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Movies and Video For people making movies and editing video with their Mac.

Want to use imovie and Flip camcorder


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Is there a way to use imovie and a Flip camcorder. I don't really want to pay for more software - are there any free convertors about?
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To tell you the truth I haven't got the camera yet but I was reading up on the net and it said imovie won't recognise the mp4 format and you have to convert it - (getting the Flip next week)
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To tell you the truth I haven't got the camera yet but I was reading up on the net and it said imovie won't recognise the mp4 format and you have to convert it - (getting the Flip next week)
What version of imovie...? 09 will recognize and import mp4 files no problem....
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imovie 09
should be ok then
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I'm no expert here...but at this point there are very few mainstream containers / codecs that imovie will not recognize...
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