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How to use Clips soundtracks on your iMovie for iOS project

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How to use Clips soundtracks on your iMovie for iOS project

iMovie can not get right of entry to Clips's many superior soundtracks — however that does not imply you'll be able to't rating your project with them.

In my loose time, I movie an even quantity of how-tos for aspiring curler derby athletes — in large part the use of my iPhone 7 Plus and the iMovie app. iMovie has some sensible equipment that make it a cinch to temporarily movie, reduce, and post an ideal how-to, however one position the place it is missing is just right royalty-free background track.

By way of default, iMovie most effective gives seven pre-cut subject matters: Vibrant, Trendy, Neon, Information, Playful, Easy, and Trip. By contrast, Apple's new Clips app gives over 40 — and they all are designed to have compatibility completely to your project's duration.

However if you are enterprising, you'll be able to "trick" Clips into supplying you with a great project-sized soundtrack for your iMovie project. This is how!

First: Export your project from iMovie

  1. Create and edit your project in iMovie.

  2. Press Achieved when you are in a position to upload a soundtrack.
  3. Faucet the Percentage button on your project's visual display unit.
  4. Make a selection Save Video.

  5. To save lots of temporarily, save at Medium - 360p export measurement.
  6. As soon as the movie has completed exporting, press OK.

2d: Upload it to Clips

  1. Open the Clips app.
  2. Faucet New Video.
  3. Choose Library.
  4. Select your exported video.

  5. Press the Hang to Upload This Clip button to upload a couple of seconds of the clip.

    Tip: Do not be concerned concerning the framing of this clip — you will not be the use of this video.

  6. Faucet on the clip within the timeline.
  7. Press the Edit button (seems like scissors).
  8. Drag the rightmost yellow Edit arrow to prolong the clip till you succeed in the whole duration of your film.
  9. Press Practice.

3rd: Upload your soundtrack

  1. Drag down on the downward white arrow to go back to the primary Clips modifying display.
  2. Faucet the Audio icon (seems like a speaker).
  3. Make a selection Mute Recorded Audio.
  4. Faucet the Audio icon once more.
  5. Make a selection Mute Unique Video.

  6. Faucet the Soundtracks icon (seems like a song word).
  7. Make a selection Soundtracks.
  8. Make a selection your soundtrack. (Faucet as soon as to preview, two times to choose.)
  9. Faucet the blue Again arrow to go back to the video preview.
  10. Press Achieved.

  11. Faucet the white Carried out button within the decrease proper nook.
  12. Choose the Save button.
  13. Press Save Video.
  14. Press OK.

Fourth: Import your soundtrack in iMovie

  1. Open the iMovie app.
  2. Make a selection your present project.
  3. Faucet Edit.
  4. Press the + button.

  5. Choose Video, then Just lately Added.
  6. Faucet the most up-to-date video you exported from Clips and press the + button.
  7. Make a selection the clip.
  8. Press Detach to take away the soundtrack from your exported Clips project.
  9. Drag the soundtrack to the beginning of your unique video project.
  10. Choose the exported Clips project and press Delete.

You presently have a perfectly-timed soundtrack for your iMovie project!


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