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Jul 18

Canon MTS Converter-Transcode Canon HF S100 MTS to ProRes for FCP editing on Mac OS X

Not long ago, I got a camcorder-Canon Vixia HF S100, it’s an excellent camcorder which gives me high quality videos. I like easy editing Canon Vixia HF S100 recorded videos with Final Cut Pro for family movies like interesting events, cats, building a snowman and so on. But the first time when I want to import AVCHD videos to Final Cut Pro for editing, I encountered some problems, I can’t import Canon Vixia HF S100 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro. One of my friends told me FCP doesn’t support Canon HF S100 AVCHD well. Finally I found Pavtube Video Converter for Mac which is the best Canon AVCHD files Transcode to transcode Canon HF S100 AVCHD Videos to Apple ProRes 422 perfectly compatible with FCP.

If you have the same problem about editing Canon HF S100 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro, you may follow the step-by-step guide.

Step 1. Load Canon HF S100 AVCHD videos to Pavtube Mac AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 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.
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 convert Canon HF S100 AVCHD to FCP MOV format, Pavtube Video Converter 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 editing on Mac OS X Lion.

You can click “Edit” button to perform edit functions such as crop, trim, flip, effect, watermark and audio replace. To eliminate interlacing effect, simply check Deinterlacing box under Effect tab.

More Tricks for Canon Camera files transcode, click Pavtube Canon Column:

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Pavtube iMedia 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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  1. Claudilene

    this is very interesting site and also very informative.

  2. Carlo

    thanks for the interesting article.

    1. Sina

      i have not yet moved over to FCP X and am still on FCP 7. did Ihave to download a plug-in in order to carutpe XMF files into FCP 7, or do I just open up log and transfer and the show it in the direction of the folder containing the files?i have never worked with MXF files in FCP.

  3. Mohammed

    yes! if u have itunes.that will work as well. Or Nero.any Audio.doesnt topic.Delight in!@ fdhhnsteeaaeh t.y Very much lol i just need a DVD+RW burnable hard drive!

    1. Admin

      if you want to burn mts videos to a dvd, there is a help article:

      1. Kelly

        I am fine with this, 3 questions touhgh, 1. I don’t have much space on my computer, would it be possible to do it on a external hard drive? 2. Are the programs gonna ruin my computer? 3.How could I make it quicker?(I’m gonna do it with a whole T.V Show that is discontinued for America and I want to place on all 3 seasons.) Please answer thanks.-Airam

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