Though iMovie 09 and 11 claim that iMove accept the recordings like MXF files, AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos from Panasonic, Sony, Canon and more HD camcorders, sometimes as a camcorder users, you may have the experience of failing to import the MXF, MTS/M2TS files to iMovie for advanced editings. In this case, the best solution is to convert MXF files to iMovie compatible formats including MOV, MP4, H.264, AIC, etc., and then import the converted MXF video to iMovie without hassle.
When it refers to converting MXF to iMovie, here this professional MXF to iMovie Converter is absolutely the ideal choice. It can not only convert MXF recordings from Panasonic P2 and Canon XF camcorder to iMovie, FCE, FCP, Avid Studio, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere with 1:1 quality, but also transfer MXF clips to iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Samsung Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry Playbook, PS3, WDTV for playing freely, or even upload MXF videos to YouTube for sharing.
Guide of How to import MXF files to iMoive on Mac
Preparation: Free Download and install the UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac program, ready for the MXF to FCP process.
Step 1: Add mxf records
Run the program, just drag&drop MXF recordings to the main interface or click “Add File” pin tо load one or more MXF files from scratch disk or cam HDD.
Here, this MXF to iMovie Converter supports playing MXF files freely, a simple MXF player for Mac.
Step 2: Configure Output Settings
Under “Format” option, locate iMovie’ >> ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)’ format in dropdown list. Because iMovie has the same video/audio compatibility, here you can also specify ‘HD Video’ >> ‘QuickTime H.264 MOV’ as output.
If you wanna do more settings about output video/audio parameters, you can click Settings button to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate and so on.
Step 3: Convert MXF files to iMovie on Mac Lion/Mountain Lion
When all the settings done, Click thе “Convert” button to navigate the MXF to iMovie conversion. After the process, you can feel free to import the converted MXF videos to iMovie 09/ iMovie 11/iMovie HD for further editings on the Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, etc.