The article explains how to get Pinnacle Studio to work perfectly with AVCHD footage in MTS, M2T, M2TS format from Canon C100 Mark ii by transcoding to AVI/MPG/WMV format files.
When you try to load C100 II AVCHD (.mts) footage recorded to Pinnacle Studio 14/15/16/Ultimate for video editing and customization, you will encounter some video or audio problems. Plus, even the Pinnacle Studio can ingest your MTS files directly, there are so many limits you are facing like the System Requirements: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.66 gHz or higher required for 1920x1080 AVCHD editing, 2GB system memory required for AVCHD and more. It takes a long time for rendering.
So, i suggest to convert MTS to AVI or MPG format for Pinnacle Studio. Converting MTS to AVI will help down-convert the video to a smaller video size that is still good-looking, which can help with speeding the editing process a bit.
Here recommended an intuitive MTS/M2TS for Pinnacle Studio Converter for you. It can support all kinds of AVCHD files, including those shot by Canon/Panaosnic/Sony camcorders and exported from other editing softwares. In addition, you can also do some simple editing work with it, such as combining several clips into one for easy importing/editing in Sony Vegas, trimming videos, deinterlacing 1080i videos, adding text/image/video as watermarks to your original files, replacing audio tracks, adjusting brightness/contast/saturation of the imported files, etc.
( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to Convert C100 II .mts/.m2ts files to Pinnacle Studio friendly formats
Step 1: Load AVCHD footage to the program
Download, install and run the MTS to Pinnacle Converter, click "Add Videos" icon to load your source Canon C100 Mark II AVCHD videos.
Step 2: Choose output format for Pinnacle Studio
Hit the Format box to get the dropdown list for output video formats, among which please selelct HD Video --> DivX HD(*.avi) as output format. Of course, MPG, MP4, WMV are also the proper formats for Pinnacle.
Tips: Adjust video resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.
Adjust the video and 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 buttion on the main interface. The screen shot listed below is our recommendation on the settings for you.
Tip: The 1920*1080 as video size and 30fps for NTSC area while 25fps for PAL area as Frame Rate are the best settings for editing in Pinnacle Studio.
Step 3: Start C100 II AVCHD to AVI Conversion for Pinnacle Studio
Click the convert button under the preview window, the MTS converter will start converting C100 Mark ii MTS for importing to Pinnacle Studio. Soon after the conversion is finished, just click "Open" button to get the generated files for edit in Pinnacle Studio perfectly.
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