How To: Convert AVCHD (MTS) files into HD MPEG 2 in Premiere

Convert AVCHD (MTS) files into HD MPEG 2 in Premiere

How to Convert AVCHD (MTS) files into HD MPEG 2 in Premiere

Just happen to have some video footage in AVCHD format? That would be "Advanced Video Coding High Definition"—you know—HD video files. If you've got some of those MTS files (like from a Canon HG10 camcorder) you want to open in a program that doesn't support them, like QuickTime or Premiere Pro, then you're going to have to convert them to a different format. Here's a way to convert them without losing the quality. You'll be converting the MTS files into HD WMVs at 4,000 kbps with a program called TMPGEnc 4.0 Xpress and Premiere Pro. You can also set as H.264 at 4,000 kbps.

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what is the name of the program used in this video?

thanks

Wish it help you.

Unfortunately, this was a waste of my time. The video is of extremely poor quality and the author did not identify the software program used to convert the .mts files, which was the real point of the video.

Had to register and enter a bunch of crap just to tell you guys..

The program is called TMPGEnc XPress (4.0 or higher) made by Pegasys Inc.

Good tutorial mate, just got a HD cam and was disappointed with conversions from Imtoo and such. Gonna try it with Adobe Encore importing the mpegs straight in.
Thanks for sharing and taking the time

Pity we can't see the guy's settings and he does not tell us what the settings are. He thinks his video is good enough for us to see something, but we can see nothing. Too bad!

well, if i hear "convert" you ALLWAYS loose quality. it is a workaround but not a solution. ;-)

MPEG 2, WMV, H.264 MOV are all easily editing formats for premiere. Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac is good at converting AVCHD/AVCHD 2.0 to HD MPEG 2.

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