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No Audio from Canon/Sony/Panasonic/JVC MTS files in DaVinci Resolve 12/11-Solution

Intend to edit AVCHD footage in Resolve ? To use an MTS file from anon, Sony, JVC, Panasonic in DaVinci Resolve 12/11 on Mac OS X El Capitan , Yosemite, Mavericks and Windows 7/8/8.1/10, one has to transcode the file to DNxHD mov format. Here is how.

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"I am relatively new to DaVinci Resolve and I've been using it for a few months. I got a 30sec sequence of a commercial shoot on Sony FS700. When importing the MTS to DaVinci Resolve 11, the problem comes out- Resolve cannot handle the MTS footage. What would be the best way to this? "

On many HD video editing forums, there are many users complained about the issue to import MTS to DaVinci Resolve for editing, the DaVinci Resolve video editing software can’t support MTS video files recorded by Sony, Canon, JVC, Panasonic, etc. so users can’t load the MTS footages to DaVinci Resolve for editing smoothly. How to solve this MTS to DaVinci Resolve importing and editing issue easily? The best way is to convert MTS files to DaVinci Resolve natively supported video codec and format.

The reliable workaround I've found so far is to transcode MTS to DNxHD, the most edit-friendly format for DaVinci Resolve.

First download Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality MTS converter, player and editor which is compatible with any Mac OS system. With it, I can effortlessly transcoding MTS files for smoothly editing in DaVinci Resolve. If you're editing MTS files with DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it now. It will solve MTS and Resolve incompatibility issue quickly and easily. For Windows, MTS/M2TS Converter is the best choice.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Converting MTS for editing in DaVinci Resolve 11/12

Step 1: Install and run MTS Converter on Mac. Drag and drop MTS videos to this software. Or you can click "Add" button to import your MTS videos to the program.

Step 2: Click format column to Choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format for DaVinci Resolve 11.

Step 3: Tap convert button to start transcoding MTS to DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve 11.

Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the "Settings" button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion .

Additional Tips:

This MTS to DaVinci Resolve Converter, not only can transcode MTS to Resolve, but also includes FCP, iMovie, FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. If you want to edit MXF media in Final Cut Pro, please choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output; For iMovie or FCE 4, choose the “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”. For Avid MC, choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)”.

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