Summary: In this article, you can learn the best way to convert Sony Cyber-shot RX1 AVCHD MTS to a file that iMovie/FCE can recognize on Mac (Mavericks 10.9 included) with the best MTS to AIC Converter.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Full Frame Compact Digital Camera is the world's first fixed-lens digital camera with a full-frame sensor. This large 35mm Exmor CMOS sensor enables DSLR-quality imaging in a point-and-shoot form factor. In addition to 24MP JPEG or RAW still images, the RX1 will also shoot Full HD 1080p video at 24 or 60fps.
However, what disappoint me is that somehow my iMovie and FCE could not recognize my footage from Sony RX1. Neither of them can open mts files. Did I miss something? Reliable workflow recommended? Any insights?
Yes Sony Cyber-shot RX1 output AVCHD MTS that iMovie/FCE does not accept. Hence you need to convert Sony AVCHD to Apple InterMediate Codec which is specific compatible with iMovie and FCE, this is the best way for you to import and edit Sony HDR-CX230 AVCHD mts files in iMovie and FCE.
Here I suggest you Pavtube Sony MTS to AIC Converter for it’s specific on converting mts/m2ts files. With it, you can transcode Sony AVCHD MTS to AIC, and then you can edit HDR-CX230 AVCHD MTS in iMovie/FCE without rendering. These output formats are specially presetted, so the conversion quality is guaranteed, you can get lossless video conversion with this tool.
Here is step by step guide: Convert Sony Cyber-shot RX1 AVCHD MTS to AIC MOV format for iMovie/FCE.
Step 1. Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. This professional Sony MTS to Mac Converter can help you convert RX1 AVCHD MTS files to rich formats for use on Mac (Mavericks 10.9 included).
Step 2. Install and launch and click "Add file" or "Add from folder" to import MTS footage from RX1 to this converter.
Step 3. Click "Format" bar to choose the output format. If you want to edit Sony Cyber-shot RX1 MTS in iMovie/FCE, please choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov).
Step 4. You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. (Optional)
Step 5. Click convert button to start converting Sony Cyber-shot RX1 AVCHD MTS to AIC MOV for iMovie and FCE editing.
After the Mac MTS to AIC conversion, you can import the converted footages to iMovie or FCE for editing smoothly on Mac.
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