Summary: This article will quickly walk you through how to import Sony TD10 3D MTS video iMovie/FCE natively supported format for easily editing.
Sony HDR-TD10 camcorder allows you to easily switch between recording in 3D and 2D,1920x1080 Full HD 60p/24p recording. With the Feast of the Epiphany, marking the end of the 12 Days of Christmas and the new season of Epiphany, you may shoot 3D AVCHD video in .mts or .m2ts format with TD10 to record the event of piphany winter swimming, however,you will find the 3D AVCHD is not easy to use on Mac as it's not well supported by many editing software, such as the iMovie and FCE.
Well, most of us found that it is difficult to play and edit Sony Handycam HDR-TD10 3D AVCHD videos with iMovie, FCE on Mac. That’s mainly due to its high rate compression and special codec. In order to make the AVCHD videos from Sony TD10 3D mts compatible with iMovie/FCE, the easy workaround is to convert 3D MTS files to 2D AIC .mov or 3D H.264 MOV format. The following guide tells you the easy way to transcode Sony TD10 to iMovie/FCE native format for editing.
Convert Sony TD10 mts footage to 2D/3D MOV for iMovie/FCE
1. Free Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Overall, this 3D MTS Converter for Mac is a yet professional Mac 3D MTS to iMovie/FCE Converter tool which can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express and more. Becides, you can also transcode 3D mts file to 3D MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI video for playback and editing on Mac with it.
2. Install and run this 3D MTS to iMovie/FCE Converter. Click "Add Video" to load the .mts files from Sony TD10 to the Mac Converter.
3. Click format column to choose the output format for iMovie. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)", it's the best format for iMovie and Final Cut Express- to import Sony TD10 3D MTS to iMovie/FCE.
If you want to output 3D video, you can also chooce “MOV Side-by-Side 3D Video/MOV Anaglyph 3D Video/MOV Top-Bottom 3D Video (*.mov)” format from “3D Video” option, this H.264 MOV format is supported by iMovie/FCE.
4. You can click "settings" button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate. (Optional)
5. Click convert button to start.
The Mac 3D MTS to MOV Converter will convert Sony Handycam HDR-TD10 MTS footage to 2D/3D MOV for iMovie/FCE quickly. After conversion, you can successfully work with Sony TD10 3D AVCHD MTS video in iMovie/FCE as you want.
If you want to burn your 3D MTS files from Sony TD10 to DVD on Mac, try Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac which is a useful tool to help you burn any kind of video sources to playable DVD on Mac.
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