iMovie '09: what Apple does not tell you about image stabilization

by Volker Weber


This is my iMac (2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB) analyzing a 10 minute clip shot today. It's a VGA resolution MPEG4 and it is taking quite some time to complete. 30 minutes for a 10 minutes clip.


Hello Volker,
maybe they want you to use an 8 core Mac Pro 3,2GHz

Manfred Wiktorin, 2009-01-30


Well, it has to be computed sometime, right?
I'm importing a 6 GB FullHD footage - started yesterday and ticked the "might take some time" dialog away with go for it!
It read 14 hours to go yesterday and 68 hours now the other morning…

It runs only single threaded, which takes longer, but leaves some head room to do some other work ;-)

Michael Renner, 2009-01-31

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