About iMovie Theater

iMovie Theater may no longer display your videos. To watch your videos on your Apple TV, use AirPlay, or transfer your videos to iCloud Photos.

iMovie Theater is no longer available in the App Store on Apple TV. If you already have the iMovie Theater app installed on your Apple TV, you might not see your videos in the iMovie Theater app.

If you can't watch the videos in iMovie Theater on your Apple TV, you can still watch them in iMovie Theater on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. To watch your videos on your Apple TV, you can AirPlay from iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Or, use the Photos app on your Apple TV to watch your videos—use the steps below to transfer your videos from iMovie Theater to iCloud Photos. Make sure to turn iCloud Photos on before continuing.

Add videos to iCloud Photos on an iPhone or iPad

In iMovie on your iPhone or iPad, first download your videos to your device, then add them to iCloud iPhotos.

  1. In iMovie, tap Theater at the top of the screen.
  2. Tap a video to select it. If Download to device button appears, tap Download to device button to download the video to your device.
  3. Tap Share button, tap Save Video, then tap OK when it's saved.
  4. Repeat for every video you want to copy to iCloud Photos.

Add videos to iCloud Photos on Mac

  1. In iMovie on your Mac, click Theater at the top of the screen.
  2. Click a video to select it, then click Share button, then choose File.
  3. Click the Resolution pop-up menu and choose the highest resolution available. Set the other share options, then click Next.
  4. Choose a location on your Mac to save the video, like the Desktop, then click Save.
  5. Open Photos.
  6. Find the saved video file on your Mac, then drag it into Photos.
  7. Repeat for every video you want to copy to iCloud Photos.
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