If you experience any issues working with Canon G7 X Mark II 1080p MP4 files in iMovie, you may wish to read this post. It displays a workaround to transcode G7 X Mark II MP4 video to AIC .mov for editing in Apple iMovie smoothly.
How can I expect a smooth workflow for G7 X Mark II 60p MP4 and iMovie?
“Hey, all, I have a new Canon G7 X Mark II camera, which is able to shoot 1920×1080 videos at up to 60p (59.94fps) in MP4 format with stereo sound. I’m having problems editing 1080-60p files in iMovie. iMovie is able to import files from G7 X Mark II, but the editing process is not stable and reliable. How can I expect a smooth workflow? Please suggest a solution. Thanks a lot.”
iMovie is designed to work with a wide range of camcorders and digital still cameras, plus all models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. However in some cases, you may run into issues one or another. For a fast and fluid workflow, we would recommend converting G7 X Mark II 1080-60p MP4 files to a format that is best suitable for use in iMovie, such as Apple InterMediate Codec, iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will recognize and handle well. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to transcode G7 X Mark II 60p MP4 to iMovie preferred AIC .mov.
[Guide] How to encode Canon G7 X Mark II MP4 video to AIC for iMovie?
Step 1: Open up HD Video Converter for Mac as a G7 X Mark II MP4 Converter for Mac. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load your source media.
Step 2: Select output format for your editing program
To convert Canon G7 X Mark II MP4 video for iMovie, from ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (optional)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Begin Canon G7 X Mark II 1080-60p MP4 files to AIC MOV Conversion on Mac
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. Once the conversion process is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated AIC MOV files for editing in iMovie with optimum performance.
Tips:If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘shut down computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.
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