How to Edit Canon VIXIA HF G30 1080p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X on Mac?

Canon VIXIA HF G30 Full HD Camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080p Full HD video at 60 fps in either AVCHD or web-friendly MP4 format. It also supports Native 24p Progressive Mode recording, which will give your footage a more cinematic look. You can use built-in Cinema-Looks Filters to enhance that “film” look as well. The HF G30 is equipped with a Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens with an 8-Blade Circular Aperture for more professional-looking video and stills. The lens provides a 26.8 – 576mm (35mm equivalent) focal length and a manual focus ring that can easily be set to control the zoom instead. The camera also provides a 2.91MP Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor for wide dynamic range and improved low-light performance.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon VIXIA HF G30 AVCHD Videos.

So if you want to edit Canon HF G30 1080 AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon HF G30 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon HF G30 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

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Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon HF G30 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mts files from Canon HF G30 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon HF G30 MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with ProRes or H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Canon HF G30 AVCHD MTS files. (optional)

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon HF G30 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Canon HF G30 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting Canon HF G30 MTS videos to ProRes.mov or H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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