Workflow to import MTS to Davinci Resolve 12

Trying to edit MTS files in Davinci Resolve 12 but get video only? This article will tell you how to open AVCHD .mts videos in Davinci Resolve smoothly without issue.

MTS files No Audio in Davinci Resolve
“Hi folks, I’m trying to import Sony MTS into resolve 12.5. However, I only get the video information, audio was not imported. How can be this? Do you have any solution?”


“I got a new camera this week and have started shooting some video with it. When I imported the MTS files into Resolve 12 they had no audio (no audio track in editor and no note in the thumbnail either). I was a bit surprised by this, so I started looking around. I found many topics talking about it not being supported, but I have not get any effective solution.”

As far as I know, Resolve 12 doesn’t support AC-3 audio. It also doesn’t support .mts video (or H.264 generally) very well. You’ll need to transcode your files to ProRes or DNxHR with a third party program. Brorsoft MTS Converter for Macwill help you save you time and headaches in the long run.

With it, you can deal with MTS videos for editing in NLEs with optimized codecs including DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve/Avid, Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, MPEG-2 for Premiere and more. If you are a PC user and eager to import MTS files to DaVinci Resolve 12, pls turn to Brorsoft MTS Converter Windows version. Now, download the software on computer and let’s start conversion.

Guide: Edit MTS footage in Davinci Resolve 12

A: Drag and drop MTS videos to this software. Or you can click “Add” button to import your MTS videos to the program.

B: Click format column to Choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format for DaVinci Resolve 12.

C: Tap convert button to start transcoding MTS to DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve 12.

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