Summary: Tips and Tricks for MKV files and iMovie: In order to import and edit MKV videos into iMovie smoothly, you need convert MKV to iMovie compatible format on Mac OS
As MKV is widely used in our media life, more problems are coming up: sometimes we have the need to import MKV files to iMovie for editing on Mac OS X, but we always meet the importing issues.
As far as I know, MKV is a popular format for media player, but is not a good editing format for NLE system including iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro. Then how to import HD MKV to iMovie for editing without any issue? Well, if you make the clips editable before taking to the program, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. The most favorite format for iMovie is Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”, so you can use Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to achieve the goal in a fast way.
This Mac video converter can easily convert MKV to any other format, like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, AIC for iMovie/FCE, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, etc with best quality at a fast speed. Besides transcoding, the program is also able to merge multiple MKV clips into one file as a best video joiner for you. You can follow the below guide to reformat MKV to Apple Intermediate Codec .mov.
Download the Brorsoft Mac MKV to MOV Converter and convert MKV files with the below easy steps:
Step 1. Run the video converter on Mac and load .mkv files to it from your hard drive. It can fully support full HD 1080p mkv movies.
Step 2. Click "Format" drop-down bar to select iMovie supported video format. “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” is the best compatible video format you need for iMovie.
PS: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
Step 3. As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the MKV to AIC .mov conversion.
Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can smoothly copy the converted files to iMovie 08/09/11 with easier playback and editing.
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