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Old Jun 29, 2011, 04:06 AM
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Default Merge Sony CX700V 1080/60p AVCHD Movies without Re-encoding/Transcoding on Mac

Merge Sony CX700V 1080/60p AVCHD Movies without Re-encoding/Transcoding on Mac Computer

As one of the hottest products from Sony Hanycam line in 2011, Sony HDR-CX700V offers Full HD 60p and 28Mbps recording, as well as a traditional 60i record mode. With the camcorder's 96GB of internal flash memory, you are able to record long-time high definition videos. If you have recorded videos with your new Sony HDR- X700V for the special events like wedding receptions of your friends or relatives, birthday party of your little daughter or your holiday videos, you may want to make great home movies for enjoying high definition memories in big TV with your family & friends. So the question is how to retain its original 1080/60p 28Mbps video quality at best?

Bundled software from Sony Picture Motion Browser may be able to help merge your video footage into one but it’s only limited to windows version. If you use a Mac, Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is highly recommended for dealing with camcorder footage. Actually, it’s one of rare products on market that is capable of Merging AVCHD videos without any Conversion or Re-encoding, which can preserve your original quality and enable you to enjoy your high definition memories on big TV.

This guide introduces how to Merge/Combine 1080/60p 28Mbps mts video files from Sony CX700V to one single file without transcoding on Mac computer with featured product Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac nearly released by Aunsoft Studio.

1. Capture/Import Sony CX700V AVCHD files to the program.
There are two ways to import CX700V mts videos to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac: you can directly capture/copy/extract MTS clips from camcorder to the program o you can browser videos from your computer.

- Capture Sony CX700V AVCHD videos from camcorder.
Connect CX700V camcorder to computer via USB cable, and launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac from Application folder. With built-in wizard, you can easily to capture mts video files from CX700V to the program. Select “Import” instead of Backup to quickly capture videos from camcorder. You can find imported videos under “Camcorder Tab” in the main interface of Final Mate.

- Import AVCHD videos from computer.
If you have already backup all your video recordings from Sony CX700V to your computer, you can browse your video path and the software will automatically show your AVCHD clips in “Resource Tab”.

2. Join CX700V MTS files into one movie for lossless output

Click the drop-down button of “Add Movie” icon and choose “For Lossless Output” to create a blank movie.

Then drag and drop video clips from Camcorder Tab (imported from Sony CX700V) or Resource Tab (imported from computer) to this new movie. In this way, all your clips have been merged together as a whole complete movie for lossless output which means no re-encoding is involved.

3. Lossless output combined AVCHD movie without re-encoding
Click Export button to start output your movie. You can find combined Sony CX700V MTS videos in output folder of your Mac machine without any quality loss. Plus as no decoding or re-encoding is involved, so the whole process of lossless output will be finished in only a few seconds or minutes.

The guide can be also applied to other AVCHD, TOD, MOD camcorders from Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Canon camcorder brands. Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac could be an ideal companion for you to enjoy real HD experience on TV.

Tip: you may also interested to know how to convert Sony AVCHD files to Apple ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro or convert AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for editing in FCE/iMovie.

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