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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

 
 

Amazon Announces Kindle MatchBook

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Starting in October 2013, Amazon will begin offering Kindle MatchBook, a new service that enables you to obtain free or discounted Kindle copies of any qualifying physical books that you’ve purchased from Amazon — dating all the way back to 1995! The Kindle editions will range from free to $2.99.favicon follow link

 

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Steve Nicholson  2013-09-03 11:18
I like that. When they first announced Cloud Player I was underwhelmed but then when I found out I had 371 albums available I changed my tune. All my CDs (yes I still buy CDs) are ripped on my machine at home. So now I use Cloud Player to listen to music at work all the time. Maybe with MatchBook I'll revisit some books I haven't read in a while.
Karen Barton  2013-09-03 22:13
I LOVE the idea. Sometimes I need the physical book but there's no question about the portability of the Kindle versions.