How to Import Sony XAVC recordings to iMovie (iMovie 11 included)
iMovie is a good tool to edit videos, however, some footage from HD cameras are not editable I iMovie, say recording from Sony F55 or F5, if you want to edit such files in iMovie, you will get some trouble for the video clips, or rather the XAVC clips, are not supported by iMovie, such files will not be shown when you try to import them to iMovie. So, how to solve this problem? Keep reading and you will find the solution.
To import XAVC files to iMovie including the iMovie 11, the best solution is to convert XAVC to iMovie compatible ProRes MOV or MPEG-4 (.mp4) format. To finish this job, a professional XAVC to iMovie Converter is necessary, and here, iOrgsoft XAVC Converter for Mac is highly recommended here.
Being specially designed for Mac users to convert XAVC footage to common formats, iOrgsoft XAVC Converter for Mac is also a powerful and handy XAVC to iMovie Converter. It can freely convert XAVC recordings to ProRes MOV for iMovie with no quality loss. In addition, the interface is quite friendly and the converting speed, ultrafast.
Import XAVC footage to the Converter
After running the XAVC to iMovie Converter, drag and drop the XAVC clips to the program or go to the "Add Files" button to add the files you want to convert to the app. Batch conversion is enabled, so, you can import multiple files to the Mac software at one time.
Select iMovie as output format
Press format icon, the format list will pop up immediately, then go to the iMovie column to set a preset as output format.
Convert XAVC videos to iMovie
When you finish all settings, hit "Convert" button to start XAVC to iMovie conversion. All the rest job will be finished automatically and when the conversion is done, a message will pop up to direct you to find the converted files. Then you can import the output files to iMovie to edit freely.