Movie Maker for Mac: How to Make a Movie on Mac
If you want to share a collection of pictures and videos on your Mac with others, make them into a personalized movie. Although you have iMovie, you may find it’s hard to use. Well, to help you make a movie in Mac easily and quickly, I recommend another movie maker for Mac - Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) . This software enables you to create custom movies with pictures, music and effects. You can then watch the movie on your computer, email it to friends or family members, post it on a social networking site or burn it to a DVD. Now check out the steps below to see how to make a movie in Mac. Check the video tutorial about how to edit videos on Mac first.
How to make a movie on Mac
1 Import video/photo/music files to the program
Install and run Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac). Then click “File”> “Add Files” or directly drag and drop your video, photo or music files to the corresponding tracks. You can also use a media browser to get files from your iTunes library, iMovie, ect.. Or directly drag and drop files to the program. Recording video is also available in iMovie. You can either use a video capture device or the built-in iSight.
2 Start making your movie
Now it's time to take your movie to the next level by adding personalizing and special touches, such as intro/credit, transitions and effects.
Intro/credit: just like you see in movie theaters and on DVDs, you may want to add intro at the beginning of your movie that tells people a little bit about your movie, and add credits at the end to tell the world who created and starred in it. To do this, just switch to the Intro/Credit tab and drag the effects to the place where you want it appear. Then double click and go to “Title” to enter your words or change the Font, Size and Color of the texts.
Transition: You can also add transitions between video and audio clips to make your movie more professional. Just go to the Transition tab and choose from 60+ transition effects.
Effects: add special effects to videos and pictures on the storyboard will make your movie nicer. To add effects, click the “Power Tool” button in the tool bar to apply effects such as Tilt-Shift, Mosaic and Face off.
3 Preview and share your movie
When you’re done, save your own movie and share with others. To do so, hit “Export” and select an output method. For your convenience, you can directly upload your shows to YouTube or Facebook, burn to DVD, or watch on iPod, iPhone, iPad and another mobile devices.
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