iMovie for PC

Written by Apple

  • Release date: 2018-11-07
  • Current version: 2.2.6
  • File size: 658.50 MB
  • Compatibility: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista and Macintosh OS

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Download and install iMovie on your Laptop or Desktop computer

4 Rating: 4 - 67,671 votes

If you want to install and use the iMovie app on your PC or Mac, you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We have worked diligently to help you understand how to use this app for your computer in 4 simple steps below:

Step 1: Download an Android emulator for PC and Mac

Ok. First things first. If you want to use the application on your computer, first visit the Mac store or Windows AppStore and search for either the Bluestacks app or the Nox App . Most of the tutorials on the web recommends the Bluestacks app and I might be tempted to recommend it too, because you are more likely to easily find solutions online if you have trouble using the Bluestacks application on your computer. You can download the Bluestacks Pc or Mac software here

Step 2: Install the emulator on your PC or Mac

Now that you have downloaded the emulator of your choice, go to the Downloads folder on your computer to locate the emulator or Bluestacks application.
Once you have found it, click it to install the application or exe on your PC or Mac computer.
Now click Next to accept the license agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application properly.
If you do the above correctly, the Emulator app will be successfully installed.

Step 3: for PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and look for its search bar. Once you found it, type iMovie in the search bar and press Search. Click on iMovie application icon. A window of iMovie on the Play Store or the app store will open and it will display the Store in your emulator application. Now, press the Install button and like on an iPhone or Android device, your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
You will see an icon called "All Apps".
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the icon. Click on it and start using the application.

Step 4: for Mac OS

Hi. Mac user!
The steps to use this app for Mac are exactly like the ones for Windows OS above. All you need to do is install the Nox Application Emulator or Bluestack on your Macintosh. The links are provided in step one

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iMovie Software Features and 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.

Top Reviews

  • Overall great, but some suggestions as well

    By Kobi Bryan
    I really love this app! It’s very simple to use and can be used to make some very nice videos. The way you can make trailers is super cool too! It basically makes it for you and it comes out looking very professional! However there are some things that I really wish would change. First of all the text, I wish you could move it wherever you think its looks best, not just the center or bottom left or right corner and be able to choose a color for it. Another thing is the fact that you can’t do the slow zoom effect which is gaining much fame amongst YouTubers. I also wish that you could do some more effects like wavy effects or distortions if that makes sense. I know that you can do some of these on IMovie on Macs but that leads me to the last thing, I wish there were just overall more of the things you can do on Macs available for iPhones because let’s face it, most people with IMovie have iPhones. But with just a couple changes it could be sooo much better!! I hope you take this into consideration 😊
  • App won’t open

    By imthecomputerguy
    Okay, I’m just going to say that I love this app and I use It ALL the time. But, last night the video was about 20 minutes long and the app got SUPER Slow. It took hours to edit something that shouldn’t have. I’ve never had this problem before so I don’t know what’s wrong. this morning I was working on the project And got out of the app temporarily and tried to get back on and it won’t allow me to get back on since! I was really looking forward to making the finishing touches and showing my family but now I cannot. I thought it may have something to do with a storage problem so I got rid of 13 Gigs of storage and it STILL won’t open! I’ve restarted the app countless times, and restarted my phone and yet it still won’t let me open the app. Aaahhhggg help!! This is the first time I’ve had issues with the app. And I don’t want to loose all the hard work I’ve put into this and many other videos as well. Please help
  • a few things you really need to fix (READ)

    By Sk8tr05
    it used to be really good, but lately it's been having trouble. i have an iphone 7 so i know it's not my phone. here's a few things you could fix: 1. let us crop it instead of having it always stay horizontal. i have vertical videos i put on there and it puts borders on the side and zooms straight in to the middle. if that's what you call a great editing app, i've seen better. i like lots of the features on imovie, but it's hard to use. 2. sometimes when i'm editing it just stops and doesn't let me change anything and moves the clips around where i dont want them. so i press done then edit it again and the video just goes black and i can't even play it. that's my main issue because i always have to keep starting over and it doesn't even let me save the video after it breaks. 3. maybe have the quality a little better? i press the highest quality when i'm done and it comes out much worse than before i even put it in imovie. please give thought to actually fixing it, because this app does have very good features, but it makes editing confusing and way harder than it needs to be.
  • Had some issues :/

    By RedNightingale
    I started out using iMovie for a class project, and because I discovered the trailer options, I began to use it for fun. I used videos of my friends to make funny movies of them because, why not? Eventually, I began to use iMovie on my MacAir, and that was when I realized what the app was missing. Since most of my videos were vertical, there was no way on the app for me to crop them to size and PLACEMENT of my choice. The app will take the vertical videos and fit them to a landscape layout, but it crops off the edges. When dealing with videos of people, this would mean that the template crops out their heads, and there is no way to adjust the videos so that I can reposition the window (on the app). Also, in the app’s trailer mode, I can’t seem to find a way to add a filter to individual clips like I can on the computer. Since I discovered all these missing features, the iMovie player on my computer is acting up, leaving it completely unusable. Now that I am forced to use the app, you can see how frustrated I am with the lack of options available. I highly recommend an update.

Software Reviews

  • This is a great app to use

    By 38naomi38
    Im inlove with this app cause now i can make really good vids and edit them using this app
  • Good for very beginners, but lots of cons

    Ok, first of all I would like to say this app is great! I think it probably was what got me into editing and stuff! I really recommend this to very beginners! It does have some cons and is not that advanced, tho. —————————————-PROS: -No watermarks and 100% free! That is pretty rare!! -Sound effects, some music, and effects build in, good for beginners to experiment with! ——————————————
  • My reviews

    By imovie2019
    I use the app a lot it’s really simple and professional but maybe u can add that we can change the font and color of the text and add a picture on top of a picture overlapping basically and we can delete the photo and videos on the photos app but it will still work on iMovie, it takes up lots of storage and to move the text etc. Plzzzzzz fix these issues
  • Love hate relationship

    By Amani :)
    For the most part its a pretty good app. It get the job done. But there is some things the app can work on. When ever I decide to put a filter on my video (text, speed it up, slow it down, etc) my video freezes and the audio keeps going or it will just glitch out. I really hope this is fixed soon because i see a lot of the same reviews. i’m writing this to hopefully help make the process a little faster. i love imovie and i’m try to keep liking it!!! APPLE PLEASE FIX THIS PROBLEM ASAP !!!!!!!!!!!
  • Falling behind

    By JJR88
    I wish it had more effects for slideshows like the desktop version. Really wish it had the origami theme song.
  • Ughhh

    By niecybruhhhidekbruhh
    Editing videos needs to be easier, more features & I hate that I can’t add music to my videos. I wish I could add music from apple or Spotify to my videos.
  • Great app

    By Kitana the wolf
    I think this app is great! It’s very amazing for editing videos!
  • This app is TERRIBLE

    By SaraRawson
    I have never review anything really, but I am reviewing iMovie because it is so horrible. I am trying to create a very simple film for a school project, and the app keeps glitching and moving my audio, making EVERYTHING out of sync. It glitches constantly and messes up my videos, it’s frozen right now. I can’t even make my videos play, and the project is due TOMORROW. I am sick of wasting time fixing what doesn’t need to be fixed, and I regret paying for this app years ago. Waste of my time, and I might have to REDO my entire video ( 15 minutes of fully edited footage! ) on a superior app. Get better iMovie.
  • I cried because of u

    By i love. jesus
    I deleted my pictures after making my movie but it deleted my movie to I was so mad I almost broke my iPad you make good movies but take up to much space
  • Why

    By that one guy6
    I don’t understand