"How do I save recorded videos in a common file type, other than ".MTS" with my Canon Vixia HG20 HD camcorder ?" "How to Convert HD MTS to 720p MP4 for iPad on Windows 7?"
Canon Vixia always record video in AVCHD.MTS files, if you just want to save your MTS files to MP4 for iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple tv, Adobe Premiere etc device or application, there are many tools can help you.
Note: this guides is only for Windows user. If you using Mac OS, Please Click here to learn convert mts to mp4 for ipod, iphone, appletv, itunes, quicktime on mac.
iSquint is an iPod video conversion app for Mac OS X. It's many times faster than QuickTime Pro, works with almost all popular video formats, and it's infinitely free-er.
1:Fast MPEG-4 and H.264 conversion from almost every popular video format.
2:DivX/XviD AVIs, MPEG video, and many other formats QuickTime chokes supported.
3:Batch Processing of multiple files. Save in-place, or to a different folder.
4:Automatic aspect ratio detection. Anamorphic MPEG-2 and HDV detected too.
5:Certain types of files converted to plain MPEG-4 no longer show up without video in QuickTime Player 7.4 and higher.
Just drag in your file, and click Start. You can also choose "TV" or "iPod" size, set your quality, or even go all-out by playing in the Advanced drawer.
MPEG Streamclip is a freeware video editor/converter for MPEG-1/MPEG-2, and transport streams. It can play, edit and export a variety of formats, using a compatible QuickTime codec. It can convert between MPEG/MPEG-2 type formats with no loss of video quality. It can convert between formats compatible with QuickTime.
Then, let us see, whether iSquint or MPEG Streamclip are suit for you.
iSquint is only for mac user, if you are a Windows user, you may not need it. Other cons: Nag to switch to VisualHub; Sound conversion isn't always great.
MPEG Streamclip can be user for Windows, however, if you want to convert MTS files to MP4, it is not a easy thing, you need the compatible QuickTime codec always.
However, there is also another way can help you-use MTS to MP4 converter, with it, you can easily convert MTS files from Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC etc to 720P MP4, other resolution MP4, H.264, MPEG-4, M4V to iPod, iPad, iPhone etc by just three simple steps on Windows 7, vista, xp, you do not need anything to help you.
Tips: MP4 is short for Moving Picture Expert Group-4. It is a multimedia container format standard specified as a part of MPEG-4 and is most commonly used to store digital audio and digital video streams.It is usually supported by many softwares such as Apple Quick Time Player, Apple iTunes, Roxio Creator 2009, Video LAN VLC media player and other movies players.
Step by step convert MTS to MP4 on Windows 7, vista, xp
Step1: Download "MTS to MP4 converter", install and run it on your PC
Step2: Add MTS files, set output as MP4 etc, save
Step3: Edit MTS files
"Crop" and "Apply effect"
Step4: Click Convert button to convert MTS files to 720P MP4, then import converted MTS files to MP4 iPod touch, iPod, iPad, iPhone etc easily.