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iMovie ported to iPhone 3GS, iOS4

iMovie is one of the favorite Movie Editing Application but the bad part is its limited to iPhone 4 users only. But hay wait a sec Jailbreak community is here for the rescue as always. Here is a small work around after which you would be able to run iMovie on your iPhone 3GS.

1-   Download iMovie (v1.0) .ipa file from here

2-  Right click on the file and select compress.

3-  Once you are done with step 2, you will notice that a folder will be created which will contains files : iTunes Artwork , iTunesMetadata.plist and Payload folder.

4-  Pay load folder mentioned in step 3 will contain the app file “iMovie.app”

5-  Right click on “iMovie.app”, select show packages and search for info.plist. At this stage you will require to make few changes.

5a-   Change the firmware version if it doesn’t match with the firmware you are on currently.

5b-   Uncheck the front facing camera and save the file to the same location.


6-   Connect your iPhone with computer, launch iSpirit File Manager and copy “iMovie.app” from your computer to iPhone directory path “/Applications”.

7-   Go to info at the top and change the permission to 0775.

8-   Reboot your iPhone and you will notice a new icon called iMovie in your iPhone 3G S

9-   Application will work properly but u will see a white icon. In order to get the proper iMovie icon, just go to cydia and install.

Modifying apple IPA’s is againt apple DRM. Therefore above procedure is only for educational purposes at your own risk.

In order to enjoy these Applications and Tweaks you need to Jailbreak so you might like to see Redsn0w Jailbreak  & JailbreakMe or to Jailbreak while preserving your baseband (software unlock) see TinyUmbrella,  SnowBreeze &  PwnageTool.

For more stuff check out our Jailbreak Apps & Tweaks Gallery for iPhone/iPodThemes Gallery for iPhone/iPod,Games Gallary for iPhone/iPod & Appstore Apps Gallery for iPhone/iPod.

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