Canon's foray into the mirrorless world was fraught with missteps, with its first few efforts lagging well behind the competition in focus speed. The EOS M5 ($979, body only) represents a big change—its autofocus system is speedy, and it can fire off images at a quick 8.2fps burst rate. The EOS M5 records crisp 1080p video in MP4 format at 24, 30, or 60fps.
But the problem with MP4 is, when you plan to edit the MP4 file with iMovie, you may be able to do this, but may be unable to. So what's the matter? Well, this depends on. Some hybrid camcorders can capture video footage in both the MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats. If your camcorder has captured video footage in both formats, iMovie may only recognize the MPEG-2 movies when accessing the footage from the Camera Import window. MPEG-4 movies recorded with these devices may not be shown.
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Don't worry. So if you are unable to locate your Canon EOS M5 MP4 video files into iMovie, you could adjust Canon EOS M5 MP4 video to iMovie file. The article would show you how to convert and import Canon EOS M5 MP4 video to iMovie on Mac step by step with a professional MP4 to iMovie Converter for Mac (macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard included), by running it, there's no need to set the codec by yourself: the Mac program has a optimized preset for iMovie (iMovie '11 included).
Make Preparation: Launch MP4 to iMovie Converter - Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac
-Convert MP4 videos to various formats that supported by different editor, like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, QuickTime, Windows Movie Makers, etc.
-Convert MP4, MKV, AVI, H.265, MXF, MTS, M2TS, MOV etc to iMovie eidtable format and other formats.
-Support to convert MP4 to most HD and standard video formats, such as MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, M4V, etc.
-Extract audio from MP4 videos to MP3, M4A, WAV, AAC, AIFF, WMA, etc.
-It has a perfect compatibility with macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5.
Free download Canon EOS M5 MP4 to iMovie video converter for Mac:
Full guide to Convert Canon EOS M5 video to iMovie editable format on Mac
Step 1: Load Canon EOS M5 MP4 files to the program
Launch the MP4 to iMovie Converter and click "Add video" button to locate the .mp4 file(s) you want to add. Check the "Merge into one file" box, you can join several .mp4 clips together if necessary.
Step 2: Choose iMovie format
Click "Format" pull down list to select iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the best video format for iMovie (11).
Step 3: Edit the Canon EOS M5 MP4 videos (Optional)
By clicking "Edit selected task" button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark, adjust effect, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files so that you can simplify your iMovie editing.
Trim - Choose to reserve the part you need. Just choose the chapter which you need to trim, to set "start time" or "end time", type the portion which you want to save.
Crop - Remove black edges of your video or just get the scale of this video you want.
Effect - Adjust the effects by adjusting the parameters, such as:
1) Deinterlacing- If there are some stripes on the picture, you can check this option to make a better picture effect. (Checked by default)
2) Under Effect tab, you can add special effects like Simple Gauss Blur, Flip Color, Invert, Aged Film to your source video. In Color Control section, you can correct color by adjusting brightness, contrast, and saturation.
Audio Editor- You can replace/remove original audio, and set audio fade in/out effects.
Subtitle - You can add *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa subtitles to the video as hard subtitles.
Step 4: Adjust the video, audio settings (Optional)
Click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. To have a smooth editing with iMovie, you need create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.
Step 4: Start MP4 to iMovie conversion
Click "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to finish endocing Canon EOS M5 MP4 to AIC .mov for iMovie (11) on Mac OS X. After the conversion, click "Open" to locate the encoded videos and then launch iMovie,choose File > Import > Movies..., to import the converted MP4 video into iMovie; prepare for editing. You will find that it's just a piece of cake to edit MP4 files in iMovie (11).