How to Import GoPro Videos to iMovie for Editing?
Convert GoPro Videos to iMovie Preferred Video Formats
Have got a GoPro action camera but find out that the GoPro recorded video files can not be imported to iMovie for editing. It is very annoying, isn't it? Anyway, when you are facing the 'can not import GoPro recorded videos to iMovie ' issues you must want to know why and also the solution to this. Now the following article will just offer the reasons and also the solution to 'can not import GoPro recorded videos to iMovie ' issues.
Why Can not Import GoPro Recorded Videos to iMovie?
Most GoPro cameras record videos in MP4 H.264 format which can be imported to iMovie for editing without any problem in most cases, but not always. And there are some other GoPro cameras, such as HERO6 Black, which record videos in HEVC(h.265), a codec not supported well by iMovie. So when importing GoPro recorded HEVC(h.265) to iMovie users will often fail.
How to Import GoPro Recorded Videos to iMovie?
If you fail to import GoPro recorded MP4 H.264 or HEVC(h.265) to iMovie you can use a GoPro to iMovie converter to convert the GoPro recorded MP4 H.264 or HEVC(h.265) to iMovie preferred QuickTime MOV, a video format always accepted by iMovie.
Avdshare Video Converter
Avdshare Video Converter is just the professional GoPro to iMovie converter adopted by most of users. The key features of Avdshare Video Converter are listed as below.
- Convert any GoPro camera recorded MP4 H.264 or HEVC(h.265) to iMovie preferred QuickTime MOV without any problem.
- Convert any GoPro camera recorded MP4 H.264 or HEVC(h.265) to FCP, Premiere, AVID, EDIUS, Sony Vegas preferred video formats.
- Convert other unsupported AVI, FLV, WMV, WTV, ASF, MKV, etc to iMovie, iPhone, iPad, QuickTime, FCP, Vegas, PSP supported video formats.
- Convert any video format to another needed video format.
Guide on Converting GoPro Recorded Formats to iMovie
Follow the guide below to convert GoPro recorded formats to iMovie preferred video format.
Make Preparation: Free download GoPro to iMovie Converter
Step 1 Add GoPro file
Click the "Add file" button to upload the GoPro recorded MP4 H.264 or HEVC(h.265) to Avdshare Video Converter. The drag and drop function can also be used to upload GoPro video to Avdshare Video Converter.r
Step 2 Targeted output format setting
Choose QuickTime MOV as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.
Step 3 Start the conversion
Click "Convert" button to finish your conversion process from GoPro to iMovie preferred QuickTime MOV.