Sony HDR-CX550 includes advanced Exmor R CMOS sensor and wide-angle G lens for capturing HD videos and images, and the SteadyShot makes videos with smooth movement. Pinnalce Studio 14 is the latest version with support to AVCHD. However, some of the customers will sometimes face problem editing Sony CX550 MTS in Pinnacle Studio 14 or older versions.
To get the HD videos from camcorders like Sony HDR-CX550, CX350, CX150 and Panasonic TM700, you may need a fast AVCHD video converter to make the HD videos readable in Pinnacle Studio. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter is the recommended AVCHD to Pinnacle Studio converter for you to edit High-Def 1920x1080 videos.
Just follow the steps below, and you can edit all your AVCHD camcorder videos in Pinnacle Studio. Here I take Sony HDC-CX550 as an example.
Step 1. Add Sony AVCHD video to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.
Transfer .mts files from Sony CX550 non-removable Flash memory or SD/SDHC memory card to computer hard drive via Picture Motion Browser (PMB), run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as the best Sony AVCHD video converter, and click the "Add" button to load the 1080i Son y CX550 .mts videos. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the AVCHD files to the Aunsoft application for importing MTS files.
Step 2. Choose WMV format.
Click the "Format" option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > WMV (VC-1)(*.wmv) as output format. The Sony MTS converter will convert Sony CX550 1080i MTS to WMV in HD for Pinnacle Studio.
Step 3. Convert Sony CX550 MTS to WMV HD to Pinnacle Studio.
Click the convert button on the bottom right corner of the Sony CX550 MTS to Pinnacle converter, the conversion from 1080i MTS to HD WMV for Pinnacle Studio 14 will start immediately.
After the conversion, you can easily import the HD videos to Pinnacle Studio for editing.
1. If you use other Sony camcorders like HDR-CX350, HDR-TG3, HDR-XR52, Sony Alpha NEX-5, and Cyber-shot DSC-TX7/HX5V to shoot HD videos in AVCHD, you may also use Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as your camcorder partner for editing. Go to the Sony camcorder column for more solutions.
2. The output files also work with other non-linear editing (NLE) software like Adobe Premiere Pro/Elements, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe After Effects, Magix Video Easy, NCH VideoPad Video Editor and so on.
3. If you are looking for the solution to make Sony CX550 1080/60i video compatible with Mac, you can try the Mac Sony AVCHD converter.