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Convert WebM to Apple InterMediate Codec for using in iMovie

Summary: Have you ever run into a situation where you can’t edit WebM files in iMovie? In this part we’ll look at how iMovie deals with WebM video, and how you can import them for smooth editing.

I got a bunch of video files in WebM format. Whereas, when I wanna edit those WebM in iMovie before sharing with my friends, I met problems: iMovie can’t recognize the WebM files. So I couldn’t import the WebM files into iMovie for editing directly.

I searched WebM and iMovie on Google, and found other users are also facing the importing problems. Well, luckily enough, I’ve found out the solution yet to fix the WebM to iMovie incompatible issues. Share now.

Actually, iMovie does not have native support for WebM video. In order to get iMovie work with WebM files smoothly, the easy workaround is to transcode WebM to Apple InterMediate Codec, which is natively supported by iMovie. To get the work done, you can take Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which is one of the best Mac WebM converter tool for you. The program comes with optimized format for iMovie, which enable you to transcode WebM to Apple InterMediate Codec .mov for using in iMovie directly without any rendering or codec problems. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to convert WebM files to iMovie on Mac(Yosemite, El Capitan included).

How to Convert WebM video clips to iMovie(iMovie 11)

Step 1. Install and run the WebM to iMovie converter. Click "Add video" button to load the WebM movies you want to convert for iMovie. Or simply drag your videos to the left item bar for converting. Batch conversion is supported so you can add many files at a time to save the conversion time.

Step 2. Click the Format box and select "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)" as output format.

Step 3. Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 4. Click convert button to start transcoding WebM files to AIC .mov on Mac.

With the WebM to iMovie converter, you can easily encode WebM files to iMovie for editing. This software runs fast, so you can convert your source WebM clips to iMovie in less time, and video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed.

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