How to Convert Android Video to iMovie Compatible Format
Nowadays, Android devices are sweeping all over the world with the overwhelming trend. Android phones and tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, HTC Flyer, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S II, etc are the current market darling. Besides enjoying funny movies on the go, more and more people are becoming fond of recording their wonderful moments or shooting interesting videos via using Android Tablet/Phone. However, and then if you want to edit those Android videos via suing iMovie before sharing with friends or family, you'll likely to encounter render problems whenever you import them. So what's the available workaround to fix the Android videos and iMovie incompatibility issues? Check out the solution here.
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Actually, the basic reason why iMovie won't accept Android videos is that the native record format that the Android tablet or smartphone uses isn't a codec that plays well together with iMovie. In this case, in order to fix this dilemma, you need to take a little up front time and set up a workflow that will convert your Android video into a format that iMovie likes. To be honest, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is just a common video converter like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which features high efficiency and seamless conversion.
With running it, you can effortlessly transcode Android video to Apple Intermediate Codec encoded MOV files, ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie 11/9/8 . More than that, the Mac video converter can also allows you to convert any virtually video like AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MP4, MPEG, etc. to iMovie as well as FCP, FCE, Avid MC, Adobe Premiere, etc for your choice. Below is how to convert Android videos to AIC for using in iMovie beautifully.
How to convert Android video for editing in iMovie smoothly
Step 1: Run the Android video file converter, and then click the "Add Video" button to load the videos clips from your Android tablet or phone. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.)
Step 2: Click "Format" bar and choose iMovie/FCE -- > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the output format. The output video can be imported to iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08 directly.
Tip: Furthermore, you are provided some useful edit functions cropping, trimming, adding watermark, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files so that you can simplify your iMovie editing.
Step 3: Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert.
When the conversion is done, you can import the converted Android movies to iMovie without any trouble. Congratulations! You have successfully taken the first step to make your own masterpiece.