Sony CX100 to iMovie - Import and Convert Sony HDR-CX100E AVCHD to AIC MOV for iMovie

How to bring Sony HDR-CX100E AVCHD footage into iMovie? Read this post to discover an easy way to import and edit Sony CX100 AVCHD footage in iMovie with OS X.

The Handycam HDR-CX100 is the first of Sony's AVCHD models to head down the budget path.With dimensions of 2.3 inches by 2.4 inches by 4.5 inches and weighing 11.7 ounces with battery and Memory Stick Duo, the CX100 certainly qualifies as compact for its class. Though it's no diminutive minicamcorder, it fits quite comfortably in a jacket pocket, and it has a lot of things those models lack, including a 10x zoom lens and the ability to capture 2-megapixel (or 4-megapixel interpolated) stills.

HD Recording Format AVCHD (1920 x 1080i)
HD Video Codec MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
SD Video Codec MPEG-2

However, AVCHD files are not accepted by iMovie, even though iMovie 09 /11 are declared to extract AVCHD files, but actually when you try to import Sony HDR-CX100E AVCHD to iMovie, various problems still come owing to codec issue. The direct and convenient solution for transferring Sony AVCHD to iMovie is to transcode AVCHD to AIC (Apple InterMediate Codec), the most friendly codec for iMovie with a powerful third party program.



Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac is developed specifically for converting AVCHD files to video formats usable on iMovie with professional AIC codec. On top of that, it also can help users encode AVCHD videos into other NLEs and portable devices including FCP, Premiere, Avid, Samsung Tablet, Nexus, iPad, iPhone .etc. Now download the software on your Mac (Yosemite included) and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Convert Sony HDR-CX100E AVCHD to AIC for iMovie

Step 1: Install and launch the powerful Mac AVCHD to iMovie Converter, and click the "Add" button to load the Sony CX100 AVCHD videos.



Step 2: Click the format bar to choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as the output format.



Tip: Before conversion, you can go to "Settings" page to customize the video/audio settings for iMovie: 1920*1080 vide size; 30fps frame rate(for original 60fps videos) or 25fps frame rate(for original 50fps videos).



Step 3: Tap the Arrow Convert button on the main interface to start Sony CX100 AVCHD to iMovie conversion.

When the conversion finished, you can directly import the output AIC MOV files under "Open" panel to iMovie for editing without problem.

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