Read this post to learn an easiest way of converting Canon Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) MP4 video to AIC .mov for editing in Apple iMovie with lossless quality.
“Can anyone tell me if Canon EOS Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) movies will work well with iMovie? Thanks in advance.”
If you are planning on buying a new Canon EOS 760D (EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 8000D) or Canon EOS 750D (EOS Rebel T6i / Kiss X8i) camera, you may want to know the answer to this question. The EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) and EOS 750D (Rebel T6i )cameras both feature a movie mode which captures 1080p video up to 30 fps in MP4 format, which allows for great quality footage and easy movie distribution.
Actually, iMovie can recognize Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) as input, but the editing process maybe unstable and unreliable. That’s mainly because MP4 is not an editing format best suited for working with iMovie. To make Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) MP4 full compatible with iMovie, we would recommend transcoding Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) footage to Apple InterMediate Codec, iMovie’s favorite editing codec in advance. This requires third party software like HD Video Converter for Mac.
Read on to learn the steps required to convert EOS 760D/750D MP4 to AIC .mov for iMovie editing by using HD Video Converter for Mac.
[Guide] How to encode Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) MP4 to AIC for iMovie?
First of all, download a demo of HD Video Converter for Mac
Step 1: Open up HD Video Converter for Mac as a Rebel T6s/T6i 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 Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) MP4 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 Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) MP4 to 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.
If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘Showdown computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.
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