iMovie Articles

iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). It was originally released in 1999 as a Mac OS 8 application bundled with the first FireWire-enabled consumer Mac model – the iMac DV. Since version 3, iMovie has been an OS X-only application included with the iLife suite of Macintosh applications.
iMovie imports video footage to the Mac using either the FireWire interface on most MiniDV format digital vid...

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

In memory of Apple's founder, the late Steve Jobs, who passed away this week, I've put together what I think will be a complete list of notable video-related technology creations from Jobs and Apple. See what made the Top 10 list, along with the no-so-great …

Did Apple Lose Video Professionals For Good With Final Cut Pro X?

Did Apple Lose Video Professionals For Good With Final Cut Pro X?

We're coming up on the two-month mark for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Released in late June, Final Cut Pro X represented a huge departure from previous versions of the software. But in an attempt to appeal to a more mainstream and casual video editor, …

Apple Releases Cheaper, More Streamlined Final Cut Pro X

Apple Releases Cheaper, More Streamlined Final Cut Pro X

Apple's Final Cut Pro has been the industry standard for video editing for some time now. Sure, there are plenty of other great editing suites, many used by professionals, but Final Cut Pro has been the clear leader in that space for years. But it's …

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

I only found out about Stroome last week–and promptly wrote up an article about their approach to collaborative video editing and creation. Imagine my surprise when co-founder, Tom Grasty, reached out to let me know they were launching a new-and-improved version of the service this …

Vimeo Finally Launches iPhone App & It’s Totally Worth The Wait

Vimeo Finally Launches iPhone App & Its Totally Worth The Wait

Vimeo has been working on an iPhone app for a long time, determined to make it as good as possible. And from the sound of it, they've succeeded, which means the wait has been worth it. Today Vimeo has released a free iPhone app that …

What’s The Optimal Bitrate for Encoding YouTube Uploads?

Whats The Optimal Bitrate for Encoding YouTube Uploads?

Almost every day I upload an HD video to one of my YouTube channels, whether it be a vlog, Q&A video, a skit or something else. I really enjoy almost everything about YouTube: the community interaction, editing, the creative outlet it provides, even the weird …

We Already Have The World’s First iPad 2 Movie

We Already Have The Worlds First iPad 2 Movie

You may remember Majek Pictures–the filmmaking duo of Anna Elizabeth James and Michael Koerbel. They're the ones that made waves last June by shooting and editing a short film, "Apple of My Eye," entirely on the iPhone 4. That film has nearly a million views …

Apple Announces The iPad They Should Have Released A Year Ago

Apple Announces The iPad They Should Have Released A Year Ago

Apple just made Xoom's road to success a lot harder, by announcing the iPad 2. Apple's big product announcement event today has garnered a ton of press, and rightly so. You'll never guess what they announced… A new iPad! Called the iPad 2! And guess what?! …

Honeycomb Tablets Are Already Better Than iPads… for Video Marketers

Honeycomb Tablets Are Already Better Than iPads... for Video Marketers

Remember when the iPad was announced, and I wrote about how useless it seemed for people like us that deal with video all the time? Most readers skipped the fact that I was writing about the device from a video standpoint and just labeled me …

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – The Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel   The Egyptian Edition

Hello Reel Believers, welcome to the end of another week and the beginning of a new one. Time is flying and we're already at the end of January. Next week my Green Bay Packers take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl! In the …

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