This article helps you convert Sony HDR PJ810 AVCHD clips to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid.
“I’m having a frustraiting problem trying to import AMA files into my MC 8.4.2. I open a bin, choose LINK TO MEDIA from the File menu, highlight the Sony HDR PJ810 AVCHD file on the drive and click OPEN – and nothing happens. I’ve tried it with endless variations – highlighting the PRIVATE folder, using various plugins, including the AVCHD plugin without luck. I will be endlessly grateful if someone can give me some advice on how to proceed AVCHD in Avid?”
How to smoothly edit MTS videos in Avid is the frequently asked question on editing forums. However, till now, a lot of users still encounter importing&editing problems with AVCHD and Avid. In fact, AVCHD .mts is not a friendly format for Avid. From Avid Media Composer official page you will get the info that DNxHD codec is well for Avid MC on Mac platform. Therefore, the best way to edit Sony HDR PJ810 MTS files with Avid Media Composer natively is to convert Sony PJ810 video to the DNxHD codec with a third party program.
Here Brorsoft MTS Converter Mac is highly recommended to you which not only offers preset output formats for most editing tools, such as FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid, Adobe .etc, but also supplies many output formats for portable devices. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter windows version. Now, download the software and learn how to.
How to Transcode Sony HDR PJ810 MTS to DNxHD for Avid
1. Install and run this Sony HDR-PJ810 Converter on Mac. Drag and drop AVCHD videos to this software.
2. Click format column to choose the output format for Avid/Adobe. Choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format for Avid.
3. Tap convert button to start Sony HDR-PJ810 AVCHD to Avid conversion.