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PD13 MOV Editing Tips - Possible Way to Imoport MOV files to PowerDirector 11/12/13

March 13, 2016

It’s officially stated that MOV is supported by Cyberlink PowerDirector. However, sometimes you’ll find it a painful experience to import MOV files to PD for movie editing. There’re some frequently asked questions quoted as below. 

Q:MOV File no audio Power Director 
"I have a Movie in MOVformat that i import into Power Director 9 and then drag it into the timeline and only the video shows up in the timeline. I have other videos i import into Power Director in other formats and the audio is attached to the video when i drag them into thwe timeline but not MOV files." 

I have PD13 with all the latest updates. I am unable to import H264 1080P mov files. Scoured the internet, I got some hints. MOV container files can contain data encoded using various compression and encoding schemes. Cyberlink PowerDirector can support MOV format, but the ability to import the data that they contain is dependent on the codecs (specifically, decoders) installed. To open and edit all MOV files in PowerDirector(13)without hassle, a better choice is to convert MOV to Cyberlink PowerDirector most compatible format like MPEG-2. 

 

To convert MOV files to PD13, we need to get some help from third-party software. After countless tests, I highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to all of you which can help the users to encode any MOV file to PowerDirector supported format at super fast speed effectively. What’s more, besides PowerDirector, it also supplies powerful profiles to other NLEs, like FCP, iMovie, Avid, Premiere .etc for Mac users. It has an equivalent Windows version Video Converter for PC users. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to transcode MOV videos to PowerDirector smoothly. 

 

How to convert MOV to MPEG-2 for Cyberlink PowerDirector 11/12/13 ? 

Step 1: Load source MOV files 

Launch the Video Converter on your Mac, and you can either click “Add” button to import .mov files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program. 

 

Step 2: Select output format 

Click “Format” bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from “Common Video” as the output format. 

 

Step 3: Start MOV to PD Conversion 

Finally, press the convert button; the mov files will be converted into MPEG-2 that is ready to be imported into Cyberlink PowerDirector 11/12/13 for further editing without any problem. 

Additional Tips: 

This MOV to Cyberlink PowerDirector Converter is not only designed for converting MOV files for PowerDirector 11/12/13. It is also professional in making MOV, FLV, VOB, AVI, MKV, TiVo, MPG, MP4 files editable in Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects, Magix Movie Editor Pro, Pinnacle Studio, etc to meet your different needs. 

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