| Adjust the opacity of one clip per clip
- Select the time clip you want to adjust on the timeline.
- If you don’t see the video overlay controls, click the Video Overlay Settings button.
- Drag the Opacity slider to adjust the clip’s opacity.
- To apply the change, click the Apply button in the following commands.
When you select a text box, everything in the text box changes, including the text and background color. To draw, click the Drawing tab in the Format sidebar, then drag the slider for another element, click the Style tab in the sidebar, then drag the Opacity slider.
By default, iMovie for iPhone adds a fade (also known as a crossfade) between all video clips in the movie project timeline, an effect that gradually changes from the end of one clip to the beginning of another.
IMovie allows you to add video clips and images as overlays which will appear at the top of the main clip on the timeline. Overlays can be organized like any other clip. There are four overlay options: Split Screen: Adds the clip that will appear next to the main clip on the timeline during playback.
Do one of the following:
- Move or resize an image clip in the view: Press the Position Control button and drag to move the overlay clip or the clip to resize it.
- Remove or add a frame around the clip art in the view: Press the frame button.
How to add photos to your movies in iMovie
When you see the green add symbol (+), release the mouse button. If you don’t see the video overlay controls, click Video Overlay Settings. Click the context menu on the left and select Picture in Picture. In the viewer, the image is displayed above the image in a recessed window above the lock to which it is attached.
A clip clip is a video clip that is pasted into another clip, usually linked, to show two different elements of the same event. You can show someone that they are going to a surprise party and then turn it around to see the people waiting, for example.
Click on an image to select it and import it into iPhoto. You can also hold down the Command key and click multiple images to import them at once. Click the Import button to import the photos. Launch iMovie and double-click your video project in the project library to open it.
Do one of the following in the view:
To activate advanced tools, go to the iMovie menu and select Settings. Then, check the Show Advanced Tools box and close the iMoviePreferences window. Two new buttons appear to the right of the Horizontal View button in the upper right corner of the project navigator: The comment tool is on the left.
Specify the text area in the Appearance panel of TextInspector
You can create a transparent area on most images.
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Adding the Ken Burns Effect to a Clip or Image
To remove a single transition:
Perform one of the following steps