iMovie has the function of direct trimming of H.264 video and audio clips in the timeline and enriching the H.264 videos with color correction, etc. However, H.264 video files can be captured by a Camera, exported from other video editor, and many other ways. If your H.264 video files can't be recognized by iMovie, you'll need to convert H.264 to a more editing-friendly format, such an iMovie's Apple InterMediate Codec. In this article, you will learn how to convert and import H.264 to iMovie easily and fast.
To do this, you can adopt EaseFab Video Converter for Mac for help. It is a professional yet easy-to-use app which would finish the Mac H.264 to iMovie conversion without losing video quality within only three steps. Moreover, to save your time, it has offered an optimized preset for iMovie. Here we go to the H.264 to iMovie Mac task.
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How to convert H.264 to iMovie on Mac OS X(Yosemite/Mavericks)
1. Add H.264 files to the program
You can directly drag and drop the H.264 files to the converter, or click the "Add Video" button to locate the H.264 files you want to load.
2. Select "iMovie" preset from output format list
The format tray locates in the bottom of the window. Go to the Editing Software category and click "iMovie" to set it as the output format. By selecting the "iMovie" preset, you needn't to adjust the video settings like video format, video resolution, frame rate and more by yourself.
3. Start H.264 to iMovie conversion on Mac OS X
Now click the "Convert" button, and then leave the Mac Video Converter to do the rest automatically for you. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion etc.
After the H.264 to iMovie Mac conversion, you can freely use your H.264 files on iMovie '08, iMovie '09, iMovie 11, iMovie HD.
Tip: To import videos to iMovie, you can:
1. Go to "File"> "import">"movies"
2. Drag media file directly to the left zone in the iMovie main interface