In this article, I mainly introduce a perfect iMovie equivalent for Mac (Mountain Lion including) to you. That’s Wondershare Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac), which enables you to edit your videos and add cool effects more easily then iMovie. And below is a detailed and straightforward guide to help you create your great masterpiece in a few simple clicks. First, download and install this smart iMovie replacement and then follow the guide here to edit your videos step by step.
1 Launch this iMovie equivalent and then import media files to edit
To import videos, audio, photos to edit, you can go to “File”>”Add Files” menu or directly dray them to the corresponding track of this app. By the way, there is a window to allow you to import media files from your iTunes or iMovie etc. And the built-in iSight lets you to capture a video.
Note: the video clips are arranged in the track panel in the Preview order. Of course, you can re-arrange them by drag-and-drop.
2 Edit videos, audio and photos
Trim, crop, rotate video, and add titles, filters, video effect etc.
You have two different ways to edit the video. One is to click the gear button under the video to open the editing tool. The other is to click the video clip and then click the corresponding Trim, Crop, Rotate, Voiceover and button in the tool bar.
Crop, rotate photo, and add titles, filters, photo effect etc.
The way to edit photos is as same as that of editing videos. You can also crop, rotate photos, and add photo effects like duration, titles, filters and motion etc.
Edit and enhance audio
If you want to add a additional audio file as the background music to the videos and photos, just drag your favorite audio clip to match them. And to edit audio, just click the gear icon under the clip to select the tool: Trimming and Audio Effect.
Note: This app also allows you to add cool transitions to your videos and photos. If you want to get more detailed editing tips about this iMovie replacement for Mac, just click here: the guide of Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) .
3 Export your video creation
After you preview the effect and satisfy the effect, just click the “Share” button to export the video creator. There are totally four methods: Device, Format, YouTube and DVD. Just select any one you want to save or share the edited videos. Just have a try.