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The way to get Canon Vixia HF S30 AVCHD to iMovie without qu

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Canon VIXIA HF S30 is a Flash Memory Camcorder. It is more than just a way to record your memories it provides you with numerous ways to flex your creativity while keeping your budget in check. The fact that the HF S30 shoots 1920 x 1080 high def video makes it appealing, but the HF S30 goes beyond basic 1920 x 1080i with 24p native capabilities. Recording with the 24p frame rate you can spice up the HD recording with a cinematic look that's great for aspiring film makers. In addition, the 24p Cinema Mode and 30p Progressive mode (both recorded at 60i) create videos that are also cinematic or Internet-friendly.

However, more the video quality is HD, the more questions you will meet. Do you want to edit Canon VIXIA HF S30 AVCHD in iMovie? Have you met such problem as the below user before? "I have a Canon Vixia HF S30 which shoots video in .mts format. I also downloaded the latest version (9.0.4) of iMovie 11 but was unable to import the files from my camcorder to my macbook or to iMovie. Extremely frustrated and do not know what to do? Thanks in advance for your help!"

We have get various feedback from our customer that they also can not import the videos from Canon Vixia camcorder easily. To be frankly, iMovie 08/09, including the latest version iMovie 11 still can not support the import of AVCHD (.mts) files from a number of camcorders and cameras well. Then how to solve this kind of problem?  Here we recommend you the best Canon Vixia HF S30 MTS Converter which helps you to transcode clips from Canon Vixia HF S30 to iMovie 08/09, even iMovie'11 for editing without quality loss.

Step 1: Install and run the 1080i MTS Converter for Mac you have found.
Transfer your Canon Vixia HF S30 footages to the converter. If you want, you can merge several AVCHD clips from Canon Vixia HF S30 by ticking “Merge into one” box.

Tip: If the supposed size of the input files is 1GB, then the memory space should be up to 40GB.

Step 2: Click "format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)"

Step 3: You can click "settings" to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. Set video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps is better (If the original recordings are 1080 50i, pls set 25fps)
1. Before conversion, you can choose the effect Deinterlace 1080i files: Click Edit and select "deinterlacing" in the Effect.
2. If you want to edit your files before conversion, you can click the button to trim, crop, add watermark and so on.

Step 4: Click convert button to start converting Canon Vixia HF S30 1080i MTS to AIC for iMovie on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for iMovie 08/09/11 via clicking on “Open” button on the main interface of the software effortlessly. Now you can you can easily transfer Vixia HF S30 AVCHD to iMovie 08/09/11 for editing without any trouble. Afterward, you can freely share your home movie with your friends and families.

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