Convert Canon Vixia AVCHD MTS/M2TS on Mac for iMovie or FCP
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Convert Canon Vixia AVCHD MTS/M2TS on Mac for iMovie or FCP

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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Do you have kinds of hassles in editing Canon Vixia AVCHD footages in Mac iMovie or FCP? When comes to iMovie'11(iMovie'09 or iMovie'08) supported camcorder, you'll find that some Canon AVCHD camcorders are fully supported by iMovie, however, the following Canon Vixia camcorder models have video stabilization limitations.

Canon VIXIA HF G10, Canon VIXIA HF M30, Canon VIXIA HF M300, Canon VIXIA HF M31, Canon VIXIA HF M32, Canon VIXIA HF R100, Canon VIXIA HF R11, Canon VIXIA HF S10, Canon VIXIA HF S11, Canon VIXIA HF S20, Canon VIXIA HF S200, Canon VIXIA HF S21, Canon VIXIA HF S30, Canon VIXIA HG10, etc.

How about getting Final Cut Pro or FCP X to import Canon Vixia AVCHD files? If you have FCP 7 or older version, you can find that the FCP can't natively support any AVCHD footages. Even FCP X, it does accept limited Canon Vixia Camcorders like Canon HF100, Canon Vixia HF G10, Canon HG10.

So is there any way to guarantee to make Canon Vixia AVCHD files be editable on Mac with iMovie or Final Cut Pro/FCP X? Yes, here is an easy way out. To convert the Canon Vixia AVCHD to Mac-friendly file format like MOV for iMovie or FCP, then transfer the generated file to iMovie or Final Cut Pro for editing job.

Doremisoft Canon Vixia AVCHD Converter for Mac provides you an excellent solution for converting any Canon Vixia MTS or M2TS to Mac iMovie or FCP compatible file formats like H.264 or MOV. Meanwhile, it is also well workable on OSX Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. In addition, the Mac Canon Vixia AVCHD Converter also makes it true that enjoy the captured movies on the move with iPhone 5, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S3, etc, for it has rich presets for handy devices.

Tips: For Windows OS users, if you have problems in playing or editing Canon Vixia MTS/M2TS files, please refer to its Windows version of Canon Vixia AVCHD Converter. Both Windows and Mac version share the same operating procedures. The following guide is Mac-based.

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How to convert Canon Vixia MTS/M2TS files to iMovie or FCP on Mac:


Import .mts or .m2ts footage(s) into the Canon Vixia Video Converter for Mac

Click "Add File" to load .mts or .m2ts file(s) to the program. Also, you can add multiple files at one time.

add file


Select output file format for iMovie or FCP

In order to make the generated file be easily recognized by iMovie or FCP, you can choose "Common Video"->"MOV-QuickTime(*mov)" as output file format. In the way, you can also edit the Canon Vixia AVCHD in FCP X for editing.

set output format


Start converting Canon Vixia AVCHD to MOV on Mac

Hit "Start" to run the Canon Vixia AVCHD conversion on Mac. When the conversion is done, transfer the output file to iMovie or Final Cut Pro and enjoy your editing job.
Learn more tips and tricks about converting Canon Vixia MTS/MTS files.

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