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Converting the videos (from Vixia HF M40) to standard definition on a Mac (10.6 OS X)

venetiakelley
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How do you convert the videos (from Vixia HF M40) to standard definition, for the Mac computers (10.6 OS X)?

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Mykolas
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Hi venetiakelley!

 

Thank you for posting. 

 

Canon does not make conversion software, but there are 3rd party applications available that do convert video files from one format to another.  You can try doing an internet search for applications that will convert from one format to another.

 

However, there should not be a need to convert the video to a standard definition format to be able to view it on your Mac.  Even Apple's own iMovie should support the files that come from the VIXIA HF M40 depending on the version you have installed.  If you are using iMovie and experiencing some trouble opening the files, I recommend that you contact Apple directly for further assistance with iMovie.  They may have some more information about the trouble you are experiencing.

 

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My concern is downloading the video to Mac, and then making it available for someone else to view on their PC's/Windows

 

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