imovie

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Sandibon, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Sandibon macrumors newbie

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    :confused: I am using ilife'11 and in imovie,I simply cannot figure out how to make a still photo from a video clip and send it to i photo (for editing or to email a single photo). The answer I got from another forum was to move the playhead to the frame I want, and at the top of the screen, select file...save frame. That option does not appear anywhere, and I wonder if they are using another version of i movie.
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    Have you tried this?
    http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=2694968

     
  3. Consultant macrumors G5

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    Why can't you: play full frame, take screenshot, drag to iPhoto?
     
  4. Sandibon thread starter macrumors newbie

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    still photo from imovie

    After spending half the day looking for a solution, it appears Apple left out the simple option in"11 that appeared in previous versions of imovie. It shouldn't be this difficult workaround.:mad:

    Thanks for answering. I left feedback for Apple, just in case anyone really reads it.
     
  5. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

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    Yes, that's from iMOvie6HD. You can add a freeze frame in iMovie11, but I can't find anyway of getting it out of iMovie. I think a screen shot maybe your best option.
     

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