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Convert GoPro Video to MOV AVI for Editing in iMovie or Windows Movie Maker

Fast convert GoPro video to MOV AVI with original quality for editing in iMovie or Windows Movie Maker. Also learn how to easily trim, crop, merge GoPro video, add effects to GoPro video, etc.

Generally GoPro videos are in MP4 (H.264 codec) while GoPro Hero6 Black can record videos in MP4 (HEVC codec). iMovie, Windows Movie Maker and many other video editors also support MP4 format, but why you still need to convert GoPro MP4 videos to MOV AVI for editing in iMovie, Windows Movie Maker. The first is the codec incompatibility (need to convert GoPro HEVC videos to H.264), the second is the different video parameter settings and this may also cause GoPro video editors unable to read the original video, the third is file size problem (GoPro 4K file size is large and can't be smoothly loaded into the editor). Therefore, you may try to convert GoPro videos to MOV (for iMovie) or AVI (for Windows Movie Maker) for editing.

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3 Steps to Convert GoPro Video to MOV AVI for Editing in iMovie or Windows Movie Maker

Free download and install WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe on Windows 10/8/7 or Mac, and follow the 3 steps below to easily convert GoPro video to MOV, AVI or any other format for editing GoPro video in iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, etc.

Step 1. Import source GoPro video
Launch WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and click "Video" option on the main interface.
Click "+Video" icon to select and load the GoPro video from computer to the software.

Step 2. Choose output format
In the Target Format column, tap "Video" and select MOV or AVI as output. If you want to edit GoPro video with iMovie later, choose MOV; if you try to use Windows Movie Maker to edit GoPro video footage, then choose AVI.

Step 3. Convert GoPro video to MOV/AVI
Click Intel/Nvidia/AMD hardware accelerate engine and this could speed up the video conversion speed at most. Especially for 4K HEVC, 4K H.264 large GoPro videos, hardware acceleration will ensure a fast and smooth video conversion process and let your computer CPU run well in dealing with other tasks.

Convert GoPro Video to MOV AVI for Editing

Actually, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is also a smart video editor capable of trimming, cropping, merging, rotating GoPro videos, adding effects to GoPro videos, adjust video brightness/contrast/hue/saturation, etc. If you can't edit GoPro videos with iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, etc. you may also use WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe to edit your GoPro videos.

How to Edit, Cut, Crop, Merge GoPro Video with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Follow the guide below to cut, split, crop, merge, rotate GoPro video, add effects to GoPro video, etc.

Step 1. Open WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and click "Video" button -> Click "+Video" and load source GoPro video -> Select a preferred output video format.

Step 2. Edit GoPro video.

Cut GoPro video: Click "Cut" icon -> Drag the two green knobs to trim a preferred clip of GoPro video.
Split GoPro video: Click "ToolBox" and "Split" -> Click the pen-like icon in the output column -> Set Start time and End time of the whole video -> Set the number you want to split the large video averagely into how many small segments. You can also freely set the Start Time and End Time of each video segment.
Crop GoPro video: Click "Crop" icon -> Enable Crop -> Drag the dot line on the video, or set specific position.
Add effect to GoPro video: Click "Effect" icon -> Choose one preferred video effect.
Rotate/flip GoPro video: Click "Rotate" icon -> Left/right rotate GoPro video 90/180/270 degrees, or flip GoPro videos vertically/horizontally.
Subtitle: Click "Subtitle" icon -> Add external SRT subtitles to GoPro video.
Watermark: Click "Watermark" and "Enable Watermark" -> Add text or image watermark to GoPro video.

If you'd like to make some other edits to your GoPro video, you can click "ToolBox" on the bottom of the interface. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe provides many other video editing functions incl. video merging, video stabilization, video denoise, video mirroring, convert video to GIF, capture video snapshots, fish eye correction, export subtitle to SRT/ASS file, etc.

Step 3. Hit "RUN" to start editing GoPro video and save the output video file to computer.

Convert GoPro Video to MOV AVI for Editing

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