I have several video files from a Sony camera that I have placed on an external hard drive. The files are .mpg. How do I import these files into iMovie?
If you have some MPEG/MPG files stored on your Mac and want to use them on iMovie? Then you'd better convert your MPG files to iMovie accepted MOV or MP4 files. Then MPG to iMovie conversion will be necessary.
To convert MPG to iMovie compatible MOV or MP4 files, you'd better turn to a Mac Video Converter. Here, you can turn to MPG to iMovie Converter for help, it can fast and best convert MPG/MPEG files to MOV, MP4 for editing in iMovie.
Apart from transcoding MPG files to iMovie, you can also do other video to iMovie conversion like AVI to iMovie, MOV to iMovie, WMV to iMovie, MKV to iMovie, FLV to iMovie, AVCHD to iMovie, MTS to iMovie, MXF to iMovie etc.
Step by step to convert MPG to iMovie
Step 1: Import MPG/MPEG files
You can either directly drag and drop MPG/MPEG files or click "Load Media Files" in the "File" menu to load MPG/MPEG files to MPG to iMovie Converter on Mac (Mountain Lion included).
Step 2: Select iMovie as output format
You can directly choose "iMovie" as your output format, which will automatically set the appropriate file format, bit rate, and resolution. You also can simply edit videos with some useful edit functions provided before conversion.
Step 3: Convert .MPG to MOV for iMovie editing
Click "Convert" to begin MPG to iMovie conversion. After that, you can free import MPG files to iMovie without any difficutly.