Summary: Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to free convert and upload Sony Handycam AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos onto YouTube and Vimeo on Mac for sharing with best video quality.
As for HD camcorder, Sony Handycam will stand out with providing professional-quality video shooting lenses and chips in a package. It designed to be affordable for home users and accessible to non-experts, and it is a good choice to use Sony Handycam for recording home videos and family events. In that case, you may like to share Sony Handycam video with the friends your friends and relatives online.
However, the mts footage from Sony Handycam does not work on YouTube or Vimeo as AVCHD is not a friendly video file for uploading. To share the Sony Handycam mts videos on YouTube and Vimeo, we firstly need convert Sony Handycam mts video to YouTube/Vimeo compatible format. Usually YouTube/Viemo encourage us to select MP4 as its most popular format. So here are the quick steps to convert Sony Handycam MTS video to YouTube and Vimeo supported H.264/MPEG-4 MP4 format for uploading.
At first, go to the Free AVCHD Video Converter for Mac from Pavtube which is a freeware designed by Pavtube studio for Sony, Canon, JVC and Panasonic AVCHD Camcorder/camera owners to convert recorded AVCHD .mts/m2ts videos to various video formats like MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB and so on for using in portable devices. With it, you are able to do Sony Handycam MTS to MP4 Conversion with fast speed, and then you can easily load your YouTube/Viemo account and upload the Sony Handycam MTS videos.
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Step 1: Import Sony Handycam MTS footage.
Run the free Sony Handycam Converter for Mac, click "Add video" or "Add from folder" button to load MTS recording videos from Sony Handycam to the program, or also support to drag and drop AVCHD mts/m2ts files to the program.
Step 2: Choose MP4 format.
Go to choose the proper format what you need. Click "Format" to choose "HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" or "MPEG-4 HD Video (*.mp4)" other popular format you want.
Step 3. Attach subtitles to a video/movie. (Optional)
Find "Edit" icon and then click it, you will find video editor. There you can Trim, Crop, Add watermark and Effect. Above all, Subtitle can be added here.
Step 4. Start Sony Handycam MTS to MP4 conversion.
Click "Convert" button to start conversion. After conversion, go to find the converted MP4 files by clicking "Open" button. And you can freely get Sony Handycam recorded mts video to upload onto YouTube and Vimeo on Mac for sharing with best video quality.