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Review: iMovie '08

At a Glance
  • Apple iMovie '08

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating


    • Fast, no-render, no wait performance while editing
    • Convenient centralized video library
    • Easy exporting and sharing of movies to YouTube and the improved .Mac Galleries
    • Much improved interface for new users
    • Wide and seamless support of video formats


    • Decreased video quality due to single field processing
    • Simplification means the loss of themes, third-party plug-ins, and advanced audio controls
    • Steep hardware requirements
    • Slow load time for large media libraries
    • Unfamiliar interface and workflow for those used to other video editing programs

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