MPG to iMovie: How to Convert MPG/MPEG to iMovie (iMovie 11) on Mac OS X

Have problem with importing MPG videos from your camera into iMovie for further editing? Or may you have some MPEG/MPG files stored on your Mac and want to use them on iMovie? Then you'd better convert your MPG files to iMovie accepted files at first (iMovie compatible file formats: DV, MOV, MP4, M4V and AVCHD etc.). If you temporarily have no idea about what to do, you can take the MPG to iMovie Mac conversion into consideration which is introduced in the following paragraphs. The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only three clicks without loss of video quality.

How to Convert MPG/MPEG to iMovie for Mac OS X (Including El Capitan)

To do the MPG video to iMovie Mac task, you are highly recommended to ask a professional iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for help. The one used in this article has a built-in preset for iMovie so that users can directly select it to get iMovie files.

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Best Tool to Convert MPG/MPEG to iMovie Compatible Formats for Editing.

  • Convert MPG/MPEG files to iMovie supported format within seconds.
  • Support to convert videos of various formats, including MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, 3GP, VOB, etc.
  • Download videos from online video websites, such as YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe, and so on.
  • Burn videos to DVD as you want.
  • Perfectly compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Loin and 10.6 Snow Leopard.
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Easy Steps to Convert MPG/MPEG Videos to iMovie

Step 1. Locate MPG files into the Mac application

You can directly drag and drop the MPG/MPEG files to the Mac program, or click the "Load Media Files" in the "File" menu to add the source MPG/MPEG files. The task is operated on Mac OS X 10.6 or later.

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Step 2. Set iMovie as output format

The product has an optimized preset for iMovie. Therefore, you can directly choose "iMovie" as your output format, which will automatically set the appropriate file format, bit rate, and resolution. You also can simply edit videos with some useful edit functions supplied before the Mac conversion.

(Note: You could select from more than 150+ media output formats. For better functionality in the output devices, you need to choose from preset formats)

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Step 3. Start MPG to iMovie conversion on Mac (El Capitan supported)

Click the "Convert" button, and then leave the Mac Video Converter to do the rest. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac. What's more, if you have something emergency and have to leave from your Mac, you can set the Mac converter to shut down your Mac automatically after the Mac MPG to iMovie conversion.

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Video Tutorial on How to Convert MPG/MPEG Files to iMovie

Optional: Online MPG/MPEG to iMovie Converter

You can also try online video converter to convert your MPG/MPEG files to iMovie supported format, if you don't want to install a computer program. Try it below:

Note: Because the online tool doesn't support "https", so if the content below was blank, please manually click the "Shield" icon on the right of your browser address bar to load the script. This action is secure without any harm to your data or computer.

iSkysoft Editor
Sep 02,2016 11:13 am / Posted by to Convert Video

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