Edit Nikon 1 J2 1080i HD MOV in Movie Maker on Windows

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Edit Nikon 1 J2 1080i HD MOV in Movie Maker on Windows

Postby JerryEdison001 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:57 am

The Nikon 1 J2 is a stylish compact system camera featuring a 10-megapixel “CX” format sensor and the Nikon 1 lens mount. Boasting continuous shooting speeds of up to 60 frames per second at full resolution, Full HD video capture, an ultra-fast hybrid auto-focus system, Smart Photo Selector and a unique Motion Snapshot Mode, the portable Nikon J2 also offers more conventional shooting modes like Programmed Auto, Aperture and Shutter Priority, as well as Metered Manual and a new Creative Mode that provides a variety of photo effects and easier access to the camera’s key settings. Also on board is a built-in pop-up flash with a guide number of 5, a 3 inch rear display with an increased resolution of 921k-dots, and an electronic shutter.


But the MOV video format came from Nikon DSLR 1 J2 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your editing software like: Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas , Windows Moive Maker, even Windows 7/Windows 8 Windows Live Movie Maker, etc.

Windows Movie Maker only supports a few videos formats like ASF, WMV, MPG, AVI, MP2, no support for the Nikon 1 J2 MOV format. Nikon DSLR Video Converter comes as the perfect partner for putting Nikon 1 J2 MOV videos to Windows Movie Maker and Windows Live Movie Maker for editing or burning directly. Nikon Video Converter would convert Nikon 1 J2 to WMV, and merge 1080i video for editing.

Follow the steps below, and you can bring the HD videos from Nikon DSLR 1 J2 to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) for editing.

Step 1. Load Nikon 1 J2 1080i MOV videos to Nikon DSLR Video Converter for Windows.

Transfer the .mov files from Nikon 1 J2 to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run Nikon Video Converter from UFUSoft as the Nikon DSLR 1 J2 MOV to WMV converter, and click the “Add” button to load 1080i .mov videos.

Step 2. Choose HD WMV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > WMV HD Video (*.wmv) as output format. The Nikon 1 J2 MOV converter will convert 1080i MOV to 1080p WMV with WMV3 as video codec. This MOV Converter will export wmv videos with original video resolution, and make the HD videos stable on Windows Movie Maker.


Step 3. Edit loaded Nikon DSLR 1 J2 MOV files. (Optional)

Click the button of “Editor” on the menu bar and the editor interface will come out with several editing options.They allow you to crop unwanted parts, trim video length and add some special effects to the video.

Step 4. Convert Nikon 1 J2 MOV to WMV3 for WMM.

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Nikon DSLR 1 J2 1080i MOV to HD WMV3 will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.

After creating home movies in WMM, you can share the movies in Windows Media Center, watch movies on TV or even burn the videos to DVD in Windows DVD Maker. Just enjoy the creation with Nikon 1 J2.


1. The Best Nikon Video Converter also supports converting Nikon D7000, Nikon D5100, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3S, Nikon D600, Nikon D4, Nikon 1 V2, etc MOV videos to WMV, MP4, AVI, MPG, etc on Windows.

2. If you are Mac users, you can convert Nikon DSLR 1 J2 MOV files to other editable and playable video formats, like ProRes 422 MOV, H.264 MOV for iMovie and Final Cut Studio(Final Cut Pro, Final Cut express), MPG for Magix Movie Edit Pro, MOV for Adobe Premiere and ect, with the help of Nikon 1 J2 MOV Converter for Mac.

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Re: Edit Nikon 1 J2 1080i HD MOV in Movie Maker on Windows

Postby kyo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:28 am

Canon EOS 6D Mac: Make Canon 6D H.264 MOV Editable in iMovie/FCE

Summary: In this article, you will know how to import Canon EOS 6D H.264 1080p/1080i recordings to iMovie or Final Cut Express on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8, and edit with best AIC codec.

The EOS 6D is built around a new Canon CMOS sensor, which offers a pixel count of 20.2MP (compared to the D600 and A99's 24MP, or the 5D Mark III's 22MP). In concert with the DIGIC 5+ processor it offers a standard ISO range of 100-25600, expandable down to 50 and up to 102,400.

What's the best format for use in editing Canon EOS 6D MOV in iMovie and Final Cut Express? How to import Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for smooth editing? You may have the need to edit Canon 6D MOV video in iMovie and FCE. From Apple forum we know that H.264 MOV is not a suitable editing format for iMovie and Final Cut Express, you are suggested to transocde Canon EOS 6D MOV to AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec), the favorite editing codec of iMovie and Final Cut Express in advance. The Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) does not use temporal compression, so every frame can be decoded and displayed immediately without first decoding other frames. The drawback of this codec is that it requires much more bandwidth and hard drive storage space. The following are steps for you to convert Canon EOS 6D media natively to iMovie/FCE compatible format editing.

[*] Read More: Canon Column - Canon Cameras Videos Transcode Solution

[*] Read More: Final Cut Pro not compatible with Canon EOS 6D H.264 MOV file on Mac?

Guide: How to transcode Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for editing?

Step 1: Run Pavtube Canon EOS Files Converter and load H.264 MOV clips to it. You can click either "Add Video" button or "Add from folder" button to load source MOV files.


Tips: If you want to combine the loaded MOV clips into one file, simply tick off the checkbox before "Merge into one file".

Step 2: Select "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as target format

In order to convert Canon recordings to AIC for use in iMovie or Final Cut Express, simply hit "Format" menu and follow "iMovie and Final Cut Express" > "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)".


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Step 3: Start H.264 MOV to AIC Conversion.

Click the big button "Convert" to start Canon EOS 6D H.264 MOV to AIC MOV Conversion. As soon as the conversion is completed, you are able to click "Open" button to get the generated AIC MOV files for use in iMovie or Final Cut Express.

Step 4: Import converted Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express

Launch iMovie or Final Cut Express, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import the converted Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for further editing. You can follow this tutorial How to Import video files, projects to iMovie 8/9/11?

You may also want to burn your video files from iMovie/FCE to DVD disc or ISO files for backup or storage, You can refer to this article: How to Free Burn projects from Final Cut Pro to DVD on Mac? Free Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac is your best choice, which is a great Free DVD burning Mac software.

PS. If you have any problem, pls contact with macsupport@pavtube.com to get more information. You also can leave a message on Pavtube Community or Pavtube Facebook, we will answer your questions as soon as possilble.
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