AVCHD Avid Solution-Edit AVCHD videos in Avid without AMA plugin

Looking for the best way to import AVCHD .mts files in to Avid MC without plugin? This article will teach you how to edit AVCHD .mts files in to Avid MC without AMA freely.

As we all know, Avid Media Composer has already added the MTS format support, but AMA plug-in is needed. However, users still meet troubles while transferring MTS video files into Avid for further editing. That’s the reason why users are searching online to seek the best workflow of AVCHD and Avid:

“hi, I am using avid media composer on windows os 7. i need the Best Workflow of AVCHD files recorded from Sony edited in avid and the output format should be in “HD” Television broadcasting standards.
2. Best and cost if necessary, way to import AVCHD .mts files into Avid MC immediately Please. Thanks”

Here we offer you a simple but fluent workaround on editing AVCHD videos in Avid without plugin (AMA).

Try the easy-to-use yet professional app called Brorosft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac which can be used as a AVCHD MTS to Avid Converter under macOS Sierra. It is clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode MTS to DNxHD MOV for Avid, Apple ProRes for Premiere/Vegas, MPEG-2 for Premiere .etc. If you running a PC, please turn to the alternative Windows version – MTS Converter. Below is how.

How to Transcode AVCHD videos to DNxHD for Avid

Step One: Set up the MTS/M2TS Converter on your Mac. Click the “Add” button on to load your MTS or M2TS videos.

Step Two: Choose “Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output format under “Format-Avid Media Composer” category.


You are allowed to adjust audio and video parameters including codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel before conversion.

Tap the convert button, the MTS to Avid converter will start encoding .mts/m2ts for importing to Avid Media Composer immediately.

Once the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the output files effortlessly, and now you are ready to import and edit MTS/M2TS files with Avid Media Composer 7/6/5/4 without any issue.

Read More:
How to Open MTS files in Sony Movie Studio
How to Transfer MTS to Windows Movie Maker
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