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Default Edit Canon Vixia HF G21 MTS video in iMovie - 06-16-2018, 12:33 AM

Import Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie

The VIXIA HF G21 from Canon offers Full HD 1080p60 recording in both MP4 and AVCHD file formats, with maximum bit rates of 35 Mbps in MP4, and 28 Mbps in AVCHD. For Mac users who wish to turn your Canon Vixia HF G21 footage into stunning movies or trailers, iMovie can be your best choices. How about the native workflow of Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 with iMovie?
Can iMovie direct import Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 format?

From iMovie supported file formats, we can see that both AVCHD and MP4 are included in iMovie editable file formats list. However, the 60p AVCHD MTS file is not an acceptable file format by iMovie. Although iMovie can native import 60p MP4. However, you won't get a high quality editing workflow since the MPEG-4 files is highly compressed.
Best workflow of Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 with iMovie

To get the best workflow of Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 with iMovie, it would be ideal for you to transcode Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie most favorable high quality and high performance editing codec Apple Intermediate Codec - AIC. To generate AIC codec, you can download Acrok MTS Converter for Mac, which has perfect importing support for both the AVCHD and MP4 format shot with Canon Vixia HF G21. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can import multiple video into the application at one time to save your precious time.

The application can assist you to easily convert Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie AIC codec with best quality and super fast conversion speed. To get better output quality, you can flexibly adjust output profile parameters such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc in the "Profile Settings" window offered by the application.

AcrokMTS Converter for Mac is available on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite and Mac OS X Mavericks, etc. It is very simple to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. What's more, it helps to produce high quality conversion results with better video/audio quality.

Free download Acrok MTS to iMovie Converter to transcode MTS to AIC video on Mac.

Step by Step to Transcode Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 to AIC for iMovie Editing

Step 1: Import Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 video.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click "Add File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or click the "Add Video" button on the top tool bar to import Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 video into the program.

Step 2: Choose output file format.

From "Format" drop-down option, choose iMovie best editing codec by selecting "iMovie and Final Cut Ex..." > "Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov).

Step 3: Edit Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 videos.

By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external subtitle.
Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all the settings is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to convert Canon Vixia HF G21 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie best compatible Apple Intermediate Codec editing format.

When the conversion is completed, launch iMovie on your Mac computer to import mts video to iMovie for smooth editing workflow on either fast or slow Mac computer.

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