Killing the Ken Burns Effect in iMovie

In the most recent version of iMovie, here’s how to get rid of that zooming and panning on your still images:

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Click on the large image in the iMovie editing window, and you’ll see a Crop box symbol appear at the top (above).

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Click that Crop box symbol, and then you’ll see the three buttons as above. Click the Fit button, and all the Ken Burns junk will be eliminated for that photo.

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About Mindy McAdams
I teach courses about online journalism at the University of Florida. I love to travel. I ride a Vespa. You can find me on Twitter (@macloo).

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