// Sony AVCHD workflow in Premiere- Importing PJ380 .mts into Adobe Premiere Pro CS5//

The new cameras from Sony may be fewer this year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be any less packed with features and quality video-related capabilities. For instance, take the HDR-PJ380, it’ll be one of the lowest-cost cameras at $600 with many functions that come with an HDMI input. This is an attractive camera with its excellent image quality, a good 230k-dot display in a three-inch LCD.

With Sony HDR-PJ380, you have flexible options to capture in the AVCHD or MP4 formats depending on how you plan to use and share the footage. AVCHD provides premium video quality that looks amazing when played back on large screen HDTVs. MP4 is a smaller file size perfect for quick, easy uploads to sites like Facebook and Youtube or storing in the cloud. Actually , as we all know, AVCHD is not the favorable format for all the non-linear editing software like Final Cut Pro, FCE, iMovie, including Adobe Premiere Pro CS5. Many users got ‘The file has an unsupported compression type’ message as PPro CS5 doesn’t got full support for .mts files.

To make your Sony PJ380 workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 smoothly, it’s highly recommended converting Sony PJ380 mts clips to MOV for Premiere Pro CS5 editing use. Here comes Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to do so. It is the best Mac AVCHD to Premiere Pro Converter to help you edit sony PJ380 MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 without rending, you can go to download it and have a free try! Below is a simple guide for you.

Sony PJ380 workflow in Premiere Pro CS5:

1. Start up Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as AVCHD to Premiere Pro Converter for Mac. Then click “Add video” or “Add from folder” tab to load source MTS files captured by your Sony PJ380 camera.

2. Click on the pull down menu of “Format” to choose “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)” as output format for Premiere Pro CS 5 from “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” catalogue.


3. Click “Convert” button to encode Sony PJ380 MTS files to MOV for Adobe Premiere CS5 on Mac.

4. Click “Open” button to find the converted MOV files and get the files into Premiere Pro CS5 for further editing through “File” > “Import…” or “cmd + i”.


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