How to Upload iMovie Videos to Google Drive

To upload your iMovie video to a Google Drive account, follow these simple steps. First, log in to your Google Drive account and click on the “New” button. Then, select the “File Upload” option and choose your iMovie video file from your computer. Once the file is uploaded, it will be saved into your Google Drive cloud storage.

Hi! I’m Nancy and iMovie is my favorite video editing program to use for creating and editing videos. As someone who uses Google Drive regularly, I appreciate how effortless it is to store and share files online. 

In this article, I’ll provide a simple guide on how to upload your iMovie videos to Google Drive on all Apple devices. 

Let’s get started.

How Do I Upload an iMovie Video to Google Drive?

Regardless of the device you use to make videos on iMovie, uploading your videos to Google Drive is simple. I will show you step-by-step how to upload your videos from a Mac, iPhone, or iPad. 

However, before we begin, it’s important to make sure that you have an active Google account. If you don’t have one yet, don’t worry – you can easily sign up for a free account.

iMovie on Mac

To get started, you need to export your iMovie video and save it on your computer. Once it’s downloaded, open a web browser and go to Next, sign into your Google account, click the Google Apps Icon, and choose Drive.

Next, click the + New button and in the dropdown menu, select File Upload. Click on the video you want to upload and press Open. A box will show up on the lower right corner of the screen to show you that your video is in the process of uploading. 

Once the upload is complete, you can find the video in the Recent items tab on the sidebar. Now that your video is safely stored in the cloud on Google Drive, you can choose to share or download it anytime you want.

iMovie on iPhone and iPad

First, you need to install the Google Drive app on your iPhone or iPad from the App Store. download the Google Drive app on your iPhone or iPad and log in to your Google Account. 

Next, to share your video from the iMovie app, click on the Share button and select Drive from the options.

Then choose the Google account you want to share it with and click on Upload.

When it is finished uploading, you can check the status of your video transfer by opening the Google Drive app. If the transfer was successful, your video will be displayed at the top of the page.

iMovie Video Won’t Upload to Google Drive

One of the benefits of Google Drive is that you receive 15 GB of free storage with any Google account.

If you are running low on storage space in your Google Drive account, your video may not upload successfully. However, you can upgrade to a Google One plan, which offers storage plans ranging from 100GB to 1TB.

The 15 GB storage capacity in Google Drive is used whenever you create or upload files to Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Sites, or Google Drive itself. To free up some storage space, consider deleting old or unnecessary files before trying to upload your iMovie videos.

Final Thoughts

If you find yourself without an external storage device, Google Drive can be a great option for cloud storage. The process of uploading videos from iMovie to Google Drive is straightforward and can be done with just a few clicks. Once your videos are uploaded, you can access them from anywhere with an internet connection and easily share them with others.

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