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What is the difference between an iMovie and an iDVD?

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I.Isabella

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Answered Nov 10, 2020

The central difference between iMovie and iDVD is the purpose of each of them. iMovie is a computer software that is used for editing videos. You can cut the video and then put it together again. You can direct the way the video goes, and you can eliminate all the parts you do not want to keep. There is no subject matter in a frame or when there is too much shaking.

On the other hand, iDVD is the software you use to move a finished video from your Mac to a DVD. iMovie has several elements to improve the videos. It is better to watch than the original. You can tweak the picture quality to make it more entertaining. iDVD can cut your video into chapters so that it becomes easier to follow.

It may create menus just like you get with retail DVD’s. iMovie software is available on Macs as well as iOS devices like iPad and iPhone. You can edit your videos easily. If you want to improve your videos, you need to make the content easier to understand or add visuals. Even if you do not use iMovie, you will still have to employ iDVD to move your movie to disc.

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Jori

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Jori , Writer, M.A, Zürich

Answered Nov 03, 2020

IMovie and an iDVD are two software programs that you can use to create home movies. One of the two software programs will allow you to create any videos on your Mac. On the contrary, the other software program will allow you to transfer the videos from your Mac to DVDs. With an iMovie on your Mac, you can easily edit your videos. This editing function allows you to remove any parts of the movie you no longer need. After the editing work has been done, you can now use your iDVD to transfer the videos on your Mac to DVDs. The iMovie software has other additional features such as chroma keying, transition, picture-in-picture. These additional features will make your videos look more like the original after some editing. Also, the iDVD software comes with more features. For instance, you can create more chapters by cutting a single video. While iDVD is meant to be used by Macs, devices that use iOS can make use of iMovie.
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Matz Lewis Clark

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered Oct 21, 2020

The main difference between the iMovie and the iDVD is how they are used. You would be using the iMovie when you have different videos and you want to make sure that you will be editing them well before you would upload them. On the other hand, you should know that iDVD is another software. This is what you will use when you want to move the video that you have edited with the use of iMovie or another software from your Mac to your DVD. There are times when you need to use these two software programs together but there are also some alternatives that you can try. Take note that you can use iMovie when you want to put different effects on the videos you are editing.
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