import Olympus Tough TG-1 mov files to iMovie on Mac

 If you don't know how to import Olympus Tough TG-1 mov files to iMovie on Mac, you can follow this article, and you will know how convert Olympus video for iMovie editing best. 

Apple’s consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years. iMovie Version 9 was released in 2011, and it was more popularly known as iMovie '11. This new version of iMovie is Version 10. Presumably it could be called iMovie '13, but Apple no longer uses the year as a designator. So, it's called iMovie 10. 

The Olympus Tough TG-1 is a waterproof camera that’ll change the way you think about capturing dangerous-to-capture memories. Sometimes you took the Tough TG-1 on your tourism to document your outdoor adventures with peace of mind, and you want to assemble all the clips into a movie using some editing software like iMovie on Mac back home, but you are confused how to import Olympus Tough TG-1 to iMovie. 

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For example: 

"How can I make my Olympus Tough TG-1 import to my Mac? My editing softwares are iMovie. What do I need to do to import movies and photos from it to use in iMovie?" 

Olympus Tough TG-1 records video in H.264 mov format. And the problem lies in that iMovie can not support the H.264 codec, not the .mov extension and editing and playing are not the same thing. So the simple change of the file extention means nothing to the problem. So, how to get iMovie work perfectly with Olympus Tough TG-1 1080p .mov clips? 

As far as I know, AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec) is the well-acknowledged optimal editing format for iMovie. So the best workaround for you is to find a powerful third party program to transcode Olympus Tough TG-1 MOV videos to AIC before importing to iMovie for editing. 

Here we recommend you to choose Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac- a top Olympus Video Converter for Mac to transfer these mov recordings from Olympus Tough TG-1 for iMovie editing smoothly. This software can convert Olympus digital camera videos to iMovie, FCE, FCP/Avid/Adobe compatible formats for native importing on Mac . First, Free Download it and learn the best way to import and edit Olympus Tough TG-1 MOV video to iMovie on Mac

1. Connect Olympus camera to Mac. Install and launch this Olympus to iMovie Converter for Mac . Import the HD mov footage from Tough TG-1 to the converter by clicking "Add Video" or "Add from folder". 

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2. Click "Format" bar to choose output format, you can click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as iMovie Compatible Codec.  

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3. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need. 

4.Click "convert" button to start converting Olympus Tough TG-1 MOV to AIC codec. 

Now you may have known the easiest way to convert Olympus Tough TG-1 MOV video files to iMovie for editing with aic codec, just have a try. 

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