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trouble importing to iMovie


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I'm having trouble importing a movie to iMovie. It's in an mp4 format and from what I've read on this forum, I should be able to do it but I can't. Whenever I select import my file is listed but not bolded so I can't choose it at all. What am I doing wrong? I found it on itunes under movies but it refuses to go into the program. When I play it on my computer, it's in Quiktime, so I would think it would work. I believe I have iMovie 09, btw.

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Try using MPEGStreamclip to play your mp4s, and Export to Quicktime. Use the Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) setting. This is what iMovie is optimised for, so they should work.
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Thanks for the info but I figured it out.
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