What's New

• Connect an external display to your iPad or iPhone and choose to mirror the iPad display or preview your video fullscreen while you edit* — with support for uncompressed 4K video output on iPad Pro 11-inch or iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)
• Resolves issues which could cause video distortion when editing a vertical video clip with the iMovie edit extension in the Photos app
• Addresses an issue which could prevent sharing videos through a cellular connection on iPhone or iPad
• Improves stability including an issue which could occur after adding speed change effects to clips in your movie

* Fullscreen video preview while editing requires iPhone 7 or later, iPad (6th generation) or iPad Pro (2017) or later

App Description

With a streamlined design and intuitive Multi-Touch gestures, iMovie lets you enjoy your videos and tell stories like never before. Browse your video library, share favorite moments, create beautiful movies, and watch them on all your devices in iMovie Theater. And with the iMovie extension, it’s fast and fun to make every video more memorable — right in the Photos app.

Browse and share your videos
• Enjoy all your videos in the full-screen Video browser
• Quickly share a clip or a portion of a clip
• Mark favorite moments to easily find them later

Make Hollywood-style trailers
• Choose from 14 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
• Record video for your trailer right in iMovie

Create beautiful movies
• Choose from 8 unique themes with matching titles, transitions, and music
• Give your movie the perfect look with 10 Apple-designed video filters
• Enhance your movie with slow motion, fast forward, picture-in-picture, and split-screen effects*
• Create a soundtrack using built-in music and sound effects, songs from your music library, and your own narration
• Connect a keyboard and use simple shortcuts to edit movies quickly

iMovie everywhere
• Use the iMovie extension to enhance video clips right in the Photos app
• Easily transfer projects between your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch using AirDrop or iCloud Drive
• Send any project to your Mac via AirDrop or iCloud Drive to finish editing with iMovie or Final Cut Pro X
• Share your finished movies and trailers to iMovie Theater and watch them on all your devices with iCloud
• Connect an external display to your iPhone or iPad and choose to mirror the iMovie interface or display your video fullscreen while you edit**

Share with friends and family
• Send videos with Mail and Messages
• Save to your photo library or share to YouTube in 4K or 1080p60***
• Save videos and iMovie project files to iCloud Drive
• Share videos and iMovie project files with AirDrop****
• Use AirPlay to wirelessly stream video to your HDTV with Apple TV*****

* 2x speed-up is available on iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, and later devices.

** Requires iPhone 7 or later, iPad (6th generation) or iPad Pro (2017) or later

*** 4K support is available on iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, and later devices.

**** AirDrop requires an iCloud account and is available on iPhone 5, iPad (4th generation), iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod touch (5th generation), and later devices.

***** AirPlay requires Apple TV (2nd generation) or later.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 02, 2011 New version 1.2.1
  • March 10, 2011 New version 1.2
  • September 08, 2010 New version 1.1
  • July 07, 2010 New version 1.0.1
  • October 12, 2011 New version 1.2.2
  • March 07, 2012 New version 1.3
  • May 01, 2012 New version 1.3.1
  • September 19, 2012 New version 1.4
  • February 13, 2013 New version 1.4.1
  • September 03, 2013 New version 1.4.2
  • October 22, 2013 New version 2.0
  • September 18, 2014 New version 2.1
  • November 08, 2014 New version 2.1.1
  • May 01, 2015 New version 2.1.2
  • September 17, 2015 New version 2.2
  • October 23, 2015 New version 2.2.1
  • June 21, 2016 New version 2.2.2
  • July 29, 2016 New version 2.2.3
  • September 06, 2017 New version 2.2.4
  • September 06, 2017 Price decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
  • April 13, 2018 New version 2.2.5
  • November 08, 2018 New version 2.2.6