Easy to Import Nikon D90 MOV Video to iMovie

How can we import the Nikon D90 MOV video files to iMovie for editing without compatible issues? As iMovie can't natively support D90 MOV movie. In this article, you will get the satisfied answer about edit D90 MOV with iMovie.

Nikon released lots of perfect DSLR cameras, such as Nikon D7000, D90, D4, D3S etc. These excellent DSLR cameras support h.264 mov recording up to 1080p. But the H.264 compression format requires that files be transcoded into a format better suited to editing, effects, and color grading on Mac; this would usually be Apple ProRes or Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) format.

Note: The Nikon DSLR cameras record footage with H.264 codec and save the files in MOV container format. It is an ideal file type for video capture in an SLR camera, delivering relatively compact file sizes with image quality noticeably superior to alternate video compressions (such as Motion JPEG).

HD Converter for Mac is the best D90 MOV to iMovie Converting tool, which can help you convert the MOV video files from Nikon D90 to Apple ProRes 422(*MOV) or Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*MOV), and then, you can import the converted D90 video files to iMovie for editing. Additional, you can also edit Nikon D90/D7000/D4/D3S h.264 mov footages with iMovie.

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How to Convert and Import Nikon D90 MOV Files to iMovie Step by Step?

STEP 1: Import Nikon DSLR camera videos
Install and run the H.264 MOV to iMovie Mac HD Converter, then run it. Click on “Add Video”, and browse your files; select all the .MOV files you wanna convert. If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to iMovie, please tick the box "Merge into one" on the main interface.
Nikon D90 MOV to iMovie

STEP 2: Choose a target format
Hit the Profile drop-down list bar to select iMovie/FCE --> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov), or Final Cut Pro--> Apple ProRes 422(*MOV).
Convert D90 MOV to iMovie

STEP 3: Advanced video/audio settings
Click the Settings icon and adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrates of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc.

STEP 4: Start Nikon H.264 MOV conversion on Mac
Click the arrow button to start converting Nikon MOV to AIC for iMovie immediately on Mac OS X.

This conversion process will finish soon. Afterwards, click the "Open Folder" button to locate the output D90 MOV files and import to iMovie program with ease.

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