Many a time, people edit a video on iMovie and then want to upload the iMovie video to website like YouTube. However, normal website including YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook has its own supported formats, usually FLV format. Unfortunately, the exporting video from iMovie doesn’t contain FLV format. There are always more ways than the problems and here the article will present the most effective tool to help you export video from iMovie to FLV on Mac El Capitan.
Firstly, you may get confused what video that iMovie can export. We put iMovie exporting video on the below table.
From the chart, we can learn the normal exporting of iMovie is DV, AIC, MOV and none of them can be upload to video sharing site freely. That’s why we need to transcode iMovie video to FLV, which is accepted by common website.
To export iMovie video to FLV on Mac El Capitan, you need a video converter for Mac. The most effective tool is Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. It can re-encode iMovie video to FLV within only three simple steps. Before ouputing iMovie video to FLV on Mac El Capitan, it also can edit iMovie video such as trimming, cropping, splitting, merging, rotating, deinterlacing video and add subtitle, watermark to video. The outputing FLV files can be uploaded onto Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and other video sharing sites. This iMovie to FLV converter is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including the newest Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
How to Export iMovie to FLV?
Step 1. Import iMovie video to FLV Mac converter
To add your iMovie videos to the FLV Mac video converter, you have two options: directly drag and drop the iMovie output video to the program, or head to “File” and choose “Load Media Files”.
Step 2. Set output format
Now you can go to the “Flash Video” format tray and set “FLV” as the output format.
Step 3: Custome output iMovie video (Optional)
1. Hit “Settings” to open the “Profile Settings” window, here you can set the output size as 1920 * 1080, bit rate and frame rate as the original video, audio codec as AAC, sample rate as 96000, channels as stereo or 5.1 channels.
2. If your video is too large and you only want a certain fragment, you can trim the video fragment from the whole movies. Click “Edit” to find “Trim” icon. This icon allows you to decide where to start and where to end when converting the selected movie, so that unwanted scenes will be cut out after conversion.
Step 4: Start convert iMovie to FLV
Hit on the “Convert” button and iMovie to FLV Conversion begins.
When the conversion is done, open output folder, find the converted movie and now you can upload the FLV to YouTube for sharing.