How to Edit Videos in iMovie on iPad


This wikiHow teaches you how to trim a video or add a title, color filters, and background music to it, using the iMovie app on an iPad.

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The Photos icon looks like a colored pinwheel icon on your home screen. All your image and video files are stored here.

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This will open the selected video in full-screen.

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This button is located in the upper-right corner of your screen. It will open your video in editing mode.

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This button looks like three dots in a circle next to Done in the lower-right corner of your screen. It will open a list of available apps in a pop-up window.

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This will open your video in the iMovie app. If you don't see iMovie in the pop-up here, tap More, and turn iMovie to on the list.

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This will open your video roll at the bottom of your screen, and allow you to trim the video.

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You will see yellow handles at the beginning and at the end of your video roll at the bottom. Drag these handles to your desired beginning and end points.

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This button is located next to the scissor icon at the bottom. It will allow you to add color filters to your video.

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Find an interesting color filter on the menu at the bottom of your screen, and tap on its icon to apply the filter to your video.

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This button is located next to the filter icon at the bottom. It will allow you to add a title to your video.

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Tap any title font on the menu at the bottom to add it to your video. When you select a title font, a text box will appear in the middle of your screen.

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Tap the text box on your screen, and enter a title for your video. Optionally, you can tap the rectangle icon in the upper-right corner of your video, and make your title font smaller.

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This button is located next to the T icon in the lower-right corner of your screen. It will allow you to add background music to your video.

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You can tap a soundtrack file on the list to preview it, and tap USE next to it to add it to your video. If you want to use a different part of the selected soundtrack, tap and drag the soundtrack file at the bottom of your video.

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This button is in the upper-right corner of your video. It will save all your edits, and export the video to Photos.