iMovie is designed to work with a lof of video formats natively to help improve the workflow, but there are still many issues while editing AVCHD files in iMovie. But some users have the Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD to iMovie importing and editing issue. Do you have the same problem like it showed above with your Sony A99 II? On the forums there are more and more users find that iMovie can’t support Sony A99 II recorded AVCHD footage well, they complained on the forums and don’t know what’s the best way to import Sony A99 II 4K recordings to iMovie, how to solve this problem?
What you need is a AVCHD video converter to help you convert Sony A99 II AVCHD video to iMovie best supported video format, and then you can edit Sony A99 II AVCHD files with iMovie smoothly.
Here Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best video converter for Sony a99 II is highly recommended (Read Review). With it, you can transcode a99 II (4K) AVCHD and (4K) XAVC S video to iMovie editable format. And all you need is to drag the result videos for playing & editing. If your Sony Alpha a99 II 4K video is in XAVC S video format, you can also use Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac to convert Sony Alpha a99 II 4K XAVC S to iMovie, FCP, Avid MC, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve etc supported video.
Now the following article will show you how to convert Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD to iMovie editable format in detail.
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Change Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD footages in iMovie supported video
Step 1: Load Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD files to the program
Launch the AVCHD to iMovie Converter and click “Add video” button to locate the Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD file(s) you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD clips together if necessary.
Step 2: Choose iMovie preferred format
Click “Format” pull down list to select iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the best video format for iMovie (11).
Tip: Adjust the video, audio settings (Optional)
Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. To have a smooth editing with iMovie, you need create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.
Step 4: Start conversion
Click “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish endocing Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD to AIC .mov for iMovie (11) on Mac OS X. After the conversion, click “Open” to locate the encoded videos and then launch iMovie,choose File > Import > Movies…, to import the converted Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD video into iMovie; prepare for editing. You will find that it’s just a piece of cake to edit Sony Alpha a99 II AVCHD files in iMovie (11).
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