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How to import & edit Kodak video into iMovie on Mac?
Kodak videos have now become very popular among users who want to shoot easy and fast videos. And quite a lot of these users are using Mac OS and need to edit Kodak videos in iMovie on their Mac machine. But when they tried to import the Kodak MOV videos to iMovie, iMovie won't display them but saying the files are unknown formats. How to solve this problem to edit Kodak video into iMovie on Mac?
Introduce an easy-to-use video converter, Kodak Video to iMovie Converter for Mac which can convert Kodak video to other formats supported by iMovie like DV, MP4, M4V, etc. Learn more features about Kodak Video Converter for mac, please click here.
Kodak video to iMovie Converter for Mac gives professionals the advanced features needed to convert in the competitive software market such as Kodak PLAYSPORT to mpeg-4/( HD) DV, Kodak zi8 to mpeg-4/( HD) DV, Kodak zi6 to mpeg-4/( HD) DV, Kodak zx1 to mpeg-4/( HD) DV, it also serves up doing some simple editing by cropping the clips, adjust color/contrast and merging into one cohesive movie, it converts the videos with fast speed while also supporting batch loaded files.
The following two parts will guide you through the steps to convert Kodak video to iMovie Mac and edit Kodak video on iMovie on Mac.
Part One: Convert Kodak video to iMovie Mac
Step 1.Add Kodak videos
Click the "Add File" button to add the Kodak videos you want to edit in iMovie to Mac Kodak Video to iMovie Converter.
Step 2.Select the "iMovie" format for your conversion
Click the Profile drop-up list and select an iMovie format to convert your Kodak videos.
Step 3.Start the conversion
Click the "Start" button on the lower right of the interface to start converting Kodak video to iMovie.
Part two: Edit Kodak videos on iMovie.
Now your Kodak videos have been converted to iMovie supported video formats. Launch your iMovie and follow the steps below to edit your Kodak videos with iMovie:
Step 1.Import the converted Kodak videos to iMovie
Select "Import Movies" from the File menu and use the browser to select the converted Kodak videos. You can hold down the "shift" button to select and add multiple files. Then click on the "+" button of your iMovie to create a new project, and name this new project.
Now you can see the imported videos in the video clips section of the iMovie. Drag and drop them into the timeline of iMovie.
Step 2.Arrange video orders
Drag and drop the video files in the timeline to arrange them in the order you prefer.
Step 3.Select transitions
If you want to apply transitions to the added videos. You can select "Transitions" at the Window menu, select the transition you want and drag it and drop it between any two scenes.
Step 4.Set start and end
Click on the click icon to switch to the timeline view. Here you can trim your arranged clips for more precise editing. Simply use the Playhead bar over the timeline and select your stop and end points.
Step 5.Crop and adjust video
Select one video clip and click on the Crop button to crop it. Select one or more videos, and click on the Video Adjustments icon to adjust the video effects.
Step 6.Other editing
The editing tools also allow you to add text, effects, and audio effects. You can try out and play around with these tools to see how you want to edit your videos.
Step 7.Export your movies
Click the "Share" menu and select "Export Movie" to export your movies. Now you will see the "Size to export" window, select the size according to the references shown on this window, depending on which devices you want to export your movies to. iMovie seems to be more than enough for us to do the editing and it is not very easy to use. Actually, you can also use Kodak Video to iMovie Converter to do some easy editing. Click here to see how.
Posted by shirley... on
May 04, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare V603 Digital Camera
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