Solve Canon Legria MTS videos to iMovie/FCP/Avid imputing problems Mac

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Solve Canon Legria MTS videos to iMovie/FCP/Avid imputing problems Mac

Post  lucy198754 on Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:01 pm

For the last few years, Canon has not been top of the heap for value, even if it has maintained its tradition of quality. But the LEGRIA HF camcorders can be found for less than £500, and even below £400 from some vendors. The most important is that these HD camcorders can captures video with the stunning realism that your precious memories deserve.

Do you know Canon Legria camcorders well? Though they are price but professional. Review: When we developed the LEGRIA range, we made full use of our imaging expertise and technological knowhow. We've put years of experience into the LEGRIA range, and it shows in the precision engineering of the camcorders and the incredible quality of the output. The Full HD LEGRIA range captures stunning video that rivals your most vivid memories.With a class leading HD CMOS PRO sensor, Wi-Fi connectivity, intelligent optical Image Stabilizer, and many other creative features, the LEGRIA camcorder is capable of astounding video performance, giving you exceptional quality without the compromise.

The LEGRIA main has two series, HF M and HF R. In fact, LEGRIA also includ the excellent HF G10 camcorder.

HF M Series: Effortlessly create and share professional quality video with the Wi-Fi enabled LEGRIA HF M52 & HF M56. The entire M-series range features an HD CMOS PRO sensor to ensure superb images even in low light. The new for 2012 models feature Intelligent IS which combats camera shake automatically in any shooting situation.

HF R Series: The compact and lightweight models give you the freedom to share with the Wi-Fi enabled LEGRIA HF R36 & HF R38. The entire new for 2012 range allows you to get closer to the action in Full HD with the 51x Advanced zoom, whilst optical Intelligent IS ensures steady footage in every scenario.

HF G10
Designed to match the creative passion of experienced videographers, the LEGRIA HF G10 features professional quality Canon components and extensive manual controls for exceptional Full HD movies.

The list of all Canon LEGRIA camcorders:

Canon LEGRIA HF G10 Canon LEGRIA HF G25
Canon LEGRIA HF 200 Canon LEGRIA HF M56
Canon LEGRIA HF R28 Canon LEGRIA HF R36
Canon LEGRIA HF R38 Canon LEGRIA HF M41
Canon LEGRIA HF R48 Canon LEGRIA HF M52
Canon LEGRIA HF R46 Canon LEGRIA HF M506
Canon LEGRIA HF R306 Canon LEGRIA HF R406
Canon LEGRIA HF R205 Canon LEGRIA HF R206

Though they are excellent camcorders, you will meet some troubles with LEGRIA recorded files in some video editing softwares, like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro.

FAQ:
"It's strange that I can not imput AVCHD videos from Canon LEGRIA HF 200 to FCP. What's going on earth? Anyone here can help me out? Thank you in advance."
" I want to convert footages from Canon LEGRIA HF M56 to iMovie, but unluckily I get an error from iMovie window. Is there anyone can solve the problem? Help plsease!"

You may be familiar with the camcorder's parameters since you owned for so long time including its resolution, audio, video and so on. Then it is not difficult for you to understand that the format of Canon Legria serial camcorder is AVCHD that can not be supported by FCP, iMovie, or Avid easily owing to various problem, such as different codec, lower computer configuration and so on.

Regardless of the computer configuration or other reasons, the first and most important step for us is to make the AVCHD compatible with the FCP/iMovie/Avid. As we all know, the most compatible format for FCP/iMovie/Avid MC is Apple ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) and Avid DNxHD. So how to transcode the AVCHD files to Apple ProRes, AIC, Avid DNxHD for FCP/iMovie/Avid MC without quality loss becomes the most important problem.

The convenient way for you is to find a superb third party program to convert these AVCHD videos from Canon Legria camcorder---Here we recommend you a wonderful Canon Legria camcorder AVCHD Converter on Mac. Once you finished choosing a best converter for yourself, pls follow the simple guide below to transcode your videos for FCP/iMovie/Avid MC.

Step 1: Install and launch this Canon Legria MTS to Mac Converter on your Mac. Transfer your Canon Legria footages to the converter.
Tip: If you want, you can merge several AVCHD clips together by ticking “Merge into one” box.

Step 2: Click "format" bar to choose the output format.

For FCP: Click and choose Final Cut Pro-->Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) as the output format.
For iMovie: Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as the output format
For Avid Media Composer: Click and choose Avid Media Composer-->Avid DNxHD(*.mov)

Step 3: Tap "settings" to choose or customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. Set video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 25fps is better. (If the original recordings are 1080 60p, pls set 30fps)

Step 4: Click convert Arrow button on the mian interface to start transcoding Canon legria AVCHD videos to Apple ProRes/AIC/Avid supported formats on Mac.

After the conversion finished , you can click “open” to find the output file, then you can import converted files into FCP/iMovie/Avid MC for editing easily.

Tips:
1. For your original 1080/60i footages, you need to deinterlace 1080/60i AVCHD footages to remove all these interlacing artifacts from videos via ticking the “Deinterlacing” box in the Video Editor interface.
2. If the supposed size of the input files is 1GB, then the memory space should be up to 40GB.
3. Double click the imputed file, you can preview your footages in the software window.

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