EOS C100 Mk II Sony Vegas Workflow: Editing Canon EOS C100 MK II AVCHD with Sony Vegas Pro 13/12

 How to make EOS C100 Mark II AVHD videos work well with Sony Vegas Pro? Can you successfully put these files to Vegas Pro? Have you known some tips for importing .MTS files to Vegas Pro? Simply follow this post, you will be clear.

Source From:Convert Canon C100 MTS clips to Sony Vegas Pro MPEG-2 video

The EOS C100 Mark II offers more recording options than ever before so that you can get the look you need. The widely used AVCHD codec allows recording to SD card at up to 28Mbps, whilst a new MP4 mode offers data rates of up to 35Mbps for outstanding quality. Both codecs can be used at up to 1080/60p and the MP4 mode offers extended slow and fast motion options. It’s even possible to record the two formats simultaneously to separate SD cards, creating either two HD copies or separate HD and SD copies – ideal for quick sharing or turnaround.

Video Format: AVCHD, MP4

As one AVCHD full HD camcorder user, you may meet some incompatibility issues of AVCHD .mts files when working with them in Sony Vegas Pro, a popular video editing program on Windows. In usual, the MTS footage from Sony, Panasonic, Canon AVCHD camcorders is encoded with H.264/AVC codec. The advanced compression method of H.264 results in much less storage and the same picture quality comparing with MPEG-4. However, the highly-compressed content is not so friendly for editing software. Then, how to get Sony Vegas Pro working perfectly with C100 MK 11 AVCHD MTS footage? A best way is to convert MTS files to MPEG-2, something ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Vegas Pro.

To get the work done easily, here Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, as the best video converter for Canon C100 Mark II is highly recommended. With it, you can transcode C100 MK 2 .MTS to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE…, which will save you both time and trouble. And all you need is to drag the result videos for playing & editing. For Windows user, please get MTS/M2TS Converter. Now the following article will show you how to transcode Canon C100 Mark ii MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro editable format in detail.

Guide: Converting Canon C100 MTS files to MPEG-2 for editing in Sony Vegas Pro

The quick workaround is to use the yet professional app Brorosft MTS/M2TS Converter, which can be used as a top MTS to Sony Vegas Pro Converter under Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8. It is free, clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode all MTS/M2TS files(from Sony, Canon, Panasonic) to MPEG-2 for Vegas/Premiere Pro; WMV for Windows Movie Maker; DNxHD for Avid MC; AVI for Pinnacle, etc. It works well and converts flawlessly.

Step 1. Add MTS footage from your C100 to the MTS converter

Once run the MTS Converter, click Add button to load your source MTS files. This converter supports batch conversion.

Tip: If you would like to join MTS files together, just select these files and check the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2. Choose MPEG-2 as output format for Vegas

Click format bar to choose format for output; you can choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2 (*.mpg).


If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like. For editing MPEG-2 in Adobe Premiere, the best Frame Rate is 30fps, so we recommend you set 1920*1080 as video size and 30fps or 29.97fps as Frame Rate on the Profile Settings.

Step 3. Convert MTS to MPG for importing to Sony Vegas Pro

Click “Convert” button and the selected MTS files will be converted to MPEG-2. You may check the converting progress and set auto shutdown in the conversion window. After conversion, click “Open” folder to find converted footage for importing to Sony Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12.

Additional Tips:

If you want to use Canon C100 AVCHD MTS files in Premiere Pro, you just need to choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format; to import MTS to Avid Media Composer, Avid Media Composer >Avid DNxHD (*.mov) is the choice. If you’re using a Mac, please get Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. To edit MTS files in Final Cut Pro, please choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output; for iMovie and FCE, select “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”.

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