Perfect Solution for converting or editing Canon Vixia HF Camcorder Series footages in iMovie or FCP
March 28, 2011
Canon Vixia HF series camcorder is a big family of popular Canon HD camcorders, including Vixia HF R-series like like VIXIA HF R10, VIXIA HF R11, VIXIA HF R100; VIXIA HF M-series such as VIXIA HF M30, VIXIA HF M31, VIXIA HF M300; VIXIA HF S-series like VIXIA HF S10, VIXIA HF S20, VIXIA HF S21, VIXIA HF S200, and some other popular VIXIA types such as VIXIA HF10, VIXIA HF100, VIXIA HF20, VIXIA HF200, VIXIA HG21, VIXIA HG20, etc.
Take the Canon's nearly identical trio camcorders-HF10/HF11/HF100 as an example, all of them are flash-based AVCHD camcorder. The shootings of Vixia series are mainly MPEG4-AVC/H.264 video and they store videos as mts and other formats. These Canon videos can’t be played on Mac because these camcorder video codec is different from video codec of Mac series software. Anyway, there is several third-party programs can help you play MTS on Mac, e.g. VLC media player for Mac or Mac OS Roxio Toast 10 Titanium. In addition, convert MTS to Mac-friendly formats like MOV or MP4 is another solution. In this case, Mac Canon Vixia Video Converter will be right assistant for you to achieve your desirable MTS to Mac conversion.
Mac Canon Vixia Video Converter is assuredly the easiest and quickest way for Canon camcorder owner to transcode HD M2TS or MTS video to Mac-compatible formats like MOV, MPEG4, etc. Meanwhile, it has various optimized presets for editing applications like Final Cut Express, FCP or iMovie; portable devices like iPad, iPhone 4, iPod Classic, iTouch, BlackBerry, Zune, Creative Zen, iRiver, etc.
Key features of the Canon Vixia Video Converter for Mac:
Imaginable Multimedia conversion program:
Convert Canon Vixia, Sony Handycam,JVC MTS shootings or other sources of SD video formats to SD video formats, such as AVI, MP4, MPG, WMV, etc;
Convert HD video formats to other HD video formats, such as HD MP4, HD WMV, HD MOV, etc, or to SD video formats;
Convert and extract audios from videos for many formats like MP3, MKA, WAV, etc.
Playback the shootings on various popular devices:
Apple devices: iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone, iPod touch 4, iPod nano, Apple TV, etc; Android mobile devices & MP4 players: Archos, Creative Zen, iRiver, Walkman, etc; Game players & other mobile phones: Zune, Xbox, Xbox 360, PSP, PSP GO, PS3, BlackBerry, etc.
Well compatible with hot applications
Convert videos to be compatible with iDVD, iMovie, iTunes, QuickTime, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc; Share converted videos on YouTube, Facebook, Myspace, your personal blog, and so on. .......
Guide on how to edit Canon Vixia HF camcorder videos to Mac iMovie, FCP, etc
Step 1: Download the Mac Canon Vixia video conversion program, then connect Canon Vixia camcorder to Mac. Click "Add File" to load .mts or .m2ts shootings into the application.
Step 2: Choose the output video format in the drop-up list of "Profile". If you intend to edit the recorded clips in iMovie, select iMovie video->iMovie MPEG-4 H.264 video format as the target format.
Step 3: Hit "Start" to begin the Canon Vixia to iMovie conversion.