We are impressed much by the Nikon D3200 this year, it seckills many digital camera fans and stimulate then to own one. Excels at HD video recording, Nikon D3200 record full 1080p HD videos in MOV format. However, this MOV video format came from Nikon D3200 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit the highly compressed MOV on your Mac with Movie, FCE or Final Cut Pro.
To convert/Edit Nikon D3200 videos on iMovie, Final Cut Pro X freely we need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off Nikon D3200 to a format compatible with iMovie and Final Cut Pro. Here is the step-by-step guide for you to convert and import Nikon D3200 HD MOV files to iMovie ’11 with iFunia Video Converter for Mac. Which could not only help you convert and import Nikon D3200 1080P video to iMovie ’11, but also other various video editing tools and players like FCP X, QuickTime Player, iDVD, etc.
Step 1. Load Nikon D3200 HD MOV Videos to iFunia Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mov files from Nikon D3200 camera, Click the Media Browser icon at the upper right corner to add the Nikon camcorder 1080p HD files you want from your Mac hard disc. You can add more than one. Alternatively, you can also drag and drop files.
Step 2. Choose Output Format for FCP/iMovie/FCE.
There is drop down list of output formats for you to select. Just select Apple Software> MOV – Quicktime(*.mov) for converting the highly compressed Nikon D3200 HD MOV to compatible Mac MOV for loading to iMovie 8/9/11. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Convert Nikon D3200 Video to iMovie/FCP(X).
Click the conversion button to convert Nikon camcorder HD files for iMovie ’11. After conversion finished, you can import and edit the converted files with FCPX, FCE, iDVD etc as you like.