The ultra-compact Sony Handycam HDR-CX130 takes stunning 1080/60p AVCHD video that helps users record good memory. After got 1080p full HD videos generated by CX130, you may want to edit these AVCHD videos with Mac tools like iMoive.
However, some users find editing Sony HDR-CX130 AVCHD in iMovie is not as easy as thought. The reason lies on the AVCHD video format used in HD camcorders. As far as we know, AVCHD is not the natively supported video format of iMovie, but Apple InterMediate Codec is. To make your Sony MTS/M2TS files work well with iMovie, you need to transcode files to Apple Intermediate Codec, which is recommended for use with all HD workflows in iMovie.
There is a easy solution for Mac users to import Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD into iMovie for editing on Mac. Convert Sony Handycam AVCHD on Mac supported video formats like MP4, MOV, DV, etc is the quickly way. So Mac Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to iMovie Converter is the best assitant to help us convert Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to iMovie on Mac. You can keep video quality and finish conversion in fast conversion speed. If you need, you can convert Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to other video formats like MKV, AVI, WMV, MPG, VOB, FLV, etc on Mac.
The guide shows you how to convert Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to MOV for iMovie on Mac
Step 1. Add Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD files to this converter
After downloading and running this Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to iMovie Converter Mac, you can click "Add" button to upload the AVCHD files to this program.
Step 2. Select output format
We choose QuickTime Movie Format > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as output format. Of course, you can choose other video formats like MP4, MKV, WMV, AVI, etc.
Step 3. Convert Sony HDR AVCHD on Mac
Click "Convert" button to convert Sony HDR-CX160 AVCHD to MOV format. Before conversion, you can make some settings or editing like merging videos, trimming videos, adding watermark and so on.
When the conversion process shows in 100%, tap the Completed button and then get the AIC .mov video for iMoive form output folder. Now, it’s available for you to transfer and edit Sony CX130 60p AVCHD in iMoive on Mac OS X freely without any problem.
Convert Sony HDR-CX130 AVCHD to AIC MOV for iMovie on Mac