Apple has updated its iMovie application for iPhone and iPad, adding support for features found on Apple's latest devices, among other enhancments. iMovie 2.2 adds support for editing 4K video, at a resolution of 3840 x 2160, on the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and iPad Pro. This update also adds support for 3D Touch on the new phones as well.
Here's what to expect in iMovie 2.2 for iPhone and iPad:
- Create and share movies at stunning 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) on compatible iOS devices
- Create and share movies with 1080p HD video at 60 frames per second for smoother, more true-to-life action
- Use 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to quickly start a new movie right from the Home Screen
- Desktop-class performance on iPad Pro with the ability to edit multiple streams of 4K video and use shortcuts with the Smart Keyboard
- Enhanced interface on iPad Pro with full-height Media Browser and pixel-for-pixel 1080 HD Viewer
- Connect a keyboard and use simple shortcuts to edit movies quickly
- Option to hide Media Browser while editing a movie
- Option to disable Ken Burns animation on a photo
- Redesigned Project Details view lets you watch movies and trailers before opening them
- Redesigned Video view lets you see more of your library while browsing videos and photos on iPad
- Improved Inspector controls with easy-to-read text labels on iPad
- Support for Slide Over and Split View when multitasking with the iMovie Extension for Photos
- Redesigned Audio browser in the iMovie Extension lets you easily browse and hear music
- Performance and stability improvements
- Support for Canadian French, Hindi, and Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong)
iMovie is remains free for anyone who's bought an iOS device since September 2013.
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