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With a mount of videos downloaded from YouTube and want to import them to your iMovie, only to find that YouTube videos can't be recognized by iMovie. Ever encounter with this sort of problems? Wonder how to successfully import YouTube to iMovie whether it is still in YouTube website or already downloaded from YouTube? This article will offer the solution below.

As we know, IMovie supports video formats like MPEG-2 and AVCHD, DV-Standard and HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime Movie, MEPG-4, while YouTube videos are mainly in FLV, WebM, MP4 format. So we need to convert YouTube videos formats to iMovie compatible formats in order to successfully import YouTube into iMovie.

Allavsoft is just the right YouTube to iMovie Converter and Downloader app. It can directly download YouTube to iMovie video format. It also can convert already downloaded YouTube FLV, WebM, MP4 to iMovie more supported video format.

Step by Step Guide to Import YouTube Videos to iMovie

Now please follow the guidance below to download YouTube to iMovie or convert YouTube to iMovie format so as to Import YouTube to iMovie.

Make Preparation: Free download YouTube to iMovie Converter

Free download the professional YouTube to iMovie converter - Allavsoft ( for Windows , for Mac) , install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

YouTube to iMovie Converter for Mac

Download YouTube to iMovie

If the videos have NOT been downloaded from YouTube, you want directly download the YouTube videos to iMovie format, simply follow the guide below:

  • Step 1 Copy the YouTube video URL, and then click the "Paste URL" button on the main window of the Allavsoft.

  • Step 2 Tick the "Automatically Convert to" box and click the drop-down button to select iMovie supported video format like MPEG-4 Video(*.mp4).

  • Step 3 Click the "Download" button to finish downloading YouTube to iMovie MP4

Download YouTube to iMovie Supported Video Format

Convert YouTube to iMovie

If the videos have been downloaded from YouTube and in .flv, .webm, .mp4 video format, you may refer to the following step by step guide to convert YouTube to iMovie:

  • Step 1 First switch to the Convert panel, then click "Browse..." button to select and import YouTube videos to the YouTube to iMovie Converter
  • Step 2 Click the " Convert to" drop-down button to select iMovie video format from the "General Video" category.
  • Step 3 Click the "Convert" button to finish the YouTube to iMovie Converter.

Convert YouTube to iMovie

Import converted YouTube videos to iMovie

Now you can import the converted YouTube video to iMovie. Run your iMovie, then go to File menu and click Import > Movies, find where the output videos are saved, press Import.

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