MTS Import in iMovie11 (Canon Legria HF R106) "I have stored a lot files from this camera on an external HDD before i started using a Mac with iMovie11. Importing new clips directly from the camera works (see also KB Article http://support.apple.com/kb/TS3634?viewlocale=en_US ), if i go via the camera import, but how can i access the old files with iMovie11? I tried conversion with handbrake, but quality is not as good as the direct import of new files with the camera itself (a lot of fragments in fast moving scenes). Any suggestion with acceptable quality and speed? To the Apple Support Team: It would be great to have a direct import of these files in iMovie12! :-) BR and thx" from mac rumours I would say it not the first AVCHD to iMovie'11 question here, from iMovie 08, iMovie 09, iMovie 11, we meet so many this kind problem, and the only difference is the camera model changed: from Canon Vixia to Canon Legria. Canon Legria is a excellent series of Canon again, take Legria HF G10 as example, Full HD AVCHD recording, 32GB of internal memory, Dual SDXC card slots, 8.8cm touch-screen LCD, Full manual control. This Canon's flagship consumer camcorder is not a pocket one, if you need some professional recording and not considering price so much, then it should be a best choice for you. Click here to check modes have problem to import Canon Legria Modes with iMovie'11, you can check whether your camcorder is the list(some modes not among the list also have importing problem for unknown reasons like old Mac version, iMovie 09/08) Canon Legria to iMovie Converter for Mac is one of the best solution to help you so far. It works for you by convert Canon Legria AVCHD to iMovie supported MOV, Mp4 with best quality and quick speed. Then you can import the MOV or Mp4 format directly to iMovie'11, iMovie'09, iMovie'08 without any problem. Tutorial of converting Canon Legria AVCHD to iMovie'11, iDVD(Lion included): Step One: Import AVCHD Video to Converter Firstly, you need to copy your Legria AVCHD to Mac and launch AVCHD Converter for Mac, then click "Add File" to upload your AVCHD files to the program. Any AVCHD files from AVCHD camcorders are supported.
Step Two: Set Output Video Format for iMovie. Go to iMovie-> MOV Or HD Video-> HD MOV
Step Three: Convert Canon Legria AVCHD to iMovie11/09/08. Click "Start" button to convert AVCHD files to iMovie11/09/08.
Have stored a lot of files from Legria Camera and start to use iMovie11, this is guide on how to smoothly import Canon Legria MTS to iMovie'...