How to import video from Canon Legria HF G25 to iMovie

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How to import video from Canon Legria HF G25 to iMovie

Postby lydia622520 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:49 am

Summary: Encountered problems when importing Canon Legria HF G25 AVCHD mts clips in iMovie 08/09/'11 for further editing, if so, just follow this article to find the best solution here.

As you know, Canon Legria HF G25 can capture video with the stunning realism that your precious memories deserve. Though it’s an excellent camcorder, you will meet some troubles with LEGRIA HF G25 recorded files in Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro, etc video editing software. Here I focus on the fix for importing Canon Legria HF G25 video into iMovie.

The easy workaround to import and edit Canon Legria HF G25 AVCHD in iMovie is to convert the AVCHD MTS files to iMovie preferred editing format. Brorsoft Canon AVCHD Converter Mac comes out to achieve your goal smoothly. This Mac Canon Video converter features full support for almost all Canon, Sony and Panasonic AVCHD cameras, and it converts Canon MTS files to editable format for using in iMovie, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, without visible quality loss and ensures audio and video in perfect synchronization. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Canon Legria HF G25 MTS to iMovie.

How to Convert Canon Legria HF G25 60p AVCHD to iMovie

Step 1: After launching the Canon MTS Converter on Mac, load your AVCHD footage to it from your Camcorder.

If necessary, you can click the button "Merge into one" to join several MTS videos to one file.


Step 2: Click "format" to open the output format drop-up list to select "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as the output format for Mac iMovie.


Tip: You may as well click Settings to set video size to 1920*1080, frame rate to 30fps for easy editing.


Step 3: Click Convert button to start to convert Canon Legria HF G25 AVCHD to AIC .mov for iMovie.

Once the conversion completes, simply click “Open” button to get the converted videos. And now you can bring the Canon HF G25 60p AVCHD footage into iMovie to create your own masterpieces.

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Source:Canon Legria HF G25 AVCHD compatibility with iMovie
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