Nikon D5100 delivers exceptionally high-quality movie performance due to its full 1080p HD capability while the latest in Full-time autofocus takes the guess work out of tracking your subjects while in motion. The D5100 incorporates an amazing array of special effects for use when taking still pictures or recording D-Movie Full HD movies.

The HD video recording function helps you perfectly capture every moment of tears and laughter in your life and keep the unique memory forever. Have you got one H.264 MOV Camera? If so, you must like taking and playing the HD recordings with your family and friends. However, something painful is that you can’t import Nikon H.264 MOV to FCE/iMovie for editing on your Mac smoothly.

In fact, the reason behind that is Full HD “MOV” movie files created by Nikon DSLRs use the H.264 codec for the video. Generally, .mov is friendly for iMovie, but H.264 is a delivery codec rather than editing codec. If you have got MOV videos from Nikon D5100 and suffered the headache from dealing with these files, the program UFUWare Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Nikon MOV to FCE/iMovie Converter, which will get you out of trouble effortlessly in editing Nikon MOV files in Final Cut Express or iMovie. With it, you can not only easily convert H.264 MOV to Apple InterMediate Codec .mov for FCE/iMovie program within a few clicks, you can also encode Nikon/Canon/Panasonic/Sony/JVC camera or camcorder videos to Apple ProRes for FCP, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, etc on Mac OS X(YoseMite, Mavericks included).

Guide: Transocde Nikon D5100 H.264 MOV recordings to AIC for FCE/iMovie

Free download a trail of Nikon H.264 MOV to FCE/iMovie Converter:

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Step 1: Install and run the Nikon H.264 MOV Converter on Mac, and then click “Add files” button to import your H.264 MOV files directly from your camera or the copied folder on the Mac.

Nikon D5100 MOV to FCE/iMovie Converter for Mac

Step 2: Click the “Profile” option to select the specially designed video codec for editing in FCE/iMovie: iMovie/FCE –> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov).

Convert Nikon D5100 MOV to Apple Intermediate Codec

Step 3: (Optional) Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.

Custom video and audio settings

Step 4: Click the arrow button to transcode Nikon H.264 MOV to AIC for FCE/iMovie immediately.

After the H.264 MOV to AIC conversion finished, you can easily transfer your 1080p footages from Nikon D5100 to FCE/iMovie for further editing without any problem.