How to Solve iMovie Not Importing MP4 Audio?

Convert Any MP4 to iMovie Supported Video and Audio Codec

I have downloaded one MP4 file and plan to edit it on iMovie and when I really import it to iMovie for editing, the video in MP4 file plays well, but the sound is gone. Why does this issue happen and how do I get the sound working normally? Please give me your advise.

As the most selected video editing program for Apple users, iMovie has helped many users for their video editing need. However, iMovie still got the limitation for supported file formats. And if you got sound failure when editing your video files it is probably because the audio codec in your video file is not supported by iMovie. As for MP4, iMovie supports this video format, but only prefers MPEG-4/H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec. So if your MP4 file is encoded with other audio codecs it is not strange to have missing sound. How to solve it? Well, the following article just shares a professional MP4 to iMovie converter - Avdshare Video Converter to help you to easily import any MP4 to iMovie with image and sound playback normally.

MP4 to iMovie Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert any MP4 file with any unsupported video codec and audio codec to iMovie best supported MP4 MPEG-4 video codec and AAC audio codec.
  2. Convert any other unsupported video format, like FLV, WMV, F4V, AVI, etc to iMovie best supported MP4 MPEG-4/H.264 AAC.
  3. Support to transfer the original MP4 file quality as the output quality to allow you to import the converted file to iMovie without quality loss.
  4. You can use this converter to batch convert the unsupported MP4, FLV, WMV, F4V, etc to iMovie best supported video formats.
  5. Help to solve video format, video codec and audio codec with other video editing programs incompatibility issue by converting the unsupported video format, video and audio codec to the video editing programs supported ones.
  6. No ad, no virus and no other plug-ins will be brought to the converted output files.

Guide on Converting MP4 to iMovie MP4 MPEG-4/H.264 AAC

Follow the guide below to convert any MP4 file with no sound to iMovie best supported iMovie MP4 MPEG-4/H.264 AAC.

Make Preparation: Free download MP4 to iMovie Converter

Free download the professionalMP4 to iMovie Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import MP4 file

You can import any MP4 file by either dragging and dropping to this video converter. You can also click Add File button to import your MP4 file.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Click the "Profile" button and choose MP4 H.264 as the output format from the "General Video"button. Next, click Setting... button>Advanced panel>Audio Codec where you can choose AAC as the audio codec.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

Click the Convert button to get any unsupported MP4 file easily converted to iMovie best supported MP4 H.264 AAC.