High-definition video, or HD video, refers to any video system of higher resolution than standard-definition (SD) video, and most commonly involves display resolutions of 1280×720 pixels (720p) or 1920×1080 pixels (1080i/1080p). HD video, as opposed to its specific applications in television broadcast (HDTV), video recording formats (HDCAM, HDCAM-SR, DVCPRO HD, D5 HD, AVC-Intra, XDCAM HD, HDV and AVCHD), the optical disc delivery system Blu-ray Disc and the video tape format D-VHS.
HD video contains H.264/AVC, TS, TP/TRP, AVCHD, MKV, etc. Even though you can enjoy HD video on Mac iMovie, iDVD, Quicktime, Youtube, etc, but not all the HD videos will be compatible with Mac.
If you want to enjoy and edit HD video such as AVCHD MTS, M2TS, Camcorder MOD, MKV, etc in FCP, in iMovie, iDVD on Mac, you’d better convert these HD video to DV (direct to digital,
easier to be edited on Mac) or convert HD to MOV, MP4 for Mac.
Now, Doremisoft HD Video Converter for Mac can convert HD videos like MTS, M2TS to DV, TS to DV, MKV to DV, MOD to DV, TOD, MPEG2 HD, MPEG4 HD, MOV HD, WMV HD, AVI HD etc to DV for Mac iMovie. It can also transfer regular videos such as AVI, ASF, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MOV, FLV, 3GP, 3G2, DIVX, M4V etc. to PSP, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Creative Zen, etc.
How to convert HD video to DV for Mac OS
(Snow Leopard included)? Only 3 simple steps for you to convert HD video to DV on Mac.
Step One: Input HD Video to Mac HD Video Converter
Click "Add File" to upload your HD files from your Mac hard drive or desktop to HD Video Converter for Mac after you launched it.
Step Two: Select DV as Output Video Format for Mac
Press the "Profile" button to open the drop-up list to choose DV as the output format for Mac iMovie, iDVD, etc.
Step Three: Start to Convert HD video to DV on Mac OS
Click "Start" to convert HD video such as AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MKV to DV with Mac HD Converter for Mac. And you can check and enjoy converted HD videos on Mac after conversion finished.
Tips: If you want to edit HD video on Mac, you can refer to edit HD video on Mac
to see more details.
Related: How to Import HD videos to iMovie and edit HD video in iMovie on Mac?