iMovie , as the most popular video editor on Mac OS X, is a proprietary video editing software application with its easy-to-use and intuitive interface sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Plus, it also has its capacity for most of HD or SD camcorders, which helps camcorder owners to DIY their footages in a breeze. Everything seems to be perfect, till import the .swf files into the iMovie. Feel frustrated that can't transfer .swf movies to iMovie. In fact, the SWF flash format can't be compatible with iMovie (including iMovie' 11).
iMovie accepts file formats as follows:
DV, DV Widescreen, HDV 1080i, HDV 720p, MPEG4 simple profile, iSight and QuickTime files like MOV or MPEG-4 with H.264 as video codec.
In this case, convert SWF to iMovie MOV or MPEG 4 should be a way out. Here is the SWF to iMovie Converter, specially designed for Mac users to convert SWF to iMovie MOV or MPEG-4. To guarantee the generated video can play back on iMovie program, it has specific preset for iMovie. Meanwhile, it also provides a huge selection of output formats or devices: Common Video such as MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MPG, SWF, FLV, etc; Common Audio like MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC and more and output devices like iPad, iPhone, PSP, BlackBerry and so forth.
Simple guide on how to convert SWF to iMovie
Install and run the Mac SWF Converter program.
Step 1: Click "Select File" to import .swf video to the program.
Step 2: Choose "iMovie Video" as the output format
Step 3: Hit "Next" on the right bottom, then launch the conversion from SWF to iMovie video.
After the conversion is done, locate the exported .mp4 video. Then import the .mp4 video to iMovie and begin your movie maker journey.