Transfer camcorder recordings to iMovie easily
As we know, iMovie is the best video editing program for Mac, iPad, iPhone users. If you want to customize your videos like create Hollywood-style movie trailers , easily add sound effects or create a soundtrack, set video effects, tag the right people and the best shots, etc., iMovie is absolutely your best choice. But, as the camcorder owners know, iMovie cannot accept all the recordings from all kinds of camcorders like Canon VIXIA HF M41, Sony HDR-HC3, Panasonic HDC-HS30, etc. In this case, an easy-to-use MXF Converter for Mac is necessary, it can convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MOD, TOD, MXF files from camcorders to AIC, MOV, MP4 formats for importing to iMovie.
Guide of How tо import camcorder videos to iMoive on Mac
Preparation: Export the recordings from the camcorder to local drive, the basic recorded videos in TMTS/ M2TS/ MOD/ TOD/ TS/ MXF video format. Then free Download and install the imedia converter for mac program.
Step 1: Add recordings
Run the program, just drag&drop camcorder videos to the main interface, batch conversion supported.
If you wanna play the imported files, just click "Play" button, and taking a snapshot is allowed.
Step 2: Output settings
Under "Format" option, locate iMovie' >> 'Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)' format in dropdown list.
If you wanna do more settings about output video/audio parameters, you can click button to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate and so on.
But here, we suggest you keep the default settings, our programmers has optimized the corresponding output format respectively.
Step 3: Convert camcorder files to iMovie on Mac Lion
Just click thе “Convert” button tо start conversion immediately.
In the process, t set "After conversion shut down my computer" option, this flexible iMovie Video Converter can automatically switch off the computer when the conversion is done.
After the process, you can feel free to import the HD Camcorder videos to iMovie 09/ iMovie 11/iMovie HD for further editings on the Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion etc.