As Halloween steadily approaches this week, besides horrible movies, there are also some of our favorite spooky-themed songs, past and present, to assist in creeping your friends out on your nearest dance floor. For Mac users, to make your downloaded Halloween theme songs more unique and interesting, you can do some audio fantastic editing work with iMovie: such as audio effect, volume changes, fading away, zooming aways. To boost and smooth your audio levels, the advanced features such as change the audio channel configuration, audio component names, configure channels in mono, stereo and surround formats.
Most online downloaded Halloween theme songs are in MP3 or WAV format, you may find that it is not so easy to import and edit MP3 or WAV format Halloween Theme songs in both iMovie and FCP due to the audio codec compatibility issues. After search information from Apple's official website, we find that AAC is a good choice for using with iMovie and FCP for editing, it is small in size but in no way compromises the video quality.
To encode Halloween Themes Songs to AAC format, all you need is just an advanced Mac audio converter application. Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac(support Mac El Capitan) is the highly recommend software you can download to use. Besides transcoding Halloween theme songs to iMovie/FCP best compatible audio codec, it also enables you to export other professional audio codec for editing with Avid Media Composer/Premiere Pro/Premiere Elements/After Effects CC, etc.
Want to remove the silence at the end of a track or get rid of the applause at the beginning of Halloween theme song, you can do so by using the trim function of of the program to have only you wanted audio clips converted.
How to import and edit Halloween Theme Songs with iMovie/FCP Mac El Capitan?
Step 1: Add Halloween theme songs to the program.
Launch the program on your computer, add Halloween theme songs audio files to the program by clicking the "Add video/audio" or "Add folder" button.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From "Format" drop-down option, choose iMovie/FCP best compatible editing audio codec from "Common Audio" > "AAC - Advanced Audio(*.aac).
Step 3: Start the conversion process.
After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start Halloween theme song to iMovie/FCP AAC converting process.
When the conversion is completed, just start your fantastic audio editing workflow of Halloween theme song in iMovie/FCP.