Captured some really precious memoralbe videos? If these videos are in MP4 and you have a Mac, you'll need to know how to edit MP4 on Mac (Lion included) like a pro! To edit MP4 on Mac OS X, you've got three options: Video Editor for Mac, iMovie and Final Cut pro.
Note: Video Editor supports virtually all popular video and audio formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVCHD(MTS/M2TS), WMV and more, while the latter two, iMovie and Final Cut Pro, only enable you to edit video in MP4, MOV, M4V and some compatible camera videos.
Part 1: Edit MP4 with Video Editor for Mac Application
Simply drag-and-drop a few times and you can quickly and easily trim video clips to keep the part of your video you really want, rotate the video, merge several clips into one, add transitions, video effects, and background music to your video clips to enhance your files.
Why Choose iSkysoft Video Editor
- Edit Videos, Photos and Audio In One Place: iSkysoft Video Editor supports all popular video and audio formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVCHD(MTS/M2TS), WMV and more.
- Personalize Videos with Ease: The diverse editing tools, audio/video recorder, adjustment tools and features like adding chapters, profession effects and funny editing offers you easy and excellent MP4 editing experirnce.
- Save to Computer, Upload to YouTube or Burn to DVD: You can upload the editted videos to Youtube, save them to different video formats, export the video to portable devices and share it on TV
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Part 2: Edit MP4 on Mac via iMovie
iMovie is a video editing tool supplied by Apple. Also with an intuitive user interface, the iMovie enables you to fix shaky video clips, add video transitions and more. In theory, MP4 is included in the iMovie compatible format list, but if you happen to have some MP4 videos incompatible, check this: How to convert MP4 to iMovie.
Part 3: Edit MP4 Files via Final Cut Pro
As iMovie, Final Cut Pro is another video editing tool provided by Apple, but it's much complicated than iMovie which results it's a better choice for Pros.
The compatible formats with FCP is just same with iMovie's. So if your MP4 files are incomptible with the edting software, convert MP4 to Final Cut Pro for a change.
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