Adding Decorations to Recorded Scenes (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)

Article ID: ART114338 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Adding Decorations to Recorded Scenes (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)


You can add decorations to AVCHD and MP4 movies saved to the camera's built-in hard drive, and save them to the memory card.
The movies will be saved in MP4 format.

The procedure for adding decorations to recorded scenes is explained below.

1. Turn on the camcorder.

2. Press <> to set the camcorder to Playback mode.

3. Touch [Edit].

4. Touch [ Convert to MP4/ ].

5. Touch [OK].

6. Select the desired video quality of converted movies.

Before selecting the video quality, touch [Join Scenes] to join the converted movies into one movie.

7. Touch the individual scenes you want to decorate.
  • A checkmark will appear on the scenes you touch. Touch a selected scene to remove the checkmark.
  • The total number of selected scenes will appear next to the

To remove all checkmarks at once, touch [Remove All] > [Yes].

8. Touch [OK].

9. Touch [Next].

10. Touch [ ] to open the decoration screen.

When a cinema-look filter is applied to a movie, you cannot add decorations.
For more information on how to decorate scenes, refer to Decorating scenes at the time of shooting.

11. Touch [START] to convert the decorated scene.

Touch [STOP] to interrupt the operation while it is in progress.

12. Touch [OK].

When you convert movies, the video quality you can choose for the resulting MP4 movie will depend on the video quality of the original movie. Based on the following options, movies in the built-in memory will be converted and then copied to the memory card.

Video quality before conversion Video quality after conversion
AVCHD(60P/50P)/ MP4(35Mbps) Cannot be converted.
MP4 (24Mbps/17Mbps)
MP4 (24Mbps,17Mbps,4Mbps)
MP4 (4Mbps) MP4 (4Mbps)
* For values inside the parentheses: If you convert AVCHD movies with a frame rate of 60i/50i, the frame rate of the resulting MP4 movie will be 30P/25P.

This concludes the procedure for adding decorations to recorded scenes.

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