How to edit Canon Vixia HF R42/R40/R400 in Premiere Pro CS6

Put problems with the Android NDK in this forum.

How to edit Canon Vixia HF R42/R40/R400 in Premiere Pro CS6

Postby lydia622520 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:21 am

Image

Summary: If you encountered problems with Canon Vixia HF R42/R40/R400 AVCHD when importing to Premiere Pro CS6 on Mac OS X, you can follow this article to find the solution and solve it.

Canon HF R42, R40, R400 camcorders are all very popular sellers in the Canon Vixia series, and also in the photography market. You may have bought one and need to edit Canon MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. So, come with a question- can Premiere Pro CS6 edit AVCHD mts files from the Canon Vixia HF camcorders?

Well, a bit frustrating. The Canon MTS files are still not well supported by Premiere Pro CS6, as you may encounter many audio and video problems. And I know that Premiere Pro CS6 can’t handle raw AVCHD videos, so there is no doubt that it will take more time on rendering while ingesting MTS files. The Canon site lists various compatible editors for this camcorder, but Premiere Pro CS6 is not in the list (It includes Final Cut, Avid, etc). So, how to import Canon MTS footage in Premiere Pro CS6 for editing smoothly?

The best way is to convert Canon Vixia HF R42/R40/R400 footage to Premiere Pro CS6 compatible format, like MPEG-2, MOV (AVC), which is the best format for Premiere Pro CS6 editing on Mac. Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (a professional Mac MTS to Premiere Pro 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 Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. For Windows user, get the MTS Converter. Download and follow the step-by-step tutorial below.

Image ( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5) Image

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this MTS Converter for Premiere Pro CS6, just copy the MTS files from your camcorder to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Image

Step 2. Click "Format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > "MOV (AVC) (*.mov)", or "MEPG-2(*.mpg)" as the best format for editing in Premiere Pro.

Image

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

Image

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon AVCHD to MPG/MOV for importing to Premiere Pro CS6 on Mac OS X.

After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and import the generated files. You will find the output video work perfectly on Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 as well as for CS3, CS4, CS5.

Related posts:

How to Get Final Cut Pro Work with DVR-MS files
FCP set up to Import Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM footage
Solve Canon C300 MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 issues
Importing Sony F65 MXF footage into Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
Convert Sony NEX-VG10 AVCHD to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS3
Importing MTS Files from Sony DSC-RX100 to Adobe Premiere Pro
Import Canon Vixia HF S10 AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac
How to edit 4K video in Final Cut Pro 7 and FCP X smoothly
Cannot import MOV video off of Nikon 1J1/1J2/1J3 to FCP X/7
Source:Import Canon Vixia HF R42/R40/R400 AVCHD video to Premiere Pro CS6
Transcoding Canon XF305/XF300 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 codec MXF to Sony Vegas Pro
lydia622520
Master Developer
Master Developer
 
Posts: 384
Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:41 am

Top

Return to NDK Problems

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests