How to import and convert AVI to iMovie for editing? I imported an AVI video to iMovie, and it goes through the copying process but then nothing showed up on screen. I have no idea what this means. Then I learned that I should convert AVI to iMovie compatible format. What format should I convert AVI videos to so that they can be imported into iMovie? I want edit and then upload to internet.
Okay, you have videos downloaded from Internet or shot with your digital camera that are in AVI format, if you want to import them into iMovie for editing, you may encounter some problems. You may found that iMovie doesn’t really support AVI. That’s right. iMovie will only read MOV, MP4, M4V files. So, how to import AVI to iMovie? Converting AVI to iMovie friendly format on Mac will be the solution. Though there are free tools which will do the conversion, but we highly recommend the reliable Video Converter for Mac which guarantees the output video quality. Check out the step by step instruction below and start converting and importing AVI to iMovie.
Download Mac Video Converter which serves as the best AVI to iMovie converter. Import AVI files to the tool by dragging and dropping. Or you may go to File Menu, click on Add Video Files button.
From the Format drop-down list, you may select "iMovie Video MPEG-4 (*mp4)" as the output file format. Also, you may want to customize the output folder to save the files. You can also adjust resolution, frame rate, encoder, bit rate, sample rate, and channels to optimize the output file.
This AVI to iMovie converter also acts as a video editor which lets you crop and trim videos. Now you may click on Start button to start converting AVI files to iMovie on Mac.
Launch iMovie, from the File menu, choose Import > movies, navigate to the folder that output AVI videos are saved. Select the files and click "Import".
That's it. You have successfully converted and imported AVI files to iMovie. Now you may do the editing and then share them as you want. You can also apply the guide to iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD. Video Converter for Mac allows you to do all kinds conversion between various format.