How to Convert and Import MP4 to iMovie on Mac/PC?

MP4 to iMovie Converter - Convert MP4 to Import to iMovie


Nowadays many video lovers like to import the MP4 video they record from their mobile phones or download from the video websites to iMovie for editing to make their customized and personalized video, but when they import MP4 to iMovie, various non-success comes, for example, some of them get "unrecognized file format" saying; some of them only get audio, no video; The MP4 files they want to import into iMovie become grayed out. Why all the non-success appears?



Why can't Import MP4 to iMovie?

Theoretically iMovie supports to import MP4, but as a container format, MP4 can contain numbers of codecs, like MPEG-4, MPEG-2, H.264, Theora, VP8, DivX, XviD, and the WMV family (video) and MP3, AAC, Vorbis, and the WMA family (audio), etc, among which only MP4 encoded with MPEG4/AAC or H.264/AAC data can be recognized by iMovie.


Solution to Import MP4 to iMovie

To successfully import all MP4 no matter what codecs are included in to iMovie, the secure solution is to convert the unrecognized MP4 to MP4 with MPEG4/AAC or H.264/AAC data, for which you will need an MP4 to iMovie Converter. MP4 to iMovie Converter is just designed to convert MP4 to iMovie perfectly.



Brief Description of MP4 to iMovie Converter

MP4 to iMovie Converter can convert MP4 to iMovie efficiently and with the best video quality. MP4 to iMovie Converter can also convert other video formats to iMovie, including AVI, MOV,WMV, MKV,MPEG, AVCHD, MTS, M2T, M2TS, VOB, TOD, MOD, ASF, XAVC, FLV, SWF, 3GP, etc. Further more MP4 to iMovie Converter can also extract audio, like MP3, AAC, WAV from MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc. Additionally editing the output video is another feature of MP4 to iMovie Converter, like trim, cut, join, compress, adjust video volume, aspect ratio, sample rate, resolution, codec, etc.

Convert MP4 to iMovie Step by Step Guide

Below lists the step by step guide on how to convert MP4 to iMovie

Make Preparation: Free download MP4 to iMovie Converter

Free download the powerfulMP4 to iMovie Converter -MP4 to iMovie Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Add MP4 file

Click "Add file" button to add one MP4 file or multiple MP4 files toMP4 to iMovie Converter.


Step 2 Exporting format setting

Click "Profile" button to set 'MP4 MPEG-4 Video(*.mp4)' or 'H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)'  as the exporting format. If you want to convert HD MP4 to iMovie, set 'HD H.264 Video(*.mp4)' or 'HD MP4 MPEG-4 Video(*.mp4)' as the final exporting format.


Step 3 Start to convert MP4 to iMovie recognized format

Click "Convert" button to start and finish converting MP4 to iMovie recognized format.