How do I upload a high quality video from iMovie to YouTube?

With your project open in iMovie, click the Share button . Click YouTube & Facebook. Click the Resolution pop-up menu and choose a size for your video. Choose a location to save the video file, then click Save.

Why is my iMovie video bad quality on YouTube?

When it comes to upload video to YouTube within iMovie, the video quality is terrible. Beyond iMovie auto lossy compression, YouTube is also responsible for the quality decrease. It sets the compression levels and further converts your video to flash video format during video uploading.

How do I export high quality video from iMovie?

For the best results, follow these steps when exporting from iMovie:

  1. Click ‘File > Share > File…’ from the top menu bar.
  2. Set Resolution to the same as the project, usually “1080p”
  3. Set Quality to “High”
  4. Set Compress to “Better Quality”
  5. Click ‘Next’
  6. Choose where you want to save it, then click ‘Save’

How do I upload 4K to YouTube from iMovie?

You can also share a 4K video directly from iMovie to YouTube.

Share a 4k project on iPhone or iPad

  1. Select a movie or trailer in the Projects view.
  2. Tap the Share button .
  3. Tap Save Video.
  4. Choose 4K. iMovie exports your video to the Photo Library in the Photos app.
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How do I change my iMovie project to 1080p?

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  1. Start a new movie project in iMovie and select “No theme”. …
  2. Next, click “Import media”. …
  3. Once you press “Import media” find your branded video that was recorded at 60 frames per second:
  4. It’ll appear in the timeline. …
  5. And select 1080p 60FPS under Project Settings.

Why does iMovie not upload to YouTube?

For “why won’t my iMovie upload to YouTube”, there are two main reasons: The video you want to upload is longer than 15 minutes; iMovie’s video format is not compatible with YouTube.

Why does my iMovie look fuzzy on YouTube?

It might be some problem with You Tube’s online uploader. Instead of directly exporting from iMovie try exporting your video to your desktop and then, after confirming that the movie is not blurry, drag it into You Tube’s upload window.

What iMovie resolution is best for YouTube?

Highest Quality iMovie Settings

In Resolution choose the highest quality – usually HD 1080p or 4K.

Why is my iMovie so blurry?

iMovie does degrade the video slightly in the timeline too ensure smooth playback after you have added effects, titles, transitions etc. Try sharing a video out of iMovie and see if the quality is ok. It should be.

Does iMovie reduce video quality?

No, iMovie does not reduce video quality. Just like Premier Pro and Davinci Resolve and Avid don’t reduce video quality. The exported videos from any of these programs are as good as whatever you import unless you choose to export with lower quality. iMovie is the same.

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How do I convert iMovie to mp4?

Exporting iMovie Projects as . mp4 files

  1. To Share your iMovie as a file, select the “File…” option found under File->Share from the top toolbar.
  2. You can make some modifications on how you would like your project to be exported. …
  3. Once any modifications have been made, click “Next…”. …
  4. The video should appear as an .

Can you upload 1080p to YouTube?

To get full 1080p, you can upload directly from YouTube’s mobile app, or from the separate app YouTube offers for editing called Capture. Check the settings in both of these apps to make sure 1080p is set as the default.

Why is iMovie not letting me export in 4k?

Answer: A: Unfortunately, 4K 60p is not supported. You can try using the free download, Handbrake, to reduce the frame rate to a constant 30fps. Once you get your 4k setting in iMovie you can try using the speed adjustment feature if it looks too slow motion.