Convert Sony A99 MTS files for Editing in Avid/Adobe Premiere/Pinnacle/After Effects
Looking for an easy and direct way to import and edit Sony A99 MTS clips in Avid/Adobe Premiere/Pinnacle/After Effects, you may wish to read this post. Learn details now.
Although Sony and different popular NLEs including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, After Effects have try their best to get AVCHD MTS files compatible, MTS is still not an editable format anyhow. That means if you want to edit MTS clips from Sony a99 in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, After Effects smoothly, you'd better transcode AVCHD MTS to a more edit-friendly format like MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.
Here Brorsoft Sony MTS Converter Mac is the recommended utility to fulfill the task. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode AVCHD MTS footage shot from Sony A99 for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems(NLE), including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. If you are working on Windows(Windows 10 included), please turn to Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter. (or get Brorsoft MTS Converter Windows + MXF Converter Windows Bundle Sales Tool, buy one get one free) Download the program now to start the conversion.
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Guide: How to Convert Sony A99 MTS clips to DNxHD/MPG/AIV for Avid/Adobe Premiere/Pinnacle/After Effects
Step 1: Set up the Converter on Mac and run it. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your Sony A99 AVCHD recordings.
If necessary, you can click the button "Merge into one" to combine several videos to one file.
Step 2: Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format.
For Avid Media Composer, Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) is a suitable output format.
For Adobe Premiere/After Effects, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the compatible video format for two editing tools.
For Pinnacle, "HD Video" -> "AVI HD Video (*.avi)" is the best choice. You also can have a try to convert the videos to WMV.
Step 3: Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding Sony A99 to Avid/Adobe Premiere/Pinnacle/After Effects. You can check the conversion process at any time.
1. Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion .
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