Until 2011, the most popular Vixia models are as the following:
HF S:VIXIA HF S30,VIXIA HF S21, VIXIA HF S20, VIXIA HF S200, VIXIA HF S100, VIXIA HF S10,VIXIA HF S21
HF M:VIXIA HF M41, VIXIA HF M40,VIXIA HF M400,VIXIA HF M32,VIXIA HF M31,VIXIA HF M30, VIXIA HF M300
HF R and HV:VIXIA HF R21,VIXIA HF R20, VIXIA HF R200, VIXIA HF R11, VIXIA HF R10, VIXIA HF R100, VIXIA HV40,VIXIA HV30
HF and HF G:VIXIA HF G10, VIXIA HF20, VIXIA HF21, VIXIA HF10, VIXIA HF11, VIXIA HF100, VIXIA HF200
Have a lot of Canon Vixia camcorder videos but plan to play or edit Canon Vixia M2TS video on Mac OS X? In this article, we will mainly introduce a perfect solution for transferring Canon Vixia M2TS video footage to Mac, then editing Canon Vixia video in iMovie, FCP, etc.
Canon Vixia camcorder always uses AVCHD format, which utilizes MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression and has two file extensions .mts or .m2ts. When you finish photography, the first thing you should do is transfer the Canon Camcorder MTS video to Mac for backup or playback. Follow the tips to easily backup your shooting.
1: Turn on your camcorder and make sure your camcorder is set to the right mode to import videos or photos.
2: Connect camcorder to Mac with USB cable(a 6 pin or 4 pin cable), insert smaller four-pin end of the FireWire cable into the the FireWire port of the camcorder and the the larger six pin end, and insert it into the FireWire port of your Mac.
3: Your Mac will automatically launch iMovie, So you can review your video or select "Import All", and make sure your camcorder is set to "Automatic".
Notes: Not all the models of Canon Vixia camcorder can be recognized by iMovie. Some of them are partially supported with Video stabilization limitations or jittery playback. Anyway, there is a professional program designed for Canon Vixia camcorder users to transfer or edit Canon Vixia M2TS video in a safe and efficient way.
HD video converter mac is assuredly the easiest and quickest way for Canon camcorder owner to convert HD M2TS or MTS to Mac-compatible formats like MOV, MPEG4, etc. Meanwhile, it has various optimized presets for editing applications like Final Cut Express, FCP or iMovie; portable devices like iPad, iPhone 4, iPod Classic, iTouch, BlackBerry, Zune, Creative Zen, iRiver, etc.
Besides, hd converter for mac is also an easy HD video editor to edit HD video on Mac by cropping HD video to remove unwanted sides or area, trimming HD video length to capture clips from your HD video files, editing video effects such as brightness and contrast, applying special effects etc.