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Looking into it: iPhoto and iMovie on your iPhone

14 Apr 14

iPhoto and iMovie are now free on every Mac and iOS device, you can now have the best possible experience with Apple products not only on your laptop or tablet, but right there on your phone as well.

And with iCloud built into each app, your devices work and play together beautifully. Easy-to-use editing tools let you paint adjustments onto an image with your finger or add professional-quality photo effects with a tap.

Featuring an all-new, streamlined design that’s more beautiful and simpler than ever, iPhoto gives you powerful yet easy ways to browse, organise, edit and share your photos.

iPhoto is such a handy tool to use when you’re editing lots of photos at once. Send photos using Mail and Messages. Post to Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.

Some features require an iCloud account and/or compatible Internet access. iPhoto is free on the App Store for qualifying iOS 7–compatible devices activated on or after 1 September 2013. See for iOS 7–compatible devices. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID.

iMovie is described as a major production without the major production. Clever. You may have heaps of video you’ve shot with your iPhone or iPad. Or you may want to be the next great independent filmmaker.

iMovie makes it easy to turn your videos into your all-time favourite movies or trailers and share with them your friends. Create a movie or trailer on your Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and watch it anywhere.

With iCloud, they’re automatically on all your devices, even your Apple TV. Post your creations on the web for everyone to see or share via iMessage for instant reactions.

Key features include:

* 2x fast forward is available on iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and iPad mini with Retina display

* Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

With iPhoto and iMovie available right on your phone, you can be as created as you want, whenever you want.

Apple comes out with some great tools and these are just two of them, so if you’re not a big user right now, download them to your phone and start getting creative.