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thadmack
09-15-2017, 05:39 PM
I have iMovie installed on a Macbook Pro with an external drive attached via thunderbolt. How do I set up iMovie to import to the external drive?

ferrarr
09-15-2017, 08:17 PM
Did you already create the library, or are you setting up a new library?

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203049

MightyGem
09-16-2017, 05:20 PM
The above link assumes that you want to get rid of the Library on your Mac. I have Library on an external drive for big camcorder projects, but I've kept the one on my Mac for editing short iPhone/digital camera videos. You can open either, or both, from iMovie's File Menu>Open Library, where both Libraries will be listed.

In fact, having just looked to check the menu structure, you can create a New Library on your external drive from there as well, if you like.

AshelyJohn
11-16-2017, 05:41 AM
You can first consolidate your library: https://support.apple.com/en-mt/HT203049