If you are shooting with a Canon AVCHD camera and having incompatibility issues or performance issues while importing or editing its AVCHD footage in NLE apps, you may need a professional Canon AVCHD Converter for Mac/PC.
User Question: How do I make iMovie’11 work with Canon 1080/60p AVCHD files?
“I am having a problem getting iMovie’11 to work with my 1080/60p AVCHD .mts files (NTSC) that I shot on a Canon VIXIA HF R50 camera. I found many people said iMovie’11 is unable to handle 1080-60p videos in AVCHD format. Is this true? If so, what should I possibly do to make iMovie’11 accept Canon 1080/60p AVCHD footage? Any suggestions? Thanks a lot for your help.”
If you are shooting with a Canon VIXIA R50, VIXIA HF G30, VIXIA G20, VIXIA HF R40, VIXIA R42, VIXIA HF R500, VIXIA R400, Canon XA10, Canon XA20, Canon XA25 or something similar, you may get footage in AVCHD format with .mts file extension. AVCHD is a file-based format primarily for use in high definition consumer camcorders, which is good for recording/capture and delivery, but not suitable for editing and playback. That’s why people sometimes need a Canon MTS file Converter for Mac/Windows to convert them first before editing.
What’s the best Canon AVCHD Converter?
HD Video Converter is positioned as the best Canon AVCHD MTS Converter for Mac and Windows. It features great capability to handle Canon AVCHD footage filming at 60p, 50p, 60i, 24p, 25p, 30p, etc. in various resolutions and bit rates. Plus, it provides a wide variety of output formats optimized for editing programs, portable devices and more. Therefore, you can easily use it to convert Canon MTS files to Apple InterMediate Codec for editing in iMovie, FCE, to Apple ProRes for FCP (X), to DNxHD for Avid, Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, to WMV to Windows Movie Maker, to DV AVI for Pinnacle Studio, to MPEG for Sony Vegas, and trancode Canon AVCHD footage to MP4 for viewing on iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Note 4, Nexus 9, and more popular devices.
– Easy to use and straightforward, features simple editing functions and assures video and audio matching very well;
– Makes Canon AVCHD footage compatible with mainstream NLEs, like iMovie, FCE, FCP, Avid, Premiere, Vegas, and more;
– Produces Apple ProRes/DVCPRO/HDV/Avid DNxHD/AIC codec encoded QuickTime MOV video files for editing use.
– Creates playable files from Canon AVCHD files for playing with iOS devices, Android devices, HD Media Players, game consoles and more;
– Merges Canon MTS clips into one file; customs video and audio settings in your own way; shuts down computer automatically when conversion is complete.
You can download a demo version (for both, PC and Mac) to have a try.
The operating steps of the best Canon MTS Converter for Mac/PC
- Click ‘Add File’ to import Canon AVCHD MTS media files.
- Click ‘Profile’ menu to choose output format.
- If necessary, click ‘Settings’ button to custom video and audio settings.
- When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion.
- When conversion is complete, click ‘Open Folder’ to get the converted files.
This Canon AVCHD MTS file converter software provides a wide variety of file types for users to choose from, ranging from editing formats (like AIC, ProRes, etc.) to playable formats (like MP4, MOV, etc.) optimized for popular devices, so you can convert Canon AVCHD files to whatever format you need in simple steps with very good quality.
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