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How to Convert and Import .mod Files to iMovie on Mac

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Summary: This article will show you how to convert camcorder .mod files to iMovie supported video format MP4, AVI, MPEG, VOB, MOV, etc. so that you can import and play MOD files on Mac.

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Currently most of HD camcorders like Panasonic, JVC are adapting MOD format to record videos, which can’t be recognized by neither iMovie 11, nor iMovie 10 and under. For iOS/Mac OS users, if you want to edit MOD videos with iMovie, you should firstly convert .mod files to other compatible video formats like .mov, .mp4. What you need then is a professional Video to iMovie Converter to help add mod files to iMovie without quality loss.

How to Import MOD Files into iMovie 11/10/09/08

Free download Adoreshare Video to iMovie Converter for Mac and follow the steps below to go on MOD videos to iMovie converting.

Tips: Adoreshare Video to iMovie Converter for Mac also allows simple editing before you convert mod to MP4, AVI, MOV or other format. After migrating from portable device, you can see an “Edit” button next to the MOD video. Four Functions: Trim, Crop, Watermark and Subtitle can be achieved with a click to “Edit”.

: simple edit videos

That’s the easiest way about how to convert MOD files on a Mac OS device. The whole converting process takes several seconds to minutes depending on the size of your videos. When done, you can import or share MOD files to anyone or anywhere.

Extra Knowledge: iMovie Supported Video Format

iMovie is a Mac OS X or iOS based video editing software application created by Apple Inc. You can choose your clips, and add titles, music, effects easily to make a fantastic movie on your device, but iMovie is not perfect. It has limitations on support of video formats.

What File Formats Do iMovie Support:

Video Format Abbreviation
Motion Picture Experts Group 4 MPEG MP4
Motion Picture Experts Group 2 MPEG2
Advanced Video Coding High Definition AVCHD
QuickTime Movie MOV
Digital Video DV
High-Definition Video HDV 720p HDV 1080i
Motion Joint Photographic Experts Group M-JPEG MJPEG
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How to Convert and Import .mod Files to iMovie on Mac