Make Nikon D7100 videos compatible with iMovie 11?

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Make Nikon D7100 videos compatible with iMovie 11?

Postby lydia622520 » Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:17 am

Summary: This guide will talk about the Nikon D7100 compatibility with iMovie. If you are facing the issues importing Nikon D7100 MOV video to iMovie program, get the easy solution here.

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Q: “iMovie dose not recognize my Nikon D7100, so I can't import any videos for editing. Dose any one know how to import movies from my Nikon to iMovie?
Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.4)”

If you’re experience the same issues, here’s an useful advice for you- converting Nikon D7100 .mov files to AIC codec before loading the footage to iMovie.

As one of the hottest DSLRs in the market as Nikon D5100, D800, the Nikon D7100 is great for us to take high quality images and record vivid full HD videos. The Nikon D7100 cam encodes footage with H.264 codec and save the files in MOV container format. The MOV format is iMovie friendly but H.264 codec is not natively supported (Apple InterMediate Codec is the favorite codec for iMovie in usual.). So, iMovie doesn't support Nikon D7100 H.264 MOV footages well. When you import the footage to iMovie, you may encounter many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly or even the D7100 cam can’t be recognized by iMovie.

So how to import Nikon D7100 video into iMovie for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the best choice to help you transcode H.264 MOV to FCP, Avid, iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE preferable format fast. It supports transcoding all Nikon 1080p MOV files to Apple InterMediate Codec, so that you can easily import the Nikon h.264 recordings to iMovie 8/9/10/11 for editing under Mac OS X(Lion, Mountain Lion included). This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.

How to import Nikon D7100 H.264 MOV footage to iMovie on Mac?

1. Free Download and run the best Mac Nikon MOV Video Converter for iMovie and drag Nikon MOV files to the software.

Tip: If you have multiple MOV files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to join your MOV files into one single file.

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2. Hit the Format bar to select iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov).

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Tip: This MOV Converter for Mac can also help you to convert Nikon D7100 MOV to Apple ProRes codec for editing in Final Cut Pro.

3. Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Nikon H.264 MOV to iMovie AIC .mov on Mac.

Some more helpful features of the app:

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, volume up, trim, crop, add watermark, etc.

After converting the Nikon DSLR MOV video to AIC format, you can easily import/edit Nikon D7100 h.264 mov files in iMovie smoothly on Mac.

Additional Tips:
If you want to edit Nikon mov clips in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6, you just need to choose the "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format in the second step; For Avid Media Composer, choose "Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output; For Adobe Premiere Pro or Vegas Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output.

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Re: Make Nikon D7100 videos compatible with iMovie 11?

Postby jacknjchn » Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:41 am

Summary: Facing issues when importing and editing Nikon D7100 MOV footage in Final Cut Pro X/7? Get the best Nikon Video Converter to transcode Nikon MOV to Apple ProRes to achieve your goal smoothly.

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"Has anybody else had issues with importing Nikon D7100 video files into FCP X? The format is H264 codec MOV. This is the first time I’ve ever had crashing problems with H264, what codec is best for editing in Final Cut Pro with Nikon video?”

This question is asked by a Nikon user, if you have used nikon D7100 camera recorded many 1080p videos, you may want to import Nikon D7100 footages to Final Cut Pro X/7 for editing. But,but FCP best native supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP doesn't support Nikon D7100 MOV footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly.

So how to ingest Nikon D7100 video into FCP 7/X for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? The best method to solve these problems is to convert D7100 MOV footage to Apple ProRes, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Brorsoft's Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Nikon h.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding all Nikon 1080p MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import the Nikon h.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.

Convert/Import Nikon D7100 videos to Final Cut Pro 7/X for smoothly editing on Mac

Step 1: Free Download and run the best Mac Nikon MOV video converter for FCP (X) and drag your D7100 mov files to the software.

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Step 2: Click format bar to choose "Apple ProRes" codec for DSLR .mov. You are provided with five Apple ProRes options listed as below. You can choose a proper one that fit your needs best according to the main difference of the five ProRes codecs. You're recommended to choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)", it's best for FCP editing.

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Step 3: Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Nikon H.264 MOV to FCP Apple ProRes.

Some more helpful features of the app:

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.

After converting the Nikon DSLR MOV video to ProRes format, you can easily Log and Transfer or import/edit Nikon D7100 h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X smoothly on Mac.

Tips: Before you try to do the conversion, if you are also a FCP X user, please make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.

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Re: Make Nikon D7100 videos compatible with iMovie 11?

Postby jacknjchn » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:41 am

Summary: Facing issues when importing and editing Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 MOV footage in Final Cut Pro X/7? Get the best Nikon Video Converter to transcode Nikon MOV to Apple ProRes to achieve your goal smoothly.

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Nikon 1J1 Compatible with final cut pro 7?

Having issues with importing the 1J1 HD footage in Final cut pro 7. It doesn't seem compatible (appears as unrenedered) even after the footage has been converted. Solutions?

This question is asked by a Nikon user. As a series of Nikon's striking DSLRs, the Nikon 1J1, 1J2, 1J34 is wonderful to be taken to take photos and record HD videos when you travel or commute. If you have got the Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 camera and often use it to shoot 1080P video, you may have the need to edit Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 video footages in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7 on Mac. But, Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 video format is in H.264 codec MOV format, it is not the best codec for FCP editing, you will need to render, and some importing problems when be occured.

So how to import Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 MOV footage into Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? As far as I know, the best method to solve these problems is to convert Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 MOV footage to Apple ProRes, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Brorsoft's Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Nikon h.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding all Nikon 1080p MOV files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily import the Nikon h.264 recordings to Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.

Convert/Import Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 h.264 mov videos to Final Cut Pro with Apple ProRes codec on Mac

Step 1: Free Download and run the best Mac Nikon MOV video converter for FCP (X) and drag your 1J1/1J2/1J3 mov files to the software.

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Step 2: Click format bar to choose "Apple ProRes" codec for DSLR .mov. You are provided with five Apple ProRes options listed as below. You can choose a proper one that fit your needs best according to the main difference of the five ProRes codecs. You're recommended to choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)", it's best for FCP editing.

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Step 3: Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Nikon H.264 MOV to FCP Apple ProRes.

Some more helpful features of the app:

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.

After converting the Nikon DSLR MOV video to ProRes format, you can easily Log and Transfer or import/edit Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 h.264 mov files in Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X smoothly on Mac.

Tips: Before you try to do the conversion, if you are also a FCP X user, please make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.

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