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Podcast: All about iLife

Apple has ushered in refreshes for iMovie, iPhoto, and GarageBand. Let's learn about what's new for both the iOS and OS X versions from the editors testing these apps.

iMovie 10 review: A lot to like, a few quibbles

The new version of iMovie is a great tool for families, kids, and budding filmmakers, though it's still missing a few features we'd like to see. Intermediate-to-advanced filmmakers looking to max out iMovie might be better off upgrading to Final Cut Pro X, however.

iMovie for iOS projects no longer work on the Mac (for now)

By and large, I quite like iMovie's new look and feel -- but in Apple's revamp of the application, it's lost one of its more-favored features: importing projects between iOS and the Mac. In addition, older Macs may not be able to run the new version of iMovie at all, due to outdated video cards.

Getting started with iMovie

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen begins his series on creating compelling videos with iMovie.

Make a Cameo appearance with this collaborative video app

With Cameo for iPhone you get two minutes to tell your story, and sometimes that's all you need.

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Premiere Elements 12 review: A compelling choice for video newbies

New features in Premiere Elements 12 will be great for beginning videographers, but existing Elements users can easily skip this version

Claquette review: Mac app makes it easy to be a video star

Claquette is a great app for making screencasts or videos in front of your Mac.

After Effects CC review: Adobe hits a home run

New features in After Effects CC such as a live 3D workflow with Cinema 4D Lite, now included with Creative Cloud, give motion-graphics artists and compositors much-needed integration with true 3D object animation.

Review: Adobe Premiere Pro CC moves to the cloud

Nothing about Premiere Pro CC screams "gotta have it," with the possible exception of the new closed-captioning capabilities, but Adobe certainly checked several things off of the request list. And if it has fully embraced the cloud, additional tweaks should be appearing frequently.

How to extract audio from movie files

You have a movie that includes a great soundtrack that you'd like to burn to CD. How to? Chris Breen explains.