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How to Convert MKV to iMovie (iMovie'11 Included)

MKV is popular with lots of video photographers and video amateurs; whereas, MKV is unrecognizable with iMovie(iMovie 11 can support video codecs including DV, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD and AIC.). When importing MKV to iMovie, you may come across the error: unsupported file format. Well, it doesn't mean there is no way to bring MKV to iMovie to edit. Here the following article will introduce you a simple way to import and edit MKV videos in iMovie(08/09/11) flawlessly.

In order to open MKV files in iMovie directly, a professional Mac MKV converter becomes a must, which is professionalized in converting MKV to iMovie native editing-friendly formats - Apple InterMediate Codec, the best format for iMovie program. As a professional video solution for Mac users, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac would be your best choice.

It is an all-in-one video converter on Mac OS X. It is able to do format conversion among various popular video and audio formats, including MKV, AVI, MTS, MOV, MPG, VOB and more. With it, we can rewrap MKV format files to AIC .mov for iMovie with fast encoding speed. You should then be able to import the new file into iMovie with smooth editing without any trouble. It will ensure a perfect MKV importing, playing and editing workflow with iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac(Mavericks and Yosemite). Just download the software and follow the guideline below, you can convert and import MKV files to iMovie easily and successfully.

Download MKV to iMovie converter:


How to convert and import MKV to iMovie on Mac

Step 1. Load MKV files

Launch the Mac MKV to iMovie converter. Drag & drop MKV files to the program directly. Or go to the "File" menu, choose "Add Video" to locate the MKV videos you want to add. You can add several files to do batch conversion.


Step 2. Select the output format

You can choose iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the output format. The output video can be imported to iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08 directly.


Tip: Furthermore, you are provided some useful edit functions cropping, trimming, adding watermark, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files so that you can simplify your iMovie editing.

Step 3. Start MKV to iMovie conversion on Mac

Click the "Convert" button to start the MKV to AIC conversion under Mac OS X. Just in a few minutes, you make it.

Step 4. Import MKV into iMovie(11)

After the conversion, click "Open" to locate the result videos and then launch iMovie, choose File > Import > Movies..., to import the converted MKV video into iMovie. And now enjoy your editing work.

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