Showing posts with label Movie Maker. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Movie Maker. Show all posts

Monday, October 14, 2013

Windows Movie Maker .tivo files will not load

Summary: This guide will tell you how to use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to transcode Tivo to WMV for Windows Movie Maker editing without codec problems.

I am just an individual doing a little video editing. And my source videos vary from interviews to history programs I am converting and editing to include in our family history. I'm trying to upload my tivo files onto windows movie maker and it's not working. So I checked the automatically download codecs, still didn't work. Went into the compatibility where it says to check the box, but there is no box to check what do I do so that I can use tivo files on Windows Movie Maker.

My main goal here is to be able to import TiVo files into Windows Movie Maker smoothly. Looking for the ways. Now I aske this question in forums and find the problem only lies in the video codec of tivo files. But where to download the so-called "right codec" for Windows Movie Maker? Do you have to crack your brain to find the codec? The answer is negative.

At last, I turn to a more directly and easy way, that's convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker compatible and editable WMV format. And Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate help me out successfully. It can be used as the winner to transcode Tivo to WMV format for Windows Movie Maker. Works well, do tivo conversion easily and converts flawlessly. I have no trouble now, and I still use it for my WMM editing.

Meanwhile, I find t
his Video Conversion tool can create files compatible with various non-linear editing systems like Avid, After Effects and Adobe Premiere (Pro),Windows Movie Maker etc. Below is the step by step guide to convert Tivo to Windows Movie Maker.

Step One. Transfer the Tivo files to PC.

Although the TiVo Desktop software for the Mac (supplied by TiVo) does not allow user to transfer TiVo recordings to Mac, you can transfer TiVo to Mac MacBook with specific software as long as your TiVo box is connected to your home network. Once you've recorded your favorite shows on your TiVo box, freeware like the TiVoDecode Manager can accomplish this task for you.

Step Two. Launch this Tivo Video Converter Ultimate.

Click the top left icon to import your tivo files.

It will pop up a window to remind you submit the tivo key. Click Ok and enter your tivo media key.

Here is a easy way to trim out commercial ads in tivo click the pencil-like icon on the top, switch to "Trim", you will be able to set up and start and end point easily. 

Step Three. Choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)” as the best intermediate video format for editing tivo in Windows Movie Maker.

Step 4. Now click the big “Convert” to start this easy conversion. Wait for a few moments; you can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly. OK, let’s import tivo video files into Windows Movie Maker for freely editing.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 importing workflow in Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker

Summary: To edit Canon XA20 mts/mp4 files smoothly on your editing software including Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker, you need to transcode mts/mp4 to AVI/MOV/WMV/MPEG-2 for Windows editing software at first. And this article will show you how.

Canon XA20 is one of the new announced Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorder which cover the needs of the professional that need compact cameras with pro feature sets.

First off, Canon heard the cries for 1080/60p from the masses and it looks like they're finding ways to please the end-users. With 1080/60p & 1080/24p in both AVCHD (28mbps) & MP4 (35mbps) codecs, everyone is covered. Plus, the 20x Optical HD Video Zoom Lens with 8-Blade Circular Aperture mounted to the 2.91 Megapixel HD CMOS Image Sensor will help make anyone's day brighter. Second, Canon has added WiFi to the cameras to enable file transfers on the go, making them perfect tools for ENG & EFP applications.

Since AVCHD/MP4 is quite complicated codec and format, currently there are not much software being able to support the AVCHD and mp4 video. Actually, you can't directly import Canon XA20 mts/mp4 footage into Windows editing software like Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker, etc. That's why so many users asking if there are any easy solutions that can help them edit XA20 mts/mp4 files on Windows Editors.

To make Canon XA20 mp4/mts video workable with  Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker , you only need to convert XA20 MTS/MP4 video files to AVI/WMV/MPEG-2, the most suitable video format for editing on Windows PC.

Now go to find Pavtube HD Video Converter for Windows.Lots of users are impressed by this converter since it is powerful enough to convert camcorder videos to multiple video formats for iOS/Android/Windows Tablets & Phones and HD Media Players as well as video editing software including Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer, and more. And you can enjoy the powerful edit function, like trim, crop, watermark for text, image and video, 3D effect, subtitles and so on.

The following guide will show you how to transcode/convert Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 files to AVI/MOV/WMV/MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker.

Download it and follow below steps.

Step 1. Load Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 files.

You can choose "add video" directly or "load files" to add the whole folder.

Step 2. Select output format for video editing software.

Click "Format" menu you will find various video formats listed by different devices. Just choose a compatible video format for your editing software. Choosing the editing software option directly will help you to take less time to find a more preferable video format.

Step 3. Edit loaded Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 video files.

Click "Edit" button and you are allowed to trim, crop, add text/image/video watermark or some effect to your output video for making it perfect. Here the function of adding subtitles to output files will contribute to make your own videos. You can use free software Subtitle Edit to edit your subtitle content then add it to output videos.

Tips: Click "Settings" on the interface and you can adjust the parameters including size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. to get a high quality of output files. And keep the settings the same as original video recordings will provide you the least loss of video quality.

Step 4. Start conversion.

Click the "Convert" button to start conversion. When it completed, click the "Open" button to get the generated videos for your editing software.

More features about it:

1. Rip and convert Blu-ray and DVD including 1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD movies to PC hard device for future needs.

2. Directly Copy feature will save 100% intact .M2TS main movie from original BD disc.

It is an integration of Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and Video Converter and it will meet almost all your requirements about converting videos. Good news for you that Pavtube 2013 Summer Holiday Sale Round 2 is coming and 20% discount is provided to Video Converter Ultimate and iMedia Converter for Mac during sale time. Catch the chance to try it now.

Now get ready for importing and editing Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 videos in Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker. Enjoy your editing workflow!

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Transfer Canon HF R40/R42/R400 60p AVCHD to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle,Movie Maker and Cyberlink

Tricks for transcoding Canon Vixia HF R40/R42/R400 60p AVCHD to Windows PC prefered codec for editing in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink.

Canon updates its VIXIA line of digital camcorder, introducing three new HF R-series Full HD models designed to capture and share every day moments easily. The new HF R42, HF R40 and HF R400, built for everyday shooting, delivers improved image quality, sharing capabilities and user experience. Three models share many their features but differ from each other in storage capacity and connectivity options.

Each of these new VIXIA camcorders sport a 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor, a new DIGIC DV IV image processor and a 53x Advance Zoom Canon HD Video Lens to capture HD movies. They can record Full HD MP4 videos at 35Mbps and Full HD 28Mbps AVCHD Progressive 60p videos. If you shot the 1080/60p movies in AVCHD format with Canon HF R40/R42/R400, some problems would occur during the importing into Windows editing software like Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink.

In fact, AVCHD format is not supported by many editing softwares. It is not an ideal video format for editing softwares to support owing to its special codec. So if you want to edit Canon HF R40/R42/R400 1080 60p files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink smoothly, you need to convert Canon Vixia 60p AVCHD to Window PC compatible codec first.

To get the work done,  Canon Vixia MTS Converter is the best third party program to achieve your goal smoothly. The software is a great choice for converting AVCHD videos to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink editable formats. It works with Sony, Panasonic and Canon AVCHD .mts and .m2ts footage. There are various export format for users to choose from, including AVI, MPEG-2,MOV,WMV. It also lets users to convert AVCHD files into common video formats like MP4, MKV, M4V, etc.

(Tips: If you are mac users, you can try this Canon MTS Converter for Mac)
Guide: How to Convert Sony A99 MTS clips to DNxHD/AVI/WMV/MPEG-2 for Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink 

Step 1. Connect Canon HF R40/R42/R400 camcorder to computer via USB cable, and it is easy to download videos from Canon HF R40/R42/R400 to your computer hard drive. 

Step 2. Download, install and run Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter as the fast MTS to Windows PC Converter, click the "Add Video" button or the "Add from folder" icon to load your .MTS videos directly from your camera or a camera archive on your computer's HDD. 


Step 2. Set output video format for your video conversion.

Click the "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2 HD Video (*.mpg)",or select WMV/MOV, you can also choose "HD Video -> AVI HD Video (*.avi)". Finally, click the file icon beside output bar, and choose a destination folder for saving output files. 


Tips: You can click “Settings” button in the main interface of the software to customize the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. 

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start converting Canon HF R40/R42/R400 1080/60p AVCHD MTS to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink  optimized videos. Then you could click “Open” button to find the converted video in destination folder.

In this way 
Canon HF R40/R42/R400 60p MTS/M2TS footages can be successfully loaded to  Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink for editing and authoring. 

See also: 

Work with Canon Legria HF20/HF200 MTS Videos on Mac
Transcode Canon C100 AVCHD on Mac

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Movie Maker and Cyberlink

Facing the problem importing MTS/M2TS/TS files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Movie Maker and Cyberlink, you can fix the issues via transcoding AVCHD to Windows Editor compatible format.

  • AVCHD? What is it? Where is the format from?

Advanced Video Coding High Definition is the new high definition video format for HD camcorder recording and playback (often with the file extension of mts, m2ts or mt2, ts). which is usually recording by professional digital Sony, Panasonic, Canon and more camcorders and cameras.

  •  AVCHD Importing on Win? Is that so easy?

If you have a HD camera or camcorder device, you have great chance to deal with AVCHD .mts/.m2ts/.ts Video. After you shot many enough videos, then you definitely want to edit these AVCHD file. However, it is not so easy to import/edit AVCHD MTS recordings on Win, as AVCHD is a highly compressed format just fit for viewing but not for editing, it can’t suported well by  many editing software like  Avid Media Composer , Adobe Premiere, Sony VegasPinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and CyberLink PowerDirector.

Users' AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS clips to MOV conversion need: 

Case 1: Hello, I have a Sony HDR-CX150 Camcorder which records H.264 MTS files. I need a tool which is able to convert MTS files into a file format I can use/manipulate on Adobe Premiere to make family movies on my PC computer? Thanks.

Case 2: I'm new to Avid. I am using Avid media composer 5.0. Can anyone help me with importing .mts files? I am using Panasonic HDC-TM700 to shoot the mts in AVCHD folder. When I import the MTS files into the project bin, it will take hours to import a 600MB file. Sometime it will just give me an error message to say that shot of storage. What should I do to speed the importing process?

Case 3: Hello,I'm running windows 7 and using Pinnacle Studio 15 for editing. The camera I shoot with is the Panasonic LX5. What format would you recommend I transcode to for Pinnacle Studio editing?

Case 4: Yesterday I got my new My Canon Vixia HF S200. I have tried shooting in AVCHD format. And I would like to transcode these mts files into something that Windows Movie Maker can manipulate. Is there anyone recommend one way to make the importing and editing more efficiently or suggest the best and fast workaround? I appreciated any help.

  • Convert AVCHD MTS recordings? What software to choose?

To edit or import AVCHD/MTS/M2TS/TS files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink smoothly, you will need to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS videos to best compatible format for Windows PC. By the way, “the AVCHD video software is not always as willing as AVCHD camcorder hardware”, so that decent AVCHD Converter software is necessary to be prepared at hand.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter  is mainly used to effortlessly encode/re-encode AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS video files from  Sony (3D), Panasonic (3D) and few Canon Cameras to for smoothly importing andediting in various Windows non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink. If youre using a Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac version– iMedia Converter Mac, which can help you solve the AVCHD and Mac incompatibility.

  • Edit AVCHD Recordings on Windows PC? How to make it?

Step 1: Free download the best AVCHD to Windows PC Converter and run it to add the AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS footages.

Step 2: Hit the Format box and select “HD Video” option on the dropdown menu and you can choose “AVI/WMV/MPEG-2” as output format for editing with Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink.

Besides, you can choose “Avid DNxHD 720p (*.mov)“ or "Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov) " for Avid MC editing.

Step 3: Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button on the main interface to start transcoding AVCHD footages to AVI/WMV/MPEG-2/MOV for editing inAvid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink.

When the conversion is completed, click “Open” in the main interface and get the converted files for importing and further editing.

Now transferring and editing AVCHD/MTS/M2TS/TS video files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink is smooth and without any problem.

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