How to import AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac?

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How to import AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac?

Postby tomia » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:50 am

How to import AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac?

AVCHD Lite identifies a subset of AVCHD format, in which HD-recording is limited to 720p/30. Some Panasonic digital cameras such as the Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2, Lumix DMC-FZ35/38, Lumix DMC-TZ10/ZS7, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75, Panasonic LX5, LEICA D-LUX 5, LEICA V-LUX 2 etc record videos in AVCHD Lite MTS video format.

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If you are one of these digital cameras user, you may caputered many videos with your camera. After recording videos, you may watch the videos with friends and familys on Quicktime on Mac. But there is a problem that how to import the AVCHD Lite videos into Quicktime for playing on Mac.

Before import the AVCHD Lite videos into Quicktime, you should convert AVCHD Lite to Quciktime supported video format like MOV etc. Mac AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV Converter is your best choice to convert AVCHD Lite on Mac.

With this AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV Converter for Mac, you can not only convert AVCHD Lite MTS to MOV, but also convert AVCHD Lite to other video format such as MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, FLV, etc on Mac. If you want, you can make editings to your videos like trim the video to be a certain length and crop the video to set the size of the screen as well as set the effect. And more editing functions for you.

Follow the guide, converting AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac is more easy.

Step 1. Free download, install and launch the Mac AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV Converter.

After running this Mac AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV Converter, then just click "Add" button to upload the AVCHD Lite videos from your Mac.

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Step 2. Select QuickTime (*.mov ) as output format

Click on the drop-down list of “Format”, and follow "Common Video"> "MOV-QuickTime (*.mov)". To keep the HD video quality, you can select "HD Video"> "H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)". as output format for QuickTime.

Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start converting AVCHD Lite to QuickTime format.

Before you convert AVCHD Lite MTS to MOV, you can click "Settings" button to adjust video and audio parameters, after all things are ready, click "Convert" to convert AVHCD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac.
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Re: How to import AVCHD Lite to Quicktime MOV on Mac?

Postby kyo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:25 am

Canon EOS 6D Mac: Make Canon 6D H.264 MOV Editable in iMovie/FCE

Summary: In this article, you will know how to import Canon EOS 6D H.264 1080p/1080i recordings to iMovie or Final Cut Express on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8, and edit with best AIC codec.

The EOS 6D is built around a new Canon CMOS sensor, which offers a pixel count of 20.2MP (compared to the D600 and A99's 24MP, or the 5D Mark III's 22MP). In concert with the DIGIC 5+ processor it offers a standard ISO range of 100-25600, expandable down to 50 and up to 102,400.

What's the best format for use in editing Canon EOS 6D MOV in iMovie and Final Cut Express? How to import Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for smooth editing? You may have the need to edit Canon 6D MOV video in iMovie and FCE. From Apple forum we know that H.264 MOV is not a suitable editing format for iMovie and Final Cut Express, you are suggested to transocde Canon EOS 6D MOV to AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec), the favorite editing codec of iMovie and Final Cut Express in advance. The Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) does not use temporal compression, so every frame can be decoded and displayed immediately without first decoding other frames. The drawback of this codec is that it requires much more bandwidth and hard drive storage space. The following are steps for you to convert Canon EOS 6D media natively to iMovie/FCE compatible format editing.

[*] Read More: Canon Column - Canon Cameras Videos Transcode Solution

[*] Read More: Final Cut Pro not compatible with Canon EOS 6D H.264 MOV file on Mac?

Guide: How to transcode Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for editing?

Step 1: Run Pavtube Canon EOS Files Converter and load H.264 MOV clips to it. You can click either "Add Video" button or "Add from folder" button to load source MOV files.

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Tips: If you want to combine the loaded MOV clips into one file, simply tick off the checkbox before "Merge into one file".

Step 2: Select "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as target format

In order to convert Canon recordings to AIC for use in iMovie or Final Cut Express, simply hit "Format" menu and follow "iMovie and Final Cut Express" > "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)".

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Profile Settings:

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Step 3: Start H.264 MOV to AIC Conversion.

Click the big button "Convert" to start Canon EOS 6D H.264 MOV to AIC MOV Conversion. As soon as the conversion is completed, you are able to click "Open" button to get the generated AIC MOV files for use in iMovie or Final Cut Express.

Step 4: Import converted Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express

Launch iMovie or Final Cut Express, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import the converted Canon EOS 6D MOV to iMovie or Final Cut Express for further editing. You can follow this tutorial How to Import video files, projects to iMovie 8/9/11?

You may also want to burn your video files from iMovie/FCE to DVD disc or ISO files for backup or storage, You can refer to this article: How to Free Burn projects from Final Cut Pro to DVD on Mac? Free Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac is your best choice, which is a great Free DVD burning Mac software.

PS. If you have any problem, pls contact with macsupport@pavtube.com to get more information. You also can leave a message on Pavtube Community or Pavtube Facebook, we will answer your questions as soon as possilble.
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