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Apple updates Clips with new interface and HDR recording for iPhone 12

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What you need to know

  • Apple has updated Clips for iOS.
  • It features a new interface, HDR video, and more.
  • The new update is available now!

Apple has today given Clips its "biggest update yet" with a new interface and support for HDR video on iPhone 12.

In a press release (opens in new tab) the company stated:

Clips, Apple's video creation app for iOS, receives its biggest update yet with highly requested features that make it easier than ever for anyone to pick up an iPhone or iPad and start creating fun, multiclip videos — no editing experience needed. Clips 3.0, available today in the App Store, features a streamlined interface and full-screen browsers on iPhone that make it even simpler to record and add effects. On iPad, Clips supports landscape orientation, Scribble with Apple Pencil, and the use of a Bluetooth mouse or trackpad. The new version also lets users make videos in multiple aspect ratios, including horizontal and vertical, ideal for creating eye-catching content for Instagram Stories, Snapchat, YouTube, and more. And Clips 3.0 is optimized to record and share content in HDR using the rear-facing cameras on all iPhone 12 models, resulting in videos with more vibrant colors and contrast.

The new update features a fresh new interface, redesigned Effects, Media, and Project browsers, and more. A new iPad redesign is also out today, including optimization for use with a Magic Keyboard or Smart Keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse.

The new update also includes recording and creating in multiple aspect ratios, and support for HDR video on iPhone 12 and 12 Pro, as well as sharing of the final video in Dolby Vision HDR.

You can read the full report here. (opens in new tab)

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Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.