iMovie Favorite Reject Menu Bar Mac

If your movie has a lot of clips that you need to sit down and sift through in iMovie, it can be a daunting task. Luckily, iMovie offers a feature to rate your clips. You can mark a clip as a favorite or reject it. Then when you review your clips, you can be sure to use the best ones.

Here’s how to favorite and reject clips in iMovie on Mac.

Rate clips in the Project Media area

Open the Libraries List on left and under Project Media, select your project.

1) Select the clip in the Project Media area.

2) You can right-click, hold Control and click, or choose Mark from the menu bar.

3) Pick Favorite or Reject.

Alternatively, you can select a clip in the Project Media area to see it in the Viewer and click the Heart to Favorite it or the X to Reject it.

iMovie Favorite Reject Mac

Clips that you mark as favorites will display a green bar across the top while those you reject will display a red bar.

iMovie Favorite Reject Displays Mac

Reviewing rated clips

After you rate clips as favorites or rejects, you can sort them in that Project Media area to making reviewing them simpler.

1) Make sure your project is still selected under Project Media in the Libraries List.

2) Click the All Clips drop-down box at that top of that area.

3) Pick Favorites or Rejected to see all clips within those ratings. And, you can choose to Hide Rejected so those clips aren’t in the way.

iMovie Rated Clips Mac

Remove ratings from clips

If you want to remove the Favorite or Reject rating from a clip, this is just as easy.

1) Select the clip in the Project Media area.

2) You can right-click, hold Control and click, or choose Mark from the menu bar.

3) Pick Unrate.

You can also select the clip to see it in the Viewer and then click to unmark the Heart for Favorite or the X for Reject.

Wrapping it up

Currently and unfortunately, this rating feature for iMovie isn’t available on iOS. But if you are using the app on your Mac, keep it in mind for a quicker and easier way to review your clips.

And for more on iMovie, check out how to change the speed of a clip or play a clip backwards.

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