Summary: Want to import and edit Sony HXR-NX3 recorded 1080/60p AVCHD footage in Adobe Premiere Pro without problems? Here you will find the best solution.
Sony just announced the new HXR-NX3 handheld HD camcorder to the NXCAM line-up. The HXR-NX3 combines leading lens, sensor and LSI technology to achieve impressive and stunning video quality. It records in the AVCHD 2.0 format at up to 1080p/60 as well as an MP4 recording option. However, some turns to be frustrated, the 1080/60p .mts videos are not standard AVCHD format and thus are not acceptable by editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro.
The easy workaround to import and edit Canon Sony HXR-NX3 videos in Adobe Premiere Pro is to convert the AVCHD MTS files to Premiere Pro preferred editing format. Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac comes out to achieve your goal smoothly. This Mac MTS converter features full support for almost all Canon, Sony and Panasonic AVCHD cameras, and it converts MTS files to editable format for using in Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc without visible quality loss and ensures audio and video in perfect synchronization. If you're using a Windows PC, please turn to Windows version - MTS/M2TS Converter. Below is a simple guide to follow for transcoding Sony HXR-NX3 MTS to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC7.
How to Convert Sony MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro from HXR-NX3 for editing
Step 1: After launching the Sony MTS Converter for Mac, load your AVCHD footage to it from your Camcorder.
Step 2: Hit the Format box and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format on the drop-down menu. “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)” is also the proper format for Adobe Premiere Pro.
Step 3: For editing MPEG-2 in Adobe Premiere, the best Frame Rate is 30fps, so we recommend you set 1920*1080 as video size.
Step 4: Click the Convert button on the main interface to start the Sony HXR-NX3 to Premiere Pro conversion. Once the process is at 100%, then the converted video is ready for importing and editing on Mac OS X.
Tips on AVCHD Converter for Premiere Pro:
1. Joining files: Tick the box "Merge into one" on the main interface.
2. Preview: Double click on the file and you can get a preview on the converter.
3. Crop: Edit --> Crop and you can get the imported videos cropped as you want.
4. Auto shutdown: Click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” before conversion starts.
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