Are you frustrated over not being able to import MP4 to iMovie despite all you efforts? Many of us, even professional video editors also come across the above trouble using iMovie. If an MP4 file contains an incompatible video codec, it likely won’t imported or play correctly in iMovie. So what should you do?
The easiest and quickest solution is converting it to an iMovie-friendly format using a solid converting tool.Here, Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended.
Video converter for Mac equips itself with all of the codecs that needed to transcode/convert/compress almost all video and audio files for iMovie on Mac. Mp4 is one of them that can be easily encoded. The program is suitable to run both on Intel Processor and PowerPC from version 10.4 to 10.5. Just simply load the .mp4 video clip to video converter then choose DV, MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 as the output format. The work is done.
If you are not satisfied with the picture quality and want to keep the original clarity or sharpness, fine, video converter for Mac has a set of simple yet powerful video editing system that let you set the resolution, frame rate, bit rate to possible high. You can also trim, crop, rotate, apply video effect to the video so that can meet every of your project need.
Step by Step on how to import MP4 to iMovie on Mac.
Step 1: Download video converter for Mac and install the program to your Application folder
After download, you will finally have a video converter .app folder on your computer; please drag the video converter .app to your Application Folder, the program will be then correctly installed.
Step 2: Load video files into Video Converter for Mac
Double click video converter .app to launch Video Converter for Mac. Click ‘Add Files’ to browse your computer hard drive and select the videos you want to convert. The video files are not limited to mp4; many of other video and audio files can be supported.
Step 3: Appoint the desired output Format
In order to be workable on iMovie, you can select among DV, MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 as output formats. To choose the output format, click the drop down menu next to the Output field; just choose one of them in the list will be ok.
Step 3 Set Output directories
On the bottom of the panel, click the pull down list next to Destination; instruct the program a location to store the converted video.
Step 4: Convert video
Hit Convert…button, the program will begin to convert your MP4 files to iMovie immediately.