Imovie is a great tool to organize,edit and share clips from camcorders and videos on your Mac. iMovie imports video footage to the Mac using either the FireWire interface on most MiniDV format digital video cameras or the computer's USB port. It can also import video and photo files from a hard drive. From there, the user can edit the photos and video clips and add titles, music, and effects, including basic color correction and video enhancement tools and transitions such as fades and slides.
With imovie you can:
Edit video footage.
Create your own footage to edit.
Bring items from other programs such as iPhoto, iTunes, GarageBand, and iLife.
Create an interactive and fun learning environment.
Create individuality among an assignment using all the effects that iMovie holds.
.MTS files reside within a specific folder structure that is often required for the file to be used. This highly structured system of folders tells the appropriate software on the computer exactly what the file contains and how to best utilize it. Fortunately, most video editing and viewing software allows the user to bypass this complex folder structure by importing the .MTS file directly into the program. When attempting to copy .MTS files directly to the desktop, though, it is important to retain the folder structure in which they are contained.
However you can't import mts files to imovie directly. The main reason is that imovie can't recognized the mts files. 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.
You can convert mts to imovie as follow steps:
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.
As we know, Sony Cyber-shot camera shoots HD AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition, a format using the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard, with file extensions like M2TS, M2T, MTS, TS, TR, TP, TRP, TOD, MOD etc.) files, and many Mac users will experience many difficulties with Cyber-shot AVCHD files on Mac. So you just need to convert Sony Cybershot to Mac supported .mov format.
Transfer sony Cybershot mts clips to mov to import mts to im