Guide to Add Music to iMovie on iPhone

Imagine there is no music in our lives, how will it become? It can be boring, gloomy and very quiet. Music is essential in our daily life, whether you are in a party club, festival, music hall, disco party and so on. Aside from that, adding music to a video can make it more lively and interesting. And viewers will be able to enjoy the video or movie with music and other sound effects. iMovie is a free and popular video maker for iOS users but you may not know how to add the background music assigned by Apple or from other resources to your video via this app. In this article, we will help you solve the problem of how to add music to iMovie on iPhone.


How to Add Music to iMovie on iPhone

Add Music to iMovie on iPhone

Add music from Theme Music or Sound Effects

iMovie comes with several theme music and sound effects which you can add to your video. With that, you will not be required to download music on your iPhone since this is default. Below are the steps on how to do the job.

Add Music from iTunes

Another way is by adding music from iTunes. iTunes is a media management program developed by Apple Company. This tool is created to manage and play audio and video files using your computer. On the other hand, users will be able to get music from iTunes that can be added in their videos. Here is the guide on how to add music to iMovie on iPhone.

Add background music from iCloud Drive

iCloud Drive is an alternative solution to import music to iMovie on iPhone. iCloud helps users store files such as audio, notes, contacts, photos and other files securely. In that case, users can get music from their iCloud Drive without downloading any music from the net. Below are the steps on how this technique operates.

Tips: Add music to video via BeeCut

If you want to try a versatile video editor which can add music to a video for free, use BeeCut. This program lets you add any background music or sound effect easily. Moreover, this application has a simple interface yet powerful video editing functions. Aside from that, users can add multiple audio files to their videos without having any trouble. Now, here are steps on how to add music to video on iPhone with BeeCut.

  • Get BeeCut from the App Store.
  • After the installation, run the program, hit the “Trim Video” icon and select the video clips that you want to edit.
  • Once you finish selecting the files, tap “Next Step”, choose your desired aspect ratio and hit “Confirm”. BeeCut supports 9:16, 16:9, 4:3, 1:1, and 3:4 aspect ratios.
  • Hit “Advanced editing” at the bottom part of the program and then tap the “Music” button. Users can opt to add music from iTunes or import it from OneDrive or other apps. To import music from OneDrive, simply open the OneDrive app, share the audio file by tapping the “More” icon. Choose “Open in Another App” and then hit “Copy to BeeCut” when you see the pop-up option.
    add music to video with BeeCut
  • Once you are done, simply hit “Export”, select the output resolution of the video and you are done.


Users can use the three ways mentioned above to import music to iMovie on iPhone. Moreover, you can use the BeeCut to add music to your video. This free app can also help you crop, trim, split, rotate video and add filters, transitions to video. It is a very nice app for creating a stunning video on your iOS device. Well, if you just find some other easy ways about adding music to video on iPhone, please do not hesitate to drop a comment on the box below.

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