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If you have got one AVCHD camcorder Sony NEX-VG30, you are likely have recorded some 1080 60p(50p for PAL) MTS footages with it. While, it’s a pity you may find that you can’t import MTS video from Sony NEX-VG30 to iMovie for smooth editing. That’s because 1080 60p MTS files are not standard video formats; they are unsupported by many NLE apps including iMovie. So we have to convert Sony NEX-VG30 video to iMovie friendly format first.
To get the work done, you can use 3rd-party software to rewrap and convert Sony VG30 1080 60p/50p AVCHD MTS to Apple Intermediate Codec to ensure maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie. Here Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is highly recommended.
It enables you to quickly and easily transcode any AVCHD clips including 1080 60p MTS to iMovie compatible AIC .MOV video with least image quality loss. Besides iMovie, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, ProRes for Final Cut Pro and more NLE systems for native editing. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to complete the task.
How to Convert Sony NEX-VG30 MTS to AIC for editing in iMovie
1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the MTS files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
2. Click the "Format" bar and select "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as the output format. This format is specially designed for iMovie, so that you can edit your original Sony VG30 MTS video in iMovie perfectly. This profile also works for Final Cut Express.
Tip: Before conversion, you can click the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings for iMovie: 1920*1080 vide size; 30fps frame rate(for original 60fps videos) or 25fps frame rate(for original 50fps videos).
3. After all settings, click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac MTS converter will start converting Sony VG30 MTS to iMovie on Mac.
When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated AIC .mov files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch iMovie, and then choose File > Import > Movies to import converted MTS clips into iMovie for further editing.
This MTS to iMovie Converter can also help you to encode AVCHD MTS video to FCP, Adobe, FCE, Avid, etc. You just need to choose a proper video format like " Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov)" for FCP in the second step. For Avid Media Composer, choose "Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output; For Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output.
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