Open Sony NEX-VG20 MTS videos in Premiere

This article teaches you how to import and edit Sony NEX-VG20 MTS videos in Premiere. Keep reading.

“I know it is a frequently asked question in this Premiere forum. However, I tried everything workflow recommended in this forum, but failed. Do you have a simple Sony NEX-VG20 MTS in Premiere workflow for me? Thanks for any help!”

Some solutions for you:

Solution One:

Rename the .mts files to .mpg. This way is not recommended frequently since it will do harm to the raw files.

Solution Two:

In fact, there is a simpliest workflow for you-use Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac to encode Sony NEX-VG20 AVCHD to MPEG-2 for Premiere easily editing. It is the solid tool to help users transcode the Sony Handycam MTS files on Mac OS X(macOS 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. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter. Now, download the software and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Edit Sony NEX-VG20 MTS videos in Premiere

One: Once run the Mac MTS to Premiere Pro Converter, you can click “Add Video” button (or “Add from folder”) to load AVCHD MTS source files from Sony NEX-VG20.

Two: Click “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.

Tips – Adjust audio and video settings

The Mac MTS Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before transcoding AVCHD files to MPEG-2. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

Three: Click the “Convert” button to start transcoding Sony NEX-VG20 MTS to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import to import converted MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing.

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