Problem 1: How to import an .m4v file (made in handbrake) into iMovie?
I was told that if I wanted to edit my DVD I had to convert it first with Handbrake, so I used Handbrake to convert my DVD and it became an .m4v file. But in Imovie I can't import that file, nor can I drag it from my deskboard into iMovie. Any suggestion what to do?
Problem 2: .m4v video won't import to iMovie
Handbrake ripped a personal video to .m4v format. iMovie doesn't recognize this file when I browse to import. Is there a work around?
Problem 3: Importing a Handbrake rip into iMovie?
I have been copying my DVD collection onto my computer using Handbrake with the AppleTV preset. For two movies, 21 and The Da Vinci Code, Handbrake had a tough time copying them at first and both movies play the first minute of the movie and then start over from the beginning. The movie is fine after that. Why am I not able to import these into iMovie'09? And if I can, would I be able to cut out the first minute of both of these files?
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Doremisoft Mac Video Converter, the best M4V to iMovie Converter, can help you to convert M4V to iMovie MOV or iMovie MP4 easily, and M4V to iMovie Converter supports iMovie 08, iMovie 09, iMovie 11 versions. M4V to iMovie Converter will be the best assisting software for you to edit M4V files with iMovie if your source file is in .m4v format. Note: If you want to import DVD movies into iMovie, you don't need to rip DVD movies with Handbrake before importing them into iMovie. You just rip DVD into iMovie supported video with Doremisoft DVD Converter Mac.
Video Converter for Mac can well perform as a good M4V Editor Mac Software, offering you to edit M4V files on Mac OS X with basic video editing features.
Follow the below step-by-step tutorial on how to convert M4V to iMovie on Mac:
Add M4V files by clicking the “Add File” button to browse your Mac hard disc. You can add as many files as you wish for its batch model.
Choose the iMovie MP4 as your output format.
Click "Settings" button and in the settings window, change video bitrate, frame rate, audio bitrate, sample rate, channel.
Click "START" button to begin converting M4V to MP4 for iMovie. The output folder will be automatically opened when the conversion is finished.