The Timeline Returns to iMovie ’11

When Apple decided to reinvent the movie editing interface for iMovie ’08, many traditional editors were quite unhappy with the loss of the timeline. New users of iMovie found working with the new method easy, but it frustrated longtime editors used to seeing a timeline to go along with their video. After 2 major updates, looks like Apple maybe listening.

The online newsletter and Web site TidBITS reveled last week that you can regain the timeline in iMovie ’11. The best part, it’s fairly easy to do. By swapping the Project and Event browsers, you are now able to restore the traditional timeline.

Read all the details and instructions at

About Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is an Adobe Creative Educator and the Senior IT Communications Specialist & Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT). For over 25 years, he has helped the SMU community use technology and implement digital and web media through multiple roles with the Digital Commons, SMU STAR Program, and now OIT. Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family in his free time.
This entry was posted in How To... and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *