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Transcode/Import Sony HDR-CX260V AVCHD MTS/M2TS to iMovie AIC .mov editing Mac

I recentlt got Sony HDR-CX260V, this camcorder is a great addition to our adventures. It is small and compact enough to fit in the side pocket of my hiking pants. I love it. The 350x DigitalZoom is a little excessive and extremely shakey, but that feature can be turned off. But for the beginners, I think some of them may encounter the following questions:

Question 1: How to browse AVCHD files from camcorder or SD card?

Question 2: How to import 1080/60p AVCHD MTS video files from Sony HDR-CX260V/B to iMoive commpatible editing format?

Want to know the answers? Here comes...

The Answer for Q1:Connect Sony HDR-CX260V/B to your Mac with USB 2.0, or insert your SD Card to Mac. You can browse the .mts files from AVCHD > BDMV > STREAM.

The Answer for Q2: You can get the best Mac AVCHD Converter for iMovie. With the best Mac AVCHD Converter, you can transcode HDR-CX260V/B AVCHD to AIC .mov for iMovie on Mac quickly and easily. Below is the detailed guide.

Step 1: Launch the top MTS to FCP Conerter for Mac and then click the adding button to import your 1080/60p MTS/M2TS files to it.
Tip: If you wanna merge HDR-CX260V/B AVCHD files for iMovie for editing without interruption, you can select the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2: Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu. Move you pointer to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov). The Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) is the compatible format for iMovie. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.

Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 and keep 5.1 channels to keep the best quality for editing HDR-CX260V MTS files in iMovie on Mac.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button; it will convert HDR-CX260V 1080p MTS to AIC .mov for iMovie on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.

After the AVCHD to AIC .mov for iMovie Mac conversion, you are able to get the output files via clicking on “Import” button effortlessly. Now you can easily import and transcode Sony CX260V recordings to iMovie for further editing keeping high quality without any trouble

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