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How to import YouTube video into iMovie?

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Video formats accepted by iMovie include MPEG-2 and AVCHD, DV-Standard and HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime Movie, MEPG-4. In order to import YouTube video into iMovie, you need to download and convert YouTube video to iMovie compatible format first. It is very easy and fast to download YouTube video and convert YouTube video to iMovie using Clone2Go Video Converter for Mac.

Download YouTube Video

Download the latest version of Video Converter for Mac, install and run it.

Convert YouTube to iMovie

Click the icon in the interface of the program. Then you can start to download and convert YouTube videos in the pop-up "Clone2Go YouTube Downloader" window.

Convert YouTube to iMovie

Learn more about how to download and convert YouTube videos with Clone2Go YouTube Downloader for Mac.

Select output format: "MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)"

After the downloaded videos are imported into Clone2Go Video Converter Professional, go to the "Output" panel. Click the "Profile" drop-down list to choose "MPEG-4 Movie (*.mp4)" as the output format.

Convert YouTube to iMovie

Start converting

When all settings are done, click the "Convert Now" button to start convert YouTube to iMovie format.

Export the output file to iMovie

Launch iMovie, go to "File > Import > Movies...". Select the converted MP4 video then click "Import".

Convert YouTube to iMovie

That's it! Now you can edit your videos in iMovie. Enjoy making your own movies!

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