Best workflow of MTS videos in Lightworks

Need help of importing and editing MTS videos in Lightworks? This article will teach you how to freely open MTS files in Lightworks.

Did you ever meet such issues while importing MTS videos to Lightworks:

” Lightworks 11.5 crashes on import .MTS files”

“Problems Importing .MTS Files into Lightworks Pro”

“MTS files don’t play smoothly in Lightworks”

“Audio sync problem in source MTS files in Lightworks”

Lightworks is one of the fastest growing and most popular video editors on the market. It supports various video and audio formats, both on the import and export sides. Of course, MTS format is on the list. However, a lot of users still encountered issues mentioned above. In this article, I will offer you a simple workflow of MTS to Lightworks.

The easy workaround to get MTS files into Lightworks for smooth editing is to transcode MTS to Lightworks more editing-friendly formats. To get the job done, Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac is recommended. With it, you can transcode AVCHD MTS, M2TS, M2T files to Lightworks editable H.264 MP4 video without quality loss. Besides Lightworks, the program can also encode MTS file format to Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere, etc. for post video editing workflow. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter[/b] windows version. Now, download the software and follow the tutorial below to start conversion.

How to Convert MTS to H.264 for Lightworks

STEP 1: You need to install and run the smart Mac MTS Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it.

STEP 2: Click Format to choose “Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)” profile as the output format in the drop-down menu. Moreover, the Mac program has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. If necessary, click Edit icon to do some simple editing.

*For FCP 6/7/X, just choose “Apple PreRes 422” from “Final Cut Pro” category.
*For Avid MC, just choose “Avid Studio > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)”
*For FCE/iMovie, just choose “Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”

2. If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the “Settings” button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

STEP 3: Once you have all the required settings, you can click on the Convert button to automatically start the MTS to Lightworks conversion.

After the conversion, click “Open” to locate the result videos and then launch Lightworks to import them. Now you can start fun away with editing MTS video in Lightworks without problems.

Read More:

How to Convert AVCHD .mts videos to ProRes for FCP
How to Edit MTS videos in VirtualDub
How to Import MTS to Windows Movie Maker
How to Use MTS videos in Sony Movie Studio

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