Do you have some MPG videos stored in your computer and want to edit them in iMovie? Do you ever experienced problems of rejection when you import MPG videos to iMovie from your device? If you do, then you need to know why you can’t import MPG to iMovie and how to deal with that problem. And next I will explain you the reason and teach you how to do.
MPG is accepted by iMovie sometimes, but mostly MPEG (MPG) files multiplexed MPEG1 or MPEG2, iMovie will reject that kind MPG importing. As one of the most popular video editor on Mac iMovie has its strong point, but it also has a shortage, that is it just support video formats like MOV, MP4, M4V, DV and AVCHD, vast of other video formats cannot be accepted by iMovie. So if you want to import MPG video to iMovie for editing, you’d better convert MPG to iMovie friendly formats like MOV, MP4, M4V, etc.
Here I advise you to adopt our professional MPG to iMovie Converter for Mac. For its powerful function I believe it can fulfill your need. With its fast speed and no visual quality loss converting, you can freely convert MPG videos and import them to iMovie for editing. On the other side you can also do some simple editing jobs with our Mac MPG to iMovie Converter, such as extracting, cropping, splitting, merging, rotating and pictures capturing.
How to import mpg into iMovie for editing on Mac?
Step 1: Import mpg video into MPG to iMovie Converter
Install and run MPG to iMovie Converter Mac, click add button or drag the mpg file to the program directly.
Step 2: Choose the optimized preset for iMovie like .mov
Select "iMovie" as the output format in the format list. The program has already optimized the video settings for iMovie. The output videos could looks great on iMovie.
Step 3: Covert mpg to iMovie
Hit the "Convert" button to make the conversion, you can import the output files to iMovie (iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD).
Step 4: Import converted mpg video to iMovie
Launch iMovie, choose Import > movies, Select the converted video files and click "Import", end.