Import Sony SR10E AVCHD MTS video to Avid Media Composer

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Description: This guide points out how to transcode Sony HDR-SR10E to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer users; follow it you will get your Sony AVCHD footages working in common NLE programs easily.

HDR-SR10E is one of Sony entry-level Handy Cam series with high video quality and high definition, as well as Face Detection and Super SteadyShot for automatically beautiful pictures.It records 1080i HD videos in AVCHD file structure with extension of .mts, and the integrated 40 GB hard disk drive enables you keep lots of compressed mts files at them same time; around 290 minutes of recording time at full 1920x1080 resolution.

For most mac users, people like to edit their footages on mac native NLE programs such as FCP, iMovie as well as Avid Media Composer; but when it comes to Sony HDR-SR10E, you have to work with the AVCHD MTS videos firstly—transcode HSR-SR10E MTS foootage to Adobe Media Composer compatible codec for further editing. Try this Sony MTS to Avid Converter, you can easily accomplish this within a few clicks.

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How to convert Sony HDR-SR10E AVCHD MTS to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer on Mac

Step 1. Connect your Sony HDR-SR10E to mac; get this AVCHD MTS/M2TS Converter installed, launch it and click the top left two icons to load individual videos or the entire folder.

Step 2. Click "Format", choose Avid Media Composer>Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as the best video codec for AMC.

You can choose to fix the presets by clicking Settings; video size, bitrate, frame rate, all included here.

Step 3. Click the red circle at right bottom to start converting Sony HDR-SR10E MTS to DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer. Wait for a while or check “start streaming server after conversion”, you can edit the converted video in Avid Media Composer smoothly.


1. Click here to learn how to load the converted DNxHD video to Avid Media Composer on Mac.

2. More guides can be found here about how to work with videos from different model of Sony cameras.

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Source: Tricks for Editing Sony HDR-SR10E mts files in Avid MC
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