Software : Apple : iMovie

Apple iMovie

(as of 9/20/2016)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Easy-to-use video editing interface
  • Automatically create trailers for your videos with trailer templates
  • Share your movie on Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and more
  • Access your movies anywhere with iCloud

Apple iMovie is a consumer video editing program for OS X and iOS devices. It is part of the Apple Creativity Apps suite (previously called iLife) along with iPhoto and GarageBand.

From navigating your library of video files to publishing your finished project, iMovie simplifies the process of creating a movie. It provides easy to use, drag and drop tools for adding titles and effects and includes easy sharing capabilities using iCloud. iMovie even has a feature that creates a trailer for you from the footage in your project.

iMovie is a great tool for simple video editing on Mac computers. Windows users can find similar functionality with the program Windows Movie Maker. Those looking to do more advanced video editing would be better off with programs like MAGIX Vegas or Adobe Premiere Pro.

▶ Primary file extension

.RCPROJECT – iMovie '08 Project

▶ Other file extensions used by Apple iMovie 10

Supported File Types
.DIFData Interchange Format
.DVDigital Video File
.IMOVIEEVENTiMovie Event File
.IMOVIEMOBILEiOS iMovie Project File
.IMOVIEPROJiMovie Project File
.LRVLow Resolution Video File
.M2THDV Video File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio File
.MMVMicroMV Video File
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MP4MPEG-4 Video File
.MPGMPEG Video File
.THEATERiMovie Theater File
.TODJVC Everio Video Capture File

Updated: September 20, 2016