GoPro Hero 8 is the latest sport camera on the market, in this new camera GoPro has used many new technologies, they enable the GoPro Hero 8 to capture higher quality videos. With the new GoPro Hero 8, it becomes easy to capture 4K videos. How to import GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 files to iMovie and edit smoothly? This article will share the best solution with you, and then you can edit GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 in iMovie with native codec, just read it.
Do you like shooting 4K videos with sport camera? With the rapid development of science and technology, shooting videos has become a new way for the younger generation to share their lives. After all, this method of recording life by video is very cool, and while sharing one’s life with others, it can also bring one a sense of accomplishment and harvest one’s inner satisfaction and happiness. As a result, all camera manufacturers have begun to focus on improving their video recording capabilities. Professional digital mirrorless cameras are becoming lighter and lighter, and the video recording parameters of smart phones are also continuously improving. However, professional digital cameras make it difficult for some amateur users to use, and smart phones cannot satisfy the vast number of users with a single shooting scene. However, now, GoPro Hero 8 has changed this situation, it has the ability to capture high quality 4K videos in a compact body.
How to import 4K files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie?
“Hello, can anyone help me to import 4K MP4 files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie? Recently I recorded a lot of 4K MP4 videos using GoPro Hero 8 camera, I love this new sport camera because it has so powerful recording features, the 4K videos recorded is vivid, so I am very satisfied with the recorded 4K footages. Today I need to edit some of the GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 videos in iMovie, when I try to load GoPro Hero 8 4K files to iMovie, problems occurred, the iMovie can’t handle the recorded 4K videos smoothly, can you help me to solve this problem? Thank you!”
GoPro Hero 8 is hot since it is released, more and more users choose to use it to capture 4K sport videos, but more problems are occurred. Recently there are a lot of GoPro Hero 8 users have encountered the issues to import 4K MP4 videos from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie, as the GoPro Hero 8 can record videos in 4K MP4, they are not supported by iMovie, so when you import the GoPro Hero 8 4K video files to iMovie, you will meet with problems, just like the problem showed above. In this case, how can we import 4K MP4 files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie and edit smoothly? The most effective way is to convert GoPro Hero 8 4K files to iMovie native editing codec, with native supported codec you will not have any problems when edit GoPro Hero 8 4K files with iMovie.
From Apple iMovie official page you will find the information that iMovie native supported video codec is Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC), with this AIC codec you can edit videos smoothly, and you don’t need to render anymore. So you just need a good GoPro Hero 8 4k video converter, and use this program to convert 4K MP4 files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie supported AIC codec.
GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie Converter
You will need to use an excellent GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie converter to help you transcode 4K MP4 to AIC for iMovie editing, here we would like to introduce the best H.265 to iMovie converter for you, this is a 4K video converter and it is called Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, it is very powerful software that can help you to convert any 4K UHD videos to native formats for editing programs or playable devices. Now you can check its detail features below.
Free download GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie Converter
Main features of GoPro Hero 8 4K video converter
- Convert 4K files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie;
- Convert any 4K UHD videos or 1080p videos;
- Convert 4K H.264, 4K H.265, 4K MXF, 4K MP4, 4K MOV, etc.
- Rip Blu-ray and DVD disc, ISO file or folder to unprotected formats;
- Native formats for iMovie, FCP X, Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, etc.
- Editing features like trimming, cropping, watermark, effect, audio, etc.
Convert GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 to iMovie native codec
Step 1. Free download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, this GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie converter is very effective, with it you can get your GoPro Hero 8 recorded 4K MP4 files converted to AIC codec MOV format in few clicks, and then you can edit 4K files smoothly. Besides Mac version, this GoPro Hero 8 4k video converter also has Windows version which can help you to convert GoPro Hero 8 4K files on Windows 10.
Step 2. Install GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie converter on your Mac, if you need to convert 4K MP4 video on Windows 10 platform, please try the Windows version, it is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, etc. with this 4k video converter program you don’t need to worry about any video playback and editing issues. Just install it.
Step 3. Run Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac and click “Add Files” button to import GoPro Hero 8 4K recordings, you can also directly drag and drop the 4K footages, batch loading and converting is supported by Acrok 4k video converter software. Besides GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 files, this 4K video converter for Mac also support 4K MKV, 4K MOV, 4K MXF, H.265 files or other files.
Step 4. Click format column and choose output format you need. To convert GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie native codec, please choose “iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”, this is the best format for iMovie editing.
Step 5. This step is optional. Before you convert 4K MP4 files from GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie, you can adjust the output settings, please press the settings button on the main interface, and then you can change the video resolution, bitrate, frame rate and others, you can also select “Merge all files into one” option to merge your GoPro Hero 8 videos into one file. In additinn, you can edit the GoPro Hero 8 footage via this 4K Video Converter.
Step 6. The final step is to click convert button to start the GoPro Hero 8 to iMovie video conversion.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will begin the conversion immediately, just wait some time, when your GoPro Hero 8 4K MP4 files are converted to AIC codec for iMovie, please click open folder to get the output videos, and then you can import converted GoPro Hero 8 videos to iMovie for editing without any problems.
Tip: There are many native formats for editing programs and playable devices in this 4k video converter, for example you can convert GoPro Hero 8 4K videos to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X, or convert GoPro Hero 8 to Avid Media Composer, or convert GoPro Hero 8 to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, or you can convert GoPro Hero 8 4K videos to compatible format for smartphones, tablets, 4K TVs, etc. now please free download this GoPro Hero 8 iMovie converter and begin to use it.
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