone using iMovie for Instagram TV or any other platform that uses vertical video open up iMovie hit the plus to start a new project click on movie for a new project find the video so I just did a quick video I just shot a quick video of my dogs basically just with this tutorial select it hit create movie and there's the video I'm not going to get in-depth on how to use iMovie as far as editing it's pretty simple I think it's you can kind of figure it out before you do any editing at all select the video that you're gonna want to edit then tap there it's pinch-to-zoom video and what you do is you just kind of squeeze your fingers together so right here you'll just squeeze your fingers together and there's the vertical video now if you want to edit anything it's pretty simple in iMovie select the video you can play it and if you want to if you want to if you want to cut and pause it select the video the bottoms to... See more →

Transcript: hey what's going on this is chip of web video chefs a friend of mine Sean asked me about getting rid of black bars in a video so you know we have a video where shot vertically so the first thing is you have those black background and that's really you know you don't like that doesn't look too too good so the first thing is to fix this in iMovie so I'm using iMovie version 10.2 that's 2013 so what I'm going to do instead of say this exercise video with this black bars around here I'm going to go on iMovie I'm going to go to maps and backgrounds and I'm going to choose industrial I like the industrial background and I'm just going to place that on the background and then what I'm going to do make the duration 16 seconds because that's how long my video is and there - 16 seconds and I'm going to go back to the black bar video and then I'm just going to hit actually I'm going to go back and I'm going to just drag it down over top of it so here it is right here but just... See more →

Transcript: hi everyone my name is Jillian and today I'm gonna be showing you a quick video on how to save your iMovie movie vertically without the black sidebars so let's go ahead and get started open up the iMovie app and then rotate your video vertically just for the sake of editing go ahead and do whatever you need to do and then right when you're about to save rotate the video back to horizontal so it's full screen then go to file share file again next and then save your movie to your desktop so it's easy to find in the right-hand corner that little tool will show you the status of your exported movie when it's done minimize iMovie and open up your new video in QuickTime when you open your movie in QuickTime it is going to be horizontal go to edit rotate left or right so that it flips vertically and then go to file close save and now your video should be saved vertically thank you so much for watching if you have any questions please post them in the comment section below and don't forget to subscribe... See more →

Transcript: yo guys walk about 20 tube today I'm doing another tutorial the reason for this is it went out and the weather is awful so today I'm going out with you with a type to export portrait video using I really honor them so let's just how to get the most efficient frame size to explore for Instagram let's go okay so first we need to get a movie so open up our movie just wait to move right when I add a project a movie so let's find it click me right just to show you alright this 10 second click create movie let's say we've edited this little clip I just shaved clip alright we've got this clip so what we're gonna do is we're going to like it so the little yellow lines come up then we're going to get our fingers got pinch it and twist it about which way is just pinch and twist so then it's sideways like this so then if vertically prescribed rate so then we export the videos we've done click this little button here and clip a say video you always want the highest quality so I'm gonna pick 1080p... See more →

Key quotes:

  • "iMovie for iOS is Apple’s free mobile editing app available on the iPhone & iPad (it even comes pre-installed on devices with 64GB or more in storage), and due to its apparent simplicity, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a toy app for mum or dad to quickly cut a holiday highlight reel, and not much more than that"
  • "To quickly split a clip in the timeline, position the playhead over the frame you want to split, tap once to select it, and swipe down"
  • "If you have video files on your computer that you want to quickly transfer to iMovie for editing, launch iTunes, and drag and drop your video clips to iMovie under the File Sharing pane"
  • "Simply select a video and then tap Edit in the upper right > then tap MORE OPTIONS > and if iMovie doesn’t appear, just tap MORE and add it along with any other available Video Editing Extensions and tap DONE"
  • "As any edits performed using the iMovie extension are non-destructive, you can revert to your original clip by tapping EDIT, then REVERT in the lower right, and select REVERT TO ORIGINAL"
  • "By default iMovie applies a cross dissolve transition between clips which can be changed by tapping to select the transition."
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Key quotes:

  • "LumaFusion is without a doubt the first (and currently only) professional video editing app to come to the iPhone and iPad, and as a result it generated a huge amount of buzz upon its release in late December 2016"
  • "It supports multi-track editing, audio mixing, video key-framing and much more; truly an impressive offering and without a doubt the best new app released in 2016"
  • "At $30 USD, it is great value for money, but definitely on the higher end of iOS app prices, and as a result it has many people asking: do I really need LumaFusion over iMovie: Apple’s excellent free mobile editing app available on iPhone & iPad? Note however that this is a planned feature update for LumaFusion, but right now it doesn’t exist, and if you want to be able to move between devices, or send your edit back to the newsroom to be finalised before broadcast, iMovie is your only option"
  • "There is no doubt that LumaFusion is the more powerful video editing app and the best currently available on iOS"
  • "Even though LumaFusion is my editor of choice, I love the speed and ease of iMovie and still use it for simple projects."
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Key quotes:

  • "But while Apple has had iMovie and later Apple Clips for their iPhone, Adobe has only given the mobile journalist a video-app called Adobe Premiere Clip, where only the very, very basic video editing could be done"
  • "iMovie has become a quite good app on Macs with features like multiple video- and audio tracks, a wide range of text options and also green screen"
  • "You can easily edit a full feature in it, but as soon as you want to place text across multiple clips, make a video in square or vertical format or just want to place a photo or graphics in the top of the two video tracks, iMovie is not an option"
  • "Even in the free version you have access to three video and audio tracks, a variety of text options, keyframing, green screen, color adjustment and much more"
  • "Kinemaster and Powerdirector are the two most popular video editing apps for Android, and for many mobile journalists, the iOS version of Kinemaster was therefore awaited with great longing"
  • "With four video tracks and three audio tracks, lots of great texts, advanced color adjustment of the image and collaboration with the other Adobe programs, Adobe Premiere Rush is self-written on this list."
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Key quotes:

  • "How to rotate video in Windows Media player? Some users might have the following question: How to rotate video in Windows Media Player? Windows Movie Maker, a free video editing software, is also developed by Microsoft"
  • "Download and install this free video editing software on PC"
  • "Although VLC can rotate video free, it is not quite as simple as doing it in Windows Movie Maker"
  • "If you are looking for a simple and effective way to rotate video in Windows Media player, you can try using professional software, like MiniTool Movie Maker"
  • "Developed by MiniTool, MiniTool Movie Maker comes with a lot of features to help you edit video"
  • "How to Rotate Video in Windows Media Player by using MiniTool Movie MakerStep 1"
  • "After that, install this free video editing tool on your computer"
  • "Now, you only need to double-click the video in the storyboard to open its edit window"
  • "Click to tweet MiniTool Movie Maker is a free video editing tool"
  • "This free tool is an advanced tool for us to rotate video in Windows Media Player"
  • "Click the Edit menu and choose one of the following rotation options for the video: Step 3"
  • "Tap Create New Movie to open the video clip in iMovie’s editing mode."
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Key quotes:

  • "Using iMovie on your iPhone or iPad is a great way to create videos to post on your business's YouTube Channel or Facebook page"
  • "Once you’ve figured out the basics of using iMovie on your iPhone or iPad, you will be able to create a video in no time! Now that you have watched the tutorial above and have made a short video, check out the tips & tricks below to take full advantage of what iMovie has to offer! You can reframe a clip selecting it in the timeline, then tapping the Magnifying glass in the Viewer"
  • "To fade your audio in and out in iMovie for iPhone & iPad, tap to select a clip, then tap detach to separate the clips audio onto its own track"
  • "Now tap the Audio Button and select Fade to reveal the fade handles which can be dragged in to adjust the length of the fade"
  • "To quickly add a Freeze Frame, swipe up on a selected clip to create a freeze frame which lasts for 2 seconds — by default"
  • "To change the length of the freeze frame, tap the SPEED icon and the freeze-frame will become highlighted allowing you to drag the start and end points."
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