Came upon issues working with Fujifilm X70 1080-60p videos in Apple iMovie? If so, you may wish to read this post. It presents a workaround to get iMovie to recognize Fujifilm X70 60p footage.
Issues editing Fujifilm X70 60p files in iMovie
“Hi guys, has anyone worked out how to get iMovie to ‘see’ Fujifilm X70 60p files and allow them to be edited smoothly? I have recorded some Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p files with my new Fujifilm X70. iMovie is able to recognize them, but the editing process is not stable and reliable. How can I expect a fluent editing workflow? I really can’t work out how to do it! Please suggest a solution. Thanks a lot.”
If for whatever reason you are unable to edit Fujifilm X70 recordings in iMovie smoothly, we would recommend converting them to a format that is best suitable for use in iMovie first, such as Apple InterMediate Codec .mov, iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will recognize and handle well. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to convert Fujifilm X70 movies to AIC .mov for iMovie on a computer.
Here’s what you need
HD Converter for Mac
A quick guide on how to transcode Fujifilm X70 60p videos to AIC .mov for iMovie
1. Start up HD Converter for Mac as a professional Fujifilm X70 Converter for iMovie, and then click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
Step 2: Select AIC .mov as output format for iMovie
To convert Fujifilm X70 60p videos 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 Fujifilm X70 60p videos 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.
If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘Shutdown computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.
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