Getting More Hollywood With iMovie
iMovie has always offered great video-editing capabilities in an incredibly easy-to-use format. Each version seems to bring more themes and special effects to the application that enable you to make movies that seem like they came straight out of Hollywood. But, like with Hollywood blockbusters, using the same special effects again and again can get stale and boring.
If you want to expand iMovie’s library of visual, title, and sound effects, there is no shortage of options. Many commercial and shareware plug-ins exist that can give you everything from laser beams to pop-art visuals, from morphing to stabilizing video shot with an unsteady camera. The sheer number of individual plug-ins and packages and the sheer variety of them make it impossible to highlight just one or two. Check out the following sources to find the effects that will make your next great movie seem like a blockbuster: