Converting Sony AVCHD to Pinnacle Studio 16/15/14/13/12

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Summary: Can’t open Sony AVCHD MTS files or editing Sony AVCHD MTS videos in Pinnacle Studio 11/12/14/15/16? In this article, we introduce the easy solution to you. Get tips and tricks.

Ever have experienced importing Sony AVCHD MTS files like from Sony NEX FS700, FS100, CX350v or CX106, etc to NLE system? I own a Sony NEX FS700, and it captures AVCHD video to an SD memory card as .MTS files. While enjoying the stunning HD image quality, I have problems when importing the Sony AVCHD footage to Pinnacle Studio. I’ve tried my best to find out the way. If you’re in such a situation, you can read on the article to learn more, which mainly shows you how to get Pinnacle Studio to work Sony MTS files beautifully.

Actually, Pinnacle Studio 14/15/16 have add the AVCHD .mts formats as the input video, but v14 did not handle large AVCHD videos with great stability, and v15/16 just a little better. Plus, there are so many limits you are facing like the System Requirements: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.66 gHz or higher required for 1920×1080 AVCHD editing, 2GB system memory required for AVCHD and more. So if you want to edit Sony MTS files in Pinnacle Studio, you will need to transcode the AVCHD .mts files to Pinnacle Studio supported format, like AVI. For this purpose, this article will show you how to transcode Sony MTS Footage to AVI for Pinnacle Studio in detail.

Converting Sony AVCHD to Pinnacle Studio

The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app UFUSoft AVCHD MTS/M2TS Converter. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode AVCHD footage shot by Sony as well as Canon, JVC, Sony cameras for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Pinnacle Studio 12/13/14/15/16, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Studio, Magix Movie Edit Pro, Windows Movie Maker and more.

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Step 1: Add AVCHD MTS video files

Install and launch the AVCHD MTS to Pinnacle Studio Converter and load source clips to it.

AVCHD to Pinnacle Studio

Step 2: Choose output format

Click “Format” bar and choose “HD Video” -> “AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as output, which seems to be the best one due to the great video quality but small size. Of course, MPG, MP4, WMV are also the proper formats for Pinnacle.

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Tip – Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Start Sony AVCHD MTS to Pinnacle Studio conversion

Click the convert button, it will start converting AVCHD MTS for importing to Pinnacle Studio immediately. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted Sony AVCHD MTS files into Pinnacle Studio to do further editing.

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