The Canon VIXIA HF G20 features a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens which offers a 35mm equivalent of 30.4–304mm. It delivers unsurpassed image quality, the versatility of a wide angle of view and smooth and professional-looking background images thanks to a sophisticated 8-blade iris. The professional touch of a dedicated manual focus ring allows accurate and precise control. Combined with Canon’s Exclusive HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, it captures video with stunning resolution, superb low-light performance, and a wide dynamic range.

You can use such a great camcorder to record family videos; but if you want to play/edit Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD videos on Final Cut Express, the best workflow is to encode AVCHD to FCE friendly video codec, such as Apple Intermediate Codec MOV.

To accomplish this goal, a powerful UFUWare Mac AVCHD to FCE Converter is recommended to help convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to Apple ProRes so that you can edit them smoothly in FCE, as well as converting the edited video back to normal mov files for sharing with friends.

The UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac, which can not only encode Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD footage to Apple Intermediate Codec for Final Cut Express editing, but also support simple video editing functions. The AVCHD to FCE Converter can encode MTS, M2TS, M2T, TS, MOD, TOD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Canon) for editing in Final Cut Pro (X), iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Aperture 3, Kdenlive, Avid Xpress Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 6, Adobe After Effects CS6, DaVinci Resolve etc. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

Convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to AIC MOV for Final Cut Express

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Step 1: Install and launch UFUWare AVCHD Converter as the best Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD Converter, and then click “Add Video” button to import the Canon HF G20 AVCHD recordings to the program.

Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to FCE Converter for Mac

Tip: You can imput a number of files to the programs, and if necessary, you can select all files and click Merge to join all AVCHD files.

Step 2: Click “Profile” bar, and choose “iMovie > Final Cut Express-Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” as the best format for FCE.

Convert Canon VIXIA HF G20 to Apple Intermediate Codec MOV

Tip: You can tap the “Browse” button on the main interface to choose the place where you want to save your converted file on your mac.

Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters in Profile Settings. You can change the default codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to start converting Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to AIC on Mac. There’s no need to wait on front of screen; you can check “shut down computer after conversion” and leave it working directly.

When the Canon VIXIA HF G20 AVCHD to AIC MOV conversion process is 100% completed, you will be able to get the output mov files for Final Cut Express by clicking on “import” button effortlessly.