How to make MTS files work in DaVinci Resolve 11

The easy workaround to get DaVinci Resolve 11 work with .MTS files beautifully is to convert MTS to a more editing-friendly format with Resolve 11. Below is the how to.

As it claimed, DaVinci Resolve includes more native camera file support than any other solution! That means you’re editing and grading directly from the wide dynamic range camera originals. However, when working with AVCHD-files *.mts in DaVinci Resolve, the result let users down. In fact, although DaVinci Resolve supports a wide range of file formats, AVCHD .MTS is not supported unless it’s wrapped in MOV container. Then, how to get DaVinci Resolve 11 working perfectly with AVCHD MTS footage? A best way is to convert MTS files to DaVinci Resolve 11 supported file formats such as QuickTime, ProRes, DNxHD first. 

If you’re editing MTS files with DaVinci Resolve 11 or Resolve 10/12, and want to make a smooth editing, you can read on the article to learn more. Here I will outline how to transcode AVCHD MTS files for smoothly importing and editing in DaVinci Resolve.

Converting MTS files for editing in DaVinci Resolve 11 smoothly

The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app called EaseFab Video Converter, which 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 turn to the Mac version. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MTS videos to DaVinci Resolve 11.

The Steps:

Step 1. Add MTS files

Download, instlal and launch EaseFab Video Converter, click “Add Video” button to load AVCHD .mts files to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.

Step 2. Select output format

Click “Profile” box and move mouse cursor to “Editing Software” category, select “DNxHD 1080p” as the output format. The output videos will keep the original quality of AVCHD MTS files and seamlessly fit DaVinci Resolve 11. Of course, you can also click “Common Video” > “MOV” as the target format.

Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3. Start the conversion

Finally, simply hig the big Convert button to start converting MTS to DaVinci Resolve friendly video formats. Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted files to DaVinci Resolve 9/10/11/12 easily.

Additonal Tips:
The versatile MTS to DaVinci Resolve converter is not only designed for converting MTS files for Resolve. It is also professional in making AVCHD files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects, Magix Movie Editor Pro, Pinnacle Studio, CyberLink PowerDirector, etc to meet your different needs.

See Also:
How to convert MTS to edit in Final Cut Pro
How to import MTS files to iMovie for editing
How to convert MTS to Windows Movie Maker compatible video format
How to Convert MTS files to edit in Adobe Premiere Pro

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1 Response to How to make MTS files work in DaVinci Resolve 11

  1. Pingback: Transcode and Import AVCHD MTS files into Final Cut Pro X/7/6 | Media Compatibility Solutions

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