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Canon 7D/10D/60D video editing tips for iMovie program

Postby jacknjchn » Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:03 am

Summary: The article shows you the best workaround for editing Canon 7D/10D/60D videos in iMovie by transcoding Canon H.264 .mov to iMovie native editing format - Apple Intermediate Codec.

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As three hottest DSLRs in the market, the Canon 7D, 10D, 60D are all great for us to take high quality images and record vivid full HD videos. If you have got the Canon 7D, 10D, 60D and often use it to record full HD video in H.264 MOV format, you may have the need to import Canon H.264 .mov files to iMovie on Mac, but iMovie best native supported video format is Apple Intermediate Codec MOV format, so iMovie doesn't support Canon 7D/10D/60D footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn't edit videos smoothly.

So, how to import Canon 7D/10D/60D video into iMovie for editing without crashing problem and avoid rendering? The best method to solve these problems is to convert 7D/10D/60D MOV footage to AIC for editing in iMovie. If you’re looking for a solution for the problem likewise, check out Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, a top Mac Canon h.264 MOV Converter. It supports transcoding all Canon 1080p MOV files to AIC .mov, so that you can easily import the Canon h.264 recordings to iMovie 8/9/10//1 for editing on Mac(Lion, Mountain Lion included). This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. Below is a brief guide for you.

Convert/Import Canon 7D/10D/60D videos to iMovie for smoothly editing on Mac

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1. Free Download and run the best Canon MOV to iMovie Converter and drag Canon MOV files to the software.

Tip: If you have multiple MOV files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to join your MOV files into one single file.

2. Click format bar to choose output format for use in iMovie. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as the output format.

Tip: Before start the conversion, you can:

a. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

b. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, trim, crop, add watermark, attach subtitles, etc.

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3. Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Canon H.264 MOV to iMovie AIC.

After the conversion, you can easily transfer and edit Canon 7D/10D/60D .mov files in iMovie 8/9/10/11 smoothly.

See also:

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Source:Smoothly Editing Canon 7D/10D/60D HD movies in iMovie
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Re: Canon 7D/10D/60D video editing tips for iMovie program

Postby lydia622520 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:55 am

Canon EOS 7D 18.0 Megapixels CMOS Digital SLR Camera

The new Canon EOS 7D is Canon’s top APS-C SLR. Upgraded to a full 18.0 megapixels. The new HD movie mode can shoot Full 1080p HD Video at faster frame rates 1080p @30fps, 24fps and 720p @60fps and with manual exposure control. HDMI port to hookup to an HDTV. External Microphone Jack. Includes many features formerly reserved for Canon’s top SLRs. Large high resolution 3-inch LCD screen (920,000 pixels).

Canon EOS 60D Digital SLR Camera (18.0 Megapixels)

The Canon EOS 60D is Canon’s mid-range APS-C SLR. Upgraded from the 50D to a full 18.0 megapixels. The 60D adds a new HD movie mode which can shoot Full 1080p HD Video at popular frame rates 1080p @30fps, 24fps and 720p @60fps and with manual exposure control. The 60d includes an HDMI port to hookup to an HDTV and an External Microphone Jack for better sound. Also new is manual audio control. Includes many features formerly reserved for Canon’s top SLRs. The 60d gets a new high resolution articulating 3-inch LCD screen (1,040,000 pixels).

Canon EOS 70D Dual Pixel CMOS AF DSLR Camera

The Canon EOS 70D is Canon’s Best mid-range APS-C SLR. Upgraded from the 60D to a full 20.2 megapixels. It shares many of the features from the Canon 5D Mark III, but at a lower cost and weight. This is the first Canon DSLR to introduce the new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology that greatly enhances autofocus capabilities, especially when filming video. The 70D HD movie mode shoots at Full 1080p HD Video at popular frame rates 1080p @30fps, 24fps and 720p @60fps and with manual exposure control. The 70d includes an HDMI port to hookup to an HDTV and an External Microphone Jack for better sound options with manual audio control. The 70d gets a new high resolution articulating 3-inch LCD touchscreen (1,040,000 pixels).

Well, Canon EOS 7D/60D/70D videos are saved in 1080p .mov format with H.264 codec, but this MOV video format came from EOS 7D/60D/70D is a FULL HD format that is highly compressed, so we can not easily and directly import and edit Canon 7D/60D/70D HD mov files on Mac with Premiere Pro.

Actually, convert Canon 7D/60D/70D H.264 MOV to MPEG-2 is easy, you just need to free download the7D/60D/70D h.264 mov Converter for Sony Vegas. It can not only transcode Canon EOS 7D/60D/70D H.264 MOV to suitable video format for Vegas Pro, but also do some little editing some simple editing features, such as merging several videos into one file, deinterlacing the original footages, cropping video size, trimming video clips, adding special effects and text/image/video watermarks to output videos, thus it will be on the top of your list.

Preparation: Connect your Canon EOS to your iMac/Macbook with a USB cable or read the Canon 7D/60D/70D H.264 MOV videos via a SDXC card reader. In both ways you can import to the hard drive.

Step 1. Load H.264 MOV videos into Brorsoft EOS 7D/60D/70D Converter.

Drag and drop target H.264 MOV video files from hard drive to this program or click the “Add” button on the top menu in the software interface to import video files. Batch video files are also allowed to upload with a list showed in the imported field. In addition, merging two or more video clips into a big one can be realized by ticking the “Merge into one file “checkbox.

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Step 2 Choose MPEG-2 as the output format
Select the video files which are going to be converted and click the “Format” box. Then choose ‘’Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” section. In this section, choose”MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format from its drop-list. Specified the destination folder where the output video files belong by clicking the ”Output” button.

Step 3 Set video and audio parameters for Adobe Premiere Pro
Click the “Settings” button so that you are able to custom several parameters. You should adjust size, bitrates and frame rate catering for Adobe Premiere Elements. In this way, you can avoid suffering degraded video quality.

Step 4 Start the conversion from EOS 7D/60D/70D H.264 MOV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.
Click the “Convert” button under the preview window and Canon EOS 7D/60D/70D H.264 MOV Converter will finish this conversion process at a high speed.

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