A step by step guide on how to add music to your Imovie video.
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There are a few different ways that you can add music to your iMovie video. One way is to use the built-in music library that comes with iMovie. To do this, simply click on the “Music” tab in the toolbar and then select the song that you want to use. You can also drag and drop songs from your iTunes library into iMovie.
Another way to add music to your iMovie video is to record your own voiceover. To do this, click on the “Voiceover” button in the toolbar and then follow the instructions on the screen.
Finally, you can also add background music by creating a separate audio track in iMovie. To do this, click on the “Audio” tab in the toolbar and then select the “Create New Audio Track” option. Then, just drag and drop your desired song into the track.
What You Need
Before you start, you need to have a video that you want to add music to and an audio file of the song that you want to use. The audio file can be in any format that iMovie supports, including MP3, AAC, AIFF, and WAV. Once you have those two things, you’re ready to get started.
1. Open iMovie and select the video that you want to add music to.
2. Click the “Edit” button at the top of the screen.
3. Click the “Audio” tab at the top of the window that appears.
4. Click the “Add Music” button.
5. Locate and select the audio file that you want to use, then click “Open.”
6. The song will appear in the timeline at the bottom of the screen. Use the handles on either side of it to adjust its length, then click “Done.”
7. That’s it! Your video now has a soundtrack.
Adding Music from Your iTunes Library
You can add music to your iMovie video from your iTunes library on your Mac. You can also record voiceovers and sound effects using the microphone on your Mac.
To add music from your iTunes library:
1. Open iMovie on your Mac.
2. In the browser, click the Music button at the top of the window.
3. Find the song or album you want to add, then drag it to the timeline where you want it to appear.
4. To preview your movie with music, click the play button .
5. To adjust the volume of a song or sound effect, click the Mute button next to the track and drag left or right.
6. To fade a song or sound effect in or out, click and drag the edges of the track.
Adding Music from the Finder
Adding music to your iMovie video from the Finder is a quick and easy way to enhance your project. To add music from the Finder, simply drag and drop the file into the iMovie window. You can adjust the volume of the music by clicking on the audio track and dragging the volume slider up or down.
Adding Background Music
There are two different ways that you can add background music to your iMovie video. The first way is to add a song from your iTunes library. The second way is to record yourself playing an instrument or singing a song.
If you want to add a song from your iTunes library, simply open the program and click on the “Add Media” button. Then, select the “Music” tab and choose the song that you want to add. Drag the song into the timeline and position it where you want it to play.
If you want to record yourself playing an instrument or singing a song, you will need to connect a microphone to your computer. Then, open the iMovie program and click on the “Add Media” button. Select the “Audio” tab and then click on the “Record” button. When you are finished recording, click on the “Stop” button. Your audio recording will then be added to the timeline.
Adding Sound Effects
Most people think of music when they think of adding sound to their iMovie video, but sound effects can also be a great way to add interest, energy, and emotion to your project. Here’s how to add sound effects to your iMovie video:
1. To browse and preview sound effects, open the Sound Effects browser by clicking the Sound Effects button in the Media Browser.
2. To add a sound effect to your movie, drag it from the Sound Effects browser into your project in the Event Browser or the Timeline.
3. To hear a preview of a sound effect, double-click it in the Sound Effects browser.
4. To adjust the volume of a sound effect, select it in the Timeline and use the Volume slider in the Inspector.
iMovie is a great way to edit your home movies and video clips. One of the features that you can take advantage of is adding music to your movies. This can help set the tone or mood of the scene, or just provide some background noise. Adding music to iMovie is a simple process, and in this article we’ll show you how to do it.
First, open up iMovie and select the project that you want to add music to. Next, click on the “Music” icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. This will open up a menu of available songs that you can add to your project. You can preview any song by clicking on it, and then add it to your project by dragging it into the timeline.
Once a song is added to your timeline, you can adjust its volume by clicking on it and then using the slider control that appears. You can also use this control to fade the song in or out at the beginning or end of your movie.
Exporting Your Movie
Now that you’ve built your Imovie project, it’s time to share it with the world. In order to do that, you need to export your movie.
To export your movie, click on the “Share” button in the top menu bar. A drop-down menu will appear with several options for sharing your movie. For this tutorial, we’re going to focus on exporting your movie as a file.
When you click on “Export Movie” a new window will open up with a few options for exporting your file. The first option is “File Format.” For most purposes, you’ll want to leave this as “Quicktime Movie.”
The next option is “Resolution.” This is entirely up to you and depends on how you want to share your movie. If you’re planning on sharing it online, 720p is a good resolution to aim for. If you’re export it to watch on your television, 1080p will give you the best quality.
The last option is “Compression.” This compressor works best for most people’s needs, but if you want better quality (and are willing to sacrifice file size), ProRes 422 is a great option. If file size is more important than quality, choose H.264 compression. Click “Export” when you’ve chosen the settings that are right for you and wait for Imovie to render your final project!
Now that you know how to add music to your iMovie video, you can create more interesting and engaging videos for your friends and family. With a little practice, you’ll be able to create videos that are truly professional and impressive.
If you want to know more about adding music to your Imovie video, there are lots of great resources out there. Here are some of our favorites:
-This step-by-step guide from Macworld will take you through the process of adding music to your Imovie video from start to finish.
-If you’re looking for a more comprehensive guide to using Imovie, this book from Apple Press is a great resource.
-This tutorial from Lynda.com covers everything from basic editing to adding special effects, including how to add music to your Imovie video.