GY-HM850 to Aperture  - Work JVC HM850 AVCHD files with Aperture 3.6

In this article, we concentrate on the AVCHD (mts, m2ts) videos recorded by JVC GY-HM850, in other words, make the AVCHD videos easily imported into Appler Aperture 3.6 for further editing.

Q: Importing digital videos into Aperture 3.6 problem
"I can successfully import JVC HM850 Digital Video files from an SDHC card through a Card Reader onto an external hard drive and Edit the videos in IMovie or create a Movie in IMovie.

What I’m trying to do is get them into Aperture 3.6 so I can create a slide show with mixed media. The minute I try to import any one of the video clips into a given Library the pinwheel starts spinning and it goes on indefinitely before I eventually quit the application. Any ideas?"

So, what to do if you're attempting to import JVC MTS clips to Aperture?

To make JVC HM850 MTS files compatible with Aperture, the easy workaround is to convert MTS to ProRes, a format that Aperture handles perfectly. Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is just a common video converter like Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (macOS Sierra and El Capitan included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode MTS videos(no matter from the whole AVCHD structure or just single MTS video) for smoothly editing in Apple Aperture 3.6 without quality loss.

After trying about 6 different programs Brorsft MTS Converter for Mac was the only one that correctly converted my JVC MTS files.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Guide: Transcode JVC HM850 MTS for Apple Aperture 3.6
1.Downlaod, install and run Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, click the "Add video" button to load JVC MTS videos. Drag & Drop supported here, with the built-in player, you can preview videos and take screenshots.

2.Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Chooser Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov); it's great for editing in Apple Aperture 3.6/3.3/3.

Besides, it provides hundreds of output format presets for NLE system editing programs, such as Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere.

3. Press "Convert" button to start transcoding JVC HM850 MTS files for editing in Apple Aperture 3.6 under Mac OS X.

When the conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files easily. Now, run Apple Aperture 3.6, go to File -> Import -> Files..., and browse to where you save the converted JVC AVCHD clips to. Choose the videos that you'd like to add for editing. Enjoy.

Additional Tips:

If you also wanna convert JVC MPEG-2/H.264 video files on Edius, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro , iMovie, FCP... you can apply this professional all-in-one tool Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows.

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