How to import MTS files to iMovie on Mac Mountain Lion/Mac OS X Lion etc.? How to Log and Transfer MTS to Final Cur Pro (X)? How to edit MTS footage in iMovie? How to import AVCHD files to Final Cut? How to Convert AVCHD/MTS to PorRes? How to encode AVCHD MTS to AIC .mov?



Jul 30

Import Sony HX400V MTS to iMovie for Further Editing

Sony has produced another solid camera in the HX400V, with some excellent technologies working to make sure it produces excellent images. There are a lot of interesting functions that make it even more appealing, including the 50x optical zoom, built-in Wi-Fi and creative functions.

Sony HX400V Camcorder shoots HD videos in 1080/60p AVCHD format. Regarding to the 1080/60p AVCHD codec, it is very popular in both the professional and consumer market. That means most non-linear editing software should have full support for the codec, but the thing is that users still have problems one or another while trying to import 60p AVCHD to iMovie for further editing.

“Hi, there, I recently purchased a Sony HX400V and loved shooting short video clips with it. Unfortunately, I’m currently having a problem editing the 60p AVCHD footage shot by the HX400V. The video loaded, but the entire editing process is not as smooth as I expected. Does iMovie not support Sony HX400V 60p AVCHD footage well? If so, what should I do to go about this? I would really appreciate any help.”

If you are trying to import 60p AVCHD to iMovie for editing, you may get down. That’s because iMovie does not have native support for 60p files in AVCHD format. In order to import and edit HX400V 60p AVCHD in iMovie without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you’d better transcode 60p AVCHD to iMovie native formatPavtubeMTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (review) can help you do the format conversion with high quality.


Other Download:
– Pavtube old official address:
– Amazon Download:
– Cnet Download:

Workflow to import HX400V 60p AVCHD to iMovie for editing:

Step 1: Connect your Sony HX400V camcorder to Mac via USB cable and find the AVCHD files from the camera folder. Then copy and transfer the AVCHD files from Sony HX400V to the Apple hard drive disk.

Step 2: Import Sony HX400V 60p AVCHD files to Mac MTS Converter. Run it as the best Mac MTS Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load 60p AVCHD videos. You may also directly drag and drop HX400V 60p AVCHD videos to application UI for importing files.

Step 3: Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to “iMovie and Final Cut Express>>Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” as output format.

Step 4: To set the profile settings, please click the “Settings” button. General speaking, the default settings are just fine. Click the “Browse” button to browse and specify a destination folder to save the converted files.

Step 5: When everything is ready, click “Convert” to start converting 60p AVCHD to AIC MOV. This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple files and convert them at one time.

Conclusion: As AVCHD to AIC MOV Mac video converter, it enables you to trim out unwanted part, crop out black bars, change aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9 and vice versa, rotate 90 degrees clockwise, anti-clockwise, add plug-in subtitles, apply special effect, and more.

Further Reading:

Be Sociable, Share!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>