How to edit and share clips from camcorders MTS to iMovie (iMovie 11 included)

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This article is all about iMovie MTS solution. You may say iMovie is a great tool to organize, edit and share clips from camcorders and videos on your Mac and it can also stabilized shaky clips from your camcorder. Yeah, you are absolutely an experienced iMovie user. But you may also have noticed that iMovie is not as what it claimed while importing MTS to iMovie, say, it ought to be compatible with most of the popular HD cams, like Canon VIXIA HF200, Panasonic HDC-HS300, Sony DCR-SR47, JVC GZ-HD40, etc. which record videos in MTS/M2TS format, but actually you get errors sometimes.

Many Mac users also have difficulty in importing their MTS/M2TS files to iMovie, especially raw MTS files even though they follow the instructions step by step and iMovie just can’t recognized their camcorders. In cases like these, you can convert MTS to iMovie with a professional MTS iMovie tool: Video Converter for Mac, which will maximally preserve the quality of your original MTS/M2TS clips. Just follow the below 4 easy steps to fix your MTS/M2TS iMovie problem:

Note: You can refer to Apple’s list of supported camcorders for more types of supported HD cam.

How to convert MTS/M2TS to iMovie

Step 1. Download professional MTS to iMovie Video Converter for Mac


Step 2. Launch the MTS to iMovie Converter Mac

Drag & drop M2TS/MTS files to the MTS iMovie Mac tool. Or go to “File” menu, choose “Add Video/Audio files” to locate the M2TS/MTS files you want to add.

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Step3. Select “iMovie” from output format list

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Go to the format list of the iMovie MTS application and select “iMovie” as your output format under the “Apple Software” section. This smart MTS to iMovie converter will automatically set the format, resolution and frame rate for you, maintaining the video quality, and the output video can be imported to iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD.

Note: If you just want to import certain segment of the MTS/M2TS files for editing, you can trim the clip before the MTS to iMovie conversion.

Step 4. Hit “Convert” to start converting MTS/M2TS files to iMovie compatible format.

This smart MTS to iMovie Mac Video Converter can automatically switch off the computer when the conversion is done, so you don’t need to wait around during the conversion. Now, the output iMovie files can be imported iMovie for organizing, editing or sharing successfully.

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