How to share a movie as an MP4 in iMovie on Mac

iMovie Share Project MP4

MP4 is a common file format for audio and video media. So if you want to share a movie or video clip with sound, you may need to convert it to this format. For instance, movies you create with QuickTime Player are formatted as MOV files by default.

With iMovie, you can save a project you create with the app in MP4 format and also import an MOV file and share it as MP4, here’s how.

3 easy ways to record your screen on iPhone or iPad

iPhone TechSmith Capture Start Broadcast

If you ever need to record the screen on your device, there’s more than one way to do it. And the method you use depends on what you want the recording for and what you plan to do with it.

Maybe you want to record your iPhone screen to show a family member how to do something. Maybe you want to record your iPad screen for a how-to video on YouTube. Or maybe you want to record one or the other for a tutorial on your blog.

Whatever the reason, we’ll show you three easy ways to record your iPhone or iPad screen.

How to play a movie or audio across slides in Keynote on Mac and iOS

Keynote iPhone Play Movie Across Slides

When you’re building a slideshow in Keynote, you can get really creative. And depending on whether your presentation is for business or pleasure, you can add and create some terrific effects. You can do things like insert slide transitions and use amazing animations. With Keynote 10.1, you can also add a movie or audio file that plays across your slides.

What’s nice about this feature is that you can set the volume differently on each slide and continue to use your object animations and slide transitions. If you’re ready to spruce up your slideshow with a movie or audio, here’s how to play those files across your slides in Keynote on both Mac and iOS.

How to create a movie with pictures in Google Photos

Google Photos Movie Themes iPhone

In addition to the built-in Photos app on your device, Google Photos is another good place to store your pictures. And if you use this handy app on your iOS device or the web, you know it has some cool features for simple browsing and organizing.

Another great feature of Google Photos is that you can create movies from your pictures. This is a neat way to relive moments or share them with others. Here, we’ll show you how to create a movie in Google Photos on iPhone, iPad, and the web.

How to edit a movie with QuickTime Player on Mac

QuickTime Edit Movie Mac

You already know that you can play videos and record your screen with QuickTime Player on Mac. But what you may not know is that you can also edit movies. While there isn’t a wide range of robust video editing tools in QuickTime, there are a few handy ones for quick changes.

You can rotate or trim movies, split a movie into clips and rearrange them, and add another movie or clip to the video. So if you’re ready for a little movie editing magic, here’s how to edit a movie with QuickTime Player on Mac.

How to reduce background noise in iMovie

How to remove background noise in iMovie

If you captured a video that you’d like to use in another creation or simply edit in iMovie, you may have to make some adjustments. You might need to repair the color or fix a shaky video. Another type of enhancement you might want to make is to remove background noise.

If you shot your video outside on a windy day or around another distracting sound, background noise can hinder an otherwise terrific video. Here’s how you can reduce background noise in iMovie on Mac.

How to bleep out words in iMovie on Mac

Censored iMovie on Mac

If you use iMovie for editing video or creating movies, you likely have some audio to work on as well. And if you have an audio clip that needs some, well, censoring, what do you do? Learning how to bleep out words in iMovie can help.

You might have a video with someone cursing in the background or want to create a comedy that sounds like you do. While there isn’t a "bleep" feature in iMovie per se, you can still make it happen.

To help you keep creating your movie magic, here’s how to bleep out words in iMovie on your Mac.