Canon wins high reputation and popularity with its amazing video quality. No matter you are still green hand or experienced filmmaker, it can always meet your demands. Generally speaking, there are mainly three hot series like Canon Vixia, Canon XF and Canon FS.
1. Canon Vixia Series
Canon VIXIA HF G10, Canon VIXIA HF R100, Canon VIXIA HF S30, Canon VIXIA HF M31, Canon VIXIA HF S11, Canon VIXIA HF R11, Canon VIXIA HF M40, Canon VIXIA HF M32,Canon VIXIA HF M30, etc
2. Canon FS&DC Series
Canon FS series: Canon FS300, Canon FS200, FS100, FS31, FS30, FS11, FS10.
Canon DC series: Canon DC420, DC410, DC330, DC320, DC310, DC230, etc.
3. Canon XF series
Canon XF305, XF300, XF105, XF100, C300 and so forth.
Do you suffer from the failure in transfer the Canon shootings to Mac? Or have painful experience in editing the clip in video editing programs like iMovie or Final Cut Pro X. No matter which problems you encounter, here give you an effective way to fully solve them.
Backup Canon shooting to Mac with iMovie’11
iMovie’11 is claimed to better compatible with camcorders like AVCHD. So firstly, you can connect Canon camcorder to Mac: locate the four-pin FireWire port on the camcorder and insert the other end into FireWire port of your Mac. When both of the cables are connected, you can turn on the power to your video camcorder. If you have iMovie installed, the iMovie should automatically run. Finally, transfer the movies from Canon camcorder to Mac.
However, no all the Canon camcorder can be supported by the iMovie, or your Canon camcorder models may refuse the older version of iMovie. In the sense, you can have a try safer solution which guarantees the shootings content can be compatible with iMovie, FCP X, etc.
Canon Video Converter can seamlessly convert Canon MOD to iMovie, Canon AVCHD to Final Cut Pro, Canon MXF to QuickTime and more. Also, if you would like to enjoy the captured videos on your handy device, the programs make it possible with its rich presets for portable devices like iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S3, Nexus 7 and so on.
Step by step guide on how to convert Canon .mts, .mod or .mxf to Mac-friendly formats:
Step 1. Load Canon file(s) to the Canon Video Converter for Mac
Download and install the Mac Video Converter for Canon Camcorder. Then, launch it to import your .mts, .mod or .mxf movies by clicking "Add File".
Step 2. Select the right file format or application as output
If you would like to play the shootings with QuickTime, you can directly choose QuickTime Player as output. Plus, you can choose Adobe Premiere, for furthering editing in it; editing MTS in Final Cut Pro X, when select FCP as output.
Step 3. Begin the conversion from Canon video to Mac
Click "START" button to start converting Canon Video to Mac file formats or applications. Enjoy your masterpiece whenever and wherever.
Besides, Canon FS series camcorder shoot 720P/1080P high-definition video in MOD video format which isn't mac friendly format, if you want to want to play this MOD footage on QuickTime, edit in iMovie'11, Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Express, the most effective method is to convert FS to mac compatible video format. The method is you can convert canon fs mod to mac MOV video format with fast conversion speed and good quality.
Solution for transferring or editint Canon AVCHD or MOD clip