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Old 04-18-2011, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default Convert Sony HDR Camcorders AVCHD/MTS Files to MOV for FCP, iMovie on Mac

Nowadays, HDR series camcorder has become people’s first choice of HD camcorder thanks to its convenient method of storage. As we all know,

Sony HDR camcorders use a hard drive as recordings storing which is much more convenient than conventional camcorders that use a tape or discs.

It means that with a HDR camcorder on hand, you can record hours of video without changing another tape.

The video format that most Sony HDR camcorders record are AVCHD or AVCHD / MPEG-2. For example, SDR-SR12 produces footages with MPEG 2,

and other model, like Sony SDR-SR10, Sony HDR-SR11, Sony HDR-XR100, Sony HDR XR-500V, Sony HDR-TG1, Sony HDR-CX7, SDR HDR-SR5 all

record videos as the .mts file.

Unfortunately, MTS video files generated from Sony HDR camcorders are not easy to be played and edited, especially for Mac users. At present, the

most efficient way to play and edit your Sony HDR MTS files is re-encoding them to Mac friendly video format, like MOV for further playing and editing

in FCP, FCE and iMovie.

To convert Sony .mts to MOV for FCP or iMovie, the essential devices and software you should need include:
1. Sony HDR Camcorder
2. Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac.

Following is the guide to help you to convert Sony HDR .mts files to MOV[/b] for playing and editing on Mac:

Step 1. Import Sony HDR Video to Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac.
Connect your HDR camcorder to your iMac or Macbook via USB cable. And then click "Add" button to load your Sony HDR AVCHD MTS to Brorsoft

Mac Sony HDR MTS Converter
. You can upload batch video clips one time.

Step 2. Choose MOV as output video format.
Click “Format” option and choose “HD Video->H.264 HD Video (*mov)” as the output video format for Mac, FCP, FCE and iMovie.

Step 3, Convert Sony HDR MTS files conversion.
Hit the big convert button to start converting Sony HDR .mts to Mac .mov. Once the conversion is completed, you are free to enjoy MTS

recordings on Mac or editing Sony HDR recordings in FCP, FCE or iMovie.

Your camcorder may be in the following list of Sony HDR camcorders which is compatible with Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac:

Sony HDR-CX Series: HDR-CX100, HDR-CX110, HDR-CX130, HDR-CX150, HDR-CX300, HDR-CX350, HDR-CX500, HDR-CX550
Sony HDR-SR Series: HDR-SR7, HDR-SR11, HDR-SR12, HDR-SR100, HDR-SR200, HDR-SR300, HDR-SR10
Sony HDR-XR Series: HDR-XR100, HDR-XR150, HDR-XR200, HDR-XR350, HDR-XR500, HDR-XR550
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