Canon in March released the update version 5D Mark III after its predecessor Canon 5D Mark II. The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a 22.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS digital single-lens reflex camera which is also capable /bof recording full HD MOV video with manual exposure control and in multiple frame rates, including 1080/30p and 720/60p in H.264/MPEG -4 AVC codec.

Canon 5D Mark III Highlights:
☆22.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
☆3.2″ Clear View High Resolution LCD
☆DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
☆61-Point High Density AF
☆Full HD 1080/30p and 720/60p Formats
☆Built-In HDR and Multiple Exposure Modes
☆Extended ISO Range (50-102400)
☆Up to 6.0 FPS Continuous Mode
☆Dual CF and SD Memory Card Slots
☆Durable Magnesium-Alloy Construction

When you get the information of the highlights of 5D Mark III, are you ready to get a new Canon 5D Mark III or upgrade your Canon 5D Mark II to Canon 5D Mark III to get up to 6fps still images and full HD movies?

The EOS 5D Mark III delivered astonishing 1080/30p full HD videos which are on par with professional video cameras. While, when you try to import Canon 5D Mark III H.264 MOV to iMovie for further editing, you will encounter many problems. As we’ve mentioned above, Canon 5D Mark III recorded videos are in H.264 MOV format, but iMovie’s most compatible editing codec is AIC(*.mov) instead of H.264 (*.mov).

Thus, here we recommend 5D Mark III users to transcode 5D Mark III H.264 MOV to AIC before editing in iMovie on Mac using this professional Canon 5D Mark III MOV to AIC iMovie converter. Wit it, you can easily convert and recode Canon 5D Mark III H.264 MOV to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC), which is the iMovie favorable video codec. Now, follow the guide below.

add-fileStep 1: Assume you’ve download and install the best H.264 MOV to AIC Converter for iMovie; run the program and you can import 5D Mark III recorded 1080p videos to it.
Tip: You can select the “Merge into one” box to merge multiple MOV files for easy editing in iMovie.

Step 2: Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu. We recommend you select iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov), which is the best format for iMovie with the proper video codec.
Note: To get a perfect output video for editing in iMovie, please click the Setting icon to do some audio/video settings. Here you’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 and keep 5.1 channels to keep the best quality.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start the Canon 5D Mark III to iMovie conversion.

After the conversion, you can get the output AIC .mov files for iMovie by clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now, it’s time for you to transfer and edit Canon 5D Mark III MOV in iMovie without rendering.

Tip: This H.264 MOV to AIC Converter also allows you to transcode Canon H.264 MOV to AIC Converter to FCE on Mac. You can link to Dimo Video Converter for Mac to learn more.