Adobe Premiere Pro (now at Premiere CC) is a timeline-based video editing software application to edit video clips from camcorder or camera on your Mac or Windows computer. And it comes with the ability to stabilize shaky clips exported from your camera or camcorder. But if you are an experienced Premiere user, you may learn that it not easy to import MTS to Premiere Pro. Although Adobe claimed that Premiere Pro CS5 and above (Premiere CS6, CC) offer much better native AVCHD support than it predecessor, there are still some video, audio codec problems like the common missing audio tracks when opening and editing AVCHD MTS clips in Premiere Pro. Plus, even the Premiere Pro can ingest your MTS files directly, it takes a long time for rendering.
Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issues. The easy workaround is to convert MTS to Premiere Pro supported file formats like MPEG-2, MOV or WMV with a MTS AVCHD Converter. Here I highly recommend this professional yet easy-to-use video converter - EaseFab Video Converter for Mac. It supports creating high quality MPEG-2, WMV and MOV video for your Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, no matter what the format of your source video files is. The conversion is very easy to handle and only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion without facing any glitches. For Windows uer, please get Video Converter. Download the right program according to your system and you can import MTS files to Premiere Pro for smooth editing as you wish.
Download the MTS to Premiere Pro Converter:
How to convert and import MTS files to Premiere Pro
Step 1. Import MTS files to the program
Run the MTS to Premiere Pro converter and click the Add Video button to import the MTS videos to be converted. You can also drag and drop MTS AVCHD clips to the application. The app supports converting multiple files at a time.
Step 2. Choose the output format
The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere Pro. You can select MOV (Entitled Premiere), WMV or MPEG-2 from "Editing Software" as the output format. All output videos will keep the original quality of AVI video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS4, CS4 and more. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2.
Tips: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the "Settings" button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
Step 3. Start MTS to Premiere Pro conversion
Hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro will begin immediately.
When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch Premiere Pro on your PC, choose "File > Import to import converted MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC for further editing.