Import Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS

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Import Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS

Postby Violet10 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:26 am

Import Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS X

Record in 1080/60p easy-to-share MP4 format (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) for incredibly smooth and rich video of even the fastest-moving subjects, the easy-to-use Canon VIXIA HF R40, HF R42 and HF R400 are all the wise choices for the videographers. No matter got any one of the three camcorders; you won't miss any of the action when shooting video with the VIXIA HF R40, HF R42 or HF R400. If you shot the 1080p movies in AVCHD format, some problems would occur during the importing. The AVCHD Progressive is not a standard format for video editing, especially on Mac. While lots of people use the system built-in iMovie for movie making, the Canon HF R40/R42/R400 .MTS is not an acceptable format.

Read more editing and converting solutions at the Canon Video Specials.


Solution to importing Canon VIXIA HF R40/HF R42/HF R400 to iMovie 8/9/11

To successfully get Canon VIXIA HF R40/HF R42/HF R400 60p MTS files to iMovie 8/9/11 for further editing, the best solution is to transcode Canon Vixia AVCHD to iMovie preferred format. The Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac offers optimal conversion by converting Canon VIXIA HF R40/HF R42/HF R400 .mts to Apple Intermediate Codec, which works best in iMovie.

Download Canon Vixia MTS Converter for Mac

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The software is a great choice for converting AVCHD videos to iMovie/Final Cut Express/Final Cut Pro editable formats. It works with Sony, Panasonic and Canon AVCHD .mts and .m2ts footage. There are various export format for users to choose from, including Apple’s ProRes 422 codec, Intermediate codec and QuickTime codec. It also lets users to convert AVCHD files into common video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, M4V, etc.

How to convert Canon VIXIA HF AVCHD to AIC for iMovie users on Mac

1. Connect Canon Vixia Camcorder to Mac, and transfer Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS files that you want to deal with onto Mac HDD.

2. Run the Mac MTS to iMovie Converter, click the "Add" button to browse and import Canon HF R40/R42/R400 .mts files.


3. Click the "Format" bar, choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express>Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov)" as output video format.

4. Click the "Convert" button and the MTS Converter will start converting Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS files to AIC .mov clips.

5. When the conversion completes, press "Open" to find encoded files. After Conversion, you can work with Canon HF R40/R42/R400 MTS recordings in iMovie natively.

[*] File Importing Steps: How to import video files or projects to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac?


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