Summary: Want to import and edit Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 recorded 1080/60p AVCHD footage in Avid Media Composer without problems? Here you will find the best solution.
Canon has good reputation with its Vixia series camcorders, which meets people's high demand on video quality. The G20 holds a CMOS PRO Image sensor and combines with a DIGIC DV III image processor to increase low-light performance (20 percent better compared to the HF G10). The hardware makes the G20 capable of face detection, Touch & Track, Cinema-Look filters and of course 1920x1080 recording. Many features could be repeated with Canon's G10, one notable one is simultaneous record in MP4 and AVCHD. It can hit full HD resolution at 60p. However, some turns to be frustrated, the 1080/60p .mts videos are not standard AVCHD format and thus are not acceptable by editing software like Avid Media Composer
The easy workaround to import and edit Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 videos in Avid Media Composer is to convert the AVCHD MTS files to DNxHD mov cocec, which is native codec ensuring the best results when working with Avid Media Composer. Brorsoft Canon AVCHD Converter come out to achieve your goal smoothly. This Canon Video converter features full support for almost all Canon, Sony and Panasonic AVCHD cameras, and it converts Canon MTS files to editable format for using in Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker without visible quality loss and ensures audio and video in perfect synchronization. If you're using a Mac, please turn to Mac version - MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 MTS to Avid DNxHD MOV.
How to Convert Canon Vixia HF G10/G20 60p AVCHD to DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer
Step 1: After launching the Canon MTS Converter, load your AVCHD footage to it from your Camcorder.
If necessary, you can click the button "Merge into one" to join several MTS videos to one file.
Step 2: Click the format bar or the pull down menu of "Format" to select output format. Just choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as an output format.
Tip: You may as well click Settings to set video size to 1920*1080, frame rate to 30fps for easy editing.
Step 3: Click Convert button to start to convert Canon HF G20 AVCHD to Avid DNxHD.
Once the conversion completes, simply click “Open” button to get the converted DNxHD MOV files. And now you can bring the output DNxHD MOV files into Avid Media Composer to create your own masterpieces.