Tutorial: Edit Sony Handycam HXR-NX30U MTS in Pinnacle Studio

This article will teach you how to freely import and edit Sony Handycam HXR-NX30U MTS in Pinnacle Studio without any trouble.

I am not a video professional, therefore I choose Pinnacle Studio as an easier tool for me to edit videos. And I was told Pinnacle Studio could support AVCHD files natively. But according to my own tests, Pinncale refused all my Sony HXR-NX30U MTS videos. That’s much fraustrated! After digging on Google, I seemed to find an ultimate solution to locate the issue successfully. If you are still struggling with it, keep reading.

Although, it claims that Pinnacle Studio can support AVCHD files, there are so many limits you are facing like the System Requirements: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.66 gHz or higher required for 1920×1080 AVCHD editing, 2GB system memory required for AVCHD and more. If you can’t meet these requirements, you will get troubles when importing .mts/.m2ts files to Pinnacle Studio for editing. To get Pinnacle Studio working with AVCHD footage beautifully, the best solution is to transcode Sony NX30U MTS to Pinnacle Studio favorable formats like AVI, WMV, etc. Apart from for easy editing, video in these formats comes out in a much smaller size.

Here comes Brorsoft MTS Converter. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode AVCHD footage shot by Canon, JVC, Sony, Panasonic etc. cameras for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Pinnacle Studio 14/15/16/Ultimate, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Studio, Windows Movie Maker and more. If you’re using a Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac version – MTS Converter for Mac, which can help you solve the AVCHD and Mac incompatible issue. Now, download the software and follow the below guide to start conversion.

How to Open Sony HXR-NX30U MTS in Pinnacle Studio

<1>: Download, install and run the MTS to Pinnacle Converter, click “Add” icon to load your source AVCHD videos from Sony HXR-NX30U.

<2>: Go to “Format” bar to select output format. Here we choose “HD Video” -> “AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as output, which seems to be the best one due to the great video quality but small size. Of course, MPG, MP4, WMV are also the proper formats for Pinnacle.

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 HXR-NX30U MTS to Pinnacle Studio conversion will be finished soon. After conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for edit in Pinnacle Studio perfectly.

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