Sony Alpha NEX-5 is one of the smallest and lightest cameras to shoot videos in AVCHD with 1080/60i. It is easy to take a note of every memorial moments like wedding reception, birthday party, sports games, family vacation, etc. with the compact camera. However, you may face problem when trying to play Sony NEX-5 1080i M2TS on iMac with LCD projector, as there is no bundled Mac version of Picture Motion Browser and QuickTime Player does not recognize the M2TS files.
Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the recommended Mac Sony to iMac converter for you to make Sony NEX-5 AVCHD files compatible with Mac computer by converting and deinterlacing 1080i M2TS to 1080p MOV on iMac/MacBook Pro with LCD projector. The converter can also downscale Sony NEX-5 videos to smaller size. If you face problem playing Sony NEX-5 videos on Mac and LCD projector, just follow the steps below to enjoy smooth playback.
Step 1. Load Sony NEX-5 video to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Use the in-box USB 2.0 cable to connect Sony Alpha NEX-5 camera to Mac computer, and the camera will be shown as a device on iMac/MacBook Pro. After copying and downloading the Sony NEX-5 videos from the camera to Apple hard drive, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best Mac Sony M2TS to projector converter, and click the "Add" button to load the 1080i .m2ts videos. You also drag and drop the AVCHD files to the Aunsoft application for adding M2TS files for conversion.
Step 2. Choose MOV output format.
Click the "Format" option and choose Common Video > MOV - QuickTime(*.mov) as output format. The Mac Sony NEX-5 M2TS converter will transcode 1080i M2TS to MOV with the original video resolution like 1920*1080. You can also downscale the video resolution by clicking the "Settings" button and choose 1280*720 as output video size.
Step 3. Deinterlace Sony NEX-5 1080i M2TS.
Click the "Editor" button, and go to the Effect tab to tick the checkbox for the deinterlacing option. Click the Click the "Apply to all" button to deinterlace all the files on the queue. Click the OK button, and the converter will deinterlace family videos from Sony NEX-5 for smooth video playback on Mac and LCD projector.
Step 4. Convert Sony NEX-5 M2TS to MOV for Mac and LCD projector.
Click the convert button on the bottom right corner of the Mac Sony NEX-5 AVCHD converter, the conversion from 1080i M2TS to MOV for iMac/MacBook Pro and LCD projector will start immediately.
After the conversion, you can play the videos on QuickTime Player on Mac, which is connected with LCD projector, and share the videos.
1. In Step 3, you may also edit and create home videos with the simple editing functions on the Mac Sony NEX-5 M2TS converter. For example, it is easy to trim the recorded videos and add filter effects like aged film.
2. The Mac Sony AVCHD converter also works with both the NTSC and PAL camcorders like HDR-CX550, HDR-XR520, HDR-CX110, HDR-CX350, HDR-SR12, HDR-TG3, Cyber-shot TX9/TX7/HX5V and so on. For more information about solutions for Sony camcorders, just go to the Aunsoft Sony camcorder column.
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