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Powerful Program Imports Canon VIXIA HF R400 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro/iMovie

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Canon VIXIA HF R400 Camcorder records Full HD 1920 x 1080p AVCHD video directly to an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. The camcorder features in a Genuine Canon HD Video Lens with an expanded 38.5 mm wide-angle area. For easy recording and instant playback, there's a 3" touch panel LCD as well.

If we want to bring Canon VIXIA HF R400 AVCHD in postproduction, how should we free Edit Canon VIXIA R400 AVCHD in Final Cut Pro/iMovie?

There is a brilliant choice for us – Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac. It is a really rewarding video conversion media kit with enormous practical and humanized functions. It converts AVCHD, MXF, VOB, TiVo, TS and almost all the popular video formats to MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, SWF etc. As we all know, the loss of quality about videos during the conversion is unavoidable. But to my great surprise, the output video from Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac keeps its high quality! You can hardly tell the difference of quality between the output video and the source video.



A easy way to edit Canon AVCHD in Final Cut Pro/iMovie


After the conversion through it, you can conveniently watch DVD movie or film on your iPad, iPhone, Apple TV etc. Also this iMedia program enables you upload converted movies to online video websites. What I appreciate most is that Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac brings AVCHD and MXF Videos to Player and Editor! As is well known, AVCHD and MXF are the most popular formats from common professional camcorders. This means you get Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, and you will get the best postproduction of camcorder videos!


Step1: Import or drag Canon VIXIA R400 AVCHD files.
When you start Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing the AVCHD files


Tips: I recommend you to download AVCHD from Canon VIXIA R400 firstly, and then you can add them to the software. This is to keep the stability of importing files and prevent the conversion to break off.

Step 2: Select the output format.
Click the format and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 4444(*.mov). and iMovie > MOV

Tips: I chose ProRes because it is one of the most compatible video formats among common video formats, and it is compatible to Final Cut Pro.

Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “setting” to adjust the specific parameters. The size (pix) of my source videos is 1920×1080, so I adjusted the output size to 1920×1080 to keep its Full HD quality.

Tips: You may also change the codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, and channels of the video and audio for your specific needs.

Step 4: One-click convert Canon VIXIA R400 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro/iMovie.
Click the yellow arrow icon to transfer Canon VIXIA R400 AVCHD to ProRes. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export ProRes files easily.

Tips: This efficient program supports batch conversion. You can go to sleep when Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac processes batch conversion via a click on “shut down computer” after conversion.

After I got the converted ProRes from Canon VIXIA R400 AVCHD with Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, I edited it in Final Cut Pro and it turned out to run very smoothly.

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