AVCHD to VLC Converter,Play Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD MTS files in VLC

Posted by admin on August 11, 2014 under Sony AVCHD, VLC | Comments are off for this article

The Sony HXR-NX5U camcorder is the first product of the Sony NXCAM generation, and a category of tapeless memory camcorder, providing an ideal balance of power and performance in the digital age. Utilizing the revolutionary AVCHD format, this camcorder offers long duration recording – with dual memory slots – on affordable consumer memory cards. As it facilitates a totally IT-based workflow, the HXR-NX5U has the potential to profoundly change the way content is created. In any format, breathtaking picture quality is assured with proven features such as a state-of-the-art G Lens and three Exmor CMOS sensors with a ClearVid array.

I have a Sony HXR-NX5U video camera which generates 1080/60p AVCHD MTS files that just can’t get them to play in my PC and also Mac computer. I’ve tried to read the files with VLC but this program only displays a gray image (the sound works well has expected) and VLC crashes after a few second. It was just so frustrating trying to figure out how to enjoy a smooth playback of Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD MTS files on VLC. Finally, after hours of searching on the Internet, I find this excellent way to convert Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD MTS files to HD WMV, HD MOV or HD MP4, HD MPG, etc video without any quality loss! It does what it says on the tin and has a wonderful performance towards big files (one of my files is 12+GB). I know when I try to find a way to play Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD MTS files in VLC that many people out there have the same problem as I did, so I’d like to share with you guys this marvelous AVCHD MTS/M2TS to VLC Converter.

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Step1: Import or drag & drop Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD 2.0 MTS/M2TS
Click “add video” or “add folder” to load Sony NX5U AVCHD 2.0 MTS/M2TS files. You can also drag & drop directly. This program supports batch conversion and it’s easy for you to convert several MTS files at one time. You are allowed to select all files and click Merge, then you can join HXR-NX5U AVCHD 2.0 clips into one big file. Meanwhile it’s possible to split big AVCHD file into smaller ones.

Step 2: Click the format bar and select “HD Video -> H.264 HD Video (*.mov)” for VLC
Click Format bar to choose output format and you can choose MP4, WMV, MPG, AVI, MKV or other common formats that VLC prefers. Here I choose H.264 HD Video (*.mov), the Apple’s QuickTime Video with HD Standards, which is supported by Mac Players well. You can also directly enter video format you want in the search bar, even faster.

Step3: Set audio and video profile
To better play Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD in VLC, You can click the “Settings” button to adjust output profile settings. Here your can adjust bitrates, encode, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, sample rate, channels, etc.

You are also allowed to do initial editing via “Trim”, “Crop” or “Effect” in the main interface. The supported video editing operations are: trimming, cropping, appending artistic visual effects, adding watermarks and load subtitles to the videos.

Step4: Convert Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD 2.0 footage to VLC
Click “Conversion” icon, The HXR-NX5U AVCHD 2.0 MTS to VLC Converter will convert AVCHD 2.0 MTS to MOV at ultrafast speed. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export MOV easily. Then, you can easily play converted Sony HXR-NX5U AVCHD 2.0 files in VLC Media Player.

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