As we all know, iMovie is a great video editing tool on Mac. And MPEG-4, DV, MOV are iMovie naturally supported video formats. MPEG-2 files are not included. Then If you want to edit MPEG-2 with iMovie, you have to convert MPEG-2 to iMovie friendly video format.
Doremisoft Mac Video Converter, is a best MPEG-2 to iMovie Converter, designed to easily convert MPEG-2 to iMovie MOV or iMovie MP4 with just a few clicks. MPEG-2 to iMovie Converter supports iMovie 08, iMovie 09, iMovie 11 versions. Therefore, with MPEG-2 to iMovie Converter at hand, you don't need to worry for editing MPEG-2 files with iMovie when your friends transfer MPEG-2 files for you.
There are step-by-step tutorial on how to convert MPEG-2 to iMovie with Doremisoft Video Converter Mac:
Click the “Add File” button to browse your Mac hard disc and select the MPEG-2 videos you want to edit in iMovie.
Click the Arrow to the very right of the Profile field to open the Profile down-up list. From the opened list, move your mouse cursor to iMovie, and select an iMovie video format you prefer from the iMovie profiles.
Click on the green Start button on the lower part of the application window to start the conversion of MPEG-2 to iMovie.
Video converter for mac is also a good MPEG-2 Editor Mac Software, which assists you to edit MPEG-2 files on mac, including snow leopard, lion, tiger, leopard.Before you start Step 3, you can choose to do some easy editing to your MPEG-2 videos, such as cropping video, edit vide effects, trim video length and even merge videos:
Crop MPEG-2 video – If you want to get rid of redundant sides if your video or zoom in your video, you can click the “Edit” button on the main interface to crop your MPEG-2 video
Edit MPEG-2 video effects -. Click the “Edit” button on the main interface, and click the “Effect” tab right next to the “Crop” tab, and you will see the Edit window where you can adjust video contrast, brightness and saturation and to apply special video effects including old film, gray and emboss to your video
Trim MPEG-2 video – If you don’t want to convert the whole video, you can just trim it shorter by clicking on the “Clip” tab and following one of the three methods
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