Thursday, June 13, 2013

Mac Nikon MOV Converter-Compress Nikon D7100 HD MOV to iMovie 11

This guide will show you how to Convert Nikon D7100 HD MOV to iMovie 11 with AIC MOV , so that you can load your Nikon D7100 footages to iMovie/FCE for further editing on mac.

"I have 200+ raw mov files from a Nikon camera and want to edit these Nikon D7100 MOV in iMovie 11. Unfortunately, the file structure is gone and there's no way to edit this videos? I hope not. I am only hoping at this point to convert these files to useable formats and manually sync up the audio files and the video files. What can I do?" 

The MOV files Nikon D7100 outputs in encoded by H.264 high-def streams, which is different from QuickTime mov or others. Many traditional nonlinear editing programs on mac do not support H.264 codec directly, such as iMovie, FCP, Adobe premiere and so on. To load Nikon D7100 H.264 MOV to iMovie 11 or FCE, you need to convert them into iMovie preferred video format firstly. Besides, it's a pity if you don't keep the original file structure, but it's not unfixable – come and meet this Nikon D7100 Converter for Mac

This Mac Nikon to iMovie converter is not only able to convert organized videos files, but also able to deal with various videos and audios in batch. No need to install third party plug-in, no need to fix the settings manually; just import, choose iMovie preset, and click Convert. It's just as simple as that. The software does a good job in editing H.264 .mov files directly in iMovie/FCE and also easily convert Nikon D7100 video to FCP, AVI, WMV, MPG, etc. You can also remux, Trim, cut, split, mix videos, overlays, also add 3D effect to D7100 H.264 footages. Now mac 10.8.3 is supported, feel free to have a try! 

Now get this Mac iMovie AIC Converter installed; you can order a license directly or download a trial version here. 

Ok let's move on! 

How to Convert Nikon D7100 HD MOV to iMovie 11 with AIC MOV 

Step 1. Connect your Nikon D7100 camera to Mac with USB cable or use card reader to transfer the MOV files to Apple hard drive disk. 

Step 2. Add Nikon D7100 1080p H.264 MOV videos to Mac Nikon to iMovie Video Converter

Run HD Video Converter for Mac, and click the "Add Files"button to load individuals mov videos; or you can click "Add from folder"to load the entire folder. 


Step 3. Choose editing program compatible format. 

Click the "Profile"option, you will find various video formats sorted by different editing programs/devices. To get high video quality with least quality loss, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express>Apple InterMediate Codec(*.mov). 


Click Settings, you can fix the size to 1920*1080 to get better video quality; also you can fix the bitrate, frame rate as what you need. 


Step 4. Now click the big red Converter and wait for a while to get the fresh hot converted video. Click Browse to locate them directly. Ok now the transcoded files now are ready for editing Nikon D7100 MOV in iMovie 11 or FCE


This HD Video Converter is not only capable of converting Nikon footages, but also able to convert various video formats to each other. 

See also: 

Nikon D800E to FCP Converter