An iMovie library holds all the media and data used to make movies in iMovie. If your iMovie library is large and you want to free up storage space on your Mac, you can move your iMovie library to an external drive.
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Before you move an iMovie library, it"s a good ideato back up your Mac.
Moving your library to an external hard drive doesn’t affect anyiMovieTheater content you havemoved to iCloud.
You can store your library on an external storage device such as a USBThunderbolt drive formatted as APFS or Mac OS Extended (Journaled). smashville247.net doesn’t recommend storing iMovie libraries on external storage devices like SD cards and USB flash drives, or drives shared on a network.
You can’t store your library on an external drive or other disk used for Time Machine backups.
Quit iMovie.Select your external drive in the Finder, then choose File > Get Info.If the information in Sharing & Permissions isn’t visible, click the triangle
When your external drive is connected to your Mac, the library you moved to the external drive opens automatically in iMovie. If you disconnect the external drive containing the library, iMovie opens to a new, empty library created in the Movies folder on your Mac. iMovie automatically saves any projects you create and media you import in the new library.
If you want to open the library you moved to an external drive, you can open it after you reconnect the external drive. You can thenmove clips, events, and projects between libraries.
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