How to Successfully Export iMovie Video to MP4?

Method 1: Customize iMovie output format; Method 2: Convert iMovie Exported MOV to MP4

I have transferred some videos to iMovie for editing and iMovie gave me some MOV output files. I want to play them on my Android mobile, but my Android mobile does not support MOV files. Can anyone tell me how to export iMovie videos as an MP4?

iMovie will be the first choice for many Mac users when editing their personal video files, but many users complained that all of their output files from iMovie are in MOV format and the MOV format is not well supported by non-Apple platforms. So is there a method to export iMovie video to more popular MP4? The following will introduce two popular methods to export iMovie video to MP4 video file.

Method 1: Customize iMovie output format

In fact, iMovie supports to export the output file as an MP4 file. You can follow the steps below to set MP4 as the output file.

After you have finished your video editing in iMovie, click on Share button>File button where you can set Low, Medium, High, Customize for your Quality setting. And then you will have an MP4 output file.

What if we have already got some MOV files from iMovie? How to convert these MOV files to MP4? You can check the following Method Two.

Method 2: Convert already existed iMovie MOV to MP4

If you have already exported some MOV files from iMovie and want to convert them to MP4 format for wide playback a professional iMovie MOV to MP4 converter will be very helpful. For now, Avdshare Video Converter is highly recommended for converting iMovie MOV to MP4. This Avdshare Video Converter can easily convert any iMovie exported MOV file to the widely used MP4 file and zero quality loss will have during the iMovie MOV to MP4 conversion process. Also, this Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert the iMovie exported MOV file to many more needed AVI, FLV, MKV, WMV, WTV, ASF, 3GP, etc for your convenient and flexible usage anywhere. You can also rely on this Avdshare Video Converter to batch convert iMovie MOV to MP4 or batch convert other video formats.

Guide on Converting iMovie MOV to MP4

You can follow the guide below to convert your iMovie exported MOV to MP4 format.

Make Preparation: Free download iMovie to MP4 Converter

Free download the professional iMovie to MP4 Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import iMovie MOV Video file

You can click the Add File button to import your iMovie exported MOV file to this converter. Directly dragging and dropping iMovie MOV file to this converter is also supported.

Step 2 Select MP4 as output

Your needed MP4 output format can be easily saved by clicking the Profile category>General Video category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

You can finish iMovie exported MOV to MP4 conversion by finally converting the Convert button.