How to Convert M2TS/MTS to iMovie (Mountain Lion included)
Maybe you have had a lot of precious M2TS/MTS files footages recorded by your camcorders in birthday party, wedding ceremony, wonderful performance etc. Well, have you ever had a great idea to put your M2TS/MTS files in iMovie for editing so that you can make your own masterpieces and preserve these sweet memories forever?
If you have tried to import M2TS/MTS to iMovie, you'll find that M2TS/MTS can't be recognized by iMovie. Yes, M2TS/MTS is not the format that iMovie understands. To edit M2TS/MTS files in iMovie, you have to convert M2TS/MTS to an iMovie-compatible format like MOV.
This article here introduces a smart M2TS/MTS to iMovie converter to you, and walks you through the M2TS/MTS to iMovie conversion using this M2TS/MTS to iMovie Video Converter for Mac (Mountain Lin, Lion supported) step by step.
1. Import M2TS/MTS files to the M2TS/MTS to iMovie converter
After running this app, you have two ways to put your local M2TS/MTS in iMovie. Choose "Load Media Files" in "File" menu for file addition or drag &drop one or more M2TS/MTS files to this program.
Fortunately, this app has just been upgraded to directly support camcorder now. Just connect your camcorder to Mac, and then launch this app. It will detect the camcorder device immediately, with recorded M2TS/MTS files shown in front of your eyes. Next, you can select the files you want, and click the "Load" button to import them.
2. Choose an output format
In Output Name option, fill out the file name you want. Then select "iMovie" in "Editing" category of the drop-down format list. Of course, you can also click gear icon to customize video Resolution, Frame Rate, Bit Rate and Code etc.
Note: If you just want to put files in iMovie for simple editing, such as cutting off some unwanted clips or merging several small-size videos into one just like a movie trailer, you can directly do these jobs on this app. This app has the features to split video into several clips and merge your wanted clips into one file.
3. Start M2TS/MTS to iMovie conversion
When you're very satisfied with the video effect, the last thing you need to do is to hit "Convert" to convert M2TS/MTS to iMovie.
When the conversion is done, you can import the output files to iMovie without any trouble. With the help of the M2TS/MTS to iMovie Video Converter for Mac (Snow Leopard,Moutain Lion, Lion included), you can edit M2TS/MTS footages from your camcorders at will. Just create your own masterpieces with your prize M2TS/MTS files, which might be some precious footages of your lover or your kids' landmark moment. It's interesting, isn't?
Note: Actually, this app also provides you with all common video editing tools. If need, you can directly edit your videos in this program.
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