How to Edit Sony Handycam MTS in Adobe Premiere pro

This article simply guides you to convert and edit Sony Handycam MTS in Adobe Premiere pro.

I’ve tried to import video from Sony Handycam into the Adobe Premiere CC video editor and it doesn’t allow me to import them. After searching online, I found a lot of users were in such trouble. I have figured out how to import Sony Handycam MTS to Adobe Premiere pro. Read on the guide and learn how to.

AVCHD file type is a compressed output format which is not ideal for editing in NLE system. To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode Sony Handycam MTS to Premiere Pro natively supported formats (MPG/WMV/MOV are highly recommended). Along with some help from third-party software Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, it can be done effortlessly.

With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony Handycam MTS to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create an Adobe Premiere friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie and more NLE systems for native editing. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter Windows version is your first choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

How to Transcode Sony Handycam to Premiere pro

1: Download, install and run the MTS to Premiere pro Converter, click “Add” icon to load your source AVCHD videos from Sony Handycam.

2: Go to “Format” drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit AVCHD videos in Adobe Premiere, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the suitable one.

Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

3: Tap the convert button under the preview window, the Sony Handycam MTS to Premiere conversion will be finished soon. After conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for editing in Premiere perfectly.

Read More:

How to Edit Sony Handycam MTS to Windows Movie Maker
How to Edit Sony Handycam HXR-NX30U MTS in Pinnacle Studio
How to Import Sony HDR-CX900 MTS to iMovie
How to Open Sony 60P MTS videos in FCP 7/X