Sony NEX-FS100U Super 35mm Sensor Camcorder is Sony's first affordable and fully professional large-sensor video camera. Able to shoot full 1080p video in a range of frame rates up to 60p, the FS100 provides the option of recording 28Mbps AVCHD footage onto SD or Memory Stick media, or it can output uncompressed 4:2:2 video (with embedded timecode) and RGB via HDMI 1.4 to an external recording unit. Simultaneous recording to both is also possible when instant backup is called for. There's no stinting on audio, either, as the camera includes not only a shotgun microphone with mount/carrying handle, but dual XLR inputs for recording uncompressed, professional-level sound from an external source.
But its the incompatibility of supplied PMB with Mac makes numerous Mac users frustrated. They are looking for the best solution to make Sony NEX-FS100U generated AVCHD files playable and editbale on Mac iMovie, FCP, FCE and other non-linear editing software. Right, a program named UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the recommended software to convert Sony NEX-FS100U AVCHD files to MOV for iMovie with the least loss of original video quality.
The step-by-step guide below shows you how to convert Sony NEX-FS100U 1080 .mts videos to H.264 .mov for iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load Sony NEX-FS100U full HD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
Use a card reader to copy and transfer the .mts files to iMac hard drive disk, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the fast Mac Sony MTS converter, and click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080 .mts files to the application UI.
Step 2. Choose iMovie compatible MOV format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Sony MTS converter will transcode Sony NEX-FS100U AVCHD to iMovie compatible MOV with H.264 as video codec in HD 1920×1080.
Step 3. Convert Sony NEX-FS100U MTS to MOV for iMovie 8/9/11.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Sony NEX-FS100U 1080 MTS to MOV for iMovie 8/9/11 will start immediately. The converter works great for have a batch of files in the queue for conversion.
Step 4. Load Sony HD videos to iMovie 8/9/11.
After the conversion, you will get excellent results with the output HD MOV videos in iMovie on Mac. Create a project in iMovie and import videos for editing. You can trim video and audio clips, add captions and titles, add narration and transitions, and create scrolling credits for the end of the movie.
If you are Windows users, you can convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS files to other editable and playable video formats with the help of MTS to iMovie 8/9/11 Converter on Windows.
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