Edit Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video in Premiere Elements

Edit Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video in Premiere Elements

Hi guys! Last month, I take my family to go on a trip to Paris, France. We all like this Journey to Paris. France is a country rich in artistic atmosphere. They have a distinctive French culture. Very exotic Paris “street art.” During the trip, I use my Canon XA20 shoot many memorable videos which in MP4 and MTS format, my friend want me to upload some beautiful video to Facebook to share with them, My PC Long ago installed Premiere Elements, so now I want to import Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video into Premiere Elements for better editing. The first time the editing process was ended in failure, later I tried for several time, the same problem still appears. I don’t know why? Who can tell me? Is there something wrong with my Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS footage?

The Canon XA20 Professional HD Camcorder is a compact “run-and-gun” camera that is suitable for ENG, event coverage, independent and documentary filmmaking. The camera features a 1/2.84″, 1920 x 1080 CMOS sensor that captures video at various frame rates up to 59.94p, including a 24p mode for a more cinematic feel. The XA20 features a new 1/2.84-inch HD CMOS Image Sensor with 2.91 Mp. The large size of the individual pixels enable a minimum subject illumination of 1.2 lux for shooting in low-light conditions.

And due to a higher-quality picture from Canon XA20, most Canon XA20 owner like to import their favorite MP4 and MTS video into some popular editing software like Premiere Elements for further editing. However, some of you might have already realized the difficulty in editing Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video in Premiere Elements. Actually, MP4 and MTS video from Canon XA20 are not supported well by Premiere Elements 14, 13 and 12. So you are not allowed to directly edit Canon XA20 footage in Premiere Elements. To get rid of the problem and smoothly import Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS recordings into Premiere Elements for better editing, the best solution is to get all your XA20 MP4 and MTS videos converted by a HD file converter. Here, Acrok HD Video Converter is highly recommended to you, it can help you convert XA20 MP4 and MTS footage into H.264 MOV for best editing in Premiere Elements. With the high quality engine it can helps deliver highest possible image quality. On top of this, you can balance and master the video quality and file size according to your own need.

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How to convert Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video via Canon Video Converter?

Step 1: Download and install the best MTS/MP4 to Premiere Elements Converter. Click “Add Files” button to upload your Canon XA20 footage. You can also drag and drop files to the main interface of this best Canon video converter.

HD Video Converter - Convert Canon XA20 MTS and MP4 video

Step 2: We can choose the suitable output formats for editing Canon XA20 video in Premiere Elements. You’d better click “Format” bar and select “Editing Software” > Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC)(*.mov) as output format.

Convert Canon MTS and MP4 to Premiere Elements supported format

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Canon Video Converter - Settings

Step 4: Click “Convert” button on the bottom of the screen to start Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS video conversion process. The amount of time it takes will vary based on your system’s hardware and the quality settings you selected.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the generated video files. Now, you can edit the converted Canon XA20 MP4 and MTS files in Premiere Elements freely.

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