Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Canon XA35 and Avid MC Issues-Convert/Edit XA35 AVCHD to Avid Media Composer

Got Problems importing Canon XA35 AVCHD footage into Avid Media Composer for further editing? Look no further, follow the easy workaround to achieve your goal smoothly.

The compact all-in-one XA35 camcorder boasts a wide dynamic range and an HD / SD-SDI terminal – making it ideal for professional mobile news gathering and for journalists who need to capture content discreetly, especially in challenging high contrast lighting conditions.

Sensor resolution: 2.91 megapixel sensor

Video format: AVCHD, MPEG‑4

Storage media:SD Card

Brand: Canon

HD format: 1080p

Connectivity: Wireless, HDMI, Composite, HD‑SDI

As a Mac and Avid Media Composer user, I like to edit 1080p AVCHD video with Avid MC. Although We understand that Avid MC can import AVCHD – but apparently not all flavors work well. It is not easy to import Canon XA35 to Avid Media Composer for editing on Mac , and Canon XA35 AVCHD is hard to be perfectly recognized by some other video editing software like FCP, FCE, iMovie.

So we need to use a 3rd party convert to convert the Canon XA35.mts files into .mov with a DNxHD wrapper for Avid MC. Brorsoft Mac Canon AVCHD to Mac Converter is the one I choose. Fast convert AVCHD .mts from Canon XA35 to DNxHD .mov files, which will fast import into Media Composer. As for video quality, at least I cannot distinguish any loss by naked eyes. And this top AVCHD to Avid MC Converter for Mac can also help you convert AVCHD recordings to AIC, MPEG-2, MOV(AVC) for iMovie, FCE, FCP, Adobe Premiere, etc.

Transcoding Canon XA35 MTS recordings to Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Install and Launch the Mac MTS Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it.

Step 2: Click on the Format box and select a proper format in dropdown-list.

For Avid Media Composer, you can choose Avid Studio> Avid DNxHD(*.mov);

Step 3: Click "Settings" button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 4: Click the Convert button on the main interface to start the Canon XA35 to Avid Media Composer conversion. Once the process is at 100%, then the converted video is ready for importing and editing on Mac OS X.

Additional features with the best AVCHD MTS Converter:

1. Joining files: Tick the box "Merge into one" on the main interface.
2. Preview: Double click on the file and you can get a preview on the converter.
3. Crop: Edit --> Crop and you can get the imported videos cropped as you want.
4. Auto shutdown: Click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” before conversion starts.

See also:

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Converting H.264 to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro
Transcoding Canon XA35 MTS recordings to FCP 6/7/X
Import Panasonic HVX200 MTS to FCP 6/7/X on El Capitan
Transcoding Canon XA35/XA30 MTS recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro

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