Summary: Want to import and edit Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 recorded 1080/60p AVCHD footage in Adobe Premiere Pro without problems? Here you will find the best solution.
Canon has good reputation with its Vixia series camcorders, which meets people's high demand on video quality. The G20 holds a CMOS PRO Image sensor and combines with a DIGIC DV III image processor to increase low-light performance (20 percent better compared to the HF G10). The hardware makes the G20 capable of face detection, Touch & Track, Cinema-Look filters and of course 1920x1080 recording. Many features could be repeated with Canon's G10, one notable one is simultaneous record in MP4 and AVCHD. It can hit full HD resolution at 60p. However, some turns to be frustrated, the 1080/60p .mts videos are not standard AVCHD format and thus are not acceptable by editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro.
The easy workaround to import and edit Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 videos in Adobe Premiere Pro is to convert the AVCHD MTS files to Premiere Pro preferred editing format. Brorsoft Canon AVCHD Converter come out to achieve your goal smoothly. This 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 Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker without visible quality loss and ensures audio and video in perfect synchronization. If you're using a Mac, please turn to Mac version - MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 MTS to Premiere Pro.
How to Convert Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 60p AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro
Step 1: After launching the Canon MTS Converter, 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 the format bar or the pull down menu of "Format" to select output format. To get Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 AVCHD into Adobe Premiere Pro, the best format is "Adobe Premiere> MPEG-2 (*.mpg)".
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 HF G20 AVCHD to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.
Once the conversion completes, simply click “Open” button to get the converted videos. And now you can bring the Canon HF G1O/G20 60p AVCHD footage into Adobe Premiere Pro to create your own masterpieces.
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