What is Finalize Project and How to Finalize Project in iMovie 11
Many people are talking about finalizing project in iMovie 11. Do you know what finalize project in iMovie means?
To finalize iMovie project means that you let iMovie prepares the movies in all of the possible sizes for uploading to YouTube, MobileMe, some other video sharing sites, etc. Medium, large, and HD videos will all be rendered. Those rendered projects will not open in iMovie, but will open in your default media player. And if you finalize a project before you share the project, when you share the project, iMovie will not ask you to choose the video size because in the project of finalizing the project, iMovie has set the videos settings for you.
How to finalize project in iMovie 11
Step 1. Select a project
In the Project Library, select a completed project to finalize because after you finalize the project in iMovie, if you make any change to the movie, then the finalized versions will be discarded.If you don't know how to edit movies using iMovie, please go to the use iMovie to edit movies to find tips and tricks for editing videos in iMovie.
Tips: If you want to edit DVD movies in iMovie, you can use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert the DVD to iMovie MP4 and then load the videos to iMovie. If your videos are rejected by iMovie, you can use Video Converter for Mac to convert videos to iMovie. With the Mac DVD Ripper and Mac Video Converter, you can edit any video and DVD in iMovie with ease!
Step 2. Finalize the project
Go to Files > Finalize Project in the main menu to start to finalize iMovie project. The process may take a while depending on the size or your project.
When the finalizing dialog disappears, it means the process of finalizing project has completed.