Summary: How to import Canon EOS 5DS R MOV to iMovie 11 for editing? A lot of Canon fans have encountered this sort issue that EOS 5DS R MOV couldn’t be recognized by iMovie 11. Look no further, find an easy workaround here!
Canon has added to its EOS 5D range with the launch of two 50MP cameras, the 5DS and the 5DS R. Both cameras are high-resolution full frame models, primarily aimed at stills photographers. The only difference between the models is that the “S” has an optical low-pass filter, while the “S R” has a self-canceling filter (the same relationship as Nikon’s D800 and D800E models shared).
The two cameras will exist alongside the EOD 5D Mark III, acting as dedicated high-resolution cameras primarily intended for studio, landscape and wedding shoots, rather than the all-round capability offered by the existing model. The Mark III still trumps the S and S R in terms of maximum ISO and continuous shooting speed. We can record 1080P MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 MOV with Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R easily. But we can’t import EOS 5DS/5DS R recordings to iMovie 11 for editing smoothly. However, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec is not wise for editing, but playback. To make Canon EOS 5DS R video compatible with iMovie 11, you’d better convert Canon EOS 5DS R MOV to iMovie 11 best accepted format.
Some main formats that iMovie supported are allowed below:
List of iMovie exported video formats:
If you are not a technical guy and have no idea about what to do temporarily, you can take H.264 MOV to AIC MOV, iMovie best accepted format, into consideration. The conversion is darn easy to be finished with only several clicks without loss of video quality. On this occasion, to achieve that, you are highly recommended to ask a professional program for help- Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (review). It has a built-in preset for iMovie so that users can directly select it to get iMovie files.
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How to import Canon EOS 5DS R MOV to iMovie 11 for editing?
Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your original videos. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: Here, you need to choose what you want the output to be. Click “Format” drop-down list, and then select “iMovie and Final Cut Express>>Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” as the best output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Play” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the conversion work.
Conclusion: Once the conversion process is complete, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated files for editing Canon EOS 5DS R MOV in iMovie 11 with optimum performance.
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