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Resolved! VIXIA HFR52 Recording Issues

Hi all, I have a Six-month-old VIXIA HFR52 that shoots video flawlessly and in vivid color 80% of the time. However, sometimes the video comes out very dim even though my studio is very well lit. Sometimes it happens right at the beginning of the sho...

drdoug26 by Apprentice
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Canon XA20

I recently bought a Canon XA20 for use with Adobe Premier Pro cs6 editng. When I import MP4's the audio is playing without picture and the AVCHD's play without sound. I am wondering do the codecs vary from camera to camera as I was using a Canon Legr...

best format for end product

I just bought a Vixia HF R 42 to shoot a company video. The finished product must be 1280 x 720 pixels; Aspect Ratio 16:9 and exported as mp4 or MOV. I'll be using Premiere Pro to edit. What is the best format (AVCHD vs. MP4) and video quality settin...

Bucket by Apprentice
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iMovie and the XA 20

OK, so I know I should get Final Cut Pro if I'm using the XA20, but until then, teach me a bit about using my XA20 with iMovie. I've already figured out the hard way that iMovie won't important 60fps files from the XA20, I just see a bunch of 60 with...

ptmccain by Apprentice
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Can't import video clips using Transfer Utility LE

I'm experimenting with my new VIXIA HF R50 camcorder.  Having trouble getting the scenes onto my computer.  Is it necessary to use Transfer Utility LE with this camcorder, or can I import them using my video editing software - Studio 16 Ultimate?  I ...

magnolia by Apprentice
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Rattling Noise and Indoor Recording

Hello everyone! I just got a Canon Vixia HF R500 today for Christmas and was wondering if anyone else has run into a rattling noise when the camera is turned off? The only thing I could find online was that it should be normal and that it is the imag...

Best program for TOD video converting Yosemite?

Can anyone recommend a good free program for converting TOD/MOD videos on Yosemite?I used Handbrake for a period of time but it rarely updates and needs quite a lot of tweaking to get exactly the desired result, which makes me annoyed. I am still usi...

Freeware to transfer AVCHD videos?

I tried to use Handbrake to transfer my video collection (mainly in AVCHD format recorded with my camcorder) to Samsung Galaxy S4, everything is Ok except the video quality. It seems to be degraded heavily. When seeking for another free solution, I f...


What type of program do I need to download videos that can be burned to a Dvd that will play on a DVD player, not a computer?

Andi78 by Apprentice
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What video file type should i convert to for editing for sony vegas?

i was using Canon XF300 and I got videos in mxf format. i recently installed sony vegas onto my computer and was wondering if there are any certain video types i should convert my footage to before editing on sony vegas i.e. mpeg, avi, etc or does it...

Applefly by Apprentice
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