B08 Adding a Voiceover to Your Movie 1:36

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Adding a voiceover to your movie

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You can add your own commentary to any part

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of your movie by recording a voiceover.

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To get started, click the voice over button

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and then choose a microphone.

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Most macs have a built-in microphone,

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or you can use a usb mic.

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To setup iMovie for recording your voice

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begin talking in the microphone

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and drag the input volume slider left or right

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so that the meters are bouncing a little

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over half full as you speak

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and dont turn yellow or red.

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iMovie also has some great tools

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to help and enhance your voice.

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You can turn that on,

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by checking this box.

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If you wanna hear the audio from your projet

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while you are recording your voiceover,

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select Play project audio while recording

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and plug-in a pair of headphones,

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so that the microphone does not pickup

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the sound of your project playing back.

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When you are ready to record

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click the point in the clip

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where you want voiceover to start,

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wait for the coutdown and start speaking.

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 ♪ Boy talking… ♪

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Once you are finished,

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press the space bar.

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A purpule marker shows
your voiceover recording,

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you can drag the marker to put the voiceover

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in a different spot

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and you can always delete the voiceover

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by simply selecting the marker

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and pressing delete.

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If you wanna record
another voiceover you can

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just click the voiceover button
again and record.

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You can add as many as you like.

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 ♪ Boy talking… ♪
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