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I am a Sony HDR-XR500 user, it produces AVCHD videos for me very well. And it didn't take long for me to find out that I am unable to import Sony XR500V .mts to Premiere Pro CS. I got 'The file has an unsupported compression type' message. With that said, I'm looking for a way to convert XR500 AVCHD files that get created when I upload the video from the camera in order to edit in Premiere.
After many times of tests,I find the MEPG-2 format is favorable by Adobe Premiere Pro. Here comes Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, which is great and professional in converting AVCHD videos from Sony XR500V to MPEG-2 without any loss of quality. In addition, I felt very surprised to find that this MTS Converter is developed with many useful editing functions.
With it, I also can combine several clips into one for easy editing in Premiere Pro. The most important is that it can help me to deinterlace 1080i videos.Plus, this Sony MTS Converter comes with
support for a wide range of video editing software including Sony Vegas, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, etc.
Now please follow the guide to make Sony HDR-XR500V AVCHD easily editable in Adobe Premiere Pro with Pavtube Sony MTS to Premiere Pro Converter.
1. Start up Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as AVCHD to Premiere Pro Converter for Mac. Then click "Add video" or "Add from folder" tab to load source MTS files captured by your Sony XR500V camera.
2. Click on the pull down menu of "Format" to choose "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" or "WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)" format as output format for Premiere Pro from "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas"
3. Click "Convert" button to encode Sony XR500V MTS files to MPEG-2 .mpg for Adobe Premiere on Mac.
4. Click "Open" button to find the converted MPG files and get the files into Premiere Pro for further editing through "File" > "Import..." or "cmd + i".