As one of the popular AVCHD camcorders in 2010, Panasonic HDC-SD60 with the decent price between $400 and $500 is suitable for home users for recording family videos for special events like birthday, playing or others. The HD camcorder records videos in 1080i and stores in .mts file format.
However, Windows Movie Maker or Windows DVD Maker only supports a few videos formats like ASF, WMV, MPG, AVI, MP2, no support for the AVCHD format. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter comes as the perfect partner for putting Panasonic AVCHD camcorders HD videos to Windows Movie Maker and DVD Maker for editing or burning directly. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter would convert Panasonic SD60 MTS to WMV, and deinterlace 1080i video to 1080p video for editing.
Follow the steps below, and you can bring the HD videos from Panasonic HDC-SD60 to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) for editing.
Step 1. Load Panasonic SD60 videos to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.
Transfer the .mts files from Panasonic HDC-SD60 camcorder to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as the Panasonic SD60 MTS to WMV converter, and click the "Add" button to load 1080i .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose HD WMV output format.
Click the "Format" option, and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > WMV (VC-1)(*.wmv) as output format. The Panasonic MTS converter will convert 1080i MTS to 1080p HD WMV with WMV3 as video codec.
The screenshot above displays the output format with customizable output profile. You may have to scroll down to get the Adobe Premiere profile.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic SD60 MTS to WMV3 for WMM.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Panasonic HDC-SD60 1080i MTS to 1080p WMV3 will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.
After creating home movies in WMM, you can share the movies in Windows Media Center, watch movies on TV or even burn the videos to DVD in Windows DVD Maker. Just enjoy the creation with Panasonic HDC-SD60.