B06 Adding Sound Effects to Your Movie 1:40

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Adding sound effects to your movie

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Sounds effect can really make your
movie project come alive

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and iLife '09 has a great
collection of sound effects

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that you can easily use with iMovie.

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To browse all the sound effects

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just click the music and
sounds effects button.

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Than click the iLife Sound Effects folder.

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Now you'll see a list of folder
with different types of sounds

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such as background ambience, animal
noises and foley sounds.

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When you select a folder

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you see the list of sounds where you can

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preview any sound by double click in it.

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‚ô™ Hydraulics Engaged sound effect ‚ô™

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You can also search for sound
with the search box

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wich make really easy to find
something you are looking for.

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Once you find the sound you want use

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just drag it up your movie poject and drop

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over the clip where you want the sound happen.

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A green mark with a little poinch show you 

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where the sound effect would play.

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To hear it in your movie

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place the playhead just before the marker
and press the space bar.

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‚ô™ Background sound effect ‚ô™

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If you want to move the sound to have

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it played at different time

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just drag the green marker left or right.

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You can even make it a little shorter
by dragging the right edge.

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To make the sound effect louder or softer

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just double click it

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and then drag the volume slider.

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You can add as many sound effects as you like

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and they can even overlap.

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‚ô™ Background sound effect ‚ô™

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‚ô™ Background sound effect ‚ô™

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‚ô™ Background sound effect ‚ô™
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