Summary: Can't import Sony SR1 mts footage into Premiere Pro? In this article, we introduce the easy solution to convert Sony MTS to Premiere Pro editable format for working with SR1 AVCHD recordings.
Sony camcorder is mainly divided into Standard Definition Models (Sony DCR-) series and High Definition Models (Sony HDR-) series. Sony HDR series Camcorders are High Definition Models, and Sony HDR-SR1 is one of them. It is perhaps the most forward-facing camcorder– a virtual checklist of hot technologies and manual controls. Along with the DVD-recording HDR-UX1, the SR1 compresses video in AVCHD, the new high definition format that, for the first time, allows consumers to leave tape behind. The SR1 records to a 30GB hard disk drive (HDD), room for an incredible 4 hours of HD video.
You may have got the striking Sony HDR-SR1, now you may want to edit SONY HDR-SR1 recorded videos in Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac, SONY HDR-SR1 recorded files are in AVCHD MTS format, this format is not supported well by Premiere Pro CS. And the best way to edit SONY HDR-SR1 AVCHD in Premiere is to convert SONY HDR-SR1 MTS files to Premiere Pro MOV format, then we can import HDR-SR1 files to Premiere for editing, below is a brief guide for you, and you will know how to convert SONY HDR-SR1 AVCHD to Premiere Pro.
Required software: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate
For Mac users, we provide alternative Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac.
It is the best choice for you which can transcode Sony SR1 mts to a friendly codec for Premiere Pro like MPEG-2. This software will help you to get mts files from Sony SR1 working well in Premiere Pro. It is capable of converting a variety of hd video, blu-ray, and dvd movies to another format. And meanwhile it supports to convert to many mobile devices and editing software, like After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and more. CUDA acceleration will give you faster conversion speed. Below is a guide for you.
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1. Download this MTS to MPEG-2 Conveter, this program can help you convert Sony SR1 mts video files to any popular format. Load your mts video clips to this Converter.
2. Install and run it, click format bar to choose the output format.
Select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas —> MPEG-2 (*.mpg). This format is best for Premiere Pro editing.
3.You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.
4.Click convert button to start converting Sony SR1 mts to Premiere Pro.
This 20% off Ultimate Sony AVCHD Converter from Pavtube can convert Sony SR1 mts to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro editing easily with best quality and fast speed.
5: After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe Premiere Pro and import the .mpg for editing. You will find the output video work perfectly on Adobe Premiere Pro.
PS. If you do not know how to import video to Adobe, please reference the following guide:
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