Converting Sony a7II MTS to DaVinci Resolve

Published on by Chris King

DaVinci Resolve won’t import MTS files from Sony a7II correctly? Read this article, you can find the best solution to import and edit Sony a7II MTS in DaVinci Resolve smoothly.

Converting Sony a7II MTS to DaVinci Resolve

Just record some MTS clips with your Sony a7II, but only find that the video editing program DaVinci Resolve can’t support the MTS videos? Actually, AVCHD .MTS is not supported by DaVinci Resolve unless it’s wrapped in MOV container. In the following paragraphs, I will give you a quick solution to importing and editing Sony a7II MTS in DaVinci Resolve perfectly.

DaVinci Resolve normally can recognize a few file formats like QuickTime, DNxHD, ProRes, MXF files from cams. To using Sony a7II MTS in DaVinci Resolve, you need to transcode MTS to MOV, the preferred format for it. And the article would show you how to transcode Sony a7II MTS to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly format step by step with a professional MTS/M2TS for Mac from Brorsoft.

It is the best video converter that can help you transcode MTS to DaVinci Resolve compatible MOV format with high output video quality. Besides, this software can also convert MTS files for editing in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere Elements, etc NLEs. For windows users, please get MTS/M2TS Converter. Download it now and follow the steps to convert Sony a7II MTS videos to DaVinci Resolve for editing.

Guide: How to convert Sony a7II MTS files to DaVinci Resolve

Step 1: Add source videos

After downloading, install and run this MTS Converter for DaVinci Resolve, just copy the MTS files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Step 2: Choose output format

Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format.  It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format.

Step 3. Start conversion

Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from MTS to DaVinci Resolve will begin immediately.

More features of the MTS to DaVinci Resolve converter:

1. Adjust audio and video settings

The MTS file converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before start conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing

This Mac MTS converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted Sony a7II MTS files to DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 for further editing without any hassle.

Related Guides:
Convert .MTS to ProRes on Mac Mavericks for FCP users
Convert MTS to AIC MOV for iMovie on Mac(Yosemite)
Converting MTS to iTunes friendly MP4/MOV format

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