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07 Feb

Tips for Converting Canon HF R700 AVCHD files to Edit in Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8

Published by Juliet Zhu  - Categories:  #canon hf r700 to avid mc, #import Canon VIXIA HF R700 AVCHD files to Avid Media Composer, #convert Canon HF R700 AVCHD to Avid DNxHD

This article offers a brief guide about how to transcode and import Canon VIXIA HF R700 AVCHD files to Avid Media Composer for further editing.

Like many other Canon VIXIA people, you may get some Canon HF R700 AVCHD files and need to import the AVCHD into Avid Media Composer, but the result caused you depressed- Avid didn't not recognize the Canon HF R700 AVCHD files as being able to import. In this article, we will present you the correct workflow to import Canon HF R700 AVCHD files to Avid Media Composer 5/6/7/8 flawlessly.



The best option is to use a 3rd party convert to convert the .mts files into .mov with a DNxHD wrapper. Brorsoft Mac MTS to Avid MC Converter is the one we choose. Fast convert AVCHD .mts from Canon HF R700 to DNxHD .mov files, which will fast import into Media Composer. As for video quality, at least we cannot distinguish any loss by naked eyes.

If you are a PC user, please turn to Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter Windows version. Now, download the program and follow the guide below to start Canon VIXIA HF R700 AVCHD to Avid Media Composer conversion.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1: After the launching the Canon AVCHD Converter, load your Canon HF R700 MTS files to it from your camcorder. Join several mts clips ticking the “Merge into one” box.



Step 2: Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format.

Step 3: You’d better click Settings to set video size to 1920*1080, frame rate to 30fps for easy editing.

Step 4: Click Convert button to start to convert Canon HF R700 AVCHD to Avid DNxHD on Mac OS X for compatible with Media Composer.

When the conversion is finished, you can import the converted DNxHD .mov videos to Avid MC for editing without interlaces, choppy or any other problem on Mac.

Additional Tips:

1. If you are using Mac computer, you can convert 1080 60p AVCHD footage on a Mac with Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter Mac for editing applications like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid MC, etc.

2. For more solutions about your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, please go to “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips".

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