The black Canon VIXIA HF R600 lets you capture sharp and steady Full HD video by combining a 57x Advanced Zoom range and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer. It features a 3.28MP CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor that delivers up to 1080/60p video. Video is recorded to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in either MP4 (up to 35 Mbps) or AVCHD (up to 28 Mbps) formats.
After shooting some excellent footage with Canon HF-R600, the next stage is do some great post-production work. For iMovie or Final Cut Express users, you may find that the AVCHD video captured with your Canon HF-R600 are not supported well by both iMovie or FCE, since AVCHD is just a good recording format, but not an ideal editing format.
Besides that, the program also has the capability to export other professional editing codec such as Apple Prores for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer, After Effects CC/Adobe Premiere Elements/Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas, etc optimized file formats.
How to import and edit Canon HF-R600 AVCHD to iMovie/FCE for editing?
Step 1: Add Canon HF-R600 AVCHD files. Launch the program on your computer, add HF-R600 AVCHD files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.
Step 2: Choose output file format. From “Format” drop-down option, choose the output format according to your own preference, for iMovie/FCE editing, select “iMovie and Final Cut Ex...” > “Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov) to output.
Step 3: Start the conversion process. After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start Canon HF-R600 AVCHD video to iMovie/FCE conversion process.