Premiere Elements won't import Sony MC2500 AVCHD files? Solved!

Have some AVCHD files from Sony MC2500 and try to import them into Prmeiere Elements for further editing, but failed? No fret! This article aims to analyse the phenomenon and offer some tips to clear your misgivings.

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Q:No Audio Channels – Import Sony MC2500 to Premiere Elements 14 ?
"Dear all, I was wondering if you can help please!!! I just have a Sony MC2500 on hand and shoot with some AVCHD videos. But I’m always failed in importing AVCHD mts output footage to Premeire Elements 14 for editing, no audios there. What did that happen? Why the audio files missed when importing my MC2500 MTS footage? Any good solutions there?’"

As far as I know, even though Adobe Premiere Elements 14.0 and up accept AVCHD .MTS format (Premiere Elements can ingest your MTS files directly, it takes a long time for rendering) , Premiere Elements still lags when handling MTS videos. A workable way is to convert MTS from your camcorder to MPEG-2 before editing.

To get the work done easily, here Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, as the best video converter for Sony MC2500 is highly recommended. With it, you can transcode Sony MC2500 .MTS to MPEG-2 for Premiere Elements, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE…, which will save you both time and trouble. And all you need is to drag the result videos for playing & editing.

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Steps to convert Sony MC2500 AVCHD videos to Adobe Premiere Elements 14/13 MPEG-2 format

1. Import MTS to the converter

Run the MTS to Adobe Premiere converter and click the Add Files button to import the MTS videos from Sony MC2500 or hard drive to be converted. The converter supports converting multiple files at a time.

2. Choose the output format

Choose output profile via clicking the Format bar. “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” is the best compatible video format you need for editing Sony MTS in Adobe. “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)” is also the proper format for Adobe Premiere Elements.

3. Start Sony MC2500 MTS conversion with a click

Hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from Sony MC2500 MTS to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Elements will begin immediately.


1. Adjust audio and video settings

The best MTS to Adobe Premiere Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before transcoding AVCHD files to MPEG-2. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing (optional)

This Mac MTS converter enjoys a built-in video editor, so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions. The supported video editing operations are: Trimming, cropping, appending artistic visual effects, adding watermarks and load subtitles to the videos. Just note that this step is skippable if you want to keep the original video effects.

Once the conversion done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit Sony MC2500 with Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC at ease.

Additional Tips:

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

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

If you also wanna convert Sony MC2500 AVI 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.

If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column"to get your solutions.

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