What is the Canon LEGRIA mini?
The LEGRIA mini is an innovative new camcorder from Canon. Since the demise of the Flip, action cameras have been the main focus of development in the camcorder market. But Canon hasn’t paid a lot of attention to this trend. Instead, we have the LEGRIA mini, which heads off in such an original direction it’s hard at first to describe what kind of camcorder it is.
Probably the best way to get a handle on what the LEGRIA mini is would be to acknowledge that the word “selfie” is now in the Oxford English Dictionary. That’s not the only kind of video recording the LEGRIA mini is aimed at, but it is the primary role. So the camcorder format has been completely rethought, to produce a design that is unlike any we have seen before.
But its the incompatibility of supplied PMB with Mac makes numerous Mac users frustrated. They are looking for the best solution to make Canon LEGRIA Mini generated AVCHD files playable and editbale on Mac iMovie, FCP, FCE and other non-linear editing software. Right, a program named UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD files to MOV for iMovie with the least loss of original video quality.
The step-by-step guide below shows you how to convert Canon LEGRIA Mini 1080 .mts videos to H.264 .mov for iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS X like Yosemite,Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Step 1. Load Canon LEGRIA Mini full HD videos to UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac.
Use a card reader to copy and transfer the .mts files to iMac hard drive disk, run UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as the fast Mac Canon MTS converter, and click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080 .mts files to the application UI.
Step 2. Choose iMovie compatible MOV format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Canon MTS converter will transcode Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD to iMovie compatible MOV with H.264 as video codec in HD 1920×1080.
Step 3. Convert Canon LEGRIA Mini MTS to MOV for iMovie 8/9/11.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Canon LEGRIA Mini 1080 MTS to MOV for iMovie 8/9/11 will start immediately. The converter works great for have a batch of files in the queue for conversion.
Step 4. Load Canon HD videos to iMovie 8/9/11.
After the conversion, you will get excellent results with the output HD MOV videos in iMovie on Mac. Create a project in iMovie and import videos for editing. You can trim video and audio clips, add captions and titles, add narration and transitions, and create scrolling credits for the end of the movie.