Canon High Definition Camcorders- XA10, XA20, XA25 and Vixia camcorders- HF R400, HF G30, HF G20, etc are all the best choices for videographers to capture. Have some interesting footage in your Canon camcorder in MTS and got some creative ideas to make your own stunning Hollywood style movie using iMovie? Here come the question：
My canon cameras makes avhd MTS files and I found extremely long to convert those to iMovie Apple intermediate codec. Needed a solution to convert in batch mts files. HandbrAke is an awesome solution for this, but it doesn’t convert to apple intermediate. Any suggestions?
As we know, the highly-compressed content is not so friendly for editing software like iMovie. Then, to get iMovie working perfectly with AVCHD MTS footage, the best way is to convert MTS files to AIC .mov for smoothly/natively importing and editing in iMovie 8/9/11. Of course, to do the video conversion, you need a professional app. Here the professional MTS to iMovie Converter for Mac is strongly recommended. With it, you can convert multiple mts files from Canon to AIC for successfully uploading to iMovie. And more import and output formats are also supported, which means you can easily convert MTS files to MP4/FLV for sharing on Vimeo or transcode MTS for smoothly editing in FCP X. What’s more, this MTS Video Converter for Mac is available on every device and/or platform and supports MTS/M2TS files from a variety of HD camcorders like: Canon VIXIA HF200, Canon FS200, Canon VIXIA HFS100, Canon VIXIA HG21, Panasonic HDC-HS300, Panasonic HDC-HS20, Sony HDR-CX100, Sony DCR-SR47, JVC GZ-HD40, JVC GZ-HD10 etc.
How to batch transcode multiple mts files to AIC in detail for editing in iMovie on Mac OS X
1.Download Pavtube AVCHD to iMovie Converter. Install and launch, then import Canon mts footage to the converter.
(Note: Before conversion, you need to transfer mts files from your Canon camcorders to Mac Hard Drive, then click the “add” button to browse to import)
2.Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. Click and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” as iMovie compatible codec for editing better.
3.You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. And you can click the pencil-like icon on the top to crop, trim, edit audio/subtitles/ or add watermarks before conversion.
4.Click convert button to start transcode multiple Canon AVCHD mts video to AIC for iMovie in batch on Mac.
The steps are finished. Is it easy? Once you have installed the MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, you can easily convert Canon mts files to iMovie for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your multiple mts footages to iMovie in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed, and you can use accurate trim function when you edit AVCHD video in the software before conversion.
I like its batch conversion as it can convert more files and cost less than that $50 mts converter. Hope these guides can help you batch deal Canon mts video in iMovie easily. What’s more, you can learn how to rip Blu-ray to iMovie, convert TiVo to FCP or burn to DVD and get P2 MXF/MXF for editing/playing.