How to Add Transitions in iMovie

Are you just starting out with iMovie and you want to add some slick transitions between your clips? If you feel like you could use some leveling up in your creativity, continue reading.

In this video, I’ll show you how to add transitions in iMovie, including one that’s a little more advanced that you won’t find anywhere else.

How to add transitions in iMovie

  1. Go to the menu bar on the upper left corner of your window and select Transitions.
  2. Choose the transition you like and drag it over to the vertical bar you can find between your clips.
  3. Review the clips you’ve applied the transitions to.

How to fix a jump cut

  1. Click on a spot on your clip where you need to remove something.
  2. Right click on that spot and select Split Clip.
  3. Once the clip has been split, you can hover your mouse over the side of the clips. Click and drag to trim the clip further.


Get ready to level up in your video editing game. Give this a try and let me know how it works for you!

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