MP4 to iMovie – Edit GoPro Hero 9 MP4 in iMovie
GoPro Hero 9 is a sport camera that loved by a lot of fans, it has compact body so it is very convenient to take, you can use GoPro Hero 9 to record high quality 4K videos outside easily. Have you used GoPro Hero 9 camera and recorded some 4K or 1080p MP4 files? Do you want to import MP4 videos from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie and edit with natively supported AIC (Apple InterMediate Codec) codec on Mac? In this article we will share the best GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie workflow with you, and you can also get the best GoPro Hero 9 4k video converter to use, just read it.
GoPro cameras are loved by fans across the workflow, the latest model is the GoPro Hero 9, a lot of users choose to purchase GoPro Hero 9 to capture 4K videos outside, and then they can share the exciting moments with friends on online video websites or smartphones. GoPro Hero 9 is released not long ago, this new sport camera has used the latest hardware, the 23.6MP sensor enables you to capture 5K 30FPS videos or 20MP photos, it has the features like live view front display, webcam mode, rear touchscreen, 1080p live streaming, hypersmooth 3.0 image stabilization, etc. with this powerful sport camera, you are available to capture 5K, 4K or 1080p videos in H.264/AVC or H.265/HEVC codecs, the recorded videos are in MP4 format, which is a compatible format for many playable devices.
How to edit GoPro Hero 9 MP4 in iMovie natively?
“Hello, I like shooting sport videos so I purchased a new GoPro Hero 9 for myself two weeks ago, and I already used it recorded some H.265 HEVC videos, I noticed the recordings are in MP4 video format, this is the first time for me to use GoPro Hero 9 camera, and I don’t know how to import MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie for editing natively. I was told by my friend that I need to convert MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie AIC (Apple InterMediate Codec) MOV format, is it true? Hope you can give me some suggestions to me, thanks in advance!”
The question showed above is asked by a new GoPro Hero 9 camera user, GoPro Hero 9 camera is excellent so there are a few of users choose to buy it for their projects, have you also got one? If you also have this camera then you must have used it to recorded some high quality videos in MP4 format, the latest GoPro Hero 9 camera can support 5K, 4K or 1080p video recording. To most new users, it is hard to use recordings with editing programs like iMovie, because most recorded videos are not in native supported codecs, in this case the recorded videos will not be imported or edited natively. GoPro Hero 9 camera can capture videos in H.264/AVC or H.265/HEVC, both codecs are not native editing codecs for imovie, so users can’t import MP4 from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie for editing directly
As H.264/AVC or H.265/HEVC codecs are not natively supported by editing program like iMovie, what’s the best workflow to edit MP4 in iMovie? The best way is to convert MP4 videos from GoPro Hero 9 iMovie native supported codec. From Apple imovie website page you will know that AIC (Apple InterMediate Codec) codec is the native editing codec for imovie, and with this codec you can edit GoPro Hero 9 files with iMovie natively, so you just need to convert videos from GoPro Hero 9 to imovie AIC codec with a good GoPro Hero 9 video converter.
Best GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie converter
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the top 8K/4K video converter on the market, it is able to convert MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie natively supported AIC codec. Besides GoPro Hero 9 recorded MP4 format, it has support for all the 8K and 4K UHD videos, like MOV, MP4, MXF, MST, MKV, AVI, MPG, etc. you can import nearly all the videos into Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. This powerful GoPro Hero 9 video converter has many optimized formats for output, such as AIC codec (Apple InterMediate Codec) for iMovie, Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec for FCP X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, etc. now please download this GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie converter from the link, and use it to convert recorded videos from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie best format.
Convert MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie
Step 1. Download and install Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer. If you need to convert GoPro Hero 9 MP4 files on Windows you can also download the Windows version, both Windows version and Mac version are available to use.
Step 2. Run this GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie converter you will see the brief main interface, click “Add Files” button on the main interface to load GoPro Hero 9 MP4 files into the software, you can add batch files at one time, you can load GoPro Hero 9 H.265 HEVC videos or H.264 AVC videos according to your recordings.
Step 3. To convert MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie native supported AIC codec, please choose iMovie supported AIC codec for output, just click and select “iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov)”, this format is native format for iMovie. If you want to convert MP4 files to other formats please choose the output format according to your need.
Step 4. Before converting GoPro Hero 9 MP4 to iMovie AIC format, you can click Settings button to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. if you don’t need to change just skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie conversion process. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert MP4 files from GoPro Hero 9 to iMovie AIC codec with top quality and speed.
Just wait some time, your GoPro Hero 9 recorded videos will be converted to imovie supported format in short time, video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed by this GoPro Hero 9 video converter, when the GoPro Hero 9 to imovie conversion process is finished, you can load converted videos into iMovie, and now you can edit GoPro Hero 9 files in iMovie with AIC codec smoothly, you don’t need to render anymore. Just take a try, hope Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac can solve your video problems.
Tip: You can use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate to convert GoPro Hero 9 recorded videos to many editing programs. For example, you can convert videos from GoPro Hero 9 to imovie, convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero 9 to FCP X Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec, convert 4K videos from GoPro Hero 9 to Avid Media Composer DNxHD codec, convert videos from GoPro Hero 9 to Adobe Premiere Pro CC, etc. you can also convert videos from GoPro Hero 9 to iPad Pro, convert files from GoPro Hero 9 to 4K TV, etc. Acrok GoPro Hero 9 video converter can meet with your needs, just download this wonderful tool and try as you want.