How to get .MTS video from Sony CX700V into Adobe Premiere and After Effects CS6

Summary: If you have issues with importing Sony CX700V AVCHD to Adobe Premiere and After Effects CS6, just follow this article to solve. Here I will outline how to convert Sony AVCHD MTS footage to Premiere/AE CS6 compatible format for editing on Mac.

Sony introduces a new flash memory-based Full HD camcorder, the Handycam HDR-CX700V with 96GB storage which is enough for storing up to 40 hours of HD LP video footage. The CX700 features 6.65 Megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor for capturing 1920×1080 Full HD 60p/24p video and 12 Megapixel still images. It includes CinemaTone technology to deepen the color and recreate film-like color tones.


However, for many Adobe users, they will find it it not so easy as they thought to import Sony CX700V mts files into Adobe Premiere and After Effects CS6. According to our experience and other user's feedback, their Premiere Pro and AE CS6 still can't support Sony AVCHD well. Due to the video codec problem, they can not smoothy import .MTS from Sony CX700V to Adobe Premiere and After Effects CS6. To help these people out, I've tried every means to look for a really effective way. Accordingly, hereby I can wait to share this good news with you. This article will focus on this problem…

The best solution I found is to convert Sony 1080/60p mts to Premiere/AE CS6 compatible .MOV format first. In this case, you need to use a 3rd party convert to Sony 1080/60p .mts files into mov which is full suppported by Premiere/AE CS6. Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the one I choose. Easy convert AVCHD .mts from Sony CX700V MTS to mov files, which will fast import into Premiere Pro for editing. As for video quality, at least I cannot distinguish any loss by naked eyes.

Steps to transcode Sony CX700V MTS for Adobe Premiere/After Effects CS6

1. Free download Pavtube Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac. Install and launch. Click "Add" or "Add from folder" to import your .mts files from Sony CX700V.


2.Click format bar to choose the output format, you can click and choose "MOV (AVC) (*.mov)" as output format under Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas catalogue for editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects CS6.


3.You can click settings button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc.

4.Click convert button to start to convert Sony CX700V MTS files to Adobe Premiere/AE CS6 editable format, just follow the steps above and have a try.

After converting, you can freely import the converted video files into Adobe Premiere/After Effects. Just start up, follow File > Import > File…

In this way, you can easily and fast ingest your Sony CX700V MTS videos in Adobe Premiere/After Effects CS6 on Mac smoothly with no issues.

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