How to Convert and Import Flash SWF to iMovie

One of the most popular apps from Apple, iMovie makes it fantastic to turn your home videos into Hollywood-style movies. However, just like all other Apple apps, iMovie comes without flash support. Currently, many Apple users are asking the same question: “Is there a way to import a flash SWF movie to iMovie for editing?

Don’t be disappointed. Here is a great way to get rid of this problem. To edit flash SWF in iMovie '08/'09/ '11, take assistance of AST SWF Video Converter for Mac. This software is specially designed for users to convert SWF to iMovie supported video formats on Mac OS. You can get excellent quality of the created video and nothing loss in conversion.

Read on to learn how to convert flash SWF to iMovie video and import the converted SWF video to iMovie for editing:

Step 1: Download SWF to iMovie Converter for Mac
To get started, free download the latest version of AST SWF Video Converter for Mac. Install it on your Mac computer.

Step 2: Add Flash SWF File
Run this Mac SWF Converter, click the “Source” button to import flash SWF file you need to edit in iMovie.

Convert and Import Flash SWF to iMovie

Step 3: Crop SWF If Needed
Click “Play” to preview the imported SWF video. Then hit “Crop”, and directly drag the video frame to delete any unwanted area.

Step 4: Select Output Profile
From the drop-down menu of “Codec”, choose iMovie supported video format like MP4 as output format.

Convert and Import Flash SWF to iMovie

Tip: Advanced output profile settings are allowed. You can change the output parameters like video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, audio channel, etc.

Step 5: Convert SWF to iMovie on Mac
Click “Capture” then “Start” to start converting SWF to iMovie recognized video formats on Mac OS.

When conversion completes, AST SWF to iMovie Converter for Mac will present you the output folder. Click “Open” to view the converted video. Now you can import the flash SWF file to iMovie '08/'09/ '11 for professional editing.

Learn More about iMovie
iMovie Supported Video Formats: DV, DV Widescreen, HDV 1080i (25 and 30 fbs), HDV 720p (25 and 30 fps), MPEG-4 Simple Profile, iSight.
Other iMovie Supported Sources or Formats: video camera, iSight camera or other webcam, disc, VCR, TV Tuner, cell phone, Still Camera

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