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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Import Canon HF R600 1080/60p AVCHD to FCP X/7/6 on Mac

Canon VIXIA HF R600 lets you capture sharp and steady Full HD video by combining a 57x Advanced Zoom range and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer. It features a 3.28MP CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor that delivers up to 1080/60p video. Video is recorded to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in either MP4 (up to 35 Mbps) or AVCHD (up to 28 Mbps) formats. A 3'' capacitive LCD touch panel is provided for easy framing, quick playback, and intuitive operation.

You may have bought Canon HF R600 camcorder and recorded some videos with Canon VIXIA HF R600 in AVCHD MTS format; you find it is not so easy to use the AVCHD recordings? The AVCHD format is good for recording but not convenient for editing, because many video editing programs like FCPX/7/6 can't support AVCHD format well. In this case, how can we import Canon VIXIA HF R600 to FCP X/7/6 and editing smoothly?

Here recommend you this Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, which regards as the easiest AVCHD to Apple ProRes converter in the market. You can load your Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD into this converter directly, thanks to the inner codec, easy loading as you can see. Multiple presets in the format list for you to choose, especially for FCP newbie, to save setting time and ease the conversion. (You can also read about 2015 Top 5 Best Mac HD Video Converter Review for Camcorder Lovers)

Tip: the Windows version is renamed as Pavtube HD Video Converter (Read review).

First, we shall transfer the AVCHD .mts files from Canon HF R600 AVCHD camcorder to Mac computer hard drive. Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best AVCHD to Final Cut Pro converter.


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How to transcode Canon HF R600 1080/60p AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X/7/6 on Mac?

Step 1. Launch this converter on your Mac

Free download this converter on your Mac and even on the Yosemite, it can run smoothly. The only difference between retail version and the trail version is the watermark "Pavtube" in the generated files.
After the installation, click this "File" >"Add Video/Audio" to load Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD files into this app.

Step 2. Choose ProRes 422 for Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD to load into FCP X/7/6

After successfully loading your Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD  files, then click the "Format" bar to choose "Final Cut Pro">"Apple ProRes  422 (*.mov)" as your output format, which turns out the native format for FCP  X/7/6.

Some new users of FCP X/7/6 will wonder, as there are so many ProRes codec to choose, which one is the best. Actually, this depends on your aims of your converted files. If you can't decide which one to choose, then you can go to this "Differences among Apple ProRes codec" article to make sure before doing the decision.

Step 3. Adjust A/V parameters for loading Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD to FCP X/7/6 as ProRes

If you want to make some parameters adjustment, click this "Settings" to do this job. Honestly, the default settings are already the most suitable for loading into FCP X/7/6. But Bit rate, Frame rate, Size (pix), etc, can be adjusted. And also you can see the detailed generated file information in the below table.

Step 4. Start to convert Canon HF R600 AVCHD for FCP X/7/6 as ProRes 422 (*.mov)

After setting the file location, click this "Convert" in the main UI and start to transcode Canon HF R600 AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X/7/6 editing. If you have multiple clips to convert, batch conversion is possible, but the maximum conversion number at one time is four.

For newbie, how to transfer media files into FCP X/7/6 can be learned here for them to master FCP X/7/6 better.

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Best .mts to Quicktime .mov converter for QuickTime Player

In this is AVCHD to MOV conversion guide, you will learn the best solution to play AVCHD .mts footages with QuickTime Player on your mac easily.

Q: I have a number of clips I downloaded onto my Win7 machine from a Canon HF S11 which are AVCHD .mts files, and tried to send them to someone with a Mac, but she couldn't open them. I'd like to convert them from .mts to Quicktime .mov and then resend them so she can open them. Once she opens them, she'll be doing some editing for me so I'd like to send her the highest quality resolution. What's the best .mts to QT .mov converter for that?

A: Usitng the best mts to Quicktime .mov Converter to do AVCHD to MOV conversion for QuickTimr Player on Mac.
.MTS file format is an AVCHD file (Advanced Video Codec High Definition), a video file format created specifically for high-definition (HD) digital camcorders, like Sony HDR-SR-1,Panasonic HDC-SD1, Canon, JVC and Sanyo video camcorders. AVCHD video is MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression, that allows the large data files created by HD video recording to be captured and saved on digital media such as hard disk drives and flash memory cards, or DVD disc.

is a multimedia framework developed by Apple Computer Inc. that consists of a QuickTime player, the QuickTime framework which provides a common set of APIs for encoding and decoding audio and video and the QuickTime movie file format .MOV.

AVCHD (MTS/M2TS/TS) video usually can not accepted by QuickTime. If you want to enjoy MTS files with QuickTime Players, you need to convert mts file to QuickTime supported .mov format.

Here, this Mac MTS to QuickTime Converter as the best .mts to Quicktime .mov converter, can easily help you convert mts file to mov for QuickTime easily with reliable efficiency and simple frank interface; no jitter, no slitter, you will have regardless HD video quality lost after converting. Come and download the powerful AVCHD Converter and let's start! 

Fast Convert AVCHD .mts videos to QuickTime MOV format

Step 1. Copy your AVCHD file to mac and keep it on. Launch Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac; click the top left two icons to load your footages individually or in batch correspondingly.

Step 2. Click Format, choose "Common Video > MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)" as the best video format for QuickTime Player.

You can also click the Setting which is marked as 3 above, choose the output video size, video bitrate, frame rate, etc. all according to your needs.

Step 3. Now click the big red circle at the right bottom to start converting AVCHD .mts file to QuickTime preferred mov format. This program will help you to stream the converted video to home shared network so that you can playback the on another mac directly.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

How to Use Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD MTS recordings in Final Cut Pro X/7

To get Final Cut Pro working perfectly with Sony Alpha AVCHD .mts files, a best way is to convert MTS to ProRes MOV at first. 

As Sony Alpha DSLR cameras are becoming more and more popular in the market, many Sony camera and camcorder users are wondering how to import Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to FCP X/7 for editing on Mac. Most users have the issue to import Sony Alpha camera AVCHD MTS/M2TS files, the main problems are: 1. FCP doesn’t support 1080 50/60P AVCHD import; 2. Sony AVCHD codec is not well to FCP X or FCP 7.

You may like shooting video with Sony Alpha DSLR, after recording, you may need to import the Sony AVCHD footages to Final Cut Pro for editing, but, Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD MTS/M2TS format is not compatible with many editing software, such as Final Cut Pro X/7, the FCP doesn’t supports AVCHD MTS/M2TS 60P/50P.

What's the best solution to import Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD files to FCP X/7 for editing? How to edit Sony AVCHD smoothly without rendering? The best way is to convert Sony recorded AVCHD to ProRes codec MOV format, Apple ProRes 422 MOV format is best supported by FCP, below is a brief guide for you.

1. Download Mac Sony Alpha MTS Converter, it's an professional Sony DSLR AVCHD converter on Mac which can convert Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD files to different formats.

2. Install and launch this Sony Alpha DSLR MTS/M2TS Converter. Import the 1080p footages to the converter.

3. Click format bar to choose output format, you can click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple Prores 422(HQ) (*.mov).

4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need.

5. Click convert button to start the Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD to ProRes 422 conversion.

With Pavtube MTS/M2TS converter for Mac, you can easily transcode Sony Alpha DSLR AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro X/7 for editing with Prores 422 codec MOV format, just try and have a good time.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Import/Load Canon VIXIA HF S100 MTS to FCP X on Mac OS X

Have got a Canon VIXIA HF S100 and have issues with importing movies from HF S100 into FCP X? Is there any solution? Just convert MTS video to Prores for FCP editing on Mac.

Canon Vixia HF S100 goes beyond home movies with features specially included for the aspiring film-maker. The camera has microphone and headphone terminals and a Mini Advanced Accessory shoe for holding external lights and mics. Not only that, but 24p Cinema mode gives your video a film-look while 30p Progressive mode is ideal for action or sports footage. The VIXIA HF S100 allows you to record at up to 24Mbps, the highest bit rate in AVCHD format, for the highest quality image.

My Sister Jane is a user of Canon VIXIA HF S100, she likes it very much as it can shot 1080p 60p HD movies smoothly for her , which make her gain a stanout experience of hdcamcorder, and currently she uses the FCP X for editing, she told me while she is trying to drag and import the avchd files from S100 to FCP X timeline, they immediately need rendering, and the timeline becomes extremely sluggish for scan or preview.

Actually, as we all know, AVCHD is not the favorable format for all the non-linear editing software like Final Cut Pro, FCE, iMovie, including Adobe Premiere Pro.
So if we want to import AVCHD files to FCP X with less quality loss, we need to google and download an excellent MTS Converter for FCP to transcode Canon Vixia AVCHD to Prores MOV(compatible format for FCP 6/7X) without rendering.

As far as I know, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the best Mac AVCHD to FCP Converter, you can go to download it and have a free try! Below is a simple guide for importing Canon Vixia HF S100 AVCHD MTS/M2TS to FCP X for editing on Mac OS X, take a look at it and take as a reference.

Step 1. Load Canon HF S100 AVCHD videos to Mac AVCHD to Prores Converter.

Just connect Canon HF S100 to iMac with USB cable, and copy the files to hard drive. Run Pavtube Canon AVCHD Video Converter for Mac as the best Canon AVCHD to FCP Converter, and click the "Add" button to load 1920×1080 .mts videos.

Step 2. Choose the best output video format for editing in FCP X.

Clock the format column and choose the Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov). It’s the best video format for FCP.

Step 3. If you want to adjust the output videos’ parameters, you can click settings button to change the Size, the Bitrate, and the Codec for getting the perfect effects.

Step 4. If you want to edit the video before converting Canon HF S100 AVCHD to FCP MOV format, Pavtube iMedia for Mac offers easy but useful edit function as shows below.

Step 5.Click "Convert" button to transcode Canon HF S100 AVCHD to ProRes 422 for FCP X editing on Mac OS X Lion.


Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac can convert 1080p cameras/camcorders footages to editable HD video formats for non-linear editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio, Avid, Adobe Premiere etc. The HD footage can be compressed to SD video clips for storage when you wanna save storage space.

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