The Canon VIXIA HF R600 features a 3.28MP CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor that delivers up to 1080/60p video. Video is recorded to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in either AVCHD/MP4 (up to 35 Mbps) or AVCHD (up to 28 Mbps) formats. A 3″ capacitive LCD touch panel is provided for easy framing, quick playback, and intuitive operation. Designed with all levels of users in mind, the Canon HF R600 has a wide range of features to automatically adjust image stabilization, zoom magnification, and image control settings to help you get the best possible images.

With Canon R600 you are allowed to shoot HD videos in 1080/60p AVCHD or MP4 files, and would like to upload the Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 files to your Mac, and import them to iMovie or Final Cut Express for editing. However, the iMovie/FCE does not recognize the Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD/MP4 footage, and that’s why we need to convert AVCHD/MP4 to editable formats before editing. In order to play and edit the 1080/60p AVCHD/MP4 footage generated by the Canon R600 camera smoothly and more freely, you have to convert Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie or FCE friendly format Apple Intermediate Codec MOV. Here we will recommend a powerful Canon AVCHD/MP4 to AIC Converter, with which you can convert Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD/MP4 videos to Apple Intermediate Codec with a few clicks.

How to convert Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD/MP4 to AIC MOV on Mac?

Free download the Canon AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie/FCE Converter:

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Step 1. Import Canon VIXIA HF R600 1080/60p AVCHD or MP4 files

Install and run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie/FCE Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add File” button to import the 1080/60p AVCHD or MP4 files from your Canon VIXIA HF R600 camera.

Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD/MP4 to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac

Step 2. Select AIC MOV as output video Format

Select a proper format from the drop-down list of “Profile” bar. To make Canon VIXIA HF R600 1080/60p AVCHD or MP4 videos be compatible with iMovie and Final Cut Express, you’re suggested to select “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” format. AIC MOV is navtive format for iMovie and Final Cut Express.

Convert Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD/MP4 to AIC MOV

Step 3. Custom video and audio settings(Optional)

Click “Setting” button, the “Profile Setting” window pops up,on which you are allowed to customize video and audio parameters like bit rate,frame rate,resolution,sample rate,and audio channels according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio settings

Tip: To edit your Canon VIXIA HF R600 AVCHD or MP4 footage, click the “Edit” icon to open the video editor window. And then you can trim the video, crop video size, deinterlace, add some special video effects, add watermarks, attatch subtitles and more.

Step 4. Convert Canon R600 1080/60p AVCHD/MP4 to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac

Click the “Convert” button, and the Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 to AIC Converter will convert Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 videos to AIC MOV with best video and audio quality on Mac.

After the Canon R600 AVCHD/MP4 to AIC MOV Conversion, you can edit Canon VIXIA HF R600 1080/60p AVCHD or MP4 video files in iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express smoothly on Mac.