Impossible to view Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF files in iMovie
Unable to load Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF files into iMovie on macOS High Sierra? High Sierra does not have support for MXF files yet. You probably could convert the Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF files to AIC .mov, and import the converted files into iMovie that way. Keep reading and learn a step-by-step guide on how to process Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF media to AIC .mov conversion for Apple iMovie for Mac.
Indeed, this is a High Sierra issue. Currently, to be able to use Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF footage in iMovie correctly, you could convert the Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF files to AIC .mov first, and iMovie will read the transcoded files in that way.
To transcode Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF video to AIC for iMovie editing, do as below:
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Step 1: Click “Add File” to load Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF video files into this program.
Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
Click “Profile” to select “iMovie and Final Cut Express” > “Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format. AIC .mov is iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will read and handle well.
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
Step 3: Click “Convert” to start Pentax Ricoh WG-M1 MXF video to iMovie conversion.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated AIC .mov files for editing in iMovie with optimum performance. Hope it helps.
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