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How to Export iMovie Project from iPad 2 to PC or Mac

If you have an iPad 2 and you got the iMovie app in the App Store, then you might have already tried to create some great movies with it.  Once you were done creating them you probably wondered how to export these iMovie from the iPad 2 to your Mac or PC, well here’s what you can do.

What you actually want to do is an export.  And when you export your iMovie it will actually save it in on the iPad in your “Camera Roll” of which you can then access by just plugging in your iPad 2 to your PC or Mac and then using Explorer or Finder since it shows up like a drive (at least it is this way on the PC.

When you are finished with your project in iMovie you will see an “export” button in the lower left corner of the screen.  See the little box with an arrow?

When you press that little arrow it will ask you the size that you want to use for the export.  Please note that the larger the size, the bigger the file, so if space is an issue then choose the middle or lower size.

At this point, your iMovie project is exported over to your iPad’s camera roll.  Here are two ways to export movies from iPad to PC or Mac.

Export iMovies from iPad 2 to PC or Mac with photo app

Just click on the Photo app and it will be in there.  And you can follow this guide for copying it off your iPad.  Also, keep in mind that from the Camera Roll you can send the movie directly to YouTube if you choose.

Export iMovies from iPad 2 to PC or Mac with 3rd-party iPad transfers

We’ve reviewed and recommened the best iPad transfer software on our site, with these programs you can copy iPad videos/music to your PC or Mac for backup, transfer videos/music/pictures from computer to iPad without iTunes, and back up movies/music in your iPad to iTunes  at the same time.

Hopefully this helps you get your iMovie projects off your iPad 2 and onto your PC or Mac.