Using balloons, you can make balloons on your iMovies. This is similar, but not identical to VH-1's pop-up videos.


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To use

1. Select one of the balloon title options: black, white, red, green blue.

This sets the color of the text.

2. Select the color of the background. Click the color picker.

3. Type in your text. If you want multiple lines, then hit return like you would expect.

4. Click on the preview pane to tell iMovie what should be the center of the balloon.

iMovie shows you the first image of a clip in the small window on the top right. Click on that window (you will see the cursor become an X.)

Known bugs

iMovie does not save the x, y position for transitions (it works for effects.) Thus, when you quit, it forgets the mouse location on the preview pane. This isn't a big deal unless you want to update a transition. If so, you will have to tell iMovie where the balloon goes.


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