Canon has diverse amazing digital camera line-ups, such as EOS, Vixia, PowerShot and Legria HF series. Different camcorder models create different file formats. Take Legria HF series as an example: most of them capture shootings as AVCHD file format.
Try to import the .m2ts files from Canon Legria camcorder like HF G10, M306, R306 on Mac for Edit Canon legria with imovie? If you only intend to watch the Canon Legria AVCHD shootings on Mac, the VLC media player for Mac can be your first choice. However, wanna edit the files with iMovie or Final Cut Pro, it depends on your luck, for iMovie’11 or Final Cut Pro does less compatibility with AVCHD than claimed. Still feel frustrated with distorted video or no audio after transferring the .mts files to the video editing programs?
Canon Legria Video Converter for Mac can easily fix all the issues of format incompatibility, for it allows you to convert Canon Legria HF G, HF R or HF M AVCHD videos to Mac-friendly formats like MP4 or MOV on Mac OS X(Mountain Lion supported). The programs can be applicable for the following models:
Canon Legria G: Canon HF G10
Canon Legria HF R: HF R26, R36, R106, R205, R306
Canon Legria M: Legria HF M52, HF M56, HF M306, HF M406, HF M506
Guides on how to convert Canon Legria HF series AVCHD files on Mac:
Step 1: Free download, install and run the Mac Canon Legria AVCHD Converter.
Step 2: Load AVCHD file from Canon Legria camcorder into the program
Firstly, upload .mts file from Canon Legria camcorder to Mac via USB cable. Then, click "Add File" to import the AVCHD shooting(s) to the software.
Step 3: Select correct output file format
Supposed you would like to play back the shootings with the QuickTime media player, please directly choose "Common Video"->"MOV-QuickTime", shown as follow:
Step 4: Convert Canon Legria video to iMovie
Click "Start" button to convert AVCHD files to iMovie11/09/08.
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