How to edit MXF files in iMovie with AIC codec on Mac 10.8
Summary: If you have problems about importing and editing MXF files in iMovie under Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, you can follow this tutorial to convert MXF to AIC mov for iMovie which can achieve your goal effortlessly.
“I found the Pavtube MXF Converter for MAC, which I tried last night and I was able to convert the MXF files I have to iMovie. The video looked very good. I also have to convert some .MOV files created by Final Cut Pro to iMovie, and I was wondering if one can do all the formats?”
iMovie and FCP can’t handle MXF files smoothly, you will encounter many problems unless you convert the footages to Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) via Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac, which supports AIC MOV for output.
To convert .MOV files created by Final Cut Pro to iMovie, you will need the HD Video Converter for Mac. So if you need to convert MXF to iMovie and convert other video formats to iMovie like FCP MOV, you just need the HD Video Converter for Mac to transcode MXF/FCP MOV to iMovie AIC codec MOV.
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Part1: How to import MXF to iMovie for editing
The best way is to convert MXF to iMovie supported video format, iMovie best supported video format is Apple InterMediate Codec MOV format. You can convert recorded mxf to AIC MOV for iMovie easily, please follow the guide below.
1.Download Pavtube MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac. This is an excellent Mac MXF to AIC MOV converter, can help you transcode MXF files to any formats you want.
2.Install and launch this MXF to iMovie converter, drag and drop MXF footages to the software.
1.Click format bar to choose the output format, for editing MXF files on iMovie, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov).
3.You can click settings button to adjust the output parameters such as resolution and bitrate, you can also keep it as original.
4.Click convert button to start to convert MXF to AIC for iMovie.
Pavtube MXF to iMovie converter can convert Canon MXF footages quickly, after conversion, you can use converted files in iMovie smoothly, just have a try.
Part2: Convert .MOV files created by Final Cut Pro to iMovie
The steps are the same as part1, just drag and drop your .MOV files to this software, and then you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov) for output, the software will help you transcode Final Cut Pro MOV to iMovie AIC MOV.
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