Sony HDR-CX405/B can easily capture 1920 x 1080 Full HD 60p/60i MTS video, 720p MP4 and 1080p XAVC S for you. You can choose to record AVCHD, which can be enjoyed on large screen HDTVs and is ideal for capturing precious memories in family vacations and other moments. However, As many users get the CX405/B, more problems are coming up: some of them have the need to import 1080 60p AVCHD from Sony HDR-CX405 to iMovie for editing on Mac OS X, but they always meet the importing issues.
Do you know the reason? In fact, AVCHD is a great format for playing but not a comfortable format for editing with Mac(Almost Mac tools are designed to support MOV format). And as far as I know 1080 60p AVCHD Progressive is a nonstandard format, iMovie won’t support it natively. In order to solve the Sony HDR-CX405/B MTS/AVCHD to iMovie importing problems, you would get some help from Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. This professional toolcan easily convert MTS/AVCHD of Sony HDR-CX405/B to any other format, like AIC for iMovie/FCE, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, etc with best quality at a fast speed. Besides transcoding, the program is also able to merge .mts or avchd clips into one file as a best file joiner for you. If you are a Windows user, please turn toPavtube HD Video Converter.
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Solve Importing Issues about Load Sony HDR-CX405/B footage in iMovie
Step 1: Add Sony HDR-CX405/B video files.
Launch the program on your computer, add Sony HDR-CX405/B video files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From “Format” drop-down option, choose iMovie best editing codec by selecting “iMovie and Final Cut Ex…” > “Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov).
Step 3: Start the conversion process.
Hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start DJI Osmo 4K video to iMovie/FCE Apple Intermediate Codec conversion process.
When the conversion is completed, launch iMovie on your computer to import DJI Osmo 4K video to iMovie/FCE for editing.