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Best iMovie MP4 Converter – How to Export iMovie to MP4 Without any Hassle

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Updated on Feb 9, 2023

In order to play video files created in iMovie on Windows or mobile devices, you may want to export iMovie to MP4. In this article, the best two solutions for you to save iMovie as MP4 are offered. And here comes the best iMovie to MP4 converter. You can free download and install it on your Windows PC here.

What is iMovie Video Format? Why Export iMovie Files to MP4?

Q: I created a video in iMovie for my girlfriend, but when I sent her the video over email she couldn’t play it on her laptop (Probably because she doesn’t have a Mac. She only has a Windows 7 laptop). I am wondering if there is any way I can convert the video to a format that will play on her computer? If there is, can someone give me a guide or tell me the steps to do it?

A: iMovie is a popular video editing software application which is supported by Mac and iOS devices. Generally speaking, iMovie video will be automatically saved as MOV format. But as we know, MOV format is not well supported by some devices and platforms. So you can convert it to MP4 format which is more popular with better compatibility. In the following article, I will tell you how to convert iMovie to MP4 on both Mac and Windows.

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Part One: How to Export iMovie to MP4 on Mac

Using QuickTime Player for iMovie video to MP4 conversionUsing QuickTime Player for iMovie video to MP4 conversion

As for Mac users, they can export iMovie videos to MP4 with QuickTime Player.

Step 1: Open the file you want to convert in QuickTime by clicking “Open File…” under the drop-down box of “File”.

Step 2: After the iMovie file is imported into QuickTime Player, you can choose “Export” under “File” menu.

Step 3: Then, choose “Movie to MPEG-4” in the drop-down menu of “Export” panel to export iMovie video to MP4.

Step 4: At last, press “Save” button and your iMovie video is exported to MP4 smoothly.

Part Two: How to Convert iMovie to MP4 on Windows

After reading part one, Mac users must understand how to save iMovie as MP4 easily. But for Windows users, how to export iMovie to MP4? Well, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro can help Windows users convert iMovie to MP4 with just a few clicks.

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Specific Guide on Converting iMovie Files to MP4 on Windows

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Add iMovie files into the converter

Step 1: Import iMovie Videos into the Converter

Open WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and hit Add Files button on the upper left corner to import videos created by iMovie into the converter. Or you can directly drag and drop files into the software.

You can add several files into the converter at the same time, which allows you to  convert videos in batch mode.

Choose MP4 format

Step 2: Select MP4 Format to Export iMovie to MP4

Hit Output Format on the right side. On the new interface, click MP4 icon under Video tab to convert iMovie to MP4. Just as you can see, it allows you to convert MOV (the default format of iMovie) to AVI, WebM, MKV and other video formats by pressing the corresponding format icons.

Begin to convert iMovie videos to .mp4

Step 3: Click Run Button to Save iMovie as MP4

If needed, click on the small "Parameter settings" button for detailed settings. Converting video bitrate, frame rate, aspect ratio, rasolution, etc, for instances.

Then, click on the blue Run button to export iMovie to MP4.

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More Features of the Recommended iMovie MP4 Converter for Windows

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro allows Windows users to export iMovie to MP4 for solving video incompatibility issues easily. Beyond that, it allows you to compress video size to free up storage space of your portable devices. This converter is totally safe and clean without ads and pop-ups.

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