Apple updates iMovie with dark mode, external drive support; Clips adds new animated emoji and more

While iPadOS and iOS 13.1 are dominating the attention for most iOS users right now, fans of iMovie and Clips have something to look forward to today, too.

Apple has updated both iMovie and Clips today, bringing support for iOS 13’s system-wide dark mode among other things. Both updates are free, as usual, and available to download and install on supported devices right now.

Clips has been updated to version 2.0.7, and, as mentioned above, does add support for dark mode. But along with that it brings support for 19 new animated emoji stickers, including revolving hearts, confetti, and bouncing musical notes. Here’s Apple’s official changelog:

• Choose from 19 animated emoji stickers including party poppers with confetti, revolving hearts, and bouncing musical notes

• Celebrate the holidays with 3 poster styles including an embossed snowflake card, red envelope for Lunar New Year, and glowing candles

• Support for Dark Mode and new Share sheet in iOS 13

• Provides performance and stability improvements

You can find the updated Clips app right here.

Next up, we’ve got iMovie. This update brings the version number up to 2.2.8, and adds not only support for dark mode, but also brings with it support for external storage options like SD card readers, USB drives, and external hard drives.

Here’s the changelog:

• Access files from external hard drives, SD card readers, and USB drives

• Support for Dark Mode and new Share sheet in iOS 13

• When adding theme music in project settings, the soundtrack automatically adjusts to match the length of your movie

• Provides performance and stability improvements

The updated version of iMovie is available from this link.