Importing MTS from Canon XA35 to FCP, Avid and Premiere

Summary: Follow the below guide you can convert Canon XA35 MTS files to Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro most format for playing, editing without any hassle.

Canon XA35 is the latest additions to its compact “XA” line of professional camcorders, which can record 1920×1080 MTS files up to 59.94p. While, with every new camera, come many new questions about workflow. Now some tips and tricks for importing MTS footage Canon XA35 to FCP/Avid/Premiere are listed below.

From its specs, we know Canon XA35 still applies the popular AVCHD format. However, AVCHD is generally not considered to be good source video files for editing. When importing Canon XA35 MTS to FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc NLEs, you may encounter some format incompatibility issue. This article is written to help anon XA35 users to solve such kind of problems.

First all of, you can get Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, a professional AVCHD MTS converter for Mac users. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Canon XA35 MTS to standard MPEG-2 format for Adobe Premiere Pro, DNxHD .mov for Avid Media Composer, ProRes for Final Cut Pro without losing any quality. In fact, it’s an all-in-one converter for fast transcoding, deinterlacing AVCHD MTS footage from Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony full HD camcorder/cameras on Mac OS X(Leopard/Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion/Mavericks/Yosemite/El Capitan) that makes the MTS editing work much easier with Non-Linear System. If you are on Window, please turn to Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.

Transcoding Canon XA35 MTS recordings to FCP/Avid/Premiere

Step 1: Install and Launch the Mac MTS Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it.

Step 2: Click on the Format box and select a proper format in dropdown-list.

a. For editing MTS in Final Cut Pro smoothly, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/x.

b. For Avid Media Composer, you can choose Avid Studio> Avid DNxHD(*.mov);

c. In order to import MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro for native editing, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 4: Click the Convert button on the main interface to start the Canon XA30 to Final Cut Pro/Avid MC/Premiere Pro conversion. Once the process is at 100%, then the converted video is ready for importing and editing on Mac OS X.

Additional features with the best AVCHD MTS Converter:

1. Joining files: Tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.
2. Preview: Double click on the file and you can get a preview on the converter.
3. Crop: Edit –> Crop and you can get the imported videos cropped as you want.
4. Auto shutdown: Click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” before conversion starts.

See also:

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