Sony Alpha NEX-5 Digital Camera was introduced on May 10, 2010, which is an Alpha Compact interchangeable lens digital cameral that provides full HD video, digital SLR in a compact boby that is easy to slip into a jacket pocket or a small purse for ultimate portability. With breakthrough video performance, Sony Alpha NEX-5 camera was the world s first interchangeable lens cameras with an APS-C sensor to continuously adjust focus and exposure while recording video. The Sony NEX-5 camera offers Full HD movie capture (1080i AVCHD and 720p MP4) with Full HD 60i recording. So we can just conclude: The Sony NEX-5 is the world’s first and smallest interchangeable-lens digital camera for professional HD quality in your pocket.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 Digital Camera Features:
- Slim, light, compact design, intuitive user interface
- 14.2 megapixels Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
- E-mount interchangeable lens system
- 1080i AVCHD and 720p movie
- Sweep Panorama with 3D
- High speed burst shooting
- 7.5cm/3" tilt-angle TruBlack LCD
- Intelligent AUTO (Automatically recognizes common shooting situations, and adjusts camera settings for beautiful results)
- Background Defocus Control
- Face Detection and Smile Shutter
Sony Alpha NEX-5 AVCHD Video Supports to Play on HDTV
Full HD (1920 x 1080i) video in high-quality AVCHD files from Sony Alpha NEX-5 camera that can be easily enjoyed on a compatible HD television via the cameras built-in HDMI"! terminal (cable not included).
View/Transfer/Edit Sony Alpha NEX-5 Video/Images on Windows:
Sony NEX-5 includes software Picture Motion Browser 5.2, and it's for Windows only. PMB can be used for acquiring photos from the camera, viewing them, organizing them, e-mailing or printing, and performing basic editing tasks. So you can easily rotate images, display a slide show, burn photos to a DVD, or upload stills and movies to photo sharing and social networking sites.
Editing tools in PMB include Autocorrect, redeye reduction, brightness/color/sharpness adjustment, and the ability to play with the tone curve. In terms of video editing, the things you can do are trim unwanted footage from your clip, or turn a frame into a still image. You can export videos to Windows Media format, but only at VGA or QVGA format. Do note that AVCHD files are buried deep inside your memory card: /AVCHD/BDMV/STREAM/ is the likely path. If you're using the MP4 format, they'll be found somewhere beneath the MP_ROOT directory.
Play/Transfer/Edit Sony Alpha NEX-5 Videos on Mac:
First, please connect the Sony Alpha NEX-5 camera to your Mac via its USB cable or used a card reader. If you use AVCHD 1080i for recording video, you will not allow viewing or playing the videos with QuickTime on Mac, but VLC is a good choice. If you use iMovie 8 or above for editing videos on Mac, you will allow to import the 1080i AVCHD files with ease. If you have problem of loading Sony NEX-5 1080i AVCHD to FCP/FCE on Mac, you can use Aunsoft Mac Sony NEX-5 AVCHD Converter to convert them first, and you can deinterlace your MTS/M2TS files with the program.
And you also have an option to change AVCHD to MP4 for recording. So just go to the Image Size menu on the NEX-5, navigate down to Movie, and select MP4 instead of AVCHD. To find your MP4 videos, go into the MP_ROOT folder, and you'll see MP4 files that can be opened directly in QuickTime. Simply drag and drop. And you can load them to iMovie, FCP/FCE for further editing.
See Other Sony NEX-5 Conversion:
Upload Sony NEX-5 MTS for Sharing on YouTube | Join Sony Alpha NEX-5 MTS files into One MTS File
Convert Sony NEX-5 MTS to MOV for QuickTime Player | Merge Sony NEX-5 1080i Video for 1080p HD Plasma TV
Deinterlace Sony NEX-5 Video for Display on LCD Projector
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