Sony AVCHD to Movie Maker-Convert/Import HDR-CX100/SR1 MTS files into Windows Movie Maker
[Summary]Here it shows you the way to import and edit Sony HDR-CX11E/CX155/CX-150 AVCHD MTS footages in Windows Movie Maker by transcoding Sony AVCHD to WMV for Movie Maker.
Windows Movie Maker is the free video editing software installed on a PC using Microsoft Windows OS. However, probably because of the copyright issues, Windows Movie Maker only provides supports for a relative small range of formats. Unfortunately, the most popular AVCHD MTS/M2TS footages captured by Sony HDR-CX100,HDR-SR1 are out of the range. In order to help those who wanna import Sony AVCHD MTS files into Windows Movie Maker for further editing, below, I will throw a quick tutorial up.
Since the Windows Movie Maker can not natively support the AVCHD footage, you may have to transcode Sony AVCHD footages for Windows Movie Maker. Along with some help from a 3rd-party tool.
If you looking for a solution about editing the Sony HDR-CX100/SR1 MTS/M2TS footage in Windows Movie Maker, check out Pavtube's AVCHD Converter for Movie Maker, entitled MTS/M2TS Converter which is able to convert M2TS/MTS AVCHD to WMV for Windows Movie Maker Editing. Generally, the Sony AVCHD Converter can help you convert MTS to AVI, convert M2TS to WMV, convert MTS to MP4, and convert 3D MTS to any file format with excellent audio and image quality for using in video editing software, including Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid, Magix Movie Edit Pro, Windows Movie Maker etc. Below, I will share you the way to convert HDR-CX100/SR1 AVCHD to WMV format for Windows Movie Maker editing.
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Guide: How to Import and edit Sony AVCHD MTS/M2TS files in Winows Movie Maker
Step 1. Free download the excellent Sony MTS to Movie Maker Converter, and import MTS/M2TS AVCHD footages from HDR-CX11E/CX155/CX-15 to the program.
Step 2. Click format bar to choose format for use in Windows Movie Maker, here I recommend you choose Adobe Premiere -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv).
Tips: You can also click "settings" to adjust the resolution, bitrate, codec and other parameters before you encode Sony MTS/M2TS files for Movie Maker.
Step 3. Click "convert" button to start transcoding Sony MTS/M2TS AVCHD to WMV for Windows Movie Maker.
So there you have it. Once the conversion completes, you can successfully load Sony HDR-CX100/SR1 AVCHD MTS footages into Windows Movie Maker for further editing.
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