iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application which allows Mac, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPad 2 and iPhone 4 users to edit their own home movies. As a popular and free editing tool, iMovie is popular used by Mac users to edit their video clips, add titles, add music and adjust effects including basic color correction and video enhancement tools, and transitions such as fade-in, fade-out, and slides.
MTS is a High-definition MPEG Transport Stream video format, commonly called “AVCHD”, created by Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Canon and other HD camcorders. MTS is file extensions for the same AVCHD and support 720p and 1080i HD video formats.
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Well, my friend and I are working on a project for video class. She says she plugs the camera into the mac, opens up iMovie ’08, and then iMovie “unexpectedly quits.” I had a look at the camera, and there are these .MTS files that do not open up. Can someone help us import our footage? What can we do to keep iMovie from quitting?”
Importing and converting MTS to iMovie failed just like above is always annoy Mac users. Imovie is a great tool to organize,edit and share clips from camcorders and videos on your Mac. However you can’t import mts files to imovie directly. The main reason is that imovie can’t recognized the mts files. But how to edit MTS files with iMovie on Mac is still a trouble for many Mac users.
In order to import mts to imovie successfully, The first step what you should do is convert mts to the format which imovie support.
Doremisoft video Converter for Mac is designed for you to convert M2TS, MTS files to iMovie MP4, and allow you to transfer AVCHD M2TS, MTS to MOV mac, M4V, AVI, MPEG-4, 3GP, FLV etc. Then you can import MTS to iMovie on Mac OS for editing.
Quick Guide of Convert/Import MTS, M2TS Files to iMovie MP4, DV:
Step 1: Add MTS videos
Click the “Add File” button to browse your Mac hard disc and select the MTS videos you want to edit in iMovie.
Step 2: Select an iMovie video format as the output format
On the lower part of the interface, you can find the Profile field. Click the Arrow to the very right of the Profile field to open the Profile down-up list. From the opened list, move your mouse cursor to iMovie, and select an iMovie video format you prefer from the iMovie profiles.
Step 3: Convert MTS to iMovie
Click on the green Start button on the lower part of the application window to start the conversion of MTS to iMovie.