Questions about iMovie on Mac.

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Reminisce32, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Reminisce32 macrumors regular


    Mar 13, 2009
    1. Can iMovie do watermarking or put a transparent PNG logo over a video? Is there a list anywhere with all its features?

    2. If you have used iMovie and Windows Movie Maker, which do you think is better and why?

    3. Did you switch to Mac mainly because of iMovie or some other video editing related reason? If so, tell me the details.
  2. charlieegan3 macrumors 68020


    Feb 16, 2012
    this is the closest to a feature list:

    I think windows movie maker is simpler and at the same time less capable.

    I came from mac, my first computer was a a mac so nothing to add for the last question.
  3. Cam1 macrumors newbie


    Jan 14, 2012
    To insert a transparent logo into your video in iMovie 11, you need to drag a transparent png file into your project.

    You first need to make sure that Advanced Tools is turned on. Go to "iMovie", "Preferences", and in the window that pops up, check "Show Advanced Tools".

    Then, drag the .png logo from a folder on your mac to any place over a clip in your iMovie project. Then select "Picture in Picture" from the list that pops up.

    I think iMovie is better because it has more advanced features than Windows Movie Maker. It can do basic green screen effects and picture in picture to name a few.

    If you need more iMovie help, visit my youtube channel or my website:

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