Sony HDR-XR100 Handycam Camcorder records stunning 1920x1080 high definition video and crystal clear still photos to a built-in 80GB hard disk drive (HDD). In addition to Face Detection technology, this camcorder features Smile Shutter technology, which can automatically detect smiles and shoot still images, even while recording video. The 2.7-inch wide touch panel display provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution and rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles. Sony HDR-XR100 Camcorder also includes Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) software to easily transfer, sort and view your video and still images on your compatible PC.
Sony Handycam HDR-XR100 Supported formats:
Video: HD: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; SD: MPEG2
Video Signal: HD: 1920 x 1080/60i; SD: NTSC color, EIA standards
Audio: Dolby® Digital 5.1
Image: Still Image Format: JPEG
The Pros and Cons of Sony HDR-XR100 Camcorder:
Pros: Relatively fast start-up; comfortable design; smaller size; 80GB hard drive; Easy to use LCD touch screen; Nice indexing of recorded videos; Very detailed image quality of the video; Record on Memory Stick; capturing still photos at 4.0 megapixels; Same rechargeable lithium batteries.
Cons: Has a Jittery quality; no optical viewfinder; no docking station; Noisy low-light video quality; annoying touch screen and interface
Transfer Sony Handycam HDR-XR100 MTS Files to HDTV, PC:
The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video connector interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams. HDMI connects digital audio/video sources such as a Sony Handycam HDR-XR100 camcorder, Blu-ray Disc player, a personal computer, a video game console, or an AV receiver to a compatible digital audio device and/or video monitor such as a digital television (DTV). HDMI began to appear in 2006 on consumer HDTV, camcorders and high-end digital still cameras.
A USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your Sony Handycam HDR-XR100 camcorder to a compatible PC for fast transfer of video and still images for editing.
Play and Edit Sony HDR-XR100 AVCHD MTS Files on Mac:
With Sony HDR-XR100 camcorder, you can capture your memorable time. But if you want to import some movies to editing software like Avid, FCE, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc on Mac for further editing, you will get in a trouble that sony HDR-XR100 MTS videos can't be imported to them directly. And if you want to play Sony HDR-XR100 MTS files with QuickTime Player, iTunes, iPad, iPhone 4, Apple TV, LCD projector, etc with high quality, you will absolutely feel disappointed.
In order to solve this problem, the first step you should do is convert your Sony HDR-XR100 AVCHD MTS videos to the other video formats which can be supported by editing software, media players on Mac, such as .mov, .mp4 etc. Mac Sony HDR Video Converter is a professional software which specially designed for converting Sony HDR MTS files. Sony HDR-XR100 Video Converter Mac can help you convert your original sony AVCHD MTS videos to mp4, avi, wmv, mpg, mkv, mov, etc without losing quality. Then you can put the converted files to editing software for editing, or to media players for playing.