Is Apple's iFrame still being developed or is it simply on life support?

Is Apple's iFrame still being developed or is it simply on life support?

When iMovie ’09 was introduced in, well, 2009, it also introduced iFrame, a new video format developed by Apple. So whatever happened to what the company was proposing as a new standard? The tech giant hasn’t made detailed information about this recording format publicly available in six years.

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Apple patent involves artistic style application in iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Clips

Apple patent involves artistic style application in iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Clips

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,147,459) for “artistic style transfer for videos. It involves methods to easily apply different styles to videos crafted in its iMovie (macOS and iOS), Final Cut Pro X (macOS), and Clips (iOS) apps.

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Green Screen Pro for macOS makes it easy to add motion effects to iMovie, Final Cut Pro X

Green Screen Pro for macOS makes it easy to add motion effects to iMovie, Final Cut Pro X

Mosa Motion Graphics’ Green Screen Pro for macOS is a helper app that brings 3D and 2D motion effects to iMovie and Final Cut Pro X users. It has a library of 100-plus green screen CGI clips. They include motion graphics action animations and FX idioms of pop culture touchstones. All are rendered as green screen clips, ready for use in a video project.

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Apple patent filing involves beefed-up ‘virtual camera’ features for iMovie, Final Cut Pro X

Apple patent filing involves beefed-up ‘virtual camera’ features for iMovie, Final Cut Pro X

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20170270704) for “depth of field for a camera in a media-editing application field of the invention.” It hints at beefed up features, such as an enhanced “virtual camera,” in iMovie and Final Cut Pro X.

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New iMac is the best all-in-one yet — and the best Mac ever

New iMac is the best all-in-one yet — and the best Mac ever

Oh, iMac, I’ve missed you. I thought I could replace you with a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 27-inch LG Ultrafine display. Actually, I did for seven months, but the entire experience just wasn’t as smooth. Plus, the Apple all-in-one’s display is so much more elegant than LG’s monitor.

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Videoloupe for macOS makes it as easy to add effects to videos as to photos

Videoloupe for macOS makes it as easy to add effects to videos as to photos

If you need a video player/editor app that focuses on playback and basic editing that can be done on a single video without the need for a timeline or project, check out Corduroy Code’s $29.99 Videoloupe for macOS 10.2 and higher. It’s designed to bridge the gap between basic video players and professional editing suites.

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