O'Reilly logo

iMovie: The Missing Manual by Aaron Miller, David Pogue

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 24. iMovie for iOS Sharing

Unless you’re gathering your loved ones around your iPhone or iPad screen, you probably want to share your hard work far and wide. How does the entire Internet sound? You can upload your movie straight from your iDevice to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and even CNN’s citizen-reporter website, iReport. As long as someone has a web browser and an Internet connection, he’s part of your audience.

If you care less about web stardom and more about getting your movie onto another device, like an iPhone, a Mac, or an Apple TV, iMovie can accommodate you there, too.

Read on to discover all the ways you can share your movies from iMovie for iOS.

Share Movies, Trailers, or Clips

A word before getting into the details of sharing. On First, a Word About Sharing Raw Footage, you can read how iMovie on the Mac is a little stingy when it comes to sharing footage in your Events library; you can’t share it until you move it into a project.

iMovie for iOS is much more generous. It lets you share not only projects (movies or trailers), but individual video clips, too. That saves you the time and hassle of building a new project just to share a single clip.

To share a project, use the Share button on iMovie for iOS’s Project screen, shown in Figure 24-1, left. To share an individual clip, go to the Media screen for videos (click Videos from iMovie’s main screen), and use the Share button shown in Figure 24-1, right.

Figure 24-1. Left: Share a project (movie or trailer) from the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required