How To Transfer iMovie Project From Mac To iPhone

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Are you looking for an easy way to transfer an iMovie project from your Mac to your iPhone? It’s easy with the AirDrop feature, which enables you to send a project directly from one device to another. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to transfer a project from Mac to iPhone in just a few steps.

To begin, open the iMovie project you want to transfer on your Mac. Tap the Share button in the top-right corner of the screen and select Options > Project. On the next screen, tap Done. You will then be presented with several options for transferring your project, including AirDrop and Save to Files. Select AirDrop and choose the device you wish to send it to.

On your iPhone, make sure that AirDrop is enabled by going into Settings > General > AirDrop. When the popup appears on your phone asking if you wish to accept or decline the incoming file, tap Accept and name it accordingly. Your project will then begin transferring over and can be opened in iMovie on your iPhone once completed.

That’s all there is to it! With just a few taps you can easily transfer an iMovie project from Mac to iPhone using AirDrop technology. This makes it easier than ever before to work on projects while on the go or share them with friends and family quickly and easily.

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Transferring an iMovie Project from Macbook to iPhone

To get an iMovie project from your Macbook to your iPhone, you’ll need to first save the project from your Macbook. To do this, open the iMovie project on your Macbook and click the Share button in the top-right corner. Select either Export Movie or Export File (depending on what type of file you want), and choose a location to save it.

Once the project is saved, you can transfer it to your iPhone using AirDrop or by saving it to Files. To use AirDrop, open the AirDrop window on both devices and drag the project from your Macbook to your iPhone. Alternatively, you can tap the Share button in iMovie on your Macbook and select Options > Project > Save to Files. Choose a location such as iCloud Drive, then open Files on your iPhone and locate the project there.

Transferring iMovie from Computer to Phone

Transferring an iMovie from your computer to your phone is a straightforward process. First, export the iMovie from iMovie using the highest settings possible. Then, open the exported file with QuickTime. Next, click File -> Export As and choose either 4k or 1080 resolution depending on what’s available. Right-click on the newly exported file and select Share -> AirDrop. Finally, select your device from the list and you’re all set! Your iMovie will now be transferred to your phone.

Exporting Video from Mac to iPhone

To export video from Mac to iPhone, you’ll need to first connect your iPhone to your Mac. Once the device is connected, open Finder to locate your iPhone in the sidebar. From there, click the ‘Files’ button in the toolbar and select the video file you’d like to transfer. Finally, drag and drop the video file onto your iPhone in the list of devices. If your video has been transferred successfully, you should see it appear on your iPhone’s Home screen or in its Photos app.

Why AirDrop of iMovie from Mac to iPhone is Not Possible

AirDrop is a feature that allows users to quickly and easily transfer files between Apple devices. However, iMovie projects from Mac to iPhone cannot be transferred via AirDrop due to the incompatibilities between the two operating systems. The Mac version of iMovie is designed for the macOS operating system and the iPhone version is designed for iOS, so transferring an iMovie project from Mac to iPhone is impossible using AirDrop.

In order to transfer an iMovie project from Mac to iPhone, you must first export the project as a file on your desktop, then open it on your iPhone and save it in the correct format. This process can be time-consuming and will require a certain level of technical understanding in order to ensure that the project is correctly formatted for your device.


In conclusion, transferring an iMovie project from a Mac to an iPhone is a simple process. It requires using the Share button in the project details screen and selecting one of the export options, such as AirDrop or Save to Files. Once the project is exported, it can be imported into iMovie on the iPhone by tapping the Share button again and selecting Export Project followed by AirDrop. Finally, on the receiving device, tap Accept when an AirDrop alert appears and name your file next to “Save As” before selecting a destination location for the exported file. With these steps completed, you will have successfully transferred your iMovie project from your Mac to your iPhone.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.