Facing problems while trying to import Canon C100 AVCHD videos in Sony Vegas? This tutorial will give you the right direction on editing Canon C100 AVCHD files in Sony Vegas.
The C100 records 1920 x 1080 Full HD movies in AVCHD format to SD cards at a bit rate of 24Mbps, offers an ISO range of 320-20000, and can output uncompressed video directly to external recorders, which totally meets photographers video quality demands. However, for filmmakers, it is a painful experience while importing Canon C100 AVCHD videos to Sony Vegas.
“Anyone editing their C100 files in Vegas Pro with ease? I can open the AVCHD/mts files in Vegas no problem, can even do some work with pretty good preview (full quality for the most part, half quality almost always). Then all of a sudden Vegas just freezes, stops responding. I have to force a closing of the program – sometimes from the alt-ctrl-delete move.”
Although Sony Vegas mentions that it is working with MTS videos after Vegas Pro 8 released on its official site, but some users still encounter troubles while trying to edit MTS videos in Vegas timeline, including:
– Vegas crashes or freezes
– file format can’t be recognized by Vegas Pro 8 or above
If you want to get a fluent editing workflow with Canon C100 AVCHD files in Sony Vegas, you are advised to transocde Canon C100 MTS to MPEG-2 so that Vegas can afford without problem. To achieve the goal, here we highly recommend an ideal tool-Brorsoft MTS Converter to you which not only can help you deal with Canon C100 MTS videos into Vegas, but also offers many professional codecs for other NLEs, such as DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere and so on. Now download the software on your computer and follow the guide below to learn how to edit Canon C100 AVCHD clips in Sony Vegas.
Canon C100 workflow: Edit Canon C100 AVCHD videos in Sony Vegas
Step 1: Load source MTS footage
Copy the .mts files from Canon C100 to your computer. Launch the MTS Converter, and you may either click “Add” button to import .mts files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.
Step 2: Select Vegas compatible format
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.
Tip: You can adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click the convert button, the AVCHD converter will start encoding Canon C100 MTS files to Sony Vegas Pro immediately. After the files are converted, tap the Open button to locate the converted files and bring them into your Vegas Pro, edit, export or share.