Beginner software for editing movies (gopro)

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  1. rick snagwell macrumors 68040

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    so i just got the new gopro hero3 silver edition. i would like to begin editing the video, adding music, etc...


    shareware, freeware, or buy...what is the best bet for learning but making it quality.

    love your feedback. don't want google's.
     
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    Yep... here are instructions.

    You should already have iMovie on your Mac. If you have a new Mac, you will need to go to the App Store application to get your free copy of iMovie.
     
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    yeah i got it, on my new MBA.

    question. where is the best place to learn how to really use/perfect imovie '11.

    thanks guys.
     
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    Apple has some good tutorials here.
     
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    I recently got a quad copter with a Go Pro mount on the bottom. I've been learning iMovie myself, editing footage from my cameras. The videos below were taken with original Hero.



    I just got the Hero black and hope to do some filming this weekend.
     
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    seems all you have done is put BG music in the video? is iMovie that limited?
     
  9. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

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    Perhaps that's all he wanted to do.

    Nope. The best thing to do would be to work through the iMovie Help files. Just about everything you'll need to know is in there.
     
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    The crashes video required me to copy parts of various videos, which I incorporated into one. No fancy transforms here as I am learning iMovie too.

    Every time I needed to figure something out I just Googled it.

    From what what I've been able to determine you can only do a 50% slow motion, see below

     
  11. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

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    I can do down to 12.5% in iMovie11.
     
  12. dailyazna macrumors newbie

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    I agree[​IMG]
     
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    Weird, maybe Google failed me? I'm using iMovie 11 too. Maybe I need to use advanced mode?

    Will research this further, thanks!
     
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    If you mean "Advanced Tools", no, that doesn't effect the slo-mo settings.
     

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