Follow this article, you will know how to import and edit Canon Legria HF G30 MTS videos in FCP X with ProRes codec.
The LEGRIA HF G30 is the top of Canon’s consumer camcorder range. It’s very pricey, but offers features that push it firmly. A wide range of shooting modes are available, with both AVCHD and MP4 options. The AVCHD 2.0 options range from 5Mbits/sec at 1,440 x 1,080, to Full HD at 17 and 24Mbits/sec, and then a 28Mbits/sec 50p Full HD mode as well. After recording, you may wanna import Canon HF G30 AVCHD videos to FCP X for editing. However, a lot of users encountered troubles while importing Canon Legria MTS to FCP:
No audio when importing AVCHD into FCP X
“After hours of trial and error and several phone calls to support, I figured out why my AVCHD footage (MTS files from a Canon Legria HF G30) had no audio when importing into FCPX.”
In fact, the trouble can be fixed easily. The solution was to simply uncheck the box – “Remove silent channels” – under Audio in the pop-up import window. That did the trick. While, if you meet other problems that can not be solved simply, you’d better have a try to encode Canon Legria HF G30 MTS to ProRes for FCP X/7/6. Brorsoft MTS 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. If you wanna get ProRes codec on Windows, Brorsoft MTS Converter windows version is your first choice. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Canon LEGRIA HF G30 MTS to FCP.
Convert Canon Legria HF G30 MTS to ProRes
Step 1: Download, install and run Mac MTS Converter, and then click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos from Canon Legria HF G30.
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”.
Step 3: You can click settings button in the main interface to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc, customize the parameters as you want.
Step 4: Hit “Convert” button to start transcoding Canon Legria HF G30 AVCHD to Apple ProRes codec on Mac OS X. This conversion process will finish soon. Afterwards, click the “Open” button to locate the output files and import to FCP X/7/6.
In this way, you can easily import and edit your Canon Legria HF G30 AVCHD video files in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with ProRes codec smoothly.