Unlike digital cameras, which record images in a single file format (the JPEG), digital camcorders record video in a number of different file formats. Understanding these various formats is important because they impact how easy the video is to work with on a computer, how large the files will be and the quality of the video they record.
So what kind of your camcorder video file format?
If your camcorder is AVCHD comcorder, and you may meet some problem when you import them into iMovie, FCP. What can you do? Convert them to Mac-friendly format like MOV or MP4, for which has better compatibility with iMovie, FCP. In this way, you can smoothly edit the footage. Doremisoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is such a powerful program that can convert M2TS, MTS, etc videos to most popular formats, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, 3GP, FLV, MPEG-4, MP3, etc., also can edit the HD M2TS on Mac as well. It makes it easily to upload M2TS footages to YouTube, edit it in iMovie or FCP, enjoy shootings on iPad, iTouch, Creative ZEN and other portable players as well.
Let’s have a look at how to Convert Sony DCR to Mac:
Step1: Add Sony DCR Video on Mac
Click “Add File” to upload your chosen Sony DCR video to AVCHD Converter for Mac after you launched it.
Step2: Set Output Video Format
Click “Profile” to open the Profile drop-up list to select MOV, or MP4 as output video format for Mac OS, Quicktime, iMovie, FCP, FCE, etc.
Step3: Convert Sony DCR Video to Mac
Press the “Start” button to convert Sony DCR SD video or AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to Mac.
After conversion finished, just import the generated file into iMovie and begin your movie making.
AVCHD Converter for Mac, fast AVCHD camcorder video software, designed for converting Sony, Panasonic, Canon and JVC high definition consumer cameras’ video (.mts or .m2ts file extension) to the papular video player supported formats, such as MP4, MOV, AVI, 3GP, FLV, etc. This AVCHD tool converts HD files with high quality for playing mts movies on Mac applicatons, like the most useful editing program iMovie, Final Cut Express/Pinal Cut Pro, the common media player QuickTime. Then you can enjoy your masterpieces shot by AVCHD cameras on your portable devices, including iPhone 4S, Kindle Fire, Motorola Xoom, HTC Sensation, HTC Thunderbolt, Apple TV, iPod, PSP, GPhone, Walkman, Zune, Creative Zen, Palm and more.
In addition, AVCHD Video Converter can extract audio to MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, AC3, FLAC, MP2, MKA, AMR and convert video to picture by capturing wonderful image from AVCHD video to JPG, PNG, GIF or BMP because it supports snapshot in preview process. Just take snapshots at will for your favourite moment.