Macintosh computers do not support AVCHD video recorded in 60p (1080 and 720). If you want to easily transfer video to a Mac, we recommend changing the recording format on the camera. Depending on the camera, you can change it to MP4 or AVCHD such as 24i, 60i, etc. Alternatively, you can manually copy videos recorded in 60p (1080 and 720) to your computer.
HD Video Converter for Mac is available for Mac computers to convert Sony AVCHD video that was recorded in 60p to a Mac friendly format. This software is available at transfermyvideofiles website.
*AVCHD video is only supported with iMovie® 10.0 software or newer. It is recommended the iMovie software on the computer be updated to the newest version to ensure compatibility.
*The computer requires an Intel® Core Duo processor or better to support AVCHD video.
*If both AVCHD and MPEG2 or MP4 formatted movies are recorded, the AVCHD movies may not be recognized. If this happens, import all the MP4 or MPEG2 movies to the computer and then delete them from the camera. Afterwards, disconnect and reconnect the USB cable so the AVCHD movies can be recognized.
*Power Mac® G5 does not support the AVCHD format.
What’s the best Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac?
You will find there are many converters out there claimed to have ability to transcode Sony AVCHD footage, but only few of them would work as they should be. In our experience, HD Video Converter for Mac is an ideal choice to process Sony MTS file conversion. It features great capability to read all Sony AVCHD footage with .mts/.m2ts file extension, being able to convert Sony MTS/M2TS video files to whatever format you need with beautiful even lossless quality.
– Convert Sony AVCHD footage in Full HD 1080p, HD 720p as well as SD at 60p, 60i, 30p, 25p, 24p to any formats you request.
– Create optimized files for viewing on iOS devices (Apple iPhone, iPad, and itouch), Android smartphones/tablets (Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, etc.), HDTVs, HD players, and more.
– Transcode Sony AVCHD footage to Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC), DVCPRO, HDV, DV and QuickTime Movie Format for working with NLEs beautifully.
– Re-encode HD and SD Sony MTS/M2TS AVCHD videos to optimal formats for editing programs like iMovie, Final Cut Express, FCP 6/7, FCP X, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, DaVinci Resolve, etc.
– Edit Sony AVCHD videos by using functions like clip, crop, add watermark, custom video effect, merge, enable 3D settings, etc.
– Ensure audio and video in sync with excellent quality and super fast conversion speed.
The steps of operating Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac
- Click ‘Add File’ to import Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS media files.
- Click ‘Profile’ menu to choose output format.
- If necessary, click ‘Settings’ button to custom video and audio settings.
- When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion.
- When conversion is complete, click ‘Open Folder’ to get the converted files.
This Sony AVCHD MTS file converter software provides a wide variety of file types for users to choose from, ranging from editing formats (like AIC, ProRes, DNxHD, etc.) to playable formats (like MP4, MOV, etc.) optimized for popular devices, so you can convert Sony AVCHD files to whatever format you need in simple steps with very good even lossless quality.
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