Apple has a new camera compatibility page for iMovie '11. It features drop-down menus that make it a lot easier to find the kind of camera you're interested in using. You can browse by device type, manufacturer, video format, and storage medium.
Apple's iMovie team has been hard at work! iMovie '11, available today, has some really nice new features. My three favorites, in order:
- New audio editing tools. It took some time, but it looks well worth the wait. The audio editing tools look easy to use but also seem to get out of the way when you don't need them. And audio effects that make my kids sound like Darth Vadar? Can't wait.
- People finder. If it works as advertised, it will some projects, like birthday tribute videos for my kids, that much easier. I love Faces in iPhoto.
- One-step effects. I've used the flash and hold effect a lot on past projects. I'm so excited to be able to do it seamlessly with one click.
I'm happy to announce my new book on iMovie for the iPhone and iPod Touch, available now in Apple's iBooks store. The book only costs $3.99 and covers all kinds of cool things you can do with the portable version of iMovie, including:
- * How to import videos for editing *on* your iPhone or iPod, including videos from YouTube, DVD, and iMovie for the Mac.
- * Audio tricks like working around the one-song limit in iMovie or narrating a voiceover track.
- * Detailed advice for shooting the best videos and photos with your iPhone or iPod Touch.
- * Advice on sharing your movies in just about every way you'd want to share them, including burning to DVD and posting on other video websites like Vimeo.