How to Convert AVI to iMovie on Mac (Mountain Lion)
When you want to import AVI to iMovie, it's a big problem without the converter because AVI is not a format that is compatible with iMovie. Apple has mentioned that iMovie only supports DV and MPEG-4. To add and edit AVI files in iMovie (iMovie 11), you need to convert AVI to iMovie friendly format first and then import the converted files to iMovie.
Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac can be of great help in this task. It will help you convert AVI video to iMovie highly compatible MP4 files without losing any video quality on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included). Besides, this software can even convert other formats like MOV, MP4, ASF, AVI, VOB, FLV, M2TS, WMV, etc. to iMovie supported video formats. Click the Download button below to get the program and check out the easy steps to convert and import AVI to iMovie without any troubles.
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How to convert and import AVI files to iMovie
After downloading, install and run the app in your Mac. Then you can either click File > Add Video Files to browse and add the AVI files you want to convert or simply drag and drop the files to the item bar. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple videos.
2Select iMovie as output format
Video preset for iMovie is provided. Simply click the format list at the bottom and go to Editing to select iMovie as the output format. The preset has optimized all the video settings for iMovie. As you can see, you can also convert video to iDVD, Final Cut Pro, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.
3Convert and import AVI video to iMovie
In the end, click the Convert button to start the conversion. Then wait for the conversion to be done. After that, get the videos and start iMovie, click File > Import > Movies to import the converted videos to iMovie for editing.