How Can I download video from Canon HF M30/M300 to iMovie

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How Can I download video from Canon HF M30/M300 to iMovie

Postby lydia622520 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:41 am

Summary: In this article, we recommend the best Canon VIXIA Video Converter to help you solve Canon Vixia HF M30/M300 to iMovie importing and editing issues quickly and easily.

Source:Transfer videos from Canon Vixia HF M30/M300 to iMovies


Canon VIXIA series camcorder is a hot line among Canon HD camcorders and the Canon VIXIA HF M300, M300 are two popular models, which can record AVCHD footage directly to an SD memory card slot. You may have bought one and need to edit Canon Vixia MTS files in iMovie. So, come with a question- can iMovie support AVCHD files from the Canon Vixia camcorder?

A bit frustrating. The Canon AVCHD MTS files from Canon Vixia HF M30/M300 are not well supported by iMovie, as you may encounter many audio and video problems. And I know that iMovie can render to the part of MTS format, but it can’t handle all the MTS files well. So, how to import Canon Vixia footage in iMovie for editing smoothly?

The best way is to convert Canon Vixia HF M30/M300 footage to iMovie compatible format, like AIC MOV, which is the best format for iMovie on Mac. Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (a professional Mac MTS to iMovie converter tool) is the best choice for you. It can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as iMovie 8/9/10/11, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more.

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How to import video from Canon Vixia HF M30/M300 to iMovie?

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this Mac MTS Converter, just copy the MTS files from the SD cards right to your hard drive, and then click the Add button to load the footage to the software.


Step 2. Click "Format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov). It’s the best format for editing Canon VIXIA AVCHD in iMovie 8/9/11.


Step 3. You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon MTS to AIC mov for importing to iMovie on Mac.

After the conversion is finished, just run iMovie program and import the generated .mov files. You will find the output video work perfectly on iMovie 11 as well as iMovie 8/9/10.

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