The Canon VIXIA HF S100 Camcorder delivers high definition technology with the ease of recording video directly onto a removable SDHC memory card. Since flash memory doesn't have to wait for moving parts, your VIXIA HF S100 will start recording video faster than you could ever imagine. In addition, when you review your footage, it will start playing more quickly, as well. The Canon VIXIA HF S100 can capture, record and output 1080/24p, 1080/30p, 1080/60i so that you get full HD from lens to screen. Its performance is top quality at 24Mbps and 17Mbps, giving the highest quality AVCHD video possible. It has a 30p progressive mode and a 24p Cinema mode, both recording at 60i. The 30p mode is used to capture footage to be uploaded to the internet and the 24p Cinema mode gives your videos a professional, movie-like look.
Canon Vixia HF S100 Camcorder Features:
- 2 x SD/SDHC Memory Card Slot
- Eye-Fi Memory Card Compatible
- 1/2.6" 8.59MP CMOS Sensor
- Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens
- 3.5" Touch Panel LCD
- Dynamic SuperRange Image
- Digital Stills DIGIC DV III Image Processor
- Native 24p, 24p Cinema, 30p Frame Modes
- Microphone and Headphone Terminals
The Pros and Cons of Canon Vixia HF S100 Camcorder:
Pros: good battery life, Good Low-Light Performance, Easy Computer Connectivity, Great sound/audio, Accurate, Vivid Colors, Compact Design, excellent image quality, durable, Ergonomic/comfortable to hold, easy to use, video and snap pics at same time
Cons: Limited Software Compatibility, Difficult Computer Connectivity
Transfer Canon Vixia HF S100 AVCHD File to Computer:
If you wan to transfer videos from Canon Vixia HF S100 camcorder to computer, please prepare power cord and USB cable at the same time. To transfer video - you will need the power cord and USB cable plugged in together. The Canon Vixia HF S100 camera will not transfer without the power cord. With both cords plugged in - turn the camera on - and press the play transfer button on the LCD panel. This will put the camera into transfer mode. Using the joystick - set to computer. You will have two new drives show up (one the flash and the other the memory card), just select which drive has your videos and transfer from your Canon Vixia HF100 camcorder.
Edit Canon Vixia HF S100 AVCHD Files on Computer:
Because Canon Vixia HF S100 camcorder does use AVCHD, your computer will need to be fairly new and have sufficient power to edit AVCHD video. You should also ensure that you have editing software which is compatible with AVCHD. Sony Vegas Pro and Final Cut Pro are two great options for the PC and Mac respectively. But this capability builds on the new version of the editing software you used. If you are using the older version, you will find your AVCHD FILES IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH your editor. So you can upgrade your editor, or you can get a life-time free update Canon AVCHD Converter to help you convert Canon AVCHD file as you wish. You can convert these Canon AVCHD files to WMV, MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, MPG, etc common-used video formats when you want.
Tip: Canon HF S100 includes VIXIA HF S100 used in USA and Legria HF S100 available in Europe & Asia.
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