With iMovie for iOS and macOS, you can enjoy your videos like never before. It’s easy to browse your clips and create Hollywood-style trailers and stunning 4K-resolution movies. You can even start editing on iPhone or iPad, then finish on your Mac. And when you’re ready to premiere your movie on all your devices, iMovie Theater rolls out the red carpet.
Browse and share video • See all your video clips and photos organized in one place • Quickly share a clip or a portion of a clip • Background import lets you begin watching and sharing video instantly
Make Hollywood-style trailers • Choose from 29 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores by some of the world’s top film composers • Customize movie studio logos, cast names, and credits • Select the best videos and photos for your trailer with the help of animated drop zones
Create beautiful 4K and HD movies • Edit movies at up to 4K resolution with video from iPhone 6s, GoPro, and other Ultra HD cameras on compatible Macs (1) • Support for 1080p HD video at 60 frames per second for smoother, more life-like action shots • Import movies and trailers created using iMovie on iPhone or iPad to finish them on your Mac • Enhance your movie by adding titles, transitions, and 3D globes and travel maps • Speed up and slow down the action with fast-forward and slow-motion effects • Create sophisticated picture-in-picture, side-by-side, and green screen effects • Create a soundtrack using built-in music and sound effects, songs from your iTunes library, songs you’ve recorded in GarageBand, and your own narration
Fine-tune every clip • Instantly improve the look and sound of your video using one-click Enhance • Give your video a boost with easy-to-use color controls • Stabilize shaky video for a smoother picture that’s easier to watch • Automatically zoom in on faces and glide across panorama photos with the Ken Burns Effect • Choose from 48 fun video and audio effects
Watch anywhere with iMovie Theater • Fill iMovie Theater with posters as you share clips, movies, and trailers • Access iMovie Theater on all your devices with iCloud • Enjoy iMovie Theater on your HDTV with Apple TV
Share with friends and family • Email videos with Mail Drop when signed in to iCloud • Share directly to YouTube at up to 4K resolution • Publish movies directly to Facebook and Vimeo • Share any video frame as an image
iOS Developers: Create App Previews for the App Store • Import iPhone and iPad screen recording videos captured with QuickTime Player • Highlight features with 11 animated titles designed to showcase apps in action • Export finished videos using the App Preview share option
(1) 4K export requires a Mac from 2011 or later with at least 4 GB RAM. Full-resolution 4K playback is supported on iMac with Retina display and Mac Pro (2013 or later) when connected to a 4K display.
What’s New Version 10.1.9 9 Apr 2018 • App Preview creation now supports iPhone X and additional iPad resolutions • Resolves an issue that could prevent logging in to Facebook • Resolves an issue in which HEVC video clips and HEIF photos could appear black in the viewer • Resolves an issue in which the import date was used as the capture date when importing from certain SD cards or AVCHD cameras • Resolves a playback issue with Sound Designer 2 files • Resolves an issue in which iMovie could hang when quitting the app • Resolves an issue in which opacity controls may disappear when using iMovie in German or Polish • Fixes an issue that could prevent sending certain iMovie projects to Final Cut Pro • Addresses an issue that could lead to slower media import from SD cards on iMac Pro • Improves stability when working with Camtwist Studio