iMovie'11 (Version 9.0) was released on October 20, 2010 as part of the iLife'11 package. It has the ability to make trailers for home movies, more control over audio, instant replay and flash and hold effects, facial recognition, news themes, and the ability to watch the video on a Mac, iPad, iPhone/iPod touch, or Apple TV, as well as sharing on Facebook and YouTube. It now supports the AVCHD Lite format.
iMovie comes with every new Mac (OS X). Now it is upgraded to iMove'11 and is a part of iLife'11 package. Apple iMovie'11 is an excellent (and free) video editor for the Mac platform, with many advanced features and add-onsand plug-in support. Unfortunately, the software is only free if you buy a new MAC system.
iMovie imports video footage to the Mac using either the FireWire interface on most MiniDV format digital video cameras or the computer's USB port. It can also import video and photo files from a hard drive. From there, the user can edit the photos and video clips and add titles, music, and effects, including basic color correction and video enhancement tools and transitions such as fades and slides.
iMovie supported video formats are very limited to MP4, MOV and M4V. If you want to edit videos in other formats in iMovie, you can use a Mac Video Converter to convert the videos first.
There are many video converter on the internet, Doremisoft video converter for mac can help you convert any video format like AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG, YouTube(FLV), QuickTime(MOV), MKV, MOD, TOD, ASF, H.264/AVC, 3GP, 3G2, AVCHD/M2TS/MTS/TS/TRP/TS, etc. to any video format you like. So with a video converter and iMovie you can Do lots of things like edit panasonic mod files in imovie, import mpg to imovie, import avi to imovie, convert mxf to mov for imovie, and so on.
You can follow the steps to convert mts to imovie:
1. Click the "Add File" button to browse your Mac hard disc and select the AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos you want to edit in iMovie.
2. Click on the dropdown menu of "Profile", and then follow "iMovie video" > "iMovie MPEG-4 Movie File".
3. Hit "Start" button to start converting AVCHD to MOV Mac.
After covnerted, you can transfer sony handycam to mac imovie, because sony handycam record mts file.