“I’ve got an AVCHD camcorder (Canon HF100) and a Power Mac G5 and I want to “grab” the files off the media card and transfer onto my G5 Mac. How do I do that? The included Canon software is useless — does not work. I want to edit them with iMovie.”
Do you have many *.mts, *m2ts video files, they are recorded by Canon AVCHD camcorder like Canon HF R400, Canon XA10 or Canon VIXIA HF G30, etc . Can I edit Canon AVCHD on Mac or Windows? When I try loading/importing my Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS footage to Mac FCP directly from the camcorder in the File/Import/Media… screen, FCP tells me:”No Importable Files” “None of the selected files or folders can be imported”.
Canon High Definition Camcorders supports the highest HD quality with Full HD with AVCHD format, which uses the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard, supporting a variety of standard, high definition, and stereoscopic (3D) video resolutions. For audio compression, it supports bothDolby AC-3 (Dolby Digital) and uncompressed linear PCM audio. Stereo and multichannel surround (5.1) are both supported.
If you want to edit Canon AVCHD (*.mts, *m2ts) video files on Windows or Mac, you will be in trouble. You can’t import Canon AVCHD video files into FCP X/7/6, iMovie/FCE can’t read Canon *.mts, *m2ts video files, can’t edit Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS video in Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC7 smoothly etc. Don’t worry about these problems. UFUSoft Canon AVCHD Converter for Mac or Windows can help you solve Canon AVCHD importing problems. With this powerful Canon AVCHD Video Converter, you can transcode Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS video to any video format for editing on Windows and Mac. You will can import Canon AVCHD into FCP, FCE, iMovie, Premiere, iPhoto, AVID, Vegas, Movie Maker, Pinnacle etc.
Tip: Mac Canon AVCHD Converter can encode Canon Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS to MOV format with specific codes, like Apple ProRes, DVCPRO HD, HDV, Avid DNxHD, and Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC). Windows Canon AVCHD Converter can convert Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS to WMV, MP4, AVI, MPG, MOV, etc for Movie Maker, Media Player, DVD Maker, PS4, Xbox, iPhone, iPad, Android devices, Windows Phones/Tablets, etc.
Supported Canon AVCHD Devices:
Canon VIXIA HF R400, Canon XA10, Canon VIXIA HF G30, Canon VIXIA HF R42, Canon VIXIA HF R40, Canon Legria HF G10, Canon LEGRIA HF R406, Canon Legeria/Vixia HG20, Canon HF M500, Canon HF G10, Canon HF R100, Canon HF R10, Canon HF M300/M30/M31, Canon HF S200/S20/S21, Canon HF10, Canon HF100, Canon HF20, Canon HF200,Canon HF S100, Canon HF S11, Canon HF S20, Canon HF S200, Canon FS100, Canon FS11, Canon FS200, Canon FS21, Canon FS22, Canon 5D, Canon 7D, Canon 550D, Canon 1000d, etc.
How to convert Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS files via Canon AVCHD Video Converter?
Step 1: Run the best UFUSoft Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS Video Converter, add video files into this program.
Click “Add video” or “Add folder” to load Canon AVCHD MTS, M2TS files, you can also drag & drop directly. This program supports batch conversion and it’s easy for you to convert several files at one time.
Tip: Select all files and click Merge you can join Canon AVCHD clips into one big file. Meanwhile it’s easy to split one big file into smaller parts.
Step 2: Click “Format” bar to choose output video format from the powerful Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS Video Converter.
Just click “Format” icon in the main interface. You can directly select video format as output video format. If you want to edit Canon AVCHD video in iMovie, you can choose AIC MOV format under “iMovie and Final Cut Express” category. For importing and editing Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS video in Premiere, you need to choose H.264 MOV or MPEG-2 MPG format.
Step 3: Click settings button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as bitrate, resolution, etc.
Step 4: Click convert button to convert Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS video files on Windows or Mac.
When the Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS video conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the converted video files. Now, you can edit Canon AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos on Windows and Mac freely.