Sony Hanycam HDR-CX350V camcorder is one of the AVCHD camcorders for capturing videos with SteadyShot technology. With the 32GB internal Flash memory, you can shoot 3-hour videos and even more. The time for shooting videos depends on the recording profile you choose. One of the advantages of this camcorder is the GPS on shots. However, it will drain more battery life with GPS on.
To transfer the filmed videos from Sony HDR-CX350V to computer, we shall aware that the output HD video from Sony HDR-CX350V is AVCHD file in 1920 x 1080/60i with .mts as filename extension. With the Sony Picture Motion Browser on the CD Rom together with the camera, it is easy to transfer Sony HDR-CX350V videos to Windows computer. But there is no bundled software for Mac OS X. Some comments indicate that it is possible to transfer Sony MTS videos from camera to Apple hard drive via iMovie. But there are still some comments saying that Sony HDR-CX350V doesn't connect to iMovie on a Mac OS X 10.5. In such case, you can directly copy the .mts videos from the camera folder on Apple dock, and transfer to the Apple hard drive.
To edit Sony HDR-CS350V MTS videos on Final Cut Pro (FCP), it is recommended that you choose Sony HDR-CX350V MTS converter to deinterlace .mts videos and convert .mts to FCP compatible .mov videos. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the best Mac Sony MTS converter for you to easily deinterlace AVCHD videos and join mts videos.
Step 1. Load Sony HDR-CX350V video to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
After connecting Sony HDR-CX350V camera with computer via USB, transferring .mts videos to computer hard drive, just run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as Sony MTS converter and click the Add button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose MOV output for FCP.
Click the Format option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) for converting Sony HDR-CX350 .mts videos to H.264/AVC .mov for FCP.
Tips: I am using this profile as it is for editing tool, and the output videos work for Non-linear Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, FCP and Avid Media Composer. Thus, it is the recommended option for you to convert Sony HDR-CX350V MTS to MOV on iMac/MacBook Pro.
Step 3. Convert Sony HDR MTS to QuickTime MOV.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Sony MTS converter starts converting HD .mts to HD .mov for easily editing on Final Cut Pro.
Soon after the conversion is finished, you can import HD mov to Final Cut Pro for editing. You can play the output videos without interlacing artifacts on computer via QuickTime Player. If you are using Windows computer, you can try Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Windows editing software like Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas to deinterlace AVCHD videos from cameras like Sony HDR-CX350V, Panasonic Lumix FX35 and Canon Legria HF200.
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