How to import Fujifilm X100T video to iMovie for editing?

Summary: Having issues while editing Fujifilm X100T footage in Apple iMovie? No worry, this post will present a way to convert Fujifilm X100T H.264 MOV files to AIC .MOV, so that you can use them in iMovie fluently without troubles.

“I am looking for a Fujifilm video converter for Mac to convert some video taken with my Fujifilm X100T camera for use in iMovie on my iMac. I could not use them directly. I found plenty of software options doing a google search for video converters, but none of them could do what I wanted with very good quality. Any recommendations? Thanks a lot.”
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If you are shooting with a new Fujifilm X100T camera, you may have import issues while editing them in Apple iMovie. That’s because the X100T use H.264 compressed MOV format to store video files. The H.264 is a highly compressed format suitable for capture and delivery, but not quite proper for editing. To make X100T MOV files more compatible with iMovie, convert them first!

Considering the ease of use, optimized output for iMovie, Video Converter for Mac is a great choice. Read a user review on Video Converter for Mac:
“I cannot express how happy I am about purchasing your video converter. It has been one of the best purchases I have ever made. It enables me to convert my Fujifilm X100T 1080p videos at 60p in a way no other software can. The edit feature is one of the most valuable functions of the software. It enables me to just take the clips that I want, without having to convert the entire file. Not only does it make the conversion process simpler, but the converted files are big and crisp. I will definitely recommend this product to other filmmakers and editors. I am so satisfied with it!” – Martin

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Fujifilm X100T and iMovie workflow – how to change X100T H.264 video to Apple InterMediate Codec for editing in iMovie?

Follow these steps:
Step 1: Open up our Video Converter as a Fujifilm X100T Video to iMovie Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load your source media into it.
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Step 2: From ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column.
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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 Fujifilm X100T H.264 MOV to iMovie AIC conversion
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.

1. 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.
2. The generated AIC .MOV files are also well compatible with the discontinued Apple Final Cut Express.

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