The JVC GW-SP100 is a 4KCAM remote camera head and recording unit; the system includes the camera head, a recording/playback device with built-in monitor and a RCU controller. This tiny camera records at 4K Ultra HD and HD at 4:2:2 150Mbps, and supports up to 50/60p recording in both HD and 4K. 4K footage is recorded as a single file in AVC H.264 format at 150Mbps. Thanks to the system’s two dual codecs and four card slots (two for 4K, two for HD), the JVC SP100 can record 4K+4K and HD+HD (continuous/dual recording), making it a very flexible system. Recording is via cost-effective SDHC/SDXC cards; a single 64GB UHS-I U3 SDXC card provides around 50 minutes of recorded 4K footage at 60p.

After you got the JVC GW-SP100 4K camcorder, you may have recorded some videos with it, this camcorder can help you to record videos in 4K H.264 format or 1080p AVCHD format, if you have the need to import JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 files to iMovie/FCE, you will find that your video files are not supported by iMovie/Final Cut Express, what’s the reason? Because iMovie and Final Cut Express can’t edit some special video formats, such as 4K MOV, AVCHD MTS, MXF, etc. so it means you can’t import JVC SP100 AVCHD or 4K H.264 files to iMovie/FCE for editing directly. In this case, how can we solve JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 file to iMovie/FCE issue? Please don’t worry, you just need to use UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac software, which will help you to convert JVC SP100 recorded AVCHD/4K H.264 files to iMovie/FCE native supported Apple Intermediate Codec, and then you won’t have any problems with iMovie and Final Cut Express.

Transcode JVC GW-SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 video to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac

Step 1. Free download the UFUWare HD Video Converter for Mac. It’s excellent JVC SP100 to iMovie/FCE Converter, which can convert JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 videos to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE with high quality and fast speed.

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Step 2. Install and launch the JVC AVCHD/4K H.264 to iMovie/FCE Converter, you can click “Add File” button or just drag and drop to import your JVC GW-SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 videos to the converter.

JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 to iMovie/FCE Converter

Step 3. Click “Profile” bar and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” from the drop-down menu list, which is best codec for FCE/iMovie editing.

Convert JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 to AIC MOV

Step 4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface and adjust the resolution, bitrate or others as you want. You can also keep them as default.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 5. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert JVC SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 video to AIC MOV for iMovie or FCE on Mac.

When the JVC GW-SP100 AVCHD/4K H.264 to AIC conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated AIC MOV files for importing and editing within Final Cut Express or iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac.