If you are using Canon DSLR cameras like Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 7D Digital, you may face problem when trying to edit the 1080p H.264 .mov videos recorded at 30 fps. There is a solution from Apple to the know issue of unexpected crash for importing Canon 5D Mark II video in full size, that is to import the footage in 960x540 rather than 1920x1080.
If you are looking for editing Canon 5D Mark II HD videos with iMovie 8/9, Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac is the solution for you to convert Canon H.264 MOV to iMovie compatible format, or change video frame rate for iMovie 9.
Below is the quick guide for you to convert Canon EOS videos to iMovie with Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac OS X like Snow Leopard, Leopard and Tiger.
Step 1. Import Canon DSLR MOV to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
After the movie clips are transferred to Apple computer hard drive, run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Canon DSLR EOS Video converter on Mac. Click the "Add" button to browse the Canon DSLR .mov files for conversion.
Step 2. Choose QuickTime MOV format.
Click the "Format" option and navigate the mouse cursor to Common Video > MOV - QuickTime(*.mov) as output format. The Mac DSLR movie converter will transcode Canon H.264 videos to iMovie supported videos with original resolution in 1920x1080.
To change video frame rate, just click the "Settings" button and choose the frame rate option.
Step 3. Convert Canon DSLR EOS MOV for iMovie.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Canon DSLR movie converter will start converting Canon DSLR EOS 5D H.264 MOV to QuickTime MOV for editing in iMovie with high quality.
After the conversion, just import the output videos to iMovie 8, iMovie 9 or even iMovie 11 for creating your own movies.