‘Hey, troubled in importing my H.264 footage into iMovie, I shot the recordings from my new Nikon D750 camera but there are always some ‘errors’ appeared on the screen. Something seems wrong when editing my MPEG-4/H.264 footage in iMovie or FCE. Cause Nikon is the brand I have used for a long time, it is deserved to edit my Nikon footage in iMovie/FCE smoothly for a nice sharing’
Surely the Nikon D750 1080p footages encoded in H.264 with extension of MOV have great video quality so that you can enjoy yourself to play it back. But if you want to edit them in traditional nonlinear editing programs such as FCP, Adobe Premiere, iMovie/FCE and so on, it becomes a pain because the H.264 codec is not well supported by iMovie/FCE, etc. While for iMovie and FCE, we all know that the AIC .mov could be the best. So the issue just be easy: transcode our MPEG-4 or H.264 to AIC codec.
After searching on Google, you will find in order to convert Nikon D750 MPEG-4/H.264 mov to AIC.mov, the Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac can be the top best one. Which can is not only designed for iMovie or FCE, but also for other popular NLEs, such as FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro or Avid MC, etc. At the same time, it has the strong ability of converting videos with original high quality preserved. Let’s have a try!
Some details on converting Nikon D750 MPEG-4/H.264 MOV to AIC .mov for editing in iMovie/FCE:
Step 1. Add your original Nikon footage
Install and run Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Nikon D750 H.264 MOV Converter. When its main interface comes up, click “Add Video” button to load H.264 MOV video files from Nikon D750.
Step 2. Choose the right format as output
Com to the output list and find the best one for iMovie and FCE. Click the ‘Format;’ bar on the main interface, drop down the list, we strongly suggest you to select the ‘iMovie/Final Cut Express’>>’ Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as your most suitable output one.
Step3. Merge Nikon D750 1080p H.264 MOV files. (Optional)
Select the files in the file list and click Merge, and the Nikon D750 1080p H.264 MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4.Adjust Video and Audi settings
You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want. Like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
Finally, Click “Convert” button to start the “Nikon D750 H.264 MOV to AIC MOV for FCE”. Such as easy and convenient job that we are sure we can all do it well. Additionally, if you are the first time to work with iMovie, you must wanna know how to transfer files well into iMovie smoothly. Let’s move on!