MTS&Avid solution-Edit AVCHD files in Avid freely

Wanna edit MTS video files in Avid? In this article you will find the best way to convert MTS to Avid Media Composer with DNxHD codec. Keep reading. 


"I've been trying to import .MTS files but having issues in Media Composer. I'm getting the following few errors. The files will look like it's importing but then I'll get following errors: 

Exception: NEMFile Writer:Execute Internal TIMEOUT - NEMFILE Writer has detected upstream pipe stall 

Is there any solution for this issue?"

I haven't recieved any error messages etc but did have the issuse of the progress bar not completing and time to completion going up and up. My way of working around the issue was to encode AVCHD files into DNxHD MOV with a professional third party program-Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac

In general, it can help you to convert MTS, M2TS clips to Avid Media Composer compatible DNxHD .mov format without loosing quality. Apart from fast converting AVCHD to Avid basically, it also supports encoding all 1080p or 1080i MTS files to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premier Pro, ProRes for FCP, AIC .mov for iMovie, etc. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft MTS Converter is designed for you. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion. 

How to Transfer MTS files to Avid 

1: Launch the MTS/M2TS Converter on your Mac. Click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your MTS or M2TS videos. 


2: Go to "Format" list and choose "Avid Media Composer-Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output format. 


Tip: In "Settings" page, you will be able to adjust audio and video parameters to customize the output file quality before conversion. 

3: Tap the convert button, the MTS to Avid converter will start encoding .mts/m2ts for importing to Avid Media Composer immediately. 

Once the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly, and now you are ready to import and edit MTS/M2TS files in Avid Media Composer 7/6/5/4 without any issue. 

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