Tricks Editing Nikon D600 MOV in iMovie Flawlessly
Nikon D600 a not fresh but still hot full-frame DSLR camera can capture 1080p videos in MOV format. However, we found many users complaining that they had problem when import MOV footage from Nikon D600 into iMovie. This page focuses on the D600 to iMovie workflow. If you are just facing the issues while editing Nikon D600 MOV in iMovie, read on to get the most efficient solution.
As mentioned above, Nikon D600 can capture videos saved in 1920 x 1080 with H.264 as video codec. H.264 is not an acceptable editing codec for iMovie owing to its high compression rate with heavy codec under different computer operating environment. The best method to import D600 MOV to iMovie avoiding any problems and saving time is to transcode Nikon MOV to Apple InterMediate Codec, which is natively supported by iMovie. To fulfill the task, the best program we can recommend is Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, whihch is the best Nikon MOV converter.
Applying the utility, you can transcode Nikon D600 video to AIC for iMovie/FCE, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, which will save you both time and trouble. And all you need is to drag the result videos for playing & editing. Now the following article will show you how to convert Nikon D600 MOV to iMovie editable format in detail. Just download the program.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Steps to convert Nikon D600 MOV videos to iMovie format
STEP 1. Import MOV files to the converter
Run the Nikon MOV to iMovie converter and click the Add Files button to import the .mov videos from D600 or hard drive to be converted. The converter supports converting multiple files at a time.
STEP 2. Choose the output format
You can directly choose the preset- iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) for iMovie which has been supplied by the Mac video converter. The Mac program has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc.
STEP 3. Adjust audio and video settings
Click "Settings" button if you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
STEP 4. Start D600 MOV conversion
Hit the big Convert button and the conversion from Nikon D600 to AIC .mov for iMovie will begin immediately.
Once the conversion done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit Nikon D600 MOV with iMovie at ease.