Canon C100 AVCHD workflow for Avid MC 6.5/6/5.5/5 on Mac
Summary: If you need to better edit Canon C100 AVCHD footages in Avid Media Composer on Mac, just follow the guide to know the best way to import Canon C100 AVCHD to Avid Media Composer 5/5.5/6/6.5 with DNxHD MOV codec.
The Canon EOS C100 EF Cinema Camcorder (Body Only) inherits the design concept of the EOS C300, which put DSLR quality video in a groundbreaking form factor with the key features of a more traditional video camera. The C100 has been optimized for run-and-gun and one-man-band style shooting, a specialty of event videographers, documentarians and independent filmmakers. This camera is about 15% smaller than the C300, and yet its 1080p image will hold-up nicely beside that of the more expensive camera.
If you have a Canon C100 camera, you may want to edit Canon C100 AVCHD files in Avid media composer, now the latest AMC is version 6.5, though it added many new features, but it can't support C100 AVCHD footages well, you will encounter importing and editing problems.
In order to edit your Canon C100 AVCHD in Avid natively, you should transcode AVCHD format to DNxHD codec, which is best natively supported by Avid.
Pavtube Canon MTS Converter for Avid MC Mac users is the best choice, I have used this tools for some time, and I also rewrap Canon AVCHD files to Avid MC natively on Mac, this software can deal nearly all kinds of AVCHD videos, it can convert Canon C100 AVCHD files natively for Avid Media Composer on Mac, that is to convert AVCHD video to DNxHD codec MOV format, and then you can edit Canon C100 AVCHD files natively in Avid MC 5/5.5/6/6.5. Just take a look at the brief guide below.
1. Download Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac, run this program. Drag and drop Canon C100 AVCHD video files into file list.
2. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. For natively editing in Avid, you are recommended to choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), this format is best for [url=http://www.pavtube.com/guide/transcode-panasonic-avchd-mts-to-avid-media-composer-dnxhd.htmlAvid Media Composer native editing[/url].
3. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click "settings", adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
4. Click "Convert" to start to convert Canon C100 to Avid MC DNxHD codec for native editing on Mac(Mountain Lion included).
Once you have used this Mac Canon AVCHD to Avid converter, it becomes easy for you to convert Canon C100 AVCHD video to Avid Media Composer natively for editing. After converting, you can follow this guide How to import media files to Avid Media Composer to know the importing process.
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