Ever since Sony Alpha NEX 5 came into being on May 2010, it has captured many camera users' attentions. Even though over two years have passed, NEX 5 still occupies a great market share. Surprising but yet unarguable, how can this happen?
Sony, together with Nikon and Canon, have accounted for over 80% of DSLR (Digital Single-lens Reflex Camera) sales. From this point we can know that Sony cameras are warmly welcomed by consumers and as part of its top sales model, NEX 5 is quality assured. In terms of specifications, NEX 5 owns a magnesium alloy body, which is lightt and small, with an infrared remote receiver and 1080i HD AVCHD movie recording.
However, even such a bestselling camera like NEX 5, its output AVCHD videos cannot be recognized by Mac or software based on Mac like iMovie/FCP/QuickTime, etc., which is very inconvenient for great amount of Mac users to edit or play Sony NEX 5 videos on Mac. To import Sony NEX 5 AVCHD videos to Mac, a third party professional AVCHD Converter Mac is always needed. Mac AVCHD Converter by Doremisoft is the exact video converting tool that is particularly made to help users convert Sony NEX 5 to iMovie/FCP/QuickTime and so on. Just check the information below to see how easily one can convert Sony NEX 5 AVCHD to Mac iMovie/FCP/QuickTime:
Download the Sony NEX 5 Mac Software for free and follow the step-by-step guide. For Windows users, please refer to AVCHD Video Converter.
Install and launch the converter, then click "Add File" to load Sony NEX 5 video to it from Mac or directly select from NEX 5 via a USB cable.
The best-fit video format for Mac and Mac software is .mov, so just click "Profile" and choose Common Video---> Mov-QuickTime (*.mov) as the output format. After that, set output path to save the converted file.
Hit "Start" button to begin converting NEX 5 AVCHD videos. When the conversion is over, you can then transfer them to Mac for playback or editing.