How to Import Video from Sony HVR-V1U to iMovie? I have purchased a Sony HVR-V1U HDV Camcorder. I use iMovie 8.0.6 and want to know how to import video and if there would be any problem editing movies from this camcorder? The HVR-V1U is a professional camcorder for better and easier mobile filmmaking. In addition to typical 1080/60i, the HVR-V1U offers 24p/30p progressive scan capture, enabling cinema and drama productions. Sony HVR-VIU provides video recordings with HDV format.
Now Just Follow This Step to Import Your HDV Videos from Sony HVR-V1U to iMovie
First, please open your iMovie. Then Click File > Import to the HDV videos from Sony HVR-V1U you want to load to iMovie, after that, just click Open.
If your screen still stays blue, maybe the video can't be accepted by iMovie. iMovie supports the most popular video formats including DV-Standard, AVCHD, MPEG-2, HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime Movie(including mov, m4v, mp4), iSight, MEPG-4 etc. If you still face problem importing Sony HVR-V1U HDV footage to iMovie 8, 9, 11 for editing and creating your movie, you can use Aunsoft Video Covnerter for Mac as the best HVR-V1U HDV 1080/60i to iMovie AIC MOV converter. With the HDV to AIC converter, you can keep the highest video quality for editing. Since Apple Intermediate Codec is less compressed format, the output video size will be larger than the original file.
Follow the guide below and you will find it easy to edit videos from the full HD movie recording interchangeable lens system camera on Mac OS X.
Step 1. Upload Sony HVR-V1U HDV files to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Connect Sony HVR-V1U to Apple iMac/MacBook Pro via USB 2.0 cable, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best 2011 Sony HDV to iMovie 8 AIC MOV converter. Click the "Add" button to browse and import the .mts files from Sony HVR-V1U camera to Mac application.
Step 2. Choose AIC codec with 1920x1080 video size.
Click the "Format" option, and move mouse cursor to QuickTime Movie Format > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 video, click the "Settings" button and choose 1920*1080 for iMovie.
Step 3. Convert Sony HVR-V1U HDV to MOV with AIC for iMovie 8/9/11.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Sony HVR-V1U HDV converter will start the Sony HVR-V1U HDV to iMovie conversion in HD resolution.
For the HDV 1080i movie from Sony HVR-V1U, you need to select the clip and click the "Editor" button. Go to the Effect tab and make sure the checkbox for deinterlacing is ticked.