How to Convert and Import AVCHD to iMovie?

AVCHD to iMovie Converter - Convert AVCHD to iMovie 10/11/09/08


This article will aim to explain why can't import AVCHD to iMovie 10/11/09/08 and how to successfully and more easily import AVCHD toiMovie 10/11/09/08.


Why Can't Import AVCHD to iMovie?

Through thorough search for Apple website, we can know that iMovie 10/11/09/08 can support to import AVCHD, the digital high-definition video format, but your MAC must equip with Intel Core Duo or better processor, especially when importing AVCHD with 1080-line 50p/60p video (AVCHD Progressive) recorded from Panasonic, Sony or JVC.


How to Import AVCHD to iMovie?

In order to successfully and more easily import AVCHD to iMovie regardless of your MAC processor and AVCHD Progressive, we need to convert AVCHD to one video format which is more accepted by iMovie, let's say, MPEG-4.


AVCHD to iMovie Converter

Avdshare is just the right AVCHD to iMovie MPEG-4 converter you are looking for which can convert AVCHD to MPEG-4 with the best output format you expect.

Besides converting AVCHD to MPEG-4, converting other formats, like converting AVI, MKV, VOB, Xvid, FLV, WMV, WTV, MXF, TOD, MPG, etc to iMovie more accepted MPEG-4 is also a piece of cake for Avdshare.

More surprising is that Avdshare is capable of converting AVCHD to other popular video formats for playing or editing AVCHD on iPhone, HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Windows Media Player, VLC, etc.

Additionally Avdshare supports to import AVCHD from any camera or camcorder which can record video into AVCHD, like Panasonic HC-MDH2, Panasonic HC-X900, Sony FDR-AX1, Sony FDR-AX100, Canon LEGRIA HG10, Canon iVIS HF M52, JVC GZ-EX575, JVC GZ-F100, Leica D-LUX 6, Leica V-LUX 40, etc.


Guide to convert AVCHD to iMovie

Now follow the converting AVCHD to iMovie step by step guide to convert AVCHD to MPEG-4.

Make Preparation: Free download Avdshare Video Converter

Free download the professional AVCHD to iMovie Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import AVCHD

Click "Add file" button to add one or more than oneAVCHDs to Avdshare Video Converter. Batch converting AVCHD to iMovie is also supported by Avdshare Video Converter.

Step 2 Select exporting format

Click "Profile" button to select iMovie Video MPEG-4(*.mp4) as the exporting format. If you want to convert AVCHD with 1080p, 1080p24, 1080-line 50p/60p, 1080i, 720p to iMovie, choose iMovie HD Video MPEG-4(*.mp4) as the exporting format.

Step 3 Complete AVCHD to iMovie conversion

After your exporting format setting, then click "Convert" button to finish converting AVCHD to iMovieconversion.