Can iMovie 10.0.6 work with GoPro Hero4 Black 4K files on Yosemite? This post displays a workaround to convert GoPro Hero4 Black 4K files to AIC .mov on Yosemite for editing in iMovie 10.0.6 with excellent quality.
For a fast and fluid workflow, you may need to convert GoPro Hero4 Black 4K files to QuickTime for editing in iMovie 10.0.6 on Yosemite. Here in this article, you will learn a way of transcoding GoPro Hero4 Black 4K files to Apple’s InterMediate Codec for use in iMovie 10.0.6 on Yosemite with optimum performance.
Tool Needed – HD Video Converter for Mac
By using this Video Converter program, you are able to convert GoPro Hero4 Black 4K/1080p files to whatever format you need for editing and playing. It comes with very easy to use menus and produces very good quality Apple InterMediate Codec conversions as well as bulk processing so you could load it with files and leave it alone to do the job. More than AIC output, it is also able to convert GoPro Hero4 footage to ProRes for use in FCP, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere, to DNxHD for Avid and more. Read on to find a step-by-step guide talking about how to rewrap GoPro Hero4 Black 4K/1080p files to MOV with AIC codec for iMovie editing on Yosemite.
How to encode GoPro Hero4 Black 4K/1080p files for editing in iMovie 10.0.6 on Yosemite?
First of all, download a demo of HD Video Converter for Mac
Then follow these steps:
Step 1: Open up HD Video Converter for Mac as a GoPro Hero 4 Converter for Mac. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load your source media.
Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
To convert GoPro Hero4 Black 4K/1080p files for iMovie, from ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column. This codec is also suitable for use in the discontinued FCE.
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 GoPro Hero4 Black 4K/1080p 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 iMoviewith 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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