When you got Canon VIXIA HF R50, a high-quality capturing camcorder, you may feel like shooting video with it. It’s wonderful for us to use this excellent camera to record beautiful landscapes and record exciting moments. After recording, you may need to import Canon VIXIA HF R50 AVCHD footage to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas for editing, but Canon VIXIA HF R50 recorded AVCHD video is not compatible with most editing software on Mac. Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas don’t support 1080 60p AVCHD well- it takes much time to render.

Although we understand that Sony Vegas Pro and Adobe Premiere can import AVCHD – apparently not all flavors work well. It is not easy to import Canon VIXIA HF R50 to Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere for editing on Mac. So the best way to get the work done is to convert Canon HF R50 AVCHD to MPEG-2 MPG, Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas natively supported format on Mac OS X and then you can import the AVCHD clips into Sony Vegas/Adobe Premiere for smoothly editing.

How to transcode Canon VIXIA HF R50 AVCHD to edit in Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas

Step 1. Download and intall the UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac.This is a professional Canon AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter, which can help you convert Canon HF R50 AVCHD to Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere compatible format effortlessly without quality loose. Besides, more output formats like Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, etc are also supported.

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Step 2. Click “Add Video” to load the AVCHD files from Canon VIXIA HF R50 Camcorder to the top Canon AVCHD Converter.

Canon VIXIA HF R50 AVCHD to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas Converter

Step 3. Click on the “Profile” bar to select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg) as the best video format for Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

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Step 4. You can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

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Step 5. Finally click “Convert” button to start converting Canon VIXIA HF R50 AVCHD to MPEG-2 MPG for Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas with the top Canon VIXIA AVCHD Converter on Mac OS X.

After conversion, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the converted .mpg files for importing to Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas Pro for editing as you want.