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Most Effective Way to Share an iMovie

by Kayla Morrison • 2020-10-12 11:19:46 • Proven solutions

Gone is the boring era when you had to copy your favorite movie on a CD or flash drive from your friend's computer for future playback. But thanks to technology, it's now easy to download and share media files on the go. You just need a computer or smartphone and a stable internet connection to do that. So in this article, I'll explain to you how to share an iMovie file on iMovie effortlessly. You'll also know the best alternative method of how to do that on any device or platform.

Part 1. How to Share an iMovie on Mac in a Simple Method

For those who don't know, iMovie is the default video editing software for macOS and iOS devices. With it, you can seamlessly cut, rotate, and share home movies offline. IMovie allows users to share movies to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc. So below is how to share iMovie project file easily on iMovie:

Step 1: Launch iMovie and then open your iMovie project.

Step 2: Go to the upper-right corner and click the Share icon to open the share window.

Step 3: Click the File to save the project on your computer, and then you'll see a pop-up window to export your file. It contains your video's name as well as other editable parameters like quality, speed, and resolution. Click the blue Next button to proceed.

Step 4: On the next pop-up, set a file destination and file name and then click the Save to export the video.

How to Share iMovie to YouTube:

It's paramount also to learn how to share an iMovie project file to YouTube because this will save you lots of time. However, remember that you must have an existing YouTube account.

Step 1: Open your iMovie project on iMovie and then click Share > YouTube.

Step 2: On the pop-up window, click Next and then tap Sign In on the notification requesting you to log in to your YouTube account.

Step 3: You'll be redirected to your browser, where you'll log into your YouTube account and then allow iMovie to access the account. Return to iMove once done.

Step 4: On iMovie, tap the Next and then click the Publish after reading the YouTube Terms of Service. You've done it!

how to share video in imovie

Part 2. Best Alternative to Share an iMovie to any Device and Platform

Wondershare UniConverter is the best option if you want to share videos both online and offline. To begin with, you can use it to quickly transfer files to camcorders, iPhone, iPod, iPad, flash drives, Android, etc. On the other hand, Wondershare UniConverter can also upload video files to both Vimeo and YouTube within seconds. As if that's not enough, users can edit their videos before sharing by cropping, rotating, trimming, compressing, etc. Even juicier, it converts iMovie to YouTube, Instagram, Vimeo, and other popular formats like MP4, VOB, FLV, etc.

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  • 30X faster conversion speed than any conventional converters.
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  • Download/record videos from YouTube and other 10,000 video sharing sites.
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Method 1. Share videos to other devices:

Step 1 Connect your device.

Firstly, install the program on your Mac/PC and then launch it. Next, click the Toolbox > Transfer and then connect your smartphone/tablet or another external storage using a firewire. Wondershare UniConverter will begin downloading your phone’s driver. Enter your password then tap the Trust on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad.

connect your device with Uniconverter

Step 2 Import your video clips.

Click the add files icon in Wondershare UniConverter to import your iMovie videos from flash drives, smartphones,or hard disc. Remember that importing multiple video files is allowed.

add imovie file in Uniconverter

Step 3 Start transferring files offline.

Lastly, tap the Transfer All button at the bottom of the window to begin transferring multiple files. For a single file, you can click the Transfer right beside your iMovie file. When the process is complete, you can visit the Videos app on your iOS and play them.

transfer imovie files by Uniconverter

Method 2. Upload videos to YouTube or Vimeo:

Step 1 Import your videos.

Launch the program and then click the add files icon in Wondershare UniConverter to locate and add your iMovie videos. A more straightforward way is dragging-and-dropping.

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Step 2 Choose either YouTube or Vimeo format

Next, click the Output Format: button and then tap the Video. Now scroll down the available formats until you see the YouTube or Vimeo, depending on where you want to upload the file. Lastly, set a proper video resolution and then move to the next procedure.

choose output format in Uniconverter

Note: You can edit videos by clicking either the Crop, Effect, or Trim buttons below your video.

edit function in Uniconverter

Step 3 Convert the iMovie files.

Click the Convert button if you have a single file or the Start All button for multiple files. You’ll find the converted iMovie videos under the Finished tab.

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Step 4 Transfer iMovie to either YouTube or Vimeo.

After locating the videos you want to upload under the Finished tab, click the Share button then choose either Vimeo or YouTube. Click one of them and then follow the instructions to upload your video.

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