Best way to Edit/Import Canon T3i/600D video into iMovie smoothly
The Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D is new of the remarkable digital SDL cameras . As one of the Canon's affordable digital SLR, the Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D is able to shoot full hd videos with manual control over frame rate, exposure and sound. Have you ever got some problems about loading Canon Rebel T3i H.264 MOV footages to iMovie and edit without rendering?
As we know, the Canon T3i/600D recorded Full HD(1920*1080) H.264 .MOV movies with frame rates of 30, 25 and 24fps. , but H.264 MOV format is not good for editing in iMovie, iMovie best format is AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec) MOV format, the favorite editing codec of iMovie in advance. The Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) does not use temporal compression, so every frame can be decoded and displayed immediately without first decoding other frames. The drawback of this codec is that it requires much more bandwidth and hard drive storage space. The following are steps will tell you how to convert/import Canon Rebel T3i (EOS 600D) MOV to iMovie with AIC codec.
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Guide: Import & Edit Canon T3i/600D MOV footages in Final Cut Pro smoothly
Step 1: Download and Run the best Mac Canon MOV to iMovie Converter and load H.264 MOV clips to it.You can click either “Add Video” button or “Add from folder” button to load source MOV files.
If you want to combine the loaded MOV clips into one file, simply tick off the checkbox before “Merge into one file”.
Step 2: Select “Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” as target format.
In order to convert Canon T3i MOV to AIC for use in iMovie, simply hit “Format” menu and follow “iMovie and Final Cut Express” > “Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”.
Step 3: Start H.264 MOV to AIC Conversion.
Click the big button “Convert” to start Canon H.264 MOV to AIC Conversion. As soon as the conversion is completed, you are able to click “Open” button to get the generated AIC MOV files for use in iMovie.
Step 4: Import converted Canon Rebel T3i (EOS 600D) MOV to iMovie.
Launch iMovie, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import the converted Canon Rebel T3i (EOS 600D) MOV to iMovie for further editing.
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920Ч1080/1440Ч1080/1280Ч720/720Ч480), bitrate（from 1Mbps to 20Mbps）, frame rate (24p/30p).
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
So there you have it. Pretty simple! Now with this Canon MOV to AIC converter for iMovie , you can transcode your mov footage to iMovie under Mac easily.