The Canon VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder features a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with an 8-Blade iris for more professional-looking video and stills. It has a 30.4 – 304mm (35mm equivalent) focal length. The camcorder is also equipped with a Canon HD CMOS Pro image sensor that supports improved low-light performance and a wide dynamic range.The Canon VIXIA HF G20 not only captures images in Full HD, but records 1920 x 1080 Full HD video at 60i, in native 24p and 30p onto the SD Card in AVCHD format.

Regarding to the AVCHD codec, it is very popular in both the professional and consumer market. That means most non-linear editing software should have full support for the codec, but the thing is that users still have problems one or another while trying to open the VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro for further editing.If you want to import Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD files to FCP for editing without problem and rendering, you’d better transfer the Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD videos to FCP native format. UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac can help you achieve the goal smoothly. It can help you to convert AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP without losing any quality. In fact, it’s an all-in-one converter for fast transcoding, deinterlacing AVCHD footage from Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony full HD camcorder/cameras on Mac OS X that makes the AVCHD editing work much easier with Non-Linear System.

How to import Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X editing

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Step 1: Import Canon VIXIA AVCHD videos

Install and run the UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Canon VIXIA AVCHD Converter. As soon as the main interface pops up, click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” button to load Canon VIXIA AVCHD video files.

Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to FCP X Converter

Step 2: Select output format for Final Cut Pro

Click “Profile” option, navigate to “Final Cut Pro” catalogue, and select “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as target format. Apple ProRes is the best compatible editing codec for FCP X and FCP 6/7, so when adding them into FCP 6/7/X, you needn”t wait for a long time for the rendering process.

Convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422

Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced users)

If necessary, click “Settings” button, the “Profile Settings” window pops up, on which you are allowed to custom video and audio parameters like bit rate, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, and audio channels.

set video/audio parameters

Step 4: Convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to Apple ProRes

When ready, click the “Convert” button, the Canon VIXIA AVCHD to ProRes Converter will convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV on Mac immediately.

Tip: You can set auto shutdown in progess window or leave it ther and come back later.

After the conversion, click “Open Folder” to locate the generated videos MOV. Now you can start fun away with playing, editing Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD videos on Mac without any problems.