Convert and edit AVCHD video with AVID on Mac

We all know that the newest AVID Media Composer 5.5 support to import AVCHD files from camcorder for editing. However, some AVID users also have problem for editing AVCHD as below.

I just recorded some video clips in my Sony HDCAM, they are in AVCHD MTS format, and I want to import these Sony MTS to Avid Media Composer, but when attempting a basic import this error message appears: "The file format is not supported for import." Avid Media Composer didn’t recognize them at all, what’s the matter?

In fact, only some AVCHD files from Sony XDCAM in MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 codec, Panasonic P2 in DV25, DV50, DV 100 can be imported to AVID Composer Media directly. For other camcorder like Panasonic AVCCAM, Panasonic P2, Sony HDCAM, Sony NXCAM, Canon AVCHD, JVC AVCHD or some AVCHD 720p or 1080p, you can't import them to AVID Composer for editing .

For resolving this problem, you only need to convert AVCHD to AVID supported formats on Mac with a AVCHD converting software for editing. The AVCHD Conversion for Mac is a highly recommended AVCHD MTS converting or editing software for Mac users. Its friendly user interface and easy-to-handle tools deserve your praise. If you want to know how to convert AVCHD to AVID for editing on Mac, read the answers below.

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How to convert AVCHD MTS to AVID Media Composer on Mac for editing

Free download AVCHD Converter for Mac, install and run. If you are Windows users, try AVCHD Converter.

Step 1: After running the software, you can click the "Add File" button to batch add the AVCHD files from your Mac hard disc to the software.


Step 2: Then click "Profile" and choose AVID supported MOV, MP4, etc as output format.

Output Setting for AVID

Step3: At last click "Start" button to start conversion. After that, you can import Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC AVCHD video to AVID Media Composer for editing.

Maybe you also like to read the guide for converting AVCHD to MP4 Mac, convert MTS to Prores on Mac for editing AVCHD to Final Cut Pro.

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