How Convert or Import YouTube Videos to iMovie (iMovie 11 Included)

You might want to import YouTube videos to iMovie for editing. However, YouTube videos are in FLV format, which is not recognized by iMovie. So how can we import YouTube FLV videos to iMovie? No worry! Here we share the easiest way on how to download YouTube videos and add YouTube videos to iMovie (iMovie 11 included) for editing.

How to Download and Import YouTube Videos to iMovie for Editing

If you want to edit YouTube videos on iMovie, you can use iTube Studio for Mac (or iTube Studio for Windows) to download and export YouTube videos to iMovie. This YouTube downloader and converter can easily save YouTube videos to iMovie supported format and directly import video to iMovie for editing. No extra tools are required. The original quality of YouTube video will be kept.

Download or Convert YouTube Video to iMovie in Steps

Step 1. Download YouTube FLV to iMovie converter

After you have download YouTube FLV to iMovie converter, launch the program in background and follow the below guide to download and import YouTube FLV videos to iMovie. For Windows users, you can download YouTube downloader for Windows.

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Step 2. Download YouTube Videos for Free

Run your browser and visit YouTube. When you play a video, you will see a "Download" button appearing at the top left corner of the video. Press the button and then the downloader will open and start downloading YouTube videos for you.

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Step 3. Convert YouTube FLV to iMovie

When the video is downloaded, you'll see the downloaded videos in list in the "Downloaded" tab. Hit the "Add to Convert List" icon to import your selected video to "Convert" menu.

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Switch to "Convert" menu, find the video you want to convert. Click the "Convert" icon on the right, a format choosing window will show up. After the window shows up, it's time to choose iMovie as the output format. To do this, you need to select "iMovie" from "Apple Software" category. Press "OK" to start converting YouTube videos to iMovie supported format.

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Step 4. Import YouTube Video to iMovie

Open iMovie from the Application folder or the dock, go to File menu, and select Import > Movies, find where output videos are saved. Choose the videos and press Import. Then your work is done! Just download YouTube Downloader for Mac (10.12 Sierra) and have a try! It's a piece of cake to import those videos to iMovie to create your own masterpiece!

Video Tutorial on How to Download and Convert YouTube Videos to iMovie

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Sep 21,2017 15:22 pm / Posted by to Download YouTube

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