How to Export iMovie Project to YouTube in iMovie 09/11
After you finish the movie making in iMovie, you must want to share it with more people. Uploading iMovie to YouTube is a good choice and it is very convenient to upload your video to YouTube in iMovie 09 and iMovie 11. By filling in the YouTube account information and the necessary information of the movie, you can share iMovie to YouTube directly in iMovie 09 and iMovie 11.
Below are the steps and some tips to export iMovie to YouTube.
How to share iMovie project to YouTube directly
Step 1. Choose a movie to upload and open YouTube sharing window
Choose a completed movie that you want to upload to YouTube by clicking on it in the Project Library. Then go to the main menu and choose Share > YouTube to open the YouTube upload menu.
Step 2. Fill in your YouTube account
Click the Add button to add your YouTube account and fill in your YouTube account name and password. When you finish it, hit "Done" to save. And if it is not the first time that you are using iMovie to share videos and movies to YouTube, you don't need to do this since iMovie has already remembered your account.
Step 3. Add information about your iMovie video
Then fill in the title, description, tags about your movie. You can choose a category for your movie in Category. These information will make your movie more easily found by others on YouTube.
Step 4. Select the publish size and share iMovie to YouTube
iMovie can upload your movie to YouTube in one of the four sized showed below, and you can select them as you like.
Generally speaking, the larger the vide size is, the longer it will take to export iMovie to YouTube. But at the same time, the larger the video size it, the higher quality the video is. As to what size to choose, it depends on you.
After choosing the publish size, now click "Next" and when the YouTube terms of services open, hit "Publish" to begin to upload iMovie to YouTube to share with family and friends.
When your movie had been uploaded to YouTube, a window as below will open. If you want to tell a friend that you have uploaded one movie to YouTube, you can choose "Tell a Friend" to sent the YouTube link via E-mail. If you want to view your video on YouTube, select "View". And if you just want to return to iMovie, hit "OK".
Tips: If you fail to upload the exported iMovie project to YouTube by using the method above, you can use a powerful Wondershare Video Editor for Mac to help you directly upload the exported iMovie videos to YouTube. By the way, this app also has lots of amazing editing features like cropping, splitting, rotating, merging, adjusting audio and adding lots of cool video effect, etc. When you is going to export your project, just select YouTube as the output way and then fill in your YouTube accounce informace. That's done. It'll help you share the video creation on YouTube in minutes.