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Exporting from iMovie3 for iDVD2 usage Apps
Hi, if you've downloaded iMovie 3 and wish to export directly through to iDVD, it won't work if you have iDVD2. Instead, if you export to QuickTime using the Full Quality DV setting, then import that video file into iDVD2, it'll work fine.

Suffice it to say, once i found this out, I ordered iLife!
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Works very well, though!
Authored by: scgf on Feb 10, '03 04:15:34PM

Yeah, I read about this method of getting a movie from the new iMovie to the old iDVD. I tried it, and for the first time I made a DVD which wasn\'t jerky. Previously all my DVDs showed jerkiness where there was movement, particularly noticeable in scenes involving panning.

I too have ordered iLife and hope that the resulting DVDs will be as smooth! Apparently exporting is not necessary. Fingers crossed!



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Sorry, still didn't work for me.
Authored by: bvw on Feb 11, '03 01:43:26PM

I just downloaded and installed imovie 3 this past week for a project due Sunday. I found out when I tried to export to idvd that you need idvd 3 to do this. I tried several work arounds, to no avail. I even tried exporting to quicktime - best quality, but the audio still breaks up throughout the project. It only runs 2 minutes - not complicated (music bed with video, titles and transitions with a few sound effects thrown in). If I copy the quicktime file in the project folder, it will play fine in the quicktime player. But as soon as I load it in idvd 2, the audio problems return. I've ordered ilife, but I'm told it probably won't fix the problem.



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quicktime file
Authored by: dave@mmu on Feb 12, '03 05:48:48AM

hiya, that quicktime file isn't actually a quicktime file as such, just a reference to the original .DV files in your project. You have to actually export the movie to Quicktime Full Quality DV first, then close iMovie and then import into iDVD2. I did have some choppy audo too. I had just put it down to an old VHS tape i was trasferring to DVD. hmm...
It would have been nice if Apple had tested this slightly more thoroughly..
Dave



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