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How to Save an iMovie Project from iPad to a USB Drive?

If you have an iPad with iMovie app, you may have already created some amazing movies with iMovie app in your iPad, or use it to edit your videos. For some reason, you may need to save the iMovie project to your computer or even save it to your carry-on USB drive. Then, how to backup an iMovie project from your iPad to Mac or PC? Or export the iMovie project from iPad to a flash drive? Well, you can follow the methods below to do it.

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Method 1: Use iTunes

Make sure you have the latest iMovie or have installed all available updates for iMovie.

Step 1: Connect your iPad to your computer with USB cable.

Step 2: In iMovie Project windows, scroll to the thumbnail of the project which you want to save to your USB drive. Tap the Share button and then press "Send Project to iTunes."

Step 3: Now open iTunes on your computer and select your iPad on the left panel of the iTunes window.

Step 4: Press Apps at the top of the iTunes screen, and then click iMovie in the App pane below File Sharing. And you will see the shared iMovie project showed on the right in the iMovie Documents pane.

Step 5: Drag the iMovie project out of pane and drop it onto your desktop. Now you can plug your flash drive and copy the iMovie project to your flash drive.

Method 2: Use iPad Transfers

Besides this method, you can also use other third party software to help you save iMovie file from iPad to your USB drive. For example, you can use iPad to PC Transfer or iPad to Mac Transfer according to your operating system.

Then do as the following guide describes:

Step 1: Download, install and run the program. Then connect your iPad to the computer. (This guide is for Mac user. The windows guide is similar.)

Step 2: Click "Movie" in the left panel, select the iMovie video you want to export and choose "Export checked files to local" button.

Step 3: There will pop up a window asking you to save the movie. Just define a folder to save the iMovie event to your local, and click "Save".

Done, you can copy the iMovie project from the folder you have defined to the USB drive you want.

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