MTS to DaVinci Resolve 11: Editing MTS videos in DaVinci Resolve 11

Summary: Encounter problems while importing MTS videos into DaVinci Resolve 11? This article will discuss how to make MTS files editable in DaVinci Resolve without trouble.

"So, I have a few .MTS files that I am trying to edit in Resolve but as I have read here at the forum and also on the official site these files are not supported by DaVinci Resolve 11. What should I do so that I can edit MTS videos in DaVinci Resolve without any issue?"

Although DaVinci Resolve supports a wide range of file formats, AVCHD .MTS is not supported natively unless it’s wrapped in MOV container. Then how can we make MTS files editable in DaVinci Resolve 11? Read through some posts online, I have found a reliable workaround, that is to transcode MTS to DNxHD, the most edit-friendly format for DaVinci Resolve.

To finish the task, you can use Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, the best video converter that can help you transcode AVCHD .mts to DaVinci Resolve compatible video with original quality. Besides, this software can also transcode MTS files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc NLEs. If you are running on Mac, please get Brorsoft MTS/M2TS converter. Download it now and follow the steps to convert MTS videos to DaVinci Resolve 11.

Tutorial for importing MTS to DaVinci Resolve(Lite):

1. Install and launch the MTS file converter, and then click "Add Video" button to import .mts, .m2ts files.

2. Hit Format bar to select output format. You can choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It is an ideal editing format for Resolve. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" > "MOV - QuickTime (*.MOV)" as the target format.

Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click "Settings" button and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

3. Tap Convert button to start encoding MTS to DNxHD for DaVinci Resolve immediately

Once the conversion completes, you can go to "Open" panel to find the output videos which can be directly imported to DaVinci Resolve. Now you can import and edit MTS files in DaVinci Resolve without any issues.

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