From Apple official web, I get that iMovie 09 is compatible with Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD video files. But when I tried to import my Yellowstone footages into iMovie 09, I am disappointed. But what made me gratified is my friend recommending of Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac which is an ideal tool in converting and editing my Sony CX-150 AVCHD video files.
With Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac, I am able to edit my Sony CX-150 on most of editing software, like iMovie, FCP, Adobe Premiere and Pinnacle. To help more Sony CX-150 owners to edit AVCHD footages via iMovie on Mac, now I will share the detailed guide on how to convert Sony CX-150 AVCHD to MOV for iMovie step by step.
Step 1. Load Sony CX-150 1080i AVCHD video files into Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac.
Copy your AVCHD footages to Apple hard drive and run Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac. Drag and drop specified video files to this program or click "Add" button to import AVCHD video to be converted.
Once tick the checkbox of "Merge into one file", batch video files loaded into this software can be joined into big one for further smoothly editing.
Step 2. Choose MOV as the output format.
Click "Format" option and choose MOV (AVC) (*.mov) from "Adobe Promiere/Sony Vegas" section as the output video format. To specify the destination folder, click "Browse" and select the right folder.
Step 3. Edit & deinterlace MTS video files.
Click "Editor" button on the menu bar, a editor interface will pop up. And there you are allowed to do some simple editing options, like cropping/trimming video files, adding watermark and special effects. If you get some video recordings with interlacing issue, just tick the checkbox of "Deinterlacing" in the "Effect" tab, and the interlacing effect can be eliminated perfectly.
Step 4. Join and convert CX150 AVCHD to MOV for iMovie.
Tick the checkbox of "Merge into one file" and then click "Convert" button, this Mac Sony CX150 AVCHD Converter will start this conversion immediately.
The converted MOV files are compatible with some editing software other than iMovie, like FCP, Adobe Promiere and Avid. With Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac, you can enjoy the wonderful editing on almost any non-liner editing programs.
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