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Import SWF into iMovie by Converting SWF to iMovie MP4 or MOV

Easy Solution to Convert Flash SWF and Import SWF to iMovie

Brief Overview

"I created an animation using Anime Studio 8, and when I exported my videos to my portable disk drive, I saved them as a flash video (.swf). I am trying to import them to iMovie on my Macbook but it will not let me. What should i convert my animations to, to import them into iMovie? "

SWF is one of the most dominant flash container formats and widely used among the internet. However, it is not supported by iMovie. It is known that iMovie is a video editor allowing Apple users to create their own movies with files recorded by camcorders, DV, etc. At present, no matter iMovie 11, iMovie 09 or iMovie 08, they only support a limited number of video formats, including DV, DV Widescreen, HDV 1080i (25 and 30 fbs), HDV 720p (25 and 30 fps), MPEG-4 Simple Profile, iSight. Unfortunately, SWF is not in the list.

Therefore, to edit SWF in iMovie we will need to convert SWF to iMovie supporting formats and successfully import SWF into iMovie.

Best Solution to Convert and Import SWF into iMovie

In this passage, we'd like to recommend a great SWF to iMovie converter named iDealshare VideoGo, designed for video format conversion, thus having excellent performance in converting SWF to iMovie. After converted, there is no quality loss. The green environment will never bother you with unexpectedly popping up advertisements, commercial software, etc.

More conveniently, this SWF to iMovie converter has quite simple operation, and even the beginners can handle it. Now, let's follow the step-by-step guide to import SWF into iMovie.

Guide to Convert SWF to iMovie with iDealshare VideoGo

Below is a step by step guide on how to convert SWF to iMovie compatibe MP4, MOV or DV to successfully import SWF to iMovie.

Make Preparation: Free download SWF to iMovie Converter

Free download and install the professional SWF to iMovie converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Mac, for Windows), install and launch it, the following interface will appear.

SWF to iMovie Converter Mac Version - iDealshare VideoGo for Mac

Step 1 Load SWF videos

Click "Add File" button to import SWF file or drag and drop SWF flash videos directly to this SWF to iMovie Converter. When there are more than one SWF files needed to be converted, this great SWF to iMovie converter will fulfill the task in batch converting SWF to iMovie video format as well.

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Step 2 Define iMovie supporting formats as the output format

Click the "Profile" drop down button and select iMovie compatible video formats like MOV, MPEG-4, DV from the "General Video" or "HD Video" category. We highly recommend MP4.

Step 3 Edit SWF file

If you wish to slightly adjust the SWF file, please click "Effect" button, and in the small window, you will see various editing functions like trim or crop, merge or split, add/delete/adjust subtitle, add special effects/watermark, adjust bitrate, switch audio channel, etc.

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Step 4 Complete converting SWF to iMovie

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to begin to convert SWF to iMovie, after that easily import SWF into iMovie.

More Features about the SWF to iMovie Converter

  • Convert SWF and import SWF into iMovie, iTunes, VLC Player, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, etc.
  • Convert any video formats to iMovie like AVI to iMovie, VOB to iMovie, MKV to iMovie, WMV to iMovie, ASF to iMovie, FLV to iMovie, etc.
  • Convert any audio formats to iMovie like MP3 to iMovie, AIFF to iMovie, OGG to iMovie, WMA to iMovie, WAV to iMovie, AAC to iMovie, etc.
  • Edit SWF files like trim or crop, merge or split, add/delete/adjust subtitle, add special effects/watermark, adjust bitrate, switch audio channel, etc.
  • Mac version and Windows version cover all the operation systems.