How to convert MKV to iMovie on Mac?

Want to convert MKV to iMovie for personalized video editing? But an obstacle will deter you from converting MKV to iMovie: you are unable to directly import MKV to iMovie.

MKV is an open and free Mastroska Multimedia Container file which can encapsulate videos with different codec, up to 16 audios with various formats and subtitles with diverse languages into a single Matroska Media file. Although it is popular with lots of video photographers and video amateurs, it is unrecognizable with iMovie—a video editing software application that allows Mac users to edit their movies. That is to say a Video Converter for Mac is in great need here for you convert MKV to iMovie compatible formats (movie file format, SDV & HDV format, Quick Time movie format, AVCHD, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4).

With Mac MKV to iMovie Converter, you can convert MKV to iMovie recognizable formats (.mp4 is strongly recommended here) with ease.

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Add MKV video files

Click "Add" icon to import MKV files to the program.

If you want to get detailed information of the original MKV file, you just need to right-click the file and choose "media information".

Select Output Profile

Profile: Choose .MP4 as the output format.

Apply to all: The settings for your previous file will be applied to all the selected MKV files in the file list, thus you can set multiple videos at a time.

Edit MKV videos

Before you import MKV to iMovie for further editing you can also do some video editing by trimming, cropping, rotating, effect adjusting and watermarking with this MKV to iMovie Converter.

Start to convert

Click the big "Convert" button to convert MKV to iMovie compatible file on Mac OS X.

After the conversion you can get iMovie readable MP4 files. Now you only need to launch iMovie and import the converted MKV to iMovie for further editing.

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