Canon H.264 MOV Converter for iMovie-import Canon 50D/60D/7D video to iMovie
Canon entry-level DSLRs are always the best seller in the camera shops, the 50D, 60D and 7D are hot products. It's great for us to take high-quality images when we travel. The Canon DSLR has another useful function, that's HD recording. We can take up to 1080P high-definition video footages, this feature are used by a lot of Canon users. You may also like shooting videos with Canon DSLR, but you may encounter some problems when you want to import 50D/60D/7D footages to iMovie for editing, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly.
As far as I know, the Canon DSLRs like the 50D/60D/7D record videos in H.264 MOV format. Generally, mov is friendly for iMovie, however, H.264 is a delivery codec rather than editing codec. The best method to solve those problems is to transcode Canon h.264 footages to iMovie best native format, for instance, Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) codec. The following passage guides you how to convert Canon DSLR h.264 mov footages to AIC encoded MOV file for iMovie.
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Guide - Convert/Load Canon 50D/60D/7D h.264 mov footages to iMovie for editing with AIC codec on Mac
Step 1. Free Download and run the Canon DSLR Video Converter for iMovie on your Mac, then import Canon h.264 mov recordigns to the software.
Step 2. Click format bar to choose the best output format, you are recommended to choose iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov).
Step 3. Click convert button to transcode Canon h.264 mov to AIC for iMovie under Mac OS X with this best Canon EOS Video Converter.
After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import/edit Canon EOS 50D/60D/7D h.264 mov files in iMovie under Mac without problems.