How to Convert WMV to iMovie
Have you ever had an experience like this: when you tried to import WMV to iMovie for editing, it turned out to be grayed out? That's because WMV is not the format that iMovie understands. Well, in this case, what would you do? Give up your great idea to make your personalized masterpieces with these awesome WMV files?
Actually, it's an easy-to-resolve problem. You can use a tool to convert WMV to an iMovie-friendly format. Well, know nothing of iMovie supported video formats? It doesn't matter. You can try Video Converter for Mac, which has preconfigured an optimized format for iMovie. With the help of the straightforward WMV to iMovie converter, you can quickly and efficiently convert WMV to iMovie, even if you're not a Pro. Just follow the step-by-step tutorial below to accomplish WMV to iMovie conversion in a few clicks on any Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion etc.
Step 1. Import WMV files to the WMV to iMovie converter for Mac (Mountain Lion included0
Install and run this smart app. Then you have two ways to import WMV files. Choose "Load Media Files" in "File" menu to add WMV files or directly drag & drop one or more WMV files to this program.
Step 2. Choose an output format
In Output Name option, fill out the file name you wanted. Then open the format pop-up list, select "iMovie" as the output format in the category of "Editing". Of course, you can also set video Resolution, Frame Rate, Bit Rate and Code etc. by clicking "Options".
Note: As long as your files can't be recognized by iMovie, you can use this app's optimized preset for iMovie to convert files to iMovie. What's more, If you want to handle some simple editing jobs before importing iMovie, such as clipping video, merging clips or change video effect etc., you can using this app's editing function.
Step 3. Start WMV to iMovie conversion
When everything is done, the last thing you need to do is to hit "Convert" to convert WMV to iMovie. When the conversion is done, you'll be surprised to find that you can smoothly import your wanted digital contents to iMovie for editing.
iMovie-supportable video formats are mainly: MP4(supported some video codes), M4V, MOV, 3G2, 3GP, DV, AVCHD. So you can see also how to convert WMV to MOV.
iMovie-incompatible video formats are: AVI, FLV, WMV, VOB, MKV, ASF, TS, SWF, MP4 with some codecs.
Below is a detailed video tutorial: