How To Turn Off Ken Burns Effect in iMovie

12 Mar 2023

This is a common question from movie makers who use iMovie. The instructions I created in 2012 are out of date, but continue to get views on YouTube. Here are the 2023 instructions for turning off the Ken Burns effect:

Written Instructions

  1. Select the photo in the project timeline
  2. Click the crop tool
  3. Select either Fit or Crop to fill
  4. Press return