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How to Clone Yourself in Using iMovie 09 and iMovie 11

Do you wish there were more of you in a video? It will be wonderful to clone yourself in a video to add more fun and vividness to your movie. There are many software can help do to achieve this video effect and here we will teach you how to make a clone of yourself using Apple iMovie.

We will use the iMovie green screen function to overlay one video on top of the other.

How to duplicate yourself in iMovie 09/11

First, make sure you have videos on photos that have the opposite direction and turn Advanced tools on. Go to iMovie Preferences, and click "General", and then you will see a popup window as below. Select "Show Advanced Tools" to turn it on.

imovie clone effect

Then create a new iMovie project and drag the first general video clip to the project. Then drag the second clip over the first clip. A pop up window will come out, from where you should choose Green Screen.

clone in imovie

Then when you preview the video, you may find that it only displays part of the videos. There is no clone of you at all. Well, you need to do some cropping so that the two videos can be both seen. In the viewing window, you can drag the four corners to change the frames of the clip for the clone. When it is "OK", click the Done button to finish the adjusting.

clone yourself in imovie

When you have finished cloning yourself, you may find that there is an obvious line between the two video parts. To make it more vivid, you can adjust the video saturation, brightness, etc. to minimize the line to achieve a better result. For iMovie video editing tips, please go to use iMovie to edit videos.

duplicate yourself in imovie

See, you and yourself are in the video! You can now make a clone of yourself in the videos easily.

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in preferences (general), make sure the "show advanced tools" option is checked!
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are there anyways where i can do more than clone
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One of my people come out as blurry as a snow storm.Any solutions?
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It should appear try restarting imovie after quitting
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What do you do if you don't get the window where you choose green screen?
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