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Edit Canon C100 AVCHD MTS in Cyberlink PowerDirector in Full HD

The following steps will guide you through the process of using Canon C100 AVCHD MTS video in your PowerDirector project.

"Some google searching shows that i'm not alone with this problem, but i haven't found a solution .MTS files plays in PowerDirector (lagging terribly though) , where i get this error message "The selected files can not be played because your system does not have the required compresser/decompresser (codec) installed" Does the problems lie on codec?"

If you are old version user, the MTS editing process will not be smooth in Cyberlink PowerDirector owing to codec problem and computer configuration. Luckily, there is an easy workaround to fix the problem. You just need to convert Canon C100 MTS/M2TS to MPEG-2, which is the most compatible format for PowerDirector.




To finish the task, you can get help from Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter. It is a highly-recommended video converting tool for you to convert C100 MTS files to PowerDirector compatible format without loosing quality.

I am very impressed with this product. The conversion speed is on par with other products I have tried. The quality is great. I haven't encountered any instances of stuttering or skipping, even on files that I had "pause" and "restart" during the conversion process. I have found the most use out of customizing my output formats.



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Step 1: Add .mts videos

Launch the MTS converter and click "add video" button to import the Canon .mts files. Click “add from folder” button to add AVCHD folder.



Tip: If you would like to join all the selected files together, check the box of “Merge into one”.

Step 2: Select output format

For encoding MTS/M2TS to MPEG-2, please click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > " MPEG-2 (*.mpg)". Of course, you can also select H.264 .mov , MP4, etc from “Common Video”.



Tip- Quality Set:

You can click “Settings” if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels. The MTS/M2TS Converter exports up to 1080p HD video with 5.1 channels.

Step 3: Start the C100 MTS to MPEG-2 conversion

Click “Convert” to start transcoding the Canon C100 MTS recordings to .mpg videos. After conversion, click “Open” to find .mpg videos and for Cyberlink PowerDirector 15/14/13/12 smooth editing.

Step 4: Import converted AVCHD MTS footage to PowerDirector

Start up Cyberlink PowerDirector, follow “Open Folder>>Import Media Files” to import individual video clips.



Browse to the converted .mov video and press “Open”. Now the C100 MTS footage is successfully imported to Cyberlink PowerDirector and you can get down to video without any issue.

Additional Tips:

This versatile MTS to Premiere Elements Converter allows you to convert MTS video to kinds of NLEs; just choose a proper output format. If you want to edit MTS media in Final Cut Pro, please choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output; For iMovie or FCE 4, choose the “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”. For Avid MC, choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)”.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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