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Full Workaround to Import and Edit WebM Video with iMovie

If you happen to have some videos in WebM format and wish to do some simple but amusing editing work on your Mac computer, you will definitely choose iMovie, the default free and professional video editing software provided for all Mac users. However, WebM is only for HTML 5 websites to stream videos online and few editors currently support dealing with this kind of files. iMovie in no exceptation. You will disappointedly realize that you are unable to import WebM video to iMovie because of format incompatibility issue. In such case, you'll need to transcode WebM to a more editing-friendly format for iMovie. Here is the entire process.

To import and edit WebM footage in iMovie successfully, a WebM to iMovie converter is in great need. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is the most suitable WebM to iMovie Converter to convert WebM to Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC), the most compatible codec introduced by Apple that ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie. This video converting application converts video with the fastest conversion as well as outputs video with the most splendid quality.

First of all, download and install Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.

How to Transcode WebM files to load into iMovie smoothly?

1. Start WebM to iMovie Converter on your Mac computer.

The program can be used as a WebM converter under macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard 10.6, Leopard 10.5. For your preference, you are also allowed to choose a Windows version program— Pavtube Video Converter to do Windows WebM conversion.

2. WebM videos loading

Click top-left “Add video” or "Add from folder" button to import WebM files to the program, you can preview the files in the right displaying window.

3. Output format choosing  

Click the Format bar and select “iMovie and Final Cut Express"> "Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format. The output videos will keep the original quality of WebM video and works well with iMovie 8, iMovie 9, iMovie 11, and iMovie HD,etc.

4. Video/Audio parameters adjustment

For enjoying a better quality output video, Webm to iMovie Video Converter offers you the characteristic to make advanced encoding settings including Video Codec, Frame Size, Frame Rate, Bitrate and Audio Codec, Sample Rate, Channels, Bitrate. Just click "Settings".

5. WebM to iMovie converting

Simply clicking on the big "Convert" button and you can convert WebM to iMovie quickly. Then import WebM video to iMovie for extensive video editing freely.

More Features of the WebM to iMovie Video Converter

Merge into a file

WebM to iMovie Converter software provides an easy way to combine multiple video files together. Just select the videos you want to join and check the “merge into one file”, you can finish it easily.

Edit to optimize the output video

You can trim the length of any videos to get the video or audio clips you want. The Webm to iMovie Video Converter also allows you to crop video to adjust the suitable size of displaying screen. You may personalize the video by spliting large video into small parts, adding watermark, etc.

Add your own subtitle to output video

Prepare a .srt subtitle with your own dialogue and embed it into output video. (Read details...)

Take snapshot

If you like the current image of the video you can use the “Snapshot” option. Just click the “Snapshot” button under display window, the image will be saved.

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