Friday, August 29, 2014

Editing MTS files from Canon LEGRIA HF G30 in FCP/iMovie

Summary: The complete workflow for transcoding, importing, and editing Canon LEGRIA HF G30 MTS footage in iMovie or Final Cut Pro smoothly.

Canon LEGRIA HF G30 is a high-quality capturing camcorder for videographers. When you got a Canon Legria G30, you may feel like shooting videos with it. The next step, you may need to import Canon Legria HF G30 footage to FCP, iMovie for editing, but Canon HF G20 recorded AVCHD video are not compatible with many editing software, such as FCP 6/7, FCP X and iMovie on Mac. Usually it takes much time to render in FCP/iMovie programs.

As we all know, the Canon LEGRIA HF G30 captures Full HD 1920x1080p videos in AVCHD format. The AVCHD delivers stunning picture quality, but it not an ideal editing format for both iMovie and Final Cut Pro. So you'll get crashed or other issues when using the 1080p MTS files in FCP/iMovie. To achieve your goal smoothly, the easy workaround is to convert Canon LEGRIA HF G30 MTS footage to a more editing-friendly format, such as Apple Intermediate Codec for iMovie, ProRes for Final Cut Pro. Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is considered to be the best video app for you here.

This Mac Canon MTS 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 Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer without visible quality loss and ensures audio and video in perfect synchronization. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Canon LEGRIA HF G30 MTS to FCP/iMovie.

The easiest way to import Canon Legria HF G30 video to FCP/iMovie

Step 1: Download, install and run Mac MTS Converter, and then click the "Add" button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080p .mts files to the application UI.

Step 2: Click the Format bar or the pull down menu of "Format" to select output format. To get Canon Legria AVCHD into Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6, the best format is "Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422". For iMovie, turn to "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)".

Step 3: Click the "Convert" Arrow button on the main interface to start Canon LEGRIA HF G30 AVCHD to ProRes/AIC conversion on Mac.

And now your files will be converted into ProRes or AIC .MOV files ready to be imported to Final Cut Pro 7/X or iMovie 8/9/11. What else’s, just enjoy your video editing.

Additional Tips:

This Canon MTS Converter for Mac not only supports converting Canon Legria MTS footage on Mac(Mavericks included), but also can transcode Canon VIXIA MTS to iMovie, FCP, FCE, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE editable format within clicks.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Xbox Play Blu-ray - How to Rip Blu-ray for Playback with Xbox 360

Summary: It seems to be a great idea to play Blu ray on Xbox 360 in your leisure time. This article will just show you how to convert Blu-ray to Xbox 360 video with high speed. Learn how to.

Usually we can play 1080p Blu-ray movies beautifully on laptop via Blu-ray player. Whereas, the Xbox 360 has no idea what to do with Blu-ray, and doesn’t even recognize that it exists. So what is the best way to get Blu-ray file into something Xbox 360 can stream, without losing either the quality or the 5.1 surround? In this page, I will share a simplest way to play Blu-ray on Xbox 360 with ease.

As we know, Blu ray provides HD video sources for playback. But if you want to have a try to watch Blu-ray movies on Xbox 360, you need to rip Blu-ray to Xbox 360 compatible format first. Then I would like to recommend you Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which does a good job in converting Blu-ray to Xbox 360 supported file type for playback.

Overall, this Blu-ray ripping program offers specified video formats for Xbox 360 and many other game hardware like PSP, PS3, PS Vita, Wii and more. With it, you can easily convert, edit, view and save all your Blu-ray files in a format that can be easily played on Xbox 360, Xbox One with the highest possible playback in HD video quality. If you're using a Mac, simply turn to Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which allows you to copy Blu-ray movies to Xbox game console on Mac OS X (including Mavericks and Mountain Lion).

Rip and Convert Blu-ray files to Xbox 360 acceptable format

Step 1: Load Blu-ray Movies

Kick off Blu-ray to Xbox 360 Converter and then load source Blu-ray movies by clicking "Load BD" button.

Note: Subtitles and audio tracks could be selected after loading Blu-ray movies.

Step 2: Output settings

Click on the drop down menu of the Format, select Zune/Xbox 360 Device > Xbox 360 Video- Windows Media Video (*.wmv), which is the default profile for Xbox 360 video.

Optional settings: This Blu-ray to Xbox 360 Converter allows you to adjust video/audio settings. Video and audio parameters of selected profile could be adjusted, including: video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, channel, etc. You could click settings button to enter the Settings panel.

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray to Xbox 360 videos

Hit the convert button on the main interface to let this Blu-ray to Xbox ripper start converting. Once the conversion is finished, you could transfer the converted Blu-ray movies to your Xbox 360 for unlimited playback. Enjoy.

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

How do I watch DVD movies(DVD/DVD ISO) on Sony Xperia Z2 with subtitles

Summary: This tutorial shows you an easy way to get your DVD or ISO movies onto Sony Xperia Z2 for playback with ease.

The Sony Xperia Z2 is one of the most affordable Smartphone available, and offers solid features and performance for the price. The Full HD 1920x1080 pixels resolution on a 5.2” screen makes is absolutely perfect for watching movies on the go. However, the android-powered phone doesn't support DVD format. If you want to play DVD on Sony Xperia Z2, what you first need to do is to rip DVD to Xperia Z2 playable video files. Here I would quickly walk you through how to convert and put DVD/ISO movies onto Sony Xperia Z2 with the best video quality.

To get the work done, a DVD ripping tool is needed. Most of you are likely familiar with the excellent Handbrake for ripping standard DVDs, but keep in mind that that program can’t rip copy-protected DVDs without a third-party add-on. So you’d better to get an ultimate DVD ripping tool. The software highly recommended here is Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which can be used as a great DVD to Sony Xperia Z2 Converter.

Basically, the software can help you encode DVD disc as well as DVD ISO/IFO to Sony Xperia Z2 supported MP4 video files with high output video quality. Besides, you are allowed to edit the DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. to get the very wanted part and effects as you like. Moreover, this DVD converter can also help you convert DVD to Android friendly format like AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, FLV, MPG, etc. for playing and sharing on Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Galaxy Tab, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD, etc. bypassing the DVD copy protection. For if you are handling DVD files on your Mac OS X, please get the Mac version DVD Ripper for Mac. Just download it and follow the steps below to copy DVD movies onto Xperia Z2 for smoothly playing.

Rip and Convert DVD/ISO to MP4 for Sony Xperia Z2

Step 1: Load DVD movies

Download, install and launch the best DVD Ripping sofware. Insert DVD disc to your computer drive, and then click the “DVD Disc” icon on the interface to navigate to the videos you want to convert. You can also add ISO file, IFO file or DVD folder.

Step 2: Select the best output video format

Click "Format" bar, then choose Sony > Sony Xperia Tablet Series Video(*.mp4) as the best video format for Xperia Tablet Z2.

P.S. If you're not satisfied with output quality, you can also click "Setting" to change the video encoder, frame rate, resolution, etc.

Step 3: Start DVD to Xperia Z2 conversion

When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click "Convert" and let the software do the DVD to Sony Xperia Z2 MP4 conversion. After the ripping, you can click “Open” to locate the converted MP4 video files. Connect your Xperia Z2 to a computer, and transfer the converted movies to Sony Xperia Z2 for great enjoyment.

Tips: Before the conversion, you can click on the dropdown list of "Subtitles" to select your needed subtitles so that you can view DVD films on Sony Xperia Z2 with proper subtitles.

Additional Tips:
If you want to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert videos, Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your computer or portable devices like Sony Xperia Z2/Z1, Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, iPad Air, Nook Tablet, Nook HD, Google Nexus 10/7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S3/4, Galaxy Tab 4 simultaneously saving time and effort, the all-in-one Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate program will be a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative choice.

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Tricks for Editing OBS FLV in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC

Summary: Here describe the reason why we often failed to import Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) files to Premiere Pro as well as the solution on how to successfully edit OBS FLV in Premiere Pro.

Open Broadcaster Software is a great platform to broadcast live streams. I recently acquired it and recorded some game footage with OBS saved to my Mac as FLV files. However for some reason when I try to import OBS FLV into Adobe Premiere Pro, the video comes up black and will not function with the program. Do a Google search for “OBS files to Premiere Pro”, some guys have offered their solutions. And in this page, I will quickly walk you through the guide to bring and edit OBS FLV recording in Premiere Pro for smooth editing, in my experience.

As you know Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) generally can record FLV videos(MP4 is another option), but it seems that Adobe Premiere Pro( Premier Pro CS4/CS5CS6/CC) does not like the way. The file type is not compatible with Premiere Pro. To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode OBS FLV files to Premiere Pro natively supported formats (MPG/WMV/MOV are highly recommended).

To transcode OBS output files for Adobe PP, you need to use a OBS file converter. In this case, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (Click here to get the equivalent Windows version) is the first and best choice for you.

The program is the best Video Converter for OBS footage. With this OBS video converter, you can effortlessly convert OBS FLV to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create an Adobe Premiere friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid and more NLE systems for native editing. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

Step-by-step guide on converting OBS FLV to Premiere Pro:

STEP 1. Add OBS FLV video files

Install and launch the best Video Converter for OBS and load source FLV clips from Open Broadcaster Software to it.

Tip: If you need, check the “Merge into one file” box to combine OBS clips into a single file.

STEP 2. Select Premiere friendly format

Click "Format" pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

STEP 3. Profile Settings

In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

STEP 4. Start transcoding OBS FLV video

Click “Convert” button to start encoding OBS local recoding FLV video to MPG/MOV/WMV for importing to Premiere Pro.

Soon after the conversion, just click "Open" button to get the generated files for natively editing in Premiere Pro CC7/CS6 as well as CS5/CS4/CS3 perfectly.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Transcode Sony F5/F55 XAVC to ProRes for Final Cut Pro (Mavericks)

Summary: Failed to import XAVC files from Sony F5/F55? Follow the below guide you can Convert Sony F55/F5 XAVC files to Final Cut Pro compatible format easily.

Sony F55, F5 use XAVC format unveiled by Sony. It is a relatively new recording format which can support 4K resolution (4096 * 2160 and 3840 * 2160) at up to 60 fps. When you deal with the XAVC footages, for example, importing Sony F5/F55 XAVC to FCP, you may encounter some format incompatibility issue. This article is written to help Sony F5, F55 users to solve such kind of problems.

To import Sony PMW-F55/F5 XAVC footage to Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7 for editing smoothly, the easy workaround is to rewrap and convert XAVC to Apple ProRes, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro. It’s a great way to achieve your goal smoothly. Now learn how to transcode Sony F55/F5 XAVC to ProRes MOV in detail.

Guide: Convert Sony F55/F5 XAVC to ProRes for Final Cut Pro

The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac which can be used as the best 4K video converter under OS X Mavericks(10.9), Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6), Leopard (10.5). With it, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC and XAVC-S to ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X as well as Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Note: If you are also a FCP X user, before you try to do the conversion, don’t forget to make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually.

1. Run the XAVC to ProRes Converter. Drag and drop the F55, F5 XAVC files to the program. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app.

2. You just need to go to Final Cut Pro column by choosing "Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)" as best video format for editing Sony XAVC in Final Cut Pro as well as good video quality.

Tips- Adjust Output quality:
You can click "settings" button in the main interface to customize the output video’s parameters, such as video size, frame rate, bitrate, audio channel, etc.

3. Now click "Convert", and the XAVC to FCP Converter will start encoding your XAVC files to ProRes .mov immediately.

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking "Open" button on the main interface, then you can transfer the Sony PMW-F55, F5 XAVC to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing with ease.

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