Canon's new flagship consumer camcorder, the Canon VIXIA HF G10, is the high-end for offering and the high-profile camcorder in 2011. It is packed with almost all the features that a photographer or video enthusiast would expect. It can provide with stunning image quality due to a sophisticated 8-blade iris and the Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens. Combined with Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, which delivers outstanding video resolution, superb low-light performance and a wide dynamic range, the HF G10 captures video with stunning resolution, superb low-light performance, and a wide dynamic range. Thus, it becomes the top choice on the comsumers' list.
It is no doube that the HF G10 can shoot 1920 x 1080 high definition videos and record at 60i, in native 24p, and in the 24p Cinema mode and 30p Progressive mode. It seems that there is no demerit in the amazing camcorder. But the Sony Vegas users will say that they are bothered by the incompatiblity problem when they want to edit or render Canon HF G10 AVCHD footages in Sony Vegas. It is not the "fault" in HF G10, but the AVCHD format, saving the files with the .mts/.m2ts extension, which can not be natively supported by Sony Vegas.
Actually, it is quite easy to find the solution. If the AVCHD, can not be encoded in Sony Vegas, you should change it to the one that can. As we can find on Google or the experience of Sony Vegas editors, MPEG-2 is the most compatible video format for Sony Vegas. Now the only important point is how to convert Canon AVCHD footages to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas with original quality. Since some of the HF G10 users will shoot in 60i, the AVCHD to MPEG-2 converter should be capable of deinterlacing 1080i files to make the videos look smooth in Sony Vegas.
Here is the highly recommened and most verssatile AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter. It is not only professional in transcoding Canon VIXIA HF G10 AVCHD files to MPEG-2, but also combined with many useful editing features, including merging several videos into one file, cropping video size, trimming video clips and adding special effects and text/image/video watermarks to output videos. After the AVCHD to MPEG-2 Conversion, you can easily copy HF G10 footages to Sony Vegas without any problem.
Tip and Tricks on importing Canon VIXIA HF G10 AVCHD files to Sony Vegas with the MTS/M2TS Converter.
Step 1: Import Canon VIXIA HF G10 AVCHD recordings to the best AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter.
Connect your HF G10 to your PC with USB2.0. Launch the MTS to MPEG-2 Converter and then click the adding button to add your MTS/M2TS files to it. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Tip: If you want to merge MTS/M2TS files, just need to check the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Select an output format for Sony Vegas Pro and set the output folder.
Get the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”. Choose MPEG-2 as the output format from the profile list which is the Sony Vegas Pro compatible video format. Afterwards, you can set the output folder. Besides, WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) and MOV (AVC)(*.mov) are also options for you.
Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters on “Settings” interface.
Go to the “Profile Settings” interface by clicking the “Settings”. You can customize codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
1: You’d better keep your original video size and set the frame rate as 30fps for adding HF G10 1080p/1080i AVCHD footages to Sony Vegas Pro.
2: You can click Edit and then you can deinterlace 1080i MTS/M2TS files in the Video Editor if you choose 60i mode.
Step 4: Start to convert Canon VIXIA HF G10 MTS/M2TS files to MPEG-2.
Click the button for "Convert" and then you can deinterlace and transcode Canon VIXIA HF G10 1080p/1080i footages to Sony Vegas immediately at 3~5 faster speed thanks to CUDA/AMD accerleration technology. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
When the AVCHD to MPEG-2 conversion process is 100% completed, you will be able to put Canon VIXIA HF G10 AVCHD files to Sony Vegas Pro by clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can easily edit the converted video files in Sony Vegas easily and effortlessly.
Tip: The AVCHD to Sony Vegas Pro Converter can also help you to convert MTS/M2TS files to Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Live Movie Maker, etc. If you want to learn more about, please link to Brorsoft AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter and get more info about it.
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