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Convert Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS to AIC MOV for iMovie

Wonder how to make it possible when converting Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS to AIC MOV for iMovie? We are going to talk about how to import AVCHD MTS/M2TS to iMovie. If you have the related import troubles, why not read this article carefully for seeking MTS/M2TS to iMovie solutions?


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Editing Sony AVCHD footage with iMovie, like MTS shootings captured by a Sony TG5V, is not as easy as we thought. The reason lies in the AVCHD video format used in HD camcorders. AVCHD was announced in 2006 primarily for use in high definition consumer camcorders. How can we import AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to iMovie for editing?

It is a file-based format that can be recorded onto DVD discs, hard disk drives, non-removable solid-state memory and removable flash memory. Although iMovie 11 is said to support AVCHD videos for input, it's not always true. Many people explained that there are always many problems when editing AVCHD video footage on iMovie. Anyway, edit native AVCHD videos on iMovie is not that smooth. If you would like to make it possible for importing Sony AVCHD files to iMovie and turn ordinary home videos into captivating Hollywood-style trailers that are fun to watch and share, you'd better transcode MTS/M2TS to AIC MOV before importing.

Here the required software is Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. It is perfect for you to finish the conversion job on any Mac computer, such as Mac OS X Yosemite. It will save you both time and trouble, and all you need to do is to drag the result videos for prompt editing.

How to convert Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips to AIC MOV for iMovie editing?

Step 1. Run Sony AVCHD to iMovie Converter and load your AVCHD shootings

Click this "File">"Add Video/Audio" or those two icons"Add video" button or through "Add from folder" icon to directly load from an AVCHD folder.


Step 2. Click the "Format" bar and choose AIC as the best format

Go to the format bar then choose this "iMovie and Final Cut Express"> "Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as output format.


Step 3. Hit the "Convert" button to start converting Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS to AIC MOV for iMovie

When the conversion is finished, click "Open" button to get the generated AVCHD MTS/M2TS files and import them to iMovie for editing and make your own masterpieces.

Further Reading:

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