How to Import MP4 to iMovie on Mac Mountain Lion
iMovie supports MP4 videos, but people are still bothered by importing MP4 to iMovie. What’s going on? Well, that’s because iMovie only recognizes MPEG-4 and H.264 codecs instead of others. However, MP4 is a video container that contain various codecs that iMovie does not support all. If your MP4 can't be imported to iMovie, then you need to decode to iMovie friendly format first.
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How to Convert MP4 to iMovie friendly format step by step
Step 1: Add MP4 to MP4 to iMovie Converter
Launch the Mac MP4 to iMovie Converter, drag and drop the MP4 videos to the converter.
Step 2: Select iMovie” as output format
Select Editing>iMovie as the output format. This output format works for iMovie '08, iMovie '09, iMovie '11, and iMovie HD etc.
Step 3: Start the MP4 to iMovie conversion
Just click the Convert button to start converting MP4 to iMovie in smart this Video Converter for Mac. You see, you can import iMovie not supported MP4 to iMovie. Now you can make a home movie on iMovie!
If you are not familiar with iMovie, there is a guide about how to make a home movie using iMovie on Mac.