How to Import Any 4K Video to iMovie for Successful Editing?

4k to iMovie Converter - Convert Any 4k Videos to iMovie Supported MP4 or MOV

4K video refers to a horizontal display resolution of approximately 4000 pixels. With many 4k playback devices price decreasing, more and more users like to use a 4K device, such as a 4K TV, to enjoy the high quality 4K video file. But in this diversified world, some users will need to edit their 4k videos first and then play the edited 4K videos on their 4k devices. For Mac users, they will always select to use iMovie to edit their 4k video files and iMovie has got 4k video supported since its version 10.1. However, from many forums, we learned that many users have failed to edit their 4K videos in iMovie, why and solution?

Why iMovie Failed to Edit 4K Video?

iMovie has added 4K video support, but its best supported video formats are only MOV or MP4 with MPEG-4 or H.264 codec. So if your 4K video is recorded by your iPhone or some other recording device and your 4K video is in MOV or MP4 format with H.264 or MPEG-4 codec iMovie will have no problem in editing your 4K video. And if your 4K video is obtained from certain digital camcorders, like Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC, etc, and the 4K video may be with MOD, TOD, MTS, M2TS, etc your 4k video will be refused by iMovie.

How to Successfully Import Any 4K Video to iMovie?

To import any 4k video to iMovie, first we need to ensure your 4k video is in MOV or MP4 with MPEG-4 or H.264 codec. If not, you must have video format conversion, to convert your 4k video file to MOV or MP4 with MPEG-4 or H.264 codec. Avdshare Video Converter is so professional and popular to convert any 4k video to MOV or MP4 with MPEG-4 or H.264 without any quality loss. Besides, this Avdshare Video Converter also supports to convert any unsupported video format in 1080p, 720p, like FLV, WMV, etc to iMovie MOV or MP4. The conversion process only takes some seconds or few minutes. You can also batch convert 4k videos or other video format files to iMovie MOV or MP4.

How to Convert 4K Video to iMovie MOV or MP4 with Avdshare Video Converter?

The following will show you the step by step guide on how to easily convert any 4k video to iMovie MOV or MP4.

Make Preparation: Free download 4k to iMovie Converter

Free download the professional4k to iMovie Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import 4k Video file

Click the Add File button to import your 4K video file to this converter. Directly dragging and dropping the 4K video to this converter also works.

Step 2 Select iMovie supported video format

Good news is that this converter has preset iMovie MP4 format as the output format and so you only need to click the Profile button and select iMovie MP4 or MOV format as the output format from the General Video category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

Finally, you can click the Convert button to complete your 4k video to iMovie best supported MOV or MP4 conversion.