Make Canon HF M306 1080 50i AVCHD editable for iMovie on Mac

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Make Canon HF M306 1080 50i AVCHD editable for iMovie on Mac

Postby lucy198754 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:25 am

Are you a Canon Legria HF M306 user? Do you like recording videos using it? With the LEGRIA HF M306 you shoot full HD movies straight to removable SDHC flash memory card, so they are ready and waiting to be shared with friends and family. You'll also appreciate its quick response time - press the record button and your LEGRIA HF M306 starts recording video faster than you've ever seen before. In addition, when you review your footage, it will start playing more quickly as well. Plus memory cards are so small that taking extras with you is no problem. It seems to be perfect. It is a pity that the Full HD videos from HF M306 is 1080 50i, iMovie can' surpport the native files.


As we know, Canon Legria HF M306 supports Progress shooting mode in 25p, but some users would get some mts files in 50i. If you wanna edit Canon Legria HF M306 1080/50i AVCHD with Apple tools like FCP, FCE, iMovie, you would find that the MTS files in 1080 50i are not compatible for these video edit programs. So you have to convert or deinterlace Canon Legria HF M306 1080/50i AVCHD first. It means you need to find and install a powerful AVCHD Converter on your Mac.

You can go to Google and download one. Here I show you the top Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (I am using) for you. Which is a professional AVCHD Converter to convert and deinterlace 1080i AVCHD .MTS/.M2TS footages for FCP, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, FCE, etc. I have successfully used it to help me deinterlace and convert Canon HF M306 1080/50i MTS to iMovie on my MacBook, below is the guide on the fast 1080i MTS/M2TS from HF M306 to iMovie conversion.

STEP 1: Launch the professional Canon AVCHD Converter Mac and load the 1080/50i MTS files to it.
Tip: If you wanna join MTS/M2TS files for iMovie for easier editing, tick the "Merge into one" box.

STEP 2: Click on Format > iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) which is the iMovie most friendly format. Then you can set the output folder as you want.
Tip: You can click the “Settings” icon to make the best settings for editing Canon MTS/M2TS in iMovie on Mac. You’d better set the video frame rate as 25fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best output quality.

STEP 3: Click Edit button and you can deinterlace Canon 1080i AVCHD via ticking the “Deinterlacing” box in the Video Editor interface.


STEP 4: Click Convert button; it will deinterlace and convert 1080i AVCHD for iMovie on Mac OS X.


After the conversion, you can you can get the output video effortlessly. Later, you can import the converted and deinterlaced Canon AVCHD video to iMovie on Mac OS X freely without any problem.

This Canon AVCHD Converter Mac can also work as the best MTS/M2TS file converter for Canon LEGRIA FS46E, Canon HF M300, Canon LEGRIA HF M31 E, Canon LEGRIA HF M36, Canon HF M41, Canon LEGRIA HF R106, Canon LEGRIA HF R16, Canon LEGRIA HF R17, Canon LEGRIA HF R18, Canon LEGRIA HF R28 E, Canon HF S20, Canon HF S200, Canon HF S21, Canon HF S30, Canon HF M32 and more.

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