Import/Convert Legria HF20/HF200 AVCHD to iMovie 11 on Mac

"I am considering buying a new Canon Legria HF 20 or HF200 and want to do all editing with iMovie 11. Will Canon Legria HF20/HF200 compatiable with iMvoie 11? If not, what brands would you recommend from an iMovie compatibility point of view? "
To be frankly, iMovie 11 still can not support the import of the native AVCHD (.mts) files from a number of camcorders and cameras well including Canon Legria HF20 and Legria HF200. Then how to solve this kind of problem? Here we recommend you the best Canon Legria AVCHD Converter for Mac, which helps you to transcode Canon Legria HF20/HF200 AVCHD .mts clips on Mac OS X to iMovie 11 most compatible format AIC .mov without quality loss.
Below is the guide about how to Convert Canon Legria HF20/HF200 MTS to iMovie 11 compatible AIC .mov on Mac step by step for you:
Step 1: Install and run the 1080i MTS Converter for Mac you have found. Import Canon Legria HF20/HF200 footage to the converter. If you want, you can merge several AVCHD clips by ticking “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Click "format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express--> Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)" as the export format.
Step 3: You can click "settings" to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. Set video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 25fps is better.
Step 4: Before start conversion, you can click Edit and select "deinterlacing" in the Effect to deinterlace the Canon Legria 1080i videos. Now click convert button to start converting Canon Legria HF20/HF200 1080i MTS to AIC .mov for iMovie 11 on Mac OS X.
After the Canon Legria 50i MTS Mac conversion, tap “Open” to find the output file, then you can upload Canon Legria HF20/HF200 MTS files into iMovie 11 for editing easily on your Mac.
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