Description: This guide shows the best way to import MKV to iMovie for editing; follow it, you will find an easy way to turn your mkv collections to various video formats.
You may have many movie collections in MKV formats on Mac; the MKV format is a container format which could keep the original disc video quality as well as titles, audio channels and subtitles, it enables you enjoy movies at home easily. But the mkv format is not a mac preferred format, so if you want to edit MKV in NLE programs such as iMovie/FCE on Mac, the most reliable work flow is to convert MKV to iMovie AIC MOV directly.
Here is a step-by-step guide for your reference:
1. Firstly, download a free copy of this MKV to iMovie Converter, a program with powerful converting features and various video formats that can easily help you out within a few clicks.
Click or to import individual videos or the entire folder;
Click "Format" box to select output format;
Click to set output location;
Click to start conversion;
2. Now load your MKV videos into Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac.
Click "Format" and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express>Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*mov) as the best video codec for editing in iMovie/FCE.
3. Click Settings to set up output video specs.
Here you can find the video size, birtate, frame rate and some other settings for the converted video; change it according to your needs. Usually you are suggest to set the frame rate to original, and the bitrate is related with output video quality and size.
4. Click Convert and wait for moments, you will get the fresh hot AIC MOV for iMovie editing on Mac mountain lion.
Ok then launch iMovie, click "File > Import" to load these MOV videos:
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