How to Upload iMovie Videos to Facebook Easiy and Smoothly

Summary:Have you ever disappointment with the slow uploading speed when you import a iMovie video to Facebook? Here the solution of ripping the iMovie video in a smaller size with same quality for sharing on Facebook.

It's exciting to share digital video with friends on Facebook, especially if you spice it up with transitions, titles or special effects in iMovie. After finish editing your raw videos in iMovie, you can choose directly stream your videos on it sharing website.

Step 1
Click the "Project Library" button in iMovie, and then choose the video you want to share on Facebook.
Step 2
Click "Share", and then choose "Facebook" from the drop-down menu.
Step 3
Choose your Facebook account from the Account pop-up menu, and then type your Facebook password into the Password field. To add a new Facebook account, tap "Add", and then follow the instructions.
Step 4
Select who can view your video from the "Viewable by" drop-down box, and then type a title and a description for your video into the corresponding boxes.
Step 5
Choose the size of the video -- either "Mobile" "Medium" "Large" or "HD" -- and then click "Next."
Step 6
Click "Publish" to start uploading the video to your Facebook.

Your iMovie video will need to process before others can see it on Facebook. When it's ready to view, you'll get a notification. Go to the video and click Edit to add a title, tag friends, choose a thumbnail and more. 

Video footage, file sizes can become quite large after adding effects, making them cumbersome or even impossible to upload to the Internet. They usually encounter many problems, such as very slow uploading speed, jerky playback performance, progress bar not moving, not compatible formats, etc. Below is the complete Facebook Supported Video Formats list.

•     3g2/3gp/3gpp (Mobile Video)
•     wmv/asf (Windows Media Video)
•     avi (AVI Video)
•     dat (MPEG Video)
•     divx (DIVX Video)
•     dv (DV Video)
•     f4v/FLV (Flash Video)
•     m2ts (M2TS Video)
•     mkv (Matroska Format)
•     mod (MOD Video)
•     mov/qt (QuickTime Movie)
•     mp4/m4v/mpeg4 (MPEG-4 Video)
•     mpe/mpeg/mpg (MPEG Video)
•     mts (AVCHD Video)
•     nsv (Nullsoft Video)
•     ogm/ogv (Ogg Media Format)
•     tod (TOD Video)
•     ts (MPEG Transport Stream)
•     vob (DVD Video)

Despite of the large video format support list, you'll have the best luck with the MP4 format in Facebook uploading. This is because video format that is regarded as the best shall usually meet the following criteria: 
1. Smallest size possible 
2. High Quality (not very lossy) 
3. Video should be playable in possibly all media players and websites.

If you are facing those problems,“The movie does not show up in Facebook as "Processing", if you upload it straight iMovie just shows you a link to your Facebook homepage, and the movie never shows up”. I would recommend youPavtube Video Converter for Macwhich is can convert the edited movies in a smaller size with almost same quality format like mp4 to upload iMovie videos to Facebook easily and smoothly.


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How to Upload iMovie Videos to Facebook Easily and Smoothly 

Step 1. Load iMovie video

Export the edited iMovie video and Load it to converter by click "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" .

Step 2. Select output format.

Click "Format" bar, you can choose "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as the output format from the format list.

Step 3.Convert videos to H.264 MP4

Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start video to H.264 MP4 encoding process.

When the conversion is over, you can smoothly stream videos to Facebook.

More guides

Upload iMovie Videos to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook
How to Export iMovie Project to MPEG-2 for playing on DVD Mac OS X
Different Ways to Export iMovie Projects
How to share iTunes movie clips on Facebook with Pavtube ChewTune?

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