The File Extensions Database


  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .IMOVIEPROJECT file?

.IMOVIEPROJECT is iMovie Project

Video project created with iMovie, a video-editing program included with Apple's iLife software; contains the timeline, video and audio clips, titles, chapter markers, and effects used in the movie.

Newer versions of iMovie save project files with the .IMOVIEPROJ extension.

Programs that open iMovie Project
Apple iMovie 10
Roxio Toast 17

How to solve problems with IMOVIEPROJECT files

  • Associate the IMOVIEPROJECT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any IMOVIEPROJECT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.IMOVIEPROJECT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the IMOVIEPROJECT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .IMOVIEPROJECT is iMovie Project. Because only the current version supports the latest IMOVIEPROJECT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .IMOVIEPROJECT is iMovie Project update.
  • To make sure that your IMOVIEPROJECT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.