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Superb AVCHD converter for copying 1080p Sony handycam AVCHD to mac imovie

MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac

MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac

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AVCHD used widely by full-size consumer camcorders, like Sony Handycam series, including Sony HDR-CX550V, HDR-PJ790V/780, HDR-SR12, etc. Most Sony Handycam records AVCHD format with the extension of MTS, which utilizes MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (AVC) video compression codec. Though AVCHD achieves full 1920*1080 Resolution enjoyments, it has compatibility issues with Mac.

"i recorded a wedding using a sony hd cam in AVCHD format now that i am trying to edit in Imovies, this format will not work there."
"it seems difficult to import 50fps/60fps MTS files to iMovie. In iMovie import from camera window these files appear gray and can not be selected for import. Any ideas how to work with copying 50 or 60 fps AVCHD files to get them to iMovie in original quality?"

Is there a solution to copy uncompressed 1080p Sony handycam AVCHD to mac imovie fast and easily?

Aunsoft MTS converter for Mac is superb AVCHD to mac converter with efficient processing system to convert, edit and merge AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips. This AVCHD MTS converter can help you easily copy 1080p AVCHD in mac imovie fast and easily.

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Below is a tutorial to copy 1080P AVCHD footage to AIC MOV for mac iMovie.

Step 1: Load Sony handycam AVCHD file to MTS Converter for Mac


Launch Aunsoft MTS Converter on Mac, import MTS files to it. Click "add video" or drag and drop MTS files into it directly. You can click “add a folder” icon to load all MTS clips saved in one folder. 

Tips: To manage your AVCHD files, you’d better to copy raw MTS video from camcorder to a file to your Mac HDD to get an uncompressed AVCHD MTS version.

Step2: Select "AIC MOV" as the output format 


Just click "Format" icon, choose the "iMovie and Final Cut Express-> Apple InterMedia Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as the output format for mac iMovie.

Step 3: Set audio and video profile


Before Copying camcorder AVCHD in mac imovie, you should select 1920*1080 as the output to keep uncompressed 1080P of source MTS video.

Then set Video Bitrate as original or select 60fps 0r 50fps to make output AIC MOV with no loss 1080p 60fps/50fps AVCHD in original quality for editing in iMovie on Mac.

Tips: You can freely set video resolution, bitrate, frame rate and other settings. Increasing the bitrate will typically increase the file size and quality. A compromise between file size and quality often needs to be found.

Step 4: Start convert AVCHD video to AIC MOV for iMovie on Mac


At last, click the "Convert" icon to convert and copy 1080P AVCHD to iMovie on Mac for further editing. 

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