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Putting Your Projects on CD Export an iMovie Project for CD 1. 2. 3. 4. Open the iMovie project that you want to put on a CD. Choose File, Export Movie (or press +E). In the Export Movie dialog, choose To QuickTime on the Export popup menu. Choose CD-ROM, Medium on the Formats pop-up menu (see Figure 17.6). 298 Figure 17.6. This format's video and audio settings are suitable for most movies that you are going to place on a CD. 5. 6. 7. Click Export. In the Export QuickTime Movie dialog, choose a location in which to save the movie, name it (leave the .mov file name extension), and click Save. You will see a progress bar that provides you with an estimate of how long the process will take. Use the techniques provided in the section earlier in the chapter called " Preparing QuickTime Content for a CD " to finish preparing the QuickTime movie you exported from iMovie for CD. While choosing the CD-ROM Medium format is a good choice for many movies, there is no reason that you have to use this format for movies that you want to place on a CD. You can use any format or export settings to export a movie as a QuickTime movie. The predefined CD-ROM Medium format is simply a combination of settings that should work well for most movies to play decently from a CD. You can configure a custom combination of settings used to export a QuickTime movie by doing the following steps. Use Expert Settings to Export an iMovie Project for CD 1. 2. 3. 4. Open the iMovie project that you want to put on a CD. Choose File, Export Movie (or press +E). In the Export Movie dialog, choose To QuickTime on the Export popup menu. Choose Expert on the Formats pop-up menu. You will see the Expert QuickTime Settings dialog (see Figure 17.7). This dialog has three areas, which are Image Settings, Audio Settings, and Prepare for Internet.