Import Sony Cyber-shot AVCHD to Mac for editing on FCP(X) and iMovie

We are impressed much by the Sony Cyber-shot this year, it seckills many digital camera fans and stimulate then to own one. Take Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V for example, the 16X-optical-zoom Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is feaured with fun extras, including 3D shooting, excellent video quality, in-camera GPS and of course solid shooting performance.

Here we would'talk the most hot Sony Cyber-shot models recording AVCHD shooting and the issue on how to convert the Sony Cyber-shot AVCHD to Mac MOV, MP4, DV etc. For editing on FCP(X) and iMovie'11, iMovie'09, iMovie'08.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9VAVCHD (.MTS); MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4)
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5VMPEG-4 AVCHD
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9AVCHD (.MTS); MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4)
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100VAVCHD (.MTS); MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4)
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10AVCHD / MP4 / MPEG-4 AVC(H.264)

To convert these AVCHD models 1080p or 1080i recording to Mac MOV, MP4, DV, MPEG, we will use Mac Sony Cyber-shot DSC AVCHD Converter which is specially designed to transfer Cyber-shot DSC AVCHD to Mac compatible MOV, MP4, DV, MPEG etc. formats for editing on FCP(X) and iMovie. And the converting progress is easy and quick.


Tutorial of converting Sony Cyber-shot DSC AVCHD to Mac friendly formats (Lion included):

Step One: Import Sony Cyber-shot DSC Video to Mac AVCHD Converter
Firstly, you need to copy your Sony Cyber-shot DSC video to Mac and launch AVCHD Converter for Mac, then click "Add File" to upload your AVCHD MTS files to the program.
input sony cyber shot avchd to program

Step Two: Set Output Video Format for Mac
Click "Profile" to open the Profile drop-up list to select MOV, or MP4, DV, MPEG as output video format for Mac OS.
set mac output format for cyber shot

Step Three: Convert Sony Cyber-shot DSC AVCHD Video to Mac
Click "Start" button to convert Canon AVCHD MTS files for Mac. After conversion finished, you can edit your converted MTS, M2TS files with iMovie(11), FCP(x), FCE, iDVD, etc as you like.


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