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How to Convert and Import MKV to iMovie for Editing on Mac

MKV (Matroska Video), an open and free container format able to keep diverse video, audio, and subtitle components in just one file, can let you enjoy high definition videos at home easily. Yet, if you download a swathe of videos with the file extension MKV and intend to import MKV to iMovie for editing on Mac, then the problem pops up. To put it in another way, iMovie doesn't recognize MKV file format videos.

Therefore, in case you persist on putting MKV into iMovie on your Mac, you need to convert MKV to iMovie compatible formats like MP4, MOV. Under this circumstance is a reliable MKV converter desperately required.

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Among a boatload of MKV converters in the current market, searching for an credible one can be picnic, you know. To release you from this head-scratching issue, here we strongly recommend MacX Video Converter Pro, which can grant you to easily convert MKV to MP4, MOV your iMovie accept or choose the preset profile it provides.

What's more, it can bring about world's No.1 fast speed (250-320FPS) and unbelievable high quality for you thanks to its advanced Intel QSV hardware acceleration tech, multi-core CPU utility and High Quality Engine. Thus, you can convert and import MKV to iMovie on Mac with 5X faster speed than Handbrake or clipconverter and edit videos without any quality loss.

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User Guide: How to Convert MKV to iMovie in MOV/MP4 format on Mac

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Step 1:Load the MKV video file
Free download and run this program. Click "Add File" button to import MKV video file you want to convert.

Step 2: Choose the output format
Select "iMovie" in the output format area. The video converter has configured many profiles for users to select any one of their choice. You can also select "MP4", "MOV" from "Mac General Video".

Optional: Pick out the output folder.
Click the "Browse" button and choose the location where you would like to save the converted file.

Step 3: Convert MKV to iMovie Now.
Hit "RUN" button and this tool will begin to convert MKV to MOV or MP4 that iMovie support at killer fast speed.

Related Guides: Play MKV on iPhone, play mkv on iPad, Free MKV player for Mac, MKV codec

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MacX Video Converter Pro is the best MKV video converter I've ever used. It can convert any MKV video to MP4 MOV M4V, etc. no matter the H264, MPEG-4 or HEVC/H265 codec. Plus, its fast speed is quite impressive. Only 27.58 seconds and my MKV files are successfully converted to QuickTime mov format in batch.

One Click to Convert and Import MKV to iMovie on Mac, 5X Faster than Handbrake