AVCHD (MTS/M2TS) utilizes MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (AVC) video compression codec and either Dolby AC-3 (Dolby Digital) or linear PCM audio compression codec. MTS files are used primarily with Sony hardware. And now this video format is used in most of camcorders, like Sony, Canon, Panasonic and JVC. These files are also presented on Blu-ray disc compilations, therefore they are capable of storing quite a large amount of information and data tracks.
But AVCHD files are not a video format easy to play and edit. With its incompatibility, it is indeed a nice choice to transcode it to MOV for playing on Quicktime, editing in iMovie and Final Cut Pro. As for Mac Sony AVCHD to MOV Converter, Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac is the right one to convert AVCHD (.mts/.m2ts) to Qicktime MOV for playing and editing.
Following is step-by step guide on how to convert AVCHD to Quciktime MOV on Mac OS X by taking Sony HX5V as an example.
Step 1. Locate Sony AVCHD files to Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac.
Drag & drop AVCHD files to this program or go to the top bar menu and click "Add" button to load AVCHD files to be converted. This software supports batch files importing, so you can join several video files into big one by ticking "Merge into one file" checkbox.
Step 2. Choose Quicktime MOV format as output video format.
Click "Format" option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MOV (AVC) (*.mov) as the output video format. Beside Format bar, there is a Settings button. Click it and you can customize output file parameters, like size, bitrate, frame rate and channel. Set the right parameter, you can get the best quality of output video files.
Step 3. Start AVCHD MTS to Quicktime MOV convertsion on Mac.
After the output file setting, please click Convert button to start Sony HX5V MTS to Quicktime MOV conversion with extreme fast conversion speed.
Once this conversion is completed, you can import converted MOV files to Quicktime player, FCP or iMovie.
1.If you are Windows users, you can convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS files to other editable and playable video formats, with the help of Aunsoft MTS Converter.
2. If you have one of camcorder of Sony HDR-CX350, XR-520V, Alpha NEX-5, HDR-SR10E, Cyber-shot DSC-TX7, you will get more useful information from Aunsoft Sony Column.
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