Apple on Tuesday updated iMovie on the Mac to handle editing of 4K video. The update comes alongside the announcement of the release of new 4K 21.5-inch iMacs.
What’s New in Version 10.1
- Create and share movies at stunning 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) on compatible Mac computers (1)
- Create and share movies with 1080p HD video at 60 frames per second for smoother, more true-to-life action
- Import movies and trailers from iMovie for iOS (version 2.2 and later), so you can start editing on an iOS device and finish on your Mac
- Redesigned Media view lets you see more of your library while browsing videos and photos
- Projects view makes it easy to find and open your movies and trailers
- Tabs in the Browser give you faster access to titles, backgrounds, transitions, and music while editing a movie
- Option to hide Browser while editing a movie10 additional video filters from iMovie for iOS
- View pixel-for-pixel 4K video while editing a movie on iMac with Retina 5K display(1) 4K export requires a Mac from 2011 or later with at least 4 GB RAM. Full-resolution 4K playback is supported on iMac with Retina display and Mac Pro (2013 or later) when connected to a 4K display.
Apple’s new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus handsets are capable of shooting 4K video. Apple updated iMovie for iOS to handle editing 4K video alongside the release of the new iPhones.
The update is free to current iMovie users. New users can purchase iMovie in the Mac App Store for $14.99. [GET IT HERE]