Convert and Edit Canon VIXIA HF200/HV30/HF R11 to Windows Movie Maker, iMovie

Canon Vixia HF camcorders now is very popular for its powerful function of capturing movies and movies of our daily life and interesting moments. Most Canon Vixia HF series Camcorders store video in AVCHD .mts file format that is a high definition video format. For instance, Canon Vixia HF S21, Canon HF S21 saves video in AVCHD MTS file format with MPEG-4, AVC/H.264 as video codec, and the 64GB internal flash drive enables long time video recording for more than 8 hours with Full HD 1920×1080 recording at FXP profile. It enables double slots for SD memory cards.
You just have a couple of clips that you would like to edit in windows movie maker. Yet you cannot seem to import the MTS files to your desktop (Windows 7, windows XP and windows vista). So how to get the vixia HD30 HDV canon camera to import any video to my windows movie maker.

You prefer to use Windows Movie Maker as it’s simple and does the job when making quick videos just to be uploaded to youtube to share with your family. However, Movie Maker will not recognize your files imported. Or your new Canon Vixia HF camcorder creating HD video files in MTS format, you try to publish the MTS file in Movie Maker to create a small WMV file but it has nothing in it. Now, Tenorshare Canon VIXIA to Windows Movie Maker Converter can solve all these problems with all its best quality. It’s specially designed for Canon VIXIA camcorder users to convert camcorder video like AVCHD MTS/M2TS to WMV, Divx-AVI, MPG for Windows Movie Maker or MOV, MP4, DV iMovie and Mac. It also supports converting video such as MOD, TOD, MKV, etc to Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Blackberry, iDVD , FCP, FCE, etc. Then you can enjoy your videos on on your PC, iPod, iPhone, Android, cell phone, MP3/MP4 multimedia player, etc. anywhere, anytime.

Help: How to import Canon VIXIA MTS, M2TS video into Windows Movie Maker?

Part I: Convert .mts/m2ts files to avi, wmv, mpg, etc.
Step 1: Install and run Canon VIXIA to Windows Movie Maker Converter.

Step 2: Import Video from Canon VIXIA camcorders onto your PC hard drive.

Step 3: Add the source .mts/m2ts files to the converter.

Step 4: Export output video format

You can choose one of the output formats AVI, WMV, MPG. (Note: windows movie maker is best at play avi, wmv, mpg format on Windows platform)

Tips: Join several mts files into one
Check option “Merge into one file” option next to Output box, you’ll get a single whole file from multiple video files.

Step 5: Start conversion of Canon VIXIA Video to avi/wmv/mpg, etc.

Part II: Edit converted files in windows movie maker
Step 1: Run Windows Movie Maker

Step 2: Add video
In the “Movie Task” section, click “Add Video” to browse your computer and load the converted files.

Step 3: Edit video for your ideal needs
You can trim off unwanted frames, crop black sides (including top and bottom) or tweak resolution, bit rate, frame rate to their highest setting to get the best effect, etc.
Click “Start” button to convert Canon VIXIA AVCHD files to windows movie maker. After conversion finished, you can edit your converted Canon VIXIA videos with windows movie maker as you like.

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