Thursday, May 13, 2010

Why can't I import videos to iMovie HD on MAC OS?

Why can't I import HD videos to iMovie on MAC OS? iMovie is a simple choice for editing video on MAC OS, just like Windows Movie Maker in Windows. iMovie is really a great tool for us to enjoy the videos.
But not all kind of videos can be edit in iMovie HD. Some popular video format such as FLV, M2TS, AVI, WMV etc. can not play imported into iMovie HD directly.
Here is the video format which supported by iMovie HD:

iMovie HD supports multiple video formats and allows you to create projects that are tailored to your specific video format. You can use the following formats in iMovie HD:
■DV Widescreen
■HDV 1080i (25 and 30 fps)
■HDV 720p (25 and 30 fps)
■MPEG 4 Simple Profile

So here let me show a solution to convert videos to iMovie HD compatible format, no matter the video is HD or SD.
The following steps is a easy tutorial of converting almost ANY videos to MPEG-4 format with HD video converter for MAC.

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How to import video iMovie HD
1. Launch HD Video Converter for Mac, drag the video files to the program. Click "Add" or just drag and drop both ok!

2. Select "iMovie" from output format list. You can click "Settings" button, then change the details here. Choose MP4 format, and set the video quality to "High", then live others auto.

3. Start video to iMovie HD conversion on Mac OS X. Just click the "Convert" button.

4. Now you can import output file to iMovie HD.

Launch iMovie HD, go to "file > import movies". Select the converted MP4 video then click "import".

That's it! Now you can edit or your videos in iMovie. Enjoy making your own movies!

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