Convert Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP

In this article, you will learn how to freely import and edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP 6/7/X.

I have got a 3D camcorder named Sony HDR-TD20 and recorded lots of 3D MTS files. I can edit 3D MTS videos in Avid&Premiere, but the issue was that FCP X refused all 3D MTS files. After searching online, I do find a solution. Keep reading if you are interested in.

If the 3D MTS video files have been copied to the computer, then you need to transcode them to something your editors prefer. HandBrake and MPEG Streamclip should work just fine. However, both tools mentioned were useless to me. To edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP, we need to first convert 3D MTS to Apple ProRes codec which is considered as the best codec for FCP. Finally, I found a perfect tool-Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac to deal with Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos.

Overall, it can help you quickly finish the conversion from 3D MTS to Apple ProRes MOV with original video quality. Besides that, it also offers other 3D outputs like 3D MP4 (Side-by-Side/Top bottom/Anaglyph) 3D MKV, 3D MOV, 3D WMV, 3D AVI presets to meet your different needs. If you are a PC user and wanna get ProRes codec on PC, Brorsoft MTS Converter windows version is your first choice. Now download the program and let’s learn how to do it.

How to Transcode Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS videos in FCP

Step One: Launch the Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS to FCP Converter and click Add button to load your media sources.

Step Two: Click “Format” and move to “Final Cut Pro” to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)” format for Final Cut Pro.

Step Three: Go to “Settings” page to adjust parameters like video codec, file size, video bitrate, frame rate, etc.

Step Four: Tap “Convert” button to start Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS to FCP conversion. In a munute, after conversion, you will get the generated Apple ProRes MOV file under “Open” panel. Now, it’s easy for you to edit Sony HDR-TD20 3D MTS in FCP 6/7/X without any trouble.

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Import and Load Sony 3D MTS videos to iMovie

This article will quickly walk you through how to import Sony 3D MTS videos to iMovie natively supported format AIC MOV for easily editing.

As we all know, 2D AVCHD videos are hardly supported by iMovie, or other NLEs owing to its heavy codec and high compression rate. Although 3DAVCHD is a good video format for recording and playing, it is more complex to import 3D AVCHD footage into iMovie for further editing. Then what’s the best way to import Sony 3D MTS files to iMovie for editing?

The simpliest workflow I found on Google is to use Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac to encode Sony 3D AVCHD to AIC codec for iMovie easily editing. It is the solid tool to help users transcode the Sony/Panasonic/Canon/JVC MTS files on Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra included) with the optimal preset profiles offered for iMovie, Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, FCE and more. Now, download the software and follow the guide below to start Sony 3D MTS to iMovie conversion.

How to Encode Sony 3D MTS files for iMovie

1. Click Add button to load your 3D MTS files to the program. It supports batch conversion. And if want to join MTS clips into one just click the “Merge into one file” box.

2. To convert Sony 3D MTS to iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as the target format.

Tip This smart Sony 3D MTS Converter Mac also allows you to tweak the video, audio settings. Just click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.

3. Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony 3D videos to iMovie on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion process shows 100%, you can smoothly open the converted files in iMovie with smooth workflow.

Useful Tips:

A tool named Stereo3D Toolbox LE also lets you import native 3D stereoscopic footage to the latest version Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro. Get one and have some tests.

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