Summary: With this guide, you can smoothly import and edit Sony NEX-VG20 50p/60p AVCHD 2.0 footage in Adobe Premiere Pro by transcoding Sony VG20 .mts to Premiere Pro most compatible MPEG-2 or MOV video.
How to successfully import 1080p@50fps/60fps AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips to Adobe Premiere Pro? By searching, we can know many users want to know the solid answer. If you have got one AVCHD camcorder Sony NEX-VG20, you are likely have recorded some 60p (50p for PAL) MTS footages with it. While, it’s a pity you may find that you can't import raw Sony 60p/50p AVCHD to Premiere Pro for smooth editing. That’s because 1080 50p and 60p are not standard video formats, they are unsupported by many NLE apps including iMovie, FCE and Premiere Pro. So we have to change the Sony NEX-VG201080 60p 50p MTS first.
As we know, MPEG-2 or MOV is the best editable format for Adobe Premiere Pro, so we can convert 1080 50p/60p MTS to Premiere Pro best format in 25p/30p for editing on Mac OS X. Here Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is highly recommended.
It enables you to quickly and easily transcode any AVCHD clip to MPEG-2 or MOV video with least image quality loss. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, AIC .mov for iMovie/FCE, ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, MTS Converter is the alternative choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
Convert Sony NEX-VG20 Full HD 50p/60p files to Adobe Premiere Pro
Step 1: Add MTS video files
Install and launch the Sony mts converter for Mac and load source video clips to it.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click “Format" pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip - Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings" button and enter “Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start AVCHD video conversion
Click “Convert" button to start encoding Sony NEX-VG20 AVCHD .mts/.m2ts to MPG/MOV/WMV for importing to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6 on Mac.
When the conversion task is finished, click “Open" button to get the exported files and then import the converted Sony 60p AVCHD files into Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing.
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