Canon has announced the camcorder XA35. It can capture AVCHD or MPEG4 format video at resolution up to 1080p and at a frame rate of 24, 30 or 60fps. However, for Mac users they may have trouble in editing Canon XA35 AVCHD MTS footage. Most NLE system on Mac including Adobe Premiere Pro can’t fully support the AVCHD videos from Canon XA35. Below, we will share how to import Canon XA35 AVCHD (.mts, .m2ts) files to Premiere Pro for further editing without any issue.

As we far as we know, for video compression, AVCHD uses the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard, supporting a variety of standard, high definition, and stereoscopic (3D) video resolutions. But the problem is that the advanced compression method of H.264 is not so friendly for editing software including Adobe Premiere Pro Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, and iMovie/Final Cut Express. Then how to import Canon XA35 AVCHD footage to Premiere Pro for editing without any hassle? Well, if you make the AVCHD recordings editable before taking to the Premiere Pro, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. Here you can get UFUWare Video Converter for Mac to achieve the goal effortlessly.

This Canon Video Converter for Mac is the professional tool to help users to convert Canon AVCHD video files to the format that you want on Mac OS X. It offers the optimal preset profiles for Premiere Pro and more. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. With it, you can convert Canon XA35 AVCHD footage to Premiere Pro compatible files with the best quality. And if you are encountering the Canon XA35 AVCHD recording editing issues on Windows PC, please get the UFUWare Video Converter.

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Import Canon XA35 AVCHD footages to Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing

1. Install and launch the UFUWare AVCHD Converter as the powerful Canon Video Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add Video” button to import your Canon XA35 AVCHD (.mts, .m2ts) files to the converter.

Canon XA35 to Premeire Converter

2. Click “Profile” option to select “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as output format from the drop-down menu list. The MPEG-2 is native codec for Premiere Pro CC/CS.

Convert Canon XA35 AVCHD to MPEG-2 MPG

Tip: If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio parameters

4. After the settings done, click “Convert” button to convert Canon XA35 AVCHD to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro on Mac.

Once the Canon AVCHD to MPEG-2 conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files, and load them to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for further editing on macOS(Mojave, High Sierra and Sierra included).

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