Canon Vixia Camcorder Models - This is a roundup of Canon Vixia camcorder models for 2012. Canon for 2012 has introduced its Canon HD CMOS Pro 1/3-inch Image Sensor. The sensor was designed with exactly the same number of pixels as Full HD Video (2 million pixels). The advantage of this, is that each pixel will be larger and are better in low light, and provide better video performance and dynamic range, than those sensors with more megapixels. This sensor is available in Canon’s mid and high end camcorders.
Popular Canon Vixia HF M and HF R series Camcorders:
Canon VIXIA HF M series: HF M30, HF M31, HF M300, M52, M50, HF M500, HF M41, HF M40, HF M400
Canon VIXIA HF R series: HF R10, HF R11, HF R100, HF R32, HF R30, HF R300, HF R21, HF R200
Most of Canon VIXIA HF series camcorders record videos in AVCHD MTS files which is hard to edit and there is rarely video editing software for Mac can support, even the iMovie'11 still does less compatibility with AVCHD than claimed. So for Mac users, how to import and edit Canon VIXIA HF series video on Mac? The best solution is to transcode Canon VIXIA HF video to iMovie supported video formats AIC .mov.
To make it possible, Brorsoft Canon VIXIA MTS Converter for Mac becomes a must, this tool can easily fix all the issues of format incompatibility, with it, you can convert Canon VIXIA HF M, HF R AVCHD videos to iMovie-friendly formats AIC MOV on Mac OS X(Mountain Lion 10.8 supported) at ease.
Tutorial on converting Canon VIXIA HF M & HF R series AVCHD files to iMovie on Mac OS X.
Step 1: Free download, install and run the Mac Canon VIXIA AVCHD Converter to load your AVCHD footage from Canon VIXIA HF M or HF R camcorders to the program.
Step 2: Click "Format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as the best output format for iMovie 9/10/11.
Step 3: Tap "settings" icon to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. Set video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps is optimal.
Step 4: Hit the “Convert” button to begin the conversion from Canon VIXIA AVCHD to MOV on Mac OS X.
After Canon Vixia HF AVCHD Mac conversion finished, you can click “open” to find the output file. Afterwards, you can transfer Canon VIXIA HF M & HF R video to iMovie for editing at ease.
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