How to Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS Videos to iMovie on Mac?

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AVCHD is an HD video format that uses Advanced Video Coding (AVC) compression (also known as MPEG-4 part 10 or H.264). AVCHD camcorders record on a variety of file-based media, including 80 mm DVDs (also known as miniDVDs), hard disks, and flash memory (such as Secure Digital cards). The AVCHD specification was jointly developed by Sony and Panasonic. AVCHD allows for HD recording (1080i, 1080p, and 720p) and SD recording (480i and 576i). AVCHD records HD video with an aspect ratio of 16:9. SD video can be recorded with either a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio. Well, after having the AVCHD recordings, would you like to edit your AVCHD MTS/M2TS video with a simple way?

In this article, we introduce an easy approach to assist you edit AVCHD video in iMovie straightforward. As we know, iMovie is a single of most broadly utilised video editing software program app sold by Apple Inc and it”s widely used by Mac users. However, iMovie seems not able to import such AVCHD MTS/M2TS files, especially the 1080 60p/50p, 1080 60i/50i videos. For using AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos in iMovie smoothly, you need to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS video to iMovie supported format first. To perform this conversion, you need a professional AVCHD Converter to help you.

Here UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is right what you are looking for. This converter perfectly works as the AVCHD to iMovie Converter that helps you convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to AIC MOV, which is the best format for iMovie to edit with ease. With it, you may also transcode AVCHD to Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. In addition, it might help you change AVCHD to other frequent formats such as AVCHD to MOV, FLV, MP4, AVI, MPG, 3GP and so forth for distinctive customers.

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How to Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos to iMovie supported AIC MOV?

1. Load AVCHD files to the Converter

Install the UFUSoft AVCHD to iMovie Converter, launch it. Drag and drop the AVCHD files to the Converter, you can also go to Add files menu to add AVCHD video clips to the app.

Tip: If you wanna combine AVCHD MTS/M2TS files into one file, you can select all files and click Merge.


2. Select output format

Hit the “Format” bar and select iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(*.mov) as output format on the drop-down menu.



Adjust the video and audio parameters, 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.

3. Convert AVCHD videos to iMovie

When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start AVCHD to AIC .mov conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. After the conversion, start iMovie and click File > Import > Movies to transfer the AVCHD MTS/M2TS movies to iMovie(9/10/11) to edit freely.