How to Add Special Effects in iMovie with Video Layer
How to add muzzle flash, bullet hit, and explosion special effects to iMovie projects.
Video: Layer & Special Effects in iMovie
Matts Macintosh video explains how to add special effects to iMovie:
- Show Advanced Tools under preferences
- Get pre keyed footage
- Do NOT optimize video when importing
- Drag special effects as Picture to Picture (can be flipped with effects)
- Use inspector to adjust colors and audio levels
It closes with a quick guide on how to add DIY visual effects such as photoshop created muzzle flash image (with transparent background) to your video.
Latest version of iMovie is included free on a new mac. Got an older intel Mac? Buy iMovie for $14.99 on:
[Mac App Store]