In my experience with ScreenFlow, if QuickTime can open the movie, ScreenFlow can edit it. If QuickTime can't open the file, you might consider to convert unsupported MOV videos into QuickTime compatible format for importing into ScreenFlow, since the mov video may be codec in other QuickTime incompatible codec.
Has mentioned above if you want to play and edit MOV videos on ScreenFlow, just convert MOV to QuickTime MOV. There are many kinds of MOV converter software in the market. The output video quality and the converting speed must be the key factors that you should be looking out for. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(read the review) provides Mac users the easiest and smartest way to convert incompatible MOV to QuickTime MOV on Mac (El Capitan). Equipped with high quality engine and hyper threading technology, even support Multi-core CPU and hardware encoding technology, this HD video converter for Mac can convert incompatible MOV to QuickTime MOV format without suffering any quality loss, up to 5X faster than other converters in the market.
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How to Convert Incompatible MOV to QuickTime Player .MOV for Editing on ScreenFlow?
Step 1: Add incompatible MOV files.
Launch the program on your computer, add incompatible MOV files to the program by clicking the "Add Video" or "Add folder" button.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From "Format" drop-down option, choose QuickTime natively supported format by following "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)".
Step 3: Customize output video and audio settings.
Open "Profile Settings" window to adjust output video and audio parameter settings such as video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, channels, etc according to your own preference.
Step 4: Start the conversion process.
After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start incompatible MOV video to QuickTime mov conversion process.
When the conversion is completed, you will have no limitation to importing converted incompatible MOV video footage on ScreenFlow.
Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.
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