The new Legria HF G30 (also known as the Vixia HF G30 in the US) from Canon has the same imaging system, but without the XLRs and is aimed at enthusiast videographers, such as hobbyists or film students. Their HD video system has been completely redesigned – from the lens through to the image sensor and processor – to improve imaging performance. There are various advanced shooting features and connectivity options to suit different types of applications, from news and documentaries to weddings.
This camera is awesome, I've had it almost a month now and was able to put it through it's paces on a Disney cruise to Alaska. It was amazing with great control in manual mode with auto exposure and worry free shooting in auto mode where all my settings were taken care of.
But now I have a question. I'm working on a documentary project using a Canon HF G30; I had problems working with AVCHD Progressive files genereted by HF G30 and I was very worried because both Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 didn't support the 1080 50p/60p .mts files. To make this kind of file compatbile, I tried to convert the Canon HF30 AVCHD footage with various programs but the results was no more an HD progressive file.
Then I tried this amazing program, Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac , and I'm very happy of the converted files: no loss of quality, the same high resolution, same colors and defitition.It works fast and with an incredible quality; I tried to compare the original files with the converted one and I could not find differences, I even analysed the two files with professional instrumens and compared the flow on a professional monitor, this program it's simply great! Now I have successfully converted Canon HF G30 50p/60p MTS footage to editable formats not only for Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 editing, the converted files work perfectly with these pofessional editing programs!!! Just follow the step-by-step guide I shared below to get the work done smoothly.
Convert Canon HF G30 50p/60p .mts to Premiere Pro CS 6 and After Effects CS6 editable format
Step 1: Copy Canon HF G30 50p/60p .mts media on to the Storage Drive in a folder.
Step 2: Launch the best Canon AVCHD Converter for Mac. Click the "Add" button for adding to import the 50p/60p mts files from Canon HF G30 to the best Mac G30 MTS/M2TS Converter.
Step 3: Click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then move your pointer to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2 (*.mpg) which is the perfect video format for you to transfer MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6.
Then you can set the output folder by clicking "Browse" icon as you prefer.
Step 4: Click "Settings" icon to adjust audio and video parameter. 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.
Note: To get original(best) video quality, you can keep original video size and bitrate.
Step 5: Click the "Convert" button and it will losslessly convert Canon HF G30 AVCHD 50p/60p mts files to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 immediately.
Step 6: Once the Mac MTS to Premiere and AE CS6 conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly.
Now you can easily and correctly import the converted video in Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 for editing keeping high quality.
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