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Canon EOS to iMovie: Edit EOS H.264 Files in iMovie

Have you got any experience of shooting videos with your Canon EOS camera? We are glad to enjoy the high definition recordings after the further editing, right? In the following article, let's solve the problem of importing Canon EOS H.264 to iMovie. Just follow our steps.

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Do you have a Canon DSLR? It's great for us to take high-quality images when we travel. The Canon DSLR has another useful function, which is the HD recording. We can take up to 1080P high-definition video footages, this feature is used by a lot of Canon users. You may also like shooting videos with Canon DSLR, but you may encounter some problems when you want to import 500D/600D/1000D H.264 video to iMovie for editing, you will not edit the H.264 MOV videos smoothly due to the codec.

H.264 codec is not well supported by iMovie on Mac, for this H.264 is better for transferring not for editing while iMovie's best supported video codec is Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC), so it's a good choice to transcodec Canon EOS H.264 MOV to iMovie with AIC codec, then you can edit Canon EOS video without rendering. This similar situation also happens in AVCHD MTS and MXF files. Below is a guide for you, you can follow it.


How to put EOS H.264 MOV in iMoive for editing?

Step 1. Download Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac

With this converter, you can easily convert Canon H.264 video to iMovie, fcp, etc. Install and and launch this Canon video to iMovie converter. Import the videos you want to convert.

This converter is also compatible with Yosemite which is will run without any problem. Also, thanks to the preset for iMovie, you don't have to worry about the preset things, especially for newbie.


Step 2. Click format bar to choose the best output format for importing EOS H.264 to iMovie

You are recommended to choose "iMovie" >"Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)". In order to aviod many unknown problems like playback H.264 videos choppy in iMovie, aduio and video unsync in iMovie,etc, this AIC format is the best one to tackle this all at once.


Step 3. You can click settings button to adjust the output parameters

If you just want to import raw EOS H.264 to iMovie, then you can simply skip this step. Or if you want to downscale or want to maintain the 4K quality, just click this "Settings" to do that job. For 4K maintain, type the 3840*2160 in the following box, for downscale file size, lower bir rate will help.


Finally, just click "Convert" button to convert Rebel T2i/T3i/XS to iMovie with this best Canon EOS Video Converter.You can convert Canon recorded MOV videos to iMovie in few steps with this Canon video to iMovie converter, such as convert 550D(Rebel T2i) to iMovie, convert 600D (Rebel T3i) to iMovie, convert 1000D (Rebel XS) to iMovie, etc.

You can wasily enjoy this after transferring files into iMovie. Besides, this software is also excellent for other editing tools like FCP, Premiere Pro, etc. Do you wanna a try?

Further Reading:

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