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How to Get Canon Vixia HF G30 MTS AVCHD files work in Premiere Pro


    Canon's prosumer grade flagship, the VIXIA HF G30, brings professional quality footage to the average consumer. A manual focus ring, new 2.91 megapixel HD CMOS pro image sensor and new DIGIC DV 4 Image High Speed Processor, two memory card slots, an eight blade aperture and dynamic optical image stabilization are just a few of the features that make the G30 a top pick. Canon VIXIA HF G30 Full HD Camcorder records videos at 1920 x 1080p Full HD with 60 fps in either AVCHD or web-friendly MP4 format. It also supports Native 24p Progressive Mode recording, which will give your footage a more cinematic look. For photographers, superb quality of the recordings are great attraction.

    However, things are not so simple as imaged. The users found soon that they always got Errors while importing Canon HF G30 MTS AVCHD videos to Premiere Pro CS5 or CS6, CS5.5. In fact, Premiere can not handle 1080 60p AVCHD files well owing to the video codec.

    So if you want to get Premiere Pro work with Canon HF G30 MTS files perfectly, you are recommended to use Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, a high-quality Canon Vixia MTS Converter, player and editor, which is professional on transcoding AVCHD videos to the editable MPEG format for Premiere on Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. If you're using a Windows PC, you can get the equivalent Wins version - MTS Converter

    Free Download the Canon Vixia MTS Converter:

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    Guide: How to Convert Canon HF G30 footage for editing in Premiere Pro

    Step 1: Load AVCHD footage

    Set up the Converter on Mac and run it. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your original 1080p .mts files.


    If necessary, you can click the button "Merge into one" to combine several videos to one file.

    Step 2: Set output format

    Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format-Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) for Premiere editing easily.


    Step 3: Start Conversion

    Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding Canon HF G30 AVCHD to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro.

    Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion .


    Once the conversion finished, press the "Open" button on the main interface to get the converted MPEG videos. You're done. Now you can flawlessly use your Canon Vixia HF G30 AVCHD mts files in Premiere Pro CS6/CS5/CS4.

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