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How Can We Convert MPG Files to iMovie?


When you get many great MKV videos and wanna import MKV video to iMovie for editing for sharing. But when you try this, you get a question that you can't import this media files to iMovie on Mac. In other words, iMovie doesn't recognized MKV video format. So how to do that?

Actually, you need to convert MKV to iMovie Mac here. As we know, An MKV file is a Matroska Multimedia Container file. The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. So you should consider that you must transfer MKV video to iMovie workable video format like MP4, etc. Thus you can import MKV into iMovie and editing them.

This article focuses on how to convert MKV media files to iMovie Mac step-by-step. Firstly, free download the converter Mac - Video Converter Ultimate for Mac via the link below, install and launch it, then follow the guide to change MKV to the friendly format for iMovie for Mac OS X.

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Tutorial: How to Make MKV Editable in iMovie on Mac/Windows

Step by step tutorials for you to make MKV Files readable in iMovie on Mac:

Step 1: Load Files

After this software is launched, choose the "Convert" mode. Simply drag & drop the MKV files to the program. This software will display all loaded files in details: file size, format, duration, resolution, etc.

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Step 2: Output Parameters

Clickdouble up-arrow button and you will see the output format list. Here you can see available output formats are well catalogued as: Devices, Editing, HD & 3D, Web Sharing, Video and Audio. Just choose a suitable video format for iMovie from "Video" or "Device".

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Step 3: Start Conversion

Click "Convert" to start conversion.

The task of converting MKV movie to Apple iMovie Mac will be finished a few minutes later. You will find this converter is so easy, fast to convert MKV and import it to iMovie for Mac users, and convert all popular video, audio formats with the perfect quality.

When the conversion is done, Launch iMovie, go to "file > import movies" to import MKV video into iMovie directly. Done! Just free download to know its powerful functions and have a try now!

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