Sony HDR-CX550V record breathtaking 1920 x 1080 high-definition video and 12-megapixel still images directly to 64GB of embedded Flash memory. An "Exmor R" CMOS sensor provides superior low-light performance, while Optical SteadyShot? image stabilization with Active Mode and 3-way Shake Canceling enables you to capture remarkably smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting.
However, HDR-CX550V users can't import the 1080/60i AVCHD to the editing software like iMovie 08/09/11 without troubles. As a matter of fact, iMovie can not support the direct import of AVCHD (.mts) files form HD camcorder, and even the latest version iMovie 11 still does not support the import of AVCHD (.mts) files from a number of camcorders.So let me gave you the best way to load HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to iMovie for editing without troubles.
You need a CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter first, I think the best CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter is Brorsoft CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter. With which you can convert HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to AIC MOV compatible format with iMovie to import HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to AIC MOV compatible format with iMovie 08/09/11 for editing easily no longer with any trouble.
How to convert/transcode CX550V 1080i to iMovie 08/09/11 with the professional CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter?
1. Free download the best software CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter.
2. System requirement: Mac OS X 10.5 or above
3. iMovie 08/09/11.
Part 1: Copy and transfer HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD files to Mac.
Connect your HDR-CX550V camcorder to Apple computer via USB cable, find the .mts files by following the camera folder AVCHD > BDMV > STREAM. Then copy and transfer the .mts files from camera to the Apple hard drive disk.
Part 2: Convert/Transcode HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to AIC MOV for iMovie 08/09/11.
Step 1: Import HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to the best CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter.
Launch CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter. Click the button for adding to import HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to the best CX550V AVCHD to iMovie Converter.
Tip: If you have multiple MTS/M2TS video files, you can tick the “Merge into one” box to combine the multiple video files into one single file so that you can play these files without interruption.
Step 2: Select an output format for iMovie 08/09/11 and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move you pointer to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov). The Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) is the compatible format for iMovie 08/09/11. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 and choose 5.1 audio channel to keep the best quality for iMovie 08/09/11. While, if you wanna smaller file size but keep high qualtiy, you can set video size as 1440*1080.
Step 4: Start converting your HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to AIC MOV for iMovie 08/09/11
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to AIC MOV for iMovie 08/09/11 on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
Once the HDR-CX550V 1080/60i AVCHD to iMovie 08/09/11 conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for iMovie 08/09/11 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can you can easily import/load HDR-CX550V merged and deinterlaced AIC MOV to iMovie 08/09/11 for editing without any trouble. Afterward, you can freely share your home movie with your friends and families.
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