Summary: The Christmas bell has rung, but you were not happy at all. Best of failed to import the Christmas party in iMovie, not even to mention give all of your friends a surprise with vivid video clips after add effects. So you have come the right place, here I give the solution of editing all kinds of camcorder video in iMovie smoothly.
As the most important part of the Christmas Party, recording with a camera become the symbol of fashion. However, all the happy time is always short, you want to memorize the happy moving moment with your camcorder, you are not happy any more when you have problems of importing the Christmas video clips into iMovie.
No matter what kind of the video format of your recorded video, such as AVCHD, XAVC/XAVC S, MXF, MTS AVCHD, MOV, MP4, MVI, etc. It is good at storage into SD card but not friendly with iMovie.
As we all know that like other professional non-linear video editing program, iMovie also has its own native editing codec – Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC), which is specially designed for nonlinear editing and complex multi-generation composing in post production. To create iMovie Apple Intermediate Codec editing codec, you can download Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(read the review), a professional Mac video decoder to beneficially encode all kinds of your Christmas Party recorded video to iMovie optimized Apple Intermediate Codec.
Moreover, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac also allows you to customize profile settings to get a desired and better output. Movie creation with this program is no big deal. You can edit your video files by trimming, cropping, attaching external subtitles, adding watermarks, change video effect, etc
By the way, if your are a one hundred percent Windows user, please turn to Pavtube HD Video Converter. It has the same ability as Mac version.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/hd-video-converter-mac/
- AppStore Download: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/pavtube-hd-video-converter/id502792488?mt=12
- Amazon Download: http://www.amazon.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Mac-Download/dp/B00QI9GNZS
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-HD-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177786.html
Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.
How to Get iMovie to Work with Christmas Party video on Mac?
Step 1: Add Christmas Party video files.
Launch the program on your computer, add Christmas Party files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From “Format” drop-down option, choose iMovie best compatible editing format from “iMovie and Final Cut Ex…” > “Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov).
Step 3: Start the conversion process.
After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start Christmas Party footage to iMovie AIC conversion process.
After the conversion, following the steps in the following articles to Import Media Files (Video/Audio/Photo) to iMoviefor fast and fluid editing.
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