Transcode/Import Nikon D3100/D3200/D5100 MOV into iMovie for smoothly editing
Nikon Digital SLRs like D3100, D3200, D5100 combine the latest in technology with ease of use to produce incredible digital images and videos. Recording your ideas or memory into HD videos with a Nikon D-SLR, you may also want to edit the Nikon videos in iMovie. But you may encounter some problems when you want to import Nikon D3100/D3200/D5100 footages to iMovie for editing, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly.
As far as I know, the reason behind that is Full HD "MOV" movie files created by Nikon DSLRs use the H.264 codec for the video. Generally, mov is friendly for iMovie, however, H.264 is a delivery codec rather than editing codec. So how to import and load mov video clips from Nikon D3100/D3200/D5100 in iMovie for smoothly editing on Mac? The best method to solve those problems is to encode those Nikon h.264 mov footages to iMovie native format, for instance, Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) codec. The following passage guides you how to transcode Nikon D3100/D3200/D5100 h.264 mov footages to AIC encoded MOV file for iMovie.
If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube's HD Video Converter for Mac, a top Nikon H.264 MOV converter for iMovie. It supports not only encoding all Nikon h.264 mov files to AIC so that you can easily import them to iMovie for smoothly editing, but also supports transcoding Nikon H.264 mov to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X editing. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time.
Guide-Convert/Load Nikon D3100/D3200/D5100 h.264 mov footages into iMovie for editing smoothly
Step 1. Free Download and run the Nikon MOV to AIC Converter for iMovie on your Mac and import your MOV recordings to the program.
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 transfer Nikon h.264 mov footages to iMovie AIC under Mac OS X with this best Canon EOS Video Converter.
After conversion completes, you can smoothly edit NikonD3100, D3200, D5100 H.264 mov files in iMovie on Mac as you want.
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