Transcode/Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC on Mac

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AVCHD MTS/M2TS ia format for High Definition (HD) video (for recording and playback) that uses 3.2″ mini-DVD discs. Data is compressed using a codec based on the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard. AVCHD discs can store video at many different resolutions and frame rates, including 480i at 60fps, 720p at 24, 50, or 60fps, 1080i for 50fps and 60fps, and 1080p at 24fps. AVCHD is produced by HD camcorder like Panasonic HC-X920, AG-AC7, HDC-MDH1, HC-MDH2, HC-V720, HC-V520, Sony HDR-AX2000E, Sony HXR-MC2000U, Sony HDR-CX220, Sony Alpha A6000, Canon HF R40/R42, Canon HF G30, HF R500, Canon XA10, Canon VIXIA mini X, Hitachi DZ-BD10HA, JVC GY-HM70U, GY-HM600, GZ-R70, JVC GY-HM650, etc which are not supported for many video editing software including Avid Media Composer. Many users want to import their AVCHD MTS/M2TS files into Aivd Media Composer for editing and make their own videos on Mac, but Avid is not work well with AVCHD MTS/M2TS format. We must find a solution for this problem.

Is there an easy way to import AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Avid Media Composer on Mac? It’s known to us that Avid supports MOV format. So we just need to convert AVCHD  to MOV for Avid on Mac. UFUSoft Mac AVCHD to Avid Converter will help users to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Avid on Mac. Its friendly interface make conversion more easier. It allows you to convert AVCHD to Avid DNxHD(*.mov) on Mac. Of course, you can convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to other popular video format like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, etc if you need.

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How to Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer?

Step 1: load AVCHD MTS/M2TS files
Once you run the UFUSoft AVCHD MTS/M2TS to DNxHD Converter, click “Add Video” button or “Add from folder” button to load your source AVCHD MTS/M2TS files. When the AVCHD MTS/M2TS files are loaded to the program, you can view the videos from the Preview window. Simply select an item and click the “Play” button. When the video is playing, you are allowed to take snapshoot.

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Step 2. Choose output format for AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Avid conversion
Click on “Format”, and select output format from the drop-down list. Follow “Avid Media Composer” > Avid DHxHD (*.mov)”.

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If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.

Step 4: Start converting AVCHD MTS/M2TS to DNxHD for Avid MC

Click “Convert” button and the Canon/Panasonic/Sony/JVC AVCHD MTS/M2TS files will be converted to DNxHD MOV for Avid  immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for edit in Avid Media Composer perfectly.

Additional Tips:
If you want to edit AVCHD MTS files in Premiere Pro or Vegas Pro, you just need to choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format in the second step. If you’re using a Mac and want to use AVCHD MTS files in Final Cut Pro, please choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output; for AVCHD to iMovie and FCE, select “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”.

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