Install iMovie on iPad 1 [How to Guide]

Apple has released the iMovie for iPad 2. Unfortunately though, iMovie does not work on iPad 1 (first-gen iPad). However, iMovie has been hacked to work on iPad 1, just like it was hacked to run iMovie on iPhone 3GS.

These are the instructions to install iMovie on iPad 1 without jailbreaking your iPad.

How to Install iMovie On iPad 1

  1. Download and install iPhone Configuration Utility v3.3. [Windows] [Mac]
  2. Download iMovie for iPad
  3. Run the iPhone Configuration Utility
  4. Select Applications from the left navigation pane
  5. Hit the Add button (top-left), Browse and select iMovie (.IPA) from your iTunes library (~ / Music / iTunes / iTunes Media / Mobile Applications).
  6. install imovie ipad on iPad 1

  7. Connect your iPad to your computer and select your iPad listed under Devices in left navigation pane.
  8. Now select the Applications tab (Right navigation pane) and hit the Install button next to iMovie app to install iMovie 1.2 on iPad 1.
  9. install imovie ipad on iPad 1

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8 comments… add one
Dempa March 12, 2011, 9:36 pm

I could not get it to work on my Win7 machine. When I click ‘Install’ after a while I get error message
“Could not install application on device. Error:
kAMDReceiveMessageError”

Speed101 March 13, 2011, 12:56 am

Yeah didnt work on my windows XP, Vista, or 7 but it worked with my 04′ macbook.

TheShirlz March 14, 2011, 12:29 am

Getting same error message.

Jason March 17, 2011, 8:10 pm

THANK YOU!!!! So glad this worked!

bulldog March 24, 2011, 6:03 pm

GRRRRRR
Just paid for the app followed the above instructions…… and it wont work

Pacman77 April 21, 2011, 12:59 am

Hello, i had the same problem when installing through Windows, the solution i found was to install it through a snow leopard virtual machine(VMware). I downloaded the iphone configuration utility for MAC, and everything went ok.
Hope this helps.

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