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Old Nov 07, 2014, 12:47 AM
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Default How do you import a MOV file into iMovie

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Summary: You may want to import MOV to iMovie for editing. However, iMovie doesnít seem to support all MOV files importing correctly. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix this issue. Learn details.

iMovie is welcomed by all Mac users for home movie making which allows people to edit video clips, add sound and voiceover tracks and share movies in various ways. When you can get some videos like MOV, how do you import a .mov file into iMovie? In this article, I will quickly walk you through the way to load and edit QuickTime .mov in iMovie(iMovie 11). There is something important you should note as iMovie canít ingest all of your MOV movies.

Generally speaking, in iMovie 11 (current version) click FILE/IMPORT/MOVIES... and navigate to your .mov file. iMovie will import it. Whereas, it is important to realize that MOV is a container, not a codec. iMovie will only import codecs that it can edit. For example, iMovie cannot edit DIVX, so if your MOV file contains DIVX, iMovie will not import it. Codecs that iMovie can handle include AVCHD, h.264, Motion JPEG, Apple Animation, Apple Intermediate Codec, DV, HDV, etc. The audio codec must also be compatible with iMovie. AAC and AIFF work well.

If you are in the situation that having a pile of MOV files contained iMovie canít supported video, audio codecs, a better option to edit MOV in iMovie is to convert MOV to iMovie most compatible format Apple InterMediate Codec first. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the utility Iím using and would like to recommend.

With it, you can rewrap MOV files to AIC .mov for iMovie with fast encoding speed. Moreover, the Mac video conversion tool can help you convert MOV as well as FLV, AVI, MKV, MTS, VOB, MPG, etc on Mac and export the professional encoders, namely ProRes, DNxHD for importing to FCP, Avid, etc. flawlessly. Just get it and follow the steps to convert .mov to iMovie.

How to Convert MOV to iMovie supported AIC MOV files

1. Import MOV videos to the software

Once run the Mac MOV to iMovie Converter, you can click "Add Video" button to load MOV source files. Convert supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

2. Select output format for iMovie

Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)". By the way, the Mac MOV Converter also supports output Apple ProRes format for using in Final Cut Pro.

Tips- Adjust video and audio settings

The MOV to iMovie Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before transcoding QuickTime movie to iMovie AIC. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

3. Start the conversion process

Click the "Convert" button to start transcoding MOV to AIC MOV for iMovie.

When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated QuickTime AIC .mov files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch iMovie, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import converted MOV clips into iMovie for further editing.

Source:How to Convert MOV for Editing in iMovie

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