iMovie Impoort AVI- How to Convert/Import AVI to iMovie on Mac
Many video cameras in the market output videos in AVI format, so there is necessary to know some information about AVI. Audio Video Interleaved (AVI) is a very common video format, it often compressed with different codecs like DivX, Xvid and 3IVx. For that reason two AVI videos may look the same outside but different inside, and that brought us lots of problems when import AVI to iMovie for editing.
When you trying to import AVI to iMovie for editing, you may come across one of the problems below: cannot import video to iMovie, nothing shows up on screen, get no sound or no image after transfer AVI video to iMovie, etc. That is really painful and boring, but the problem is not so hard to beat down, there is something we can do to deal with it. And next I will tell you how to import AVI to iMovie on Mac.
The reason why problems mentioned above occurred is iMovie only reads AVI that both the video and audio compressed using the codec iMovie can recognize. As we know the reason, the problem is not hard to deal with, all you need to do is downloading AVI to IMovie Converter for Mac from our website and converting AVI to iMovie friendly video format like MOV, MP4 or M4V, after that you can freely transfer your video to iMovie for editing.
Our Mac AVI to iMovie Converter is compatible with Mac OS X including Snow Leopard and Lion. Fast convert speed and without visual quality loss is our converter's prominent feature. And on the other side AVI to iMovie Converter on Mac also has the function of simple video editing, just like extracting music from video to MP3, cropping unwanted image, splitting a video into several parts, merging several video into one,etc.
How to convert avi files to iMovie .mov and import avi into iMovie on Mac?
Step 1: Import avi video into Avi to iMovie Converter
Install and run AVI to iMovie Converter Mac, click add button or drag the video file to the program directly.
Step 2: Choose the optimized preset for iMovie like .mov
Select "iMovie" as the output format in the format list. The program has already optimized the video settings for iMovie. The output videos could looks great on iMovie.
Step 3: Covert avi to iMovie
Hit the "Convert" button to make the conversion, you can import the output files to iMovie (iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD).
Step 4: Import converted avi video to iMovie
Launch iMovie, choose Import > movies, Select the converted video files and click "Import", end.