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iPhotos rotate in iMovie

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Jan 23, 2013 10:15 AM

I imported photos from iPhoto to iMovie.  The photos had the correct orientation (rotation) in iPhoto but in iMovie they have all gone back to their original sideways position.  Is there a way to rotate the clips in iMovie, version 5.0.2?  I've spent hours on this so really don't want to start over.... please help!!

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  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)
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    Jan 23, 2013 10:24 AM (in response to clgd2013)



    As I understans it - it can only be done in a PROJECT (not Events)


    Select the photo Clip


    then click on the double L-shape ontop of it (top left corner)


    Skärmavbild 2012-08-02 kl. 08.51.03.png

    then in the Viewer


    Skärmavbild 2012-08-02 kl. 08.52.21.png

    You find in the center two arrows - Rotate to the left resp. to the right.


    Yours Bengt W

  • AppleMan1958 Level 7 Level 7 (27,335 points)
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    Jan 23, 2013 11:29 AM (in response to clgd2013)

    Version 5 was the first version I ever had, and to be honest, I don't remember if it is possible.

  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)
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    Jan 23, 2013 11:04 PM (in response to AppleMan1958)



    I was lost in versions (iM'11)


    No iMovie 5 or 6 can not do this without a third part Plug-In (to be paid for)


    So one use to use QuickTime-player (and most probably the Pro version)


    Where You can open the clip and do lot's of cropping and flipping left to right and top to bottom


    [cmd+J] - Show Property of the Movie


    Bild 1.png

    and here

    Bild 2.png

    This rotated file You then re-import into iMovie 5


    Yours Bengt W


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