Can I use AVCHD in iMovie?

Can I use AVCHD in iMovie?

To import high-definition video like AVCHD, the Apple iMovie ’08 software or newer is required. You can’t import AVCHD 60p (1080 or 720) into the Apple iMovie software. Additional information on how to transfer AVCHD videos to an Apple Macintosh® computer is available.

How do I convert AVCHD to MP4 on Mac?

How to convert AVCHD to MP4 with MacX Video Converter Pro.

  1. Launch MacX Video Converter Pro on your Mac.
  2. Click + Video and import your AVCHD video file into the software.
  3. From the icons at the bottom of the screen, choose MP4 as your video output format.
  4. Click the Run button to convert and save your AVCHD file to MP4.

How do I get videos off my JVC camcorder?


  1. Connect the camcorder to your MAC or PC using the USB.
  2. Open the flip screen of camcorder and select Playback on PC (even when on a Mac).
  3. Your computer should recognize the camcorder as a new hard drive.
  4. Look for the SD_Video folder to find your video clips in MOD format.

How do I download videos from my camcorder to my Mac?

First you’ll need to connect your camcorder to your Mac, and then copy footage from the camcorder into iMovie, a process known as importing. iMovie makes importing easy. When you import video into an iMovie project, it automatically divides your video into individual clips, making it easy to edit.

How do I convert AVCHD file to Mac?

Convert AVCHD video using Quicktime Player (MacOS 10.8 or later)

  1. You can drag the file over the Quicktime Player icon, or right click (CTRL + Click) on a file and select Open With > Quicktime Player.
  2. Once the file is open in QT, go to File > Export > and select a resolution.

How do I convert AVCHD to mov?

How to convert AVCHD to MOV

  1. Upload video. Select or drag&drop AVCHD video to convert it to the MOV format from your computer, iPhone or Android.
  2. Convert the file. Now your video is uploaded and you can start the AVCHD to MOV conversion.
  3. Adjust your video.
  4. Download the video.

Is AVCHD compatible with Mac?

Macintosh® computers do not support AVCHD video recorded in 60p (1080 and 720). If you want to easily transfer video to a Mac, we recommend changing the recording format on the camera. Depending on the camera, you can change it to MP4 or AVCHD such as 24i, 60i, etc.

How do I change AVCHD file to MP4?

How do I Import video from camcorder to iMovie?

Import into iMovie on Mac from tape-based cameras

  1. Connect the tape-based camera to your Mac using the cable that came with the camera.
  2. Turn on the camera and set it to VTR or VCR mode.
  3. In the iMovie app on your Mac, open the Import window by clicking the Import button in the toolbar.

How do I download videos from my JVC camcorder to my computer?

1) Connect the camera to your computer using the included USB cable. Also connect the power cable if the battery is low. 3) Find and open the EVERIO_MEM drive (similar to a USB drive). You should find your videos in the PRG001 folder inside the SD_VIDEO folder.