iPhone XS Max is the latest smartphone from Apple, it has big screen and powerful hardware, so since it is released many fans have decided to purchase this amazing cellphone to replace their old smartphone. After got the iPhone XS Max, a lot of users want to use it to capture high quality videos during their trip. In this article we will share the best iPhone XS Max to iMovie editing workflow with you, you will get the best way to transcode 4K H.265 files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie native supported AIC codec, and then you can edit iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files with iMovie natively.
In this year Apple released the new generation iPhone smartphones, the iPhone XS Max, with its 6.5 inches large screen, is obviously more attractive because everyone is curious about what it would be like to have a full screen size of 6.5 inches. The user’s thumb tip can touch the leftmost side of the screen, which is crucial for iOS operation, because iOS’s return operation is to slide upward from the left end of the screen. Of course, this setting applies to most users. The iPhone XS Max has a large overall size, but the weight of this phone is not as heavy as expected. iPhone XS Max is an ideal smartphone for you in this year.
iPhone XS Max to iMovie Question
“Hello, can anyone share the best iPhone XS Max to iMovie workflow with me? Several days ago I purchased the iPhone XS Max smartphone as my new phone, recently I have recorded some videos on my trip, and now I want to import 4K H.265 videos from iPhone XS Max to iMovie for editing on MacBook, but when I try to load 4K files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie, I found the iMovie can’t support iPhone XS Max recorded videos smoothly, videos recorded by iPhone XS Max are all in 4K H.265 video format, because the H.265 videos is more efficient than common videos, it is the first time for me to use 4K H.265 format, so I don’t know why iMovie can’t support iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files well, is it possible to give me some suggestions to edit iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files with iMovie? Thanks in advance!”
iPhone XS Max is one of the most popular smartphones, now more and more users have got their new smartphone, most users have used iPhone XS Max recorded some high quality videos in 4K H.265 format, but there are many users have reported that they have problem to import 4K H.265 files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie for editing smoothly, have you encountered this kind of issue? This issue is caused by the iPhone XS Max recorded 4K H.265 file format. 4K H.265 video format is a special recording format for high-end cameras and smartphones, and this format is not supported by iMovie natively due to the H.265 codcec, if you try to import 4K H.265 files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie for editing, you will get problems.
As we can’t load H.265 files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie directly, how to edit iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files with iMovie natively? The best iPhone XS Max to iMovie workflow is to convert iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files to iMovie native supported Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) codec MOV format, this is the native editing codec for iMovie, with this codec you won’t have any editing issues, and your clips will be handled smoothly.
Convert H.265 videos from iPhone XS Max to iMovie
To convert iPhone XS Max H.265 files to iMovie AIC codec, you will need to use powerful H.265 video converter on your Windows or Mac computer. We would like to recommend the best 4K video converter for you, this program is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, it is the best 4K H.265 video converter on the market, it can convert all kinds of 4K H.265 videos that recorded by iPhone XS Max, Canon, Sony, Panasonic, etc. this 4K H.265 to iMovie converter has many optimized formats for editing programs and playable devices, such as AIC codec for iMovie, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X, etc. now you can get this top iPhone XS Max 4K video converter and use it to convert 4K H.265 files from iPhone XS Max to iMovie AIC codec for editing natively.
Tip: Main feature of iPhone XS Max Video Converter
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link, install this H.265 video converter on your computer, it can help you to convert iPhone XS Max to iMovie on Mac. Besides the Mac version, Windows version is also available to use, both Windows version and Mac version can do 4K H.265 conversion for you.
Step 2. Load iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 videos that you want to convert. Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner to import iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 files into the program, you can also directly drag and drop videos into the iPhone XS Max to iMovie converter.
Step 3. Choose iMovie native supported format as output format. To edit iPhone XS Max files with iMovie smoothly, please click and choose “iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov)”, this is native editing format for iMovie. If you want to convert iPhone XS Max 4K files to other formats, you can choose output format according to your need.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output parameters before you convert iPhone XS Max to iMovie, you can click “Settings” button, and then you can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. according to your need.
Step 5. Click convert button to start iPhone XS Max 4K H.265 to iMovie conversion.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert your videos at top speed, when iPhone XS Max to iMovie conversion process is finished, you can get the converted videos and then import them into iMovie for editing, and then you can edit iPhone XS Max videos in iMovie with native format, there will be no problems anymore.
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