The Nikon D610 is a minor upgrade to the Company’s full-frame (FX-format) D600. And Nikon D610 record Full HD (1080p) MOV video format is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your Mac with iMovie 8/9 . To import Nikon D610 footage correctly, iMovie requires the directory structure of the camera footage must be the same as when it was recorded to the camera/card. If you’ve copied your footage onto a hard drive or other storage media and only kept part of the file structure you’re going to be presented with a Nothing to Import error message like this one… You need to convert the 1080p HD MOV footage off your Nikon D610 with Mac Nikon D610 MOV Converter for Snow Leopard.It also supports other Nikon D610 cameras.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and convert Nikon D610 HD MOV files to iMovie 8, iMovie 9 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Nikon D610 HD MOV videos to Nikon D610 Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mov files from Nikon D610 camera, run Nikon D610 Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Nikon D610 to iMovie Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.
Step 2. Choose AIC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option and choose Quicktime Movie Format – Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) output format.Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to Quicktime Movie Format > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as output format.
Step 3. Edit video size as original. (Optional)
You can choose the clip on list and click the Properties button to view the source video resolution. To get the original video size, just click the “Settings” button and choose the right option like 1920*1080 from the video size drop-down box.With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition1920×1080.
Tick the checkbox for “Merge into one file”, and the Mac Nikon D610 to MOV converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Nikon D610 1080P AIC MOV to iMovie on Mac
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Nikon D610 MOV converter starts converting Nikon D610 MOV videos to aic MOV, and joining the files for playing/editing on Mac.
After converting and merging the Nikon D610 MOV files, just import the output files to iMovie 8/9.The output videos are compatible with Final Cut Studio/Pro, Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing,to import the HD videos on Mac without compatibility issue.