Flip Video to iMovie Converter is a Mac aplication designed for Flip Camera users to make Flip Mino video and Flip Ultra video work well with iMovie, iTunes and QuickTime on Mac. It easily converts Flip video to iMovie MP4, M4V, DV, and convert Flip video to MOV for QuickTime.
We know iMovie is a video editing software application which allows Mac users to edit their own home movies. It was originally released by Apple in 1999 as a Mac OS 8 application bundled with the first FireWire-enabled Macintosh model. Since version 3, iMovie has been a Mac OS X only application bundled in the iLife suite of Macintosh applications.
Flip Video is a simple camcorder for digital video created by Pure Digital Technologies, a company bought by Cisco Systems in March of 2009. Variants include the Flip Ultra, Flip Ultra HD, Flip Video Mino, and Flip Video Mino HD.
When you tried to import the video files from flip video camcorder to into iMovie'08, iMovie'09, only to find out that you couldn't. Because some Flip video camcorder records video in mp4, some in AVI files, but iMovie won’t recognize AVI. Then you will need to convert AVI to DV Stream before import into iMovie. Then the Flip to iMovie Converter for Mac which is compatible with PowerPC and Intel Processor will help you.
Step-by-step guide to convert/import Flip video iMovie, iMovie'08, iMovie'09:
- Free Download Flip to iMovie Converter for Mac, install and luanch it.
There're two folders included in the program, one is for Intel Processor, the other is for PowerPC, please choose wisely.
- Load Flip videos into Flip Video to iMovie Converter.
Click "Add" button to to load Flip video files on your computer. This program supports batch conversion mode, just load as many flip video files as you like.
- Flip Video to iMovie settings
To import Flip video to iMovie, you need to convert Flip video files to DV or M4V format compatible with iMovie. Select ".dv" as the output format from the "Profile" option box.
Then click "Browse" button to specify the location where the output file is stored.
- Convert flip video to iMovie compatible format
Hit on Click "Convert" button, the program will immediately instruct the Flip to iMovie format conversion.
- Transfer Flip video to iMovie
Wait until Flip video conversion end. Then open up iMovie '08, or iMovie '09, go to File > Import Movies, browse for them, and import to your heart's content. That's it!