To import and edit the AVCHD files from Sony Alpha a6300 in Camtasia Studio 8/7/6 smoothly, the easy workaround is to transcode the Sony a6300 AVCHD to Camtasia editing-friendly codec- MP4. Here is how!
You may have got the Sony A6300 and used it recorded some 1080p videos, after recording videos, most users will need to edit the footages with Camtasia Studio on Mac, but it is not so easy to import Sony A6300 footage to FCP X for editing, there are a few Sony A6300 users have found that the Camtasia can’t import or support Sony a6300 recorded 1080p AVCHD files, the Camtasia 8/7/6 can’t support these files for editing natively.
In this case, many Sony a6300 users are looking for the way to import Sony A6300 files to Camtasia. As we know, Camtasia Studio can’t support Sony A6300 videos because of the video format issue, if we convert Sony A6300 files to Camtasia native supported format then the problem will be solved. From Camtasia product page you will find that MP4 is the native codec of Camtasia, so in order to import Sony a6300 AVCHD to Camtasia Studio and edit smoothly, we just need to convert Sony a6300 AVCHD to Camtasia MP4 format.
Among so much software on the market, it is strongly suggested using Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. I tried the trial and it worked so I bought it right away I have no complain, the program works fine in 60p .mts to .mpg conversion for editing in Camtasia Studio. Plus, it provides optimal presets like ProRes for FCP, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid MC on Mac OS X. Moreover, it allows you to do simple editing to the videos such as cropping, altering video dimension, adding special effect, and adjusting video or audio parameters like Video Resolution/Frame Rate or Audio Sample Rate freely as you like. It has never disappointed any users in due to its splendid performance and easy-to-use operation which goes as below:
(P.S. If you only want to deal with AVCHD MTS footages on Windows Editors: Camtasia Studio, Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Windows Movie Maker and Pinnacle Studio, etc, just try Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.)
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Converting Sony a6300 AVCHD for Editing in Camtasia Studio
Step 1: Load source files
Launch the MTS/M2TS Converter. Click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your MTS or M2TS videos. If you would like to join MTS files together, just select these files and check the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2: Choose Camtasia Studio supported format
Click Format bar and choose H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4), H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4), or H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4) from "Common Video", which can be recognized by Camtasia.
Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.
Step 3: Starting converting MTS/M2TS files
After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the AVCHD video to MP4 conversion on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing Son A6300 AVCHD video in Camtasia Studio 8/7/6 with light speed.
The versatile MTS to Camtasia Studio converter is not only designed for converting MTS files for Camtasia. It is also professional in making AVCHD files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects, Magix Movie Editor Pro, Pinnacle Studio, CyberLink PowerDirector, etc to meet your different needs.
If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column"to get your solutions.
Of course, if you need to get more import or output options, you also can choose Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows, it can support nearly all popular video and audio formats and also has the advantages like MTS Converter for Mac and Wins.
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