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iMovie '09: Speed Clips up to 2,000%

iMovie '09 brings back the capability to speed up or slow down clips, which went missing in iMovie '08. Select a clip and bring up the Clip Inspector by double-clicking the clip, clicking the Inspector button on the toolbar, or pressing the I key. Just as with its last appearance in iMovie HD 6, you can move a slider to make the video play back slower or faster (indicated by a turtle or hare icon).

You can also enter a value into the text field to the right of the slider, and this is where things get interesting. You're not limited to the tick mark values on the slider, so you can set the speed to be 118% of normal if you want. The field below that tells you the clip's changed duration.

But you can also exceed the boundaries of the speed slider. Enter any number between 5% and 2000%, then click Done.

Visit iMovie '09 Visual QuickStart Guide

 
 

Mac OS X v10.6.7 Supplemental Update for 13-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)

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Apple has released a rare Supplemental Update for Mac OS X 10.6.7, exclusively for the most recent edition of the 13-inch MacBook Air. The update addresses an issue that makes the system unresponsive when using iTunes, and Apple recommends it for all applicable MacBook Air users. The Supplemental Update is available via Software Update, or directly from Appleā€™s Web site. (Free update, 461 KB)

 

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Comments about Mac OS X v10.6.7 Supplemental Update for 13-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)
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monocle  2011-04-02 16:03
I don't think this problem is strictly endemic to the Air. Since installing 10.6.7, shutdown has been very slow on my iMac, and this morning, it wouldn't start at all until it'd been powered down and up.

Hoping Apple does something about this soon