B01 Adding Background Music to Your Movie 2:09

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Adding background music to your movies

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Adding background music to your iMovie project 

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adds excitement and professional polish to your movies.

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Adding a background track is easy

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just click the music and sound 

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effects button underneath the viewer,

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then you will have access to all your songs 

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in iTunes library as well as built in loops and jingles, 

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that come with iMovie 09.

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You can preview any song by just double clicking it.

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♪ Music ♪

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To find that certain song in iTunes library, quickly,

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just type the song name in the search box.

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When you find the song you wanna add,

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drag it to grey space in the project window,

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making sure not to drop on to a clip.

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Green highlight show where 

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the background music starts and ends.

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If the music is longer than your movie,

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The music will just fade out of the end of it.

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♪ Music fading out ♪

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If your movie is longer than your song,

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you can easily add an another song, 

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by dragging it to the grey space in your project.

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If you wanna have the background music 

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start playing later in your movie,

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just drag the music to where you want it to start.

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♪ Music ♪

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The highlight turns purple to show that

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the music is pinned to a specific clip,

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now if you move the clip,

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the music will move with it.

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To make the background music louder and softer,

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just double click it,

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then dragg the volume slide untill it just right.

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With the background track,

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you can add feeling and style to your movies,

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making them more fun to watch and share.

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♪ Music ♪ 

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