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iMovie - Exporting iMovie projects as .mp4 files

iMovie project overviewWritten by: Bryan Tor
Updates provided by: Rashika Kale
Last Updated: Spring Quarter 2019


iMovie lets users publish and share their projects in a variety of different ways. This tutorial focuses on how users can export their iMovie projects as a .mp4 file.

Converting to .mp4 Format

iMovie accessing Share option



To Share your iMovie as a file, select the “File…” option found under File->Share from the top toolbar.





iMovie prompt window before sharing as a file type





You can make some modifications on how you would like your project to be exported. It is recommended that most of the time you do not need to change any of these values.




iMovie saving the .mp4 file


Once any modifications have been made, click “Next…”. You will be prompted to save the file.




iMovie exported .mp4 file location




The video should appear as an .mp4 file.