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How to Convert and Import Flip Video into iMovie

What is Flip Video?

The Flip Video is a camcorder for digital video created by Pure Digital Technologies, a company bought by Cisco Systems in March 2009. Variants include the Ultra and UltraHD, the MinoHD, and the SlideHD.

The standard definition Flip camcorders record in 640x480 resolution at 30 frames per second, using the MPEG-4 ASP video compression. The high definition versions record at 1280 x 720 resolution using H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression and the MP4 file format.(from wikipedia)

What is iMovie?

iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application which allows Mac and iPhone 4 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 Fire Wire-enabled consumer Apple model – iMac DV. Since version 3, iMovie has been a Mac OS X only application bundled in the iLife suite of Macintosh applications.

To be able to edit and enjoy videos in your iMovie, firstly you need to convert the videos into the format that iMovie supported with Any DVD Converter for Mac. This DVD Converter for Mac is not only a powerful, ideal Mac DVD ripper, but also is an All-in-One video conversion software to convert almost all video formats including DivX, XviD, MOV, rm, rmvb, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI to MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, 3GP or FLV movie formats, which can be perfectly played on most portable players.

Here the following is the instruction for how to convert and import flip video into iMovie.

How to Convert and Import Flip Video into iMovie with Any DVD Converter for Mac?

Please download and install Any DVD Converter for Mac, and then simple follow the steps to convert and import flip video into iMovie.

Step 1: Download and install Any DVD Converter for Mac, then add flip video to this program.

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After you have donwloaded and installed Any DVD Converter for Mac, please run this program, click the "Add Files" button in the top-left to add flip videos you want to convert from your hard disk. You can also simply drag-and-drop the flip video files to the program

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Step 2: Set output format

Click "Profile" dropdown list, you can customize the output formats that iMovie supported video format. AVCLabs Any DVD Converter for Mac OS also supports multiple formats well including MPG, FLV, AVI, 3GP, MP4, iPod, iPhone formats as output.

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Besides, to have a better output quality,you can also set your target video by applying Video settings.

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Notes: With the video settings, you're able to define the profile specifically. Usually, default settings are good enough and it’s recommended. However, you can customize settings completely as you like. You can choose Video Codec, and customize Video Size, Video Bitrate, Video Framerate by entering a value as you like.

Step 3. Start converting

Click Encoding button to start converting flip videos to the format that iMovie supported.

Step 4.  Import the output file to iMovie

'After converting, open iMovie, click on File > Import > Movies, and navigate to where the file is. Create a new event and import into iMovie.

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Ready to Try

If you are interested in importing and editting your flip video in iMovie, please click the following download link to download Any DVD Converter for Mac. There has time limitation on the output videos in free trial version. If you feel satisfied with the performance of AVCLabs Any DVD Converter for Mac, please click the Buy Now button to buy a lifetime license to unlock the time limitation.

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