How to Convert Canon Vixia HF S200 AVCHD Footage to AVI?

June 25, 2012 / Posted by Irene on Supported Devices

AVCHD is a common used format for the recording and playback of high definition video from Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC camcorder and more. In this article we will discuss a video conversion solution for a specific model of AVCHD camcorder—Canon Vixia HF S200.

Canon Vixia HF S200 is one of the excellent Canon Vixia HF series camcorders, the others including HF S21/S20, HF M300, HF R100, HF R11, etc. The Canon Vixia HF S200 records and outputs at 1920 x 1080, so you get Full HD from lens to screen. The HD video is in AVCHD footage and usually it is MTS/M2TS file format. Though AVCHD is popular for camcorder like Canon Vixia HF S200, it is not recognized by software like Windows Movie Maker or not compatible with some devices that accept common video format such as AVI. Then you need to find out a Canon AVCHD Converter that enables you to convert Canon AVCHD MTS files to AVI—the more common and friendly file format.

OK, Leawo Video Converter is highly recommended here for you to convert Canon Vixia HF S200 AVCHD to AVI format. This Canon AVCHD Converter not only helps you convert AVCHD to AVI with ease, but also it supports to convert HF S200 AVCHD footage to movie to MP4, DV, MOV, FLV, 3GP, MKV, RMVB, SWF, ASF etc. for transferring to various Apple devices, Android devices, BlackBerry devices, Windows Phone devices and more. If you’d like to convert Canon AVHCD MTS files to AVI on Mac OS, Leawo null is prepared for your options. It’s time for you to convert AVCHD to AVI with this Canon AVCHD Converter now. Look at the following guide for reference.


Full Guide

Add AVCHD videos

You can import Canon AVCHD video files by direct drag-and-drop, or by clicking on the "Add Video" icon to load video one by one or load a video folder. With the built-in video player, you can have a preview on the video and screenshot is allowed to take as well.

Choose AVI as output

Open the "Profile" drop-down box and you will get lots of video and audio formats that are suitable for different software and devices. Here two ways are provided here for you to choose AVI as the output format: a. choose "Common Video", and scroll down/up to pick up AVI format. b. Input "AVI" to the file search box, and then all AVI formats will be found and pick up one of them. After video format choosing, you are also with ability to set detailed video and audio parameters in the "Settings" panel next to "Profile".

Set video effect (Optional)

Sometimes the imported Canon Vixia HF S200 AVCHD video is too rough to watch, so that this Canon AVCHD Converter provides you with ability to set video effects. You can go to the "Edit" section to trim video length, crop video size, adjust video effect and add video watermark. Or you can go to the "3D Settings" section to convert 2D AVCHD to 3D AVI video.

Convert Canon Vixia HF S200 to AVI

Go back to the main interface and click on the big "Convert" button then you get AVCHD to AVI conversion started. After that you will enjoy Canon AVCHD videos more on different devices.

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Canon’s VIXIA HF S200 Flash Memory Camcorder, with two SD memory card slots, offers Canon’s most sophisticated feature set to date – blurring the line between consumer and professional. Canon’s superlative proprietary imaging technologies help deliver video and 8.0 megapixel photos with incredible detail and lifelike color. Touch & Track allows you to achieve sharp focus and precise exposure for any subject, simply by touching the generous 3.5" High Resolution (922,000 dot) Touch Panel LCD. Native 24p Mode perfectly matches the frame rate of film. And 5.1-Channel Surround Sound ensures your audio complements the stunning realism of your video.

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