How do I convert my movies(avchd in .mts) from my Sony TX7 onto my iPad and Macbook Pro?

Apple Inc. has released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Sep 9, 2014. The best experience it provides is unparalleled. I also have other Apple products: one iPad Air and one Macbook Pro for my work. As you know, I also love photography and keep my favorite Sony HD camcorder SONY TX7. Here I my question: how to upload movie the recording files from my SONY TX7 to my macbook or enjoy them on iPad losslessly?

Sony TX7 creates AVCHD files which are in mts format. So you need an AVCHD to MP4 Converter to change them into mp4 files which are accepted and compatiable with iPad and MacBOOK Pro.

Supported OS: Windows XP/Vista/7 and Windows 8 丨丨 Mac OS X 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

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First you need to capture and copy Sony TX7 AVCHD recordings to your computer. It should be in high definition MTS formats which are not recognized by players.

Then use AVCHD Converter to re-encode them to mpeg4 for MP4.

If you use Macbook, you need to download the Mac verison from the above link. When you install and run it on your computer. Then you can use them to convert any of your video or movies.

Step 1. Load AVCHD (.mts) video files from your computer hard drive by clicking sony recordings connection tool button.

Step 2. How to find target format MP4?

Please find Profile box at the bottom of the interface of the program. You can choose from there. There are numerous profiles for each format and each customization for many portable players like iPad, iPhone 6, Mobile Phones like HTC and Sumsung, etc. Also you can search what you need in the Search box.

Step 3. After all you settings, you can hit "Convert" button to convert your Sony TX7 avchd video recordings now.

Step 4. How to find the target file after conversion?

You can click "Open Folder" to open the folder that stores your mp4 converted files easily. Or you can change the folder there.

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