iMovie MTS Solution: How to Convert MTS to iMovie (iMovie 11included)
iMovie is a good software to edit video clips from camcorder or camera on your Mac(Mountain Lion included) and it comes with the ability to stabilize shaky clips exported from your camera or camcorder. But if you are an experienced iMovie user, you may learn that it is not so easy to import MTS into iMovie. iMovie ought to accept most of the popular HD cameras or camcorders, such as Panasonic HDC-HS30, Canon VIXIA HF200, which capture videos in M2TS/MTS format, but sometimes you may get errors from iMovie when importing MTS/M2TS to iMovie.
For many Mac users, they sometimes may come across difficulty when importing M2TS/MTS video files to iMovie, especially when importing some raw MTS video files though they have followed the step-by-step instructions from iMovie. Their camcorders just cannot be recognized at all. For this case, you can convert MTS to iMovie by using a professional MTS iMovie application: Video Converter for Mac, which will accomplish the conversion easily, with ultra fast speed and loss-less video quality. Here is a step-by-step tutorial for your to figure out your MTS/M2TS iMovie problem:
Note: You are able to refer to Apple's list of supported camcorders to collect more supported HD cameras.
How to Convert MTS/M2TS to iMovie on Mac OS X
Download and Launch MTS to iMovie Converter for Mac
Download the MTS to iMovie converter for Mac and follow up instructions to finish installation, then launch the program.
Import MTS Files to the Program
Click "Media Browser" button on the top right corner to show media files, then drag and drop M2TS/MTS files you want to this MTS to iMovie converter. Or go to File>Load Media Files to select MTS files from your local folder. This MTS iMovie Mac converter supports batch conversion, so you can import multiple MTS files at a time.
Select "iMovie" as Output
On the main interface, go to format tray of the iMovie MTS converter and select "Editing" tab, then click the "iMovie" icon to set it as output. The proper Frame Rate, Bit Rate, Resolution and other settings will be set by default and keep original quality of your video. You are able to import the output video to iMovie 08/iMovie 09/iMovie 11/iMovie HD on Mac Lion, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, etc.
Note: If you only would like to edit certain segment of your MTS video, you are able to trim the video with this program. Of course, if you need to combine several files, check the "Merge" on the main interface of the app. Some other features, say changing video effect, cropping black borders, adjusting video effect are available too. Detailed guide: Video Converter for Mac User Guide.
Start to Convert MTS/M2TS to iMovie on Mac
Last, click the "Convert" button to start MTS/M2TS to iMovie conversion. That's all you are required to do. In fact, this video converter can help you do more.
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This powerful MTS to iMovie Mac Video Converter supports automatically turn off your Mac when the conversion is finished, so you don't have to wait around when processing the conversion. Just set "After conversion shut down my computer". Now, the converted MTS files can be imported to iMovie for editing, organizing, or sharing successfully.
Also see the video tutorial below: