How to Convert H.264 to iMovie (iMovie 08, iMovie 09, iMovie 11)

by Brian Fisher • Nov 02,2016 • Proven solutions

To edit your H.264 video clips, adding titles/music or effects, iMovie could be your good choice. It has the function of direct trimming of H.264 video and audio clips in the timeline and enriching the H.264 videos with color correction, etc. But what if you have some H.264 video files which are unrecognizable by iMovie? That's a common problem.

Convert H.264 to iMovie on Mac

The article is the very one working on the H.264 to iMovie Mac conversion. It would show you the most efficient and easiest solution by using a professional iSkysoft HD Video Converter which has optimized preset for iMovie. The Mac job would be finished with only 3 clicks without losing video quality.

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Just follow the three steps below, and you won't lose your way.

Step 1. Import H.264 files into the Mac program

Here you can directly drag and drop the H.264 files to the converter, or go to "File" menu then choose "Load Media Files" to load the H.264 phone files.

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Step 2. Choose iMovie as the output format

You can directly choose the preset for iMovie which has been supplied by the Mac Converter. The setting also works for iMovie '08, iMovie '09, iMovie '11, and iMovie HD. Moreover, the Mac program has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. Learn details in the Guide of iSkysoft HD Video Converter.

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Step 3. Start H.264 to iMovie conversion on Mac

Now click the "Convert" button, and then leave the Mac Video Converter to do the rest automatically for you. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac.

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After the H.264 to iMovie Mac conversion, you can freely use your H.264 files on iMovie '08, iMovie '09, iMovie 11, iMovie HD.

Tip: To import videos to iMovie, you can:

1. Go to "File"> "import">"movies"

2. Drag media file directly to the left zone in the iMovie main interface

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