Import YouTube Videos to iMovie (iMovie '11 included)
You may have some funny YouTube videos that make everyone burst into laughters or some other useful tutorials stored on your Mac. In order to make these videos more stylish, you might have tried to open these YouTube videos in iMovie, but only to find that they just gray out. That's because YouTube videos, normally FLV videos, are not supported by iMovie. Here this article introduces 2 easy ways to download and import YouTube videos to iMovie (iMovie 11 included).
Guide: How to import YouTube to iMovie Mac
The guide below gives you a general idea of how to download and convert YouTube Video to iMovie on Mac OS X.
Preparation: Free Download and install iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac .aka. Youtube to iMovie Converter Mac ( support importing online videos to iMovie HD, iMovie 09, iMovie 10, iMovies 11), it will automatically launch when installation finished.
Step 1: Download YouTube videos on Mac OS X
Browse YouTube videos in Safari. YouTube to iMovie Converter Mac will automatically detect the streaming videos. Click "Download" button at the top left corner of the video to begin the downloading process.
You can open several webpages to download batch YouTube videos at the same time, here I suggest add 5-10 YouTube video files one time for better stable running performance.
Step 2: Check the downloaded YouTube Videos
Under 'Library' option, check the item(s) you would like to import to iMovie, and hit the 'Convert' button at the bottom of the window to do some necessary settings.
Step 3: Set Output and Convert YouTube to iMovie compatible format
In the 'Format' option, click the up-down arrow to choose iMovie as ouput format;
In the 'Where' option, click Change to specify a folder where you would like to save the converted videos.
Then click OK to start YouTube to iMovie conversion on Mac.
Step 4: Launch iMovie, from the File menu, choose Import > movies, navigate to the folder where output videos are saved. Select the files and click "Import". After importing flash video/flv to iMovie, you can free edit them in iMovie.
If you wanna import any YouTube Video to iMovie, just free download this easy-to-use yet professional YouTube to iMovie Converter Mac, it will surely satisfy you completely.