Is there an easy way to export multi-track audio from MXF

When I’m working with an XDCAM MXF workflow with FCP X and it became necessary to export the project, which has multiple channels of audio (currently 8), MXF to ProRes 422 MOV, keeping each audio track in original source MXF.

At present, there are no MXF encoders can directly export multiple tracks as individual channels in a MXF-file. PP always mixes down all audio channels to the channels 1 & 2. The 8 audio channels exists in the exported material, but only  channels 1 & 2 have audio, the other are blank. A friend have tried to export the video created with Premiere to FCP and then export the finished product in MXF format with 8 channel of audio. But it’s too much time wasted. Here is a ”light” in relation to the multiple audio tracks exporting under the situation that you edit multi-stream MXF file in FCP. Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac, is the only completely Multitrack audio Exporter to preserve, separate and mix multiple audio tracks from original MXF. No matter MXF footages from Panasonic P2, Canon camcorders are recorded with 2, 4, 8 or more audio tracks, you can easily preserve all tracks or get separate channels of audio in MXF.

With TransMXF Pro for Mac, you can transcode MXF to multi-track ProRes MOV for FCP natively editing. Besides, you can also export multiple audio streams from MXF to MKV and MP4. Below is a simple tutorial to convert MXF to FCP X with exporting 8 audio channels in MXF. With the advanced audio and video synchronization technology, the output file will with video and audio in perfect sync.

Step 1: Add MXF files to the Multitrack MXF Exporter

Click ”add video” or ”add folder” to load multiple audio channels. You can also directly drag files to the program. The program supports batch conversion and allows you capture images.

Step2: choose the output format

Click the ”format” and choose the ”Multi-track Video -> Multi-track Apple ProPres 422(*.mov)” files as the output format.

Step3: Set multi-task settings

Click ”settings” to preserve multiple audio tracks in original MXF. The screenshot shows 4 tracks of audio, if your source MXF with 8 tracks, you will get 8 channels here. You have more choices, if you don’t want to keep all audio tracks, you can uncheck undesired ones. And you also can mix multi-audio tracks into individual track.

Tip: The system default like the video frame rate as 23.976fps or video size as 1920*1080 is to keep the best quality for editing in Final Cut Pro. You can also customize bitrate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel as you need.

Step4: Convert MXF files into multiple track MOV

Click ”Start Conversion” icon, TransMXF Pro for Mac will convert MXF to multiple tracks MOV with high quality. You can preview output file when conversion completed.

Load and Convert Multiple MXF to Multi-track ProRes

As we know, Canon every clip is in a separate folder, which brings inconvenience to import MXF to conversion tool. How to load and convert Canon multiple MXF files to ProRes multi track at once? This article won’t disappoint you.

Many converters or editing systems lack the power to load MXF from different folders. It is inconvenient to load MXF file or folder one by one with complex steps. So if you have many MXF clips in different folders, it’s time to find a fattest way to load multiple files at once. Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac can load MXF clips from different folders at once. The workflow is really easy. You just need to take separate folders as sub-folders, which are included in a parent folder, and then you can directly load the parent folder so that the MXF file will be loaded into the Pro at once. If you don’t want all MXF files from CF card, you can also drag and drop what you need to the program.

Are you learning so not sure on the multi track? I once used Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac, a very effective Mac MXF Converter. However, there is no multiple tracks solution. One time, I need to keep 2 audio tracks when transcoding MXF to ProRes. So I updated it to the Pro. I really think there is no other conversion tool can as good as Trans MXF pro for Mac to preserve multi truck. No matter MXF footages from Panasonic P2, Canon or Sony camcorders are recorded with 2, 4, 8 or more audio tracks, the program can handle well.

Below is a simple tutorial to load and convert Canon multiple MXF files to ProRes at onece.

Step 1: Load MXF from separate folder

From below screenshot, you can see MXF files are in 2 folders. One is “mxf” and the other is “P2-dvcpro25″. Both of them are in folder “VideoBackup”.
You can select to add from folder “VideoBackup” instead of adding seperate folders one by one.

Step2: choose the output format

Click the “format” and choose the “Multi-track Video -> Multi-track Apple ProPres 422(*.mov)” files as the output format.

Step3: Set multi-task settings

Click “settings” to preserve separate audio tracks in original MXF. The screenshot shows 4 tracks of audio, if your source MXF with 2 tracks, you will get 2 channels here. You have more choices, if you don’t want to keep all audio tracks, you can uncheck undesired ones. And you also can mix multi-audio tracks into individual track.

Step4: Convert MXF files into multiple track MOV

Click “Start Conversion” icon, the TransMXF Pro for Mac will convert multiple MXF to multi track ProRes at once.

How to Stream Blu-ray DVD Movie to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Whether you are a faithful Apple fan or not, you must heard about the September 9 Apple Conference. Apple’s eighth iPhone event introduced two new larger-screened, larger-capacity new phones – iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. I believe all the Apple buffs had long eagerly awaited this exciting moment. Each release of new iPhone generation will mark a new standard of the smart phone industry nowadays.

The CEO of Apple – Cook announced the slogan of this iPhone generation: Bigger that bigger. As we can see, both iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have bigger size screens. iPhone 6 equips a screen with 4.7 inches and the 6 plus will get a 5.5 inches with 16:9 screen ratio screen. These bigger size screens are mainly for supporting to watch HD widescreen movies. Hence, we can imagine that iPhone 6 and 6 plus will bring Apple buffs the more enjoyable HD video experience.

However, as we all know, only few video formats can be played on iPhone. iPhone 6 and 6 plus are also with no exception. It will only be compatible with MP4, MOV, M4V. So how should we do to handle to conversion from Blu-ray DVD to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. I think we should choose a best-in-class video converter which deserve iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Aunsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate enables the conversion of MTS, MXF, M2TS, TiVo, TS, FLV and many other popular formats. It features in transcoding DVD, AVCHD and MXF to countless portable devices such as iPhone 5S, iPhone6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, HTC mobile phones etc.

In a word, Aunsoft toolkits like DVD Ripper, Blu-ray Ripper, MXF converter can help you convert between various formats so that you can enjoy HD movies on computer, further edit video for creation, present video on HDTV, and publish video to Youtube in web-friendly format. The most exciting news is it is completely designed for bigger iPhone 6! Wanna stream Blu-ray DVD Movie to iPhone 6?

One step to watch Blu-ray DVD on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Step1: Copy or load DVD files.
When you start Aunsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate, its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing the DVD files.

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Tips: I recommend you to load or copy DVD files to PC first, and then you can add them to the software. This is to keep the stability of importing files and prevent the conversion to break off.

Step 2: Select “iPhone 5S/5C H.264 Full HD 1080P (*MP4.)” as the output format.
Click the format and choose iPhone > iPhone 5S/5C H.264 Full HD 1080P (*MP4.). Stream Blu-ray DVD Movie to iPhone 6 is easy.

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Tips: I chose MP4 because it is one of the most compatible video formats among the common video formats, and it is also supported by iPhone. And this video format is perfectly compatible to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “setting” to adjust the specific parameters. I prefer the size (pix) of my source videos to be 1334×750, because 1334×750 is the best resolution of iPhone 6 screen. And for iPhone 6 Plus, 1920×1080 is also supported!

Tips: You may also change the codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, and channels of the video and audio for your specific needs.

Step 4: Start to stream Blu-ray DVD to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Click the yellow arrow icon to convert DVD to iPhone 6/6 Plus. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export MP4 files easily.

Tips: This efficient program supports batch conversion. You can go to sleep when this converter processes batch conversion via a click on “shut down computer” after conversion.

After I got the converted MP4 videos from DVD, I played it in my iPhone 6. It played smoothly with high quality. It’s really a remarkable video converter!

How to Convert MXF to Premiere without out of sync?

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Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac perfectly converts MXF files with 2, 4, 8 or more audio channels to MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, ProRes. You don’t need to worry about the loss of the sounds any more! Besides the conversion of Multi-track MXF videos, you may also convert MXF files to MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMA, SWF etc for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere and countless programs and device!

How to Solve 24P MXF to Premiere without out of Sync?

Step1: Import or drag Multi-track files.
When you start Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac, its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing MXF files.

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Tips: I recommend you to load multi-track MXF files from your camcorder first, and then you can add these files to the software. This is to keep the stability of importing files and prevent the conversion to break off.

Step 2: Select “MOV” as the output format.
I chose Premiere > MOV (AVC) (*.mov).

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Step 3: Adjust the specific setting.
Click “setting” to adjust the specific parameters.

Tips: You may also change the codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, and channels of the video and audio for your specific needs.

Step 4: Easily edit 24P MXF in Premiere with sync.
Click the yellow arrow icon to convert Canon MXF files to MOV for Premiere. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export MOV files easily.

Tips: This efficient program supports batch conversion. You can go to sleep when Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac processes batch conversion via a click on “shut down computer” after conversion.

After I got the converted MOV from Premiere, I edited it in Premiere Pro. The edited videos turned out to be wonderful with audio sync. I’m so excited our boss spoke highly of my first work!

Transcode Canon multiple MXF files to multitrack ProRes MOV for FCPX

As we know, Canon every clip is in a separate folder, which brings inconvenience to import MXF to conversion tool. How to convert Canon multiple MXF files to ProRes422 multi track at once? This article won’t disappoint you.

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Many converters or editing systems lack the power to load MXF from different folders. It is inconvenient to load MXF file or folder one by one with complex steps. So if you have many MXF clips in different folders, it’s time to find a fattest way to load multiple files at once. Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac can load MXF clips from different folders at once. The workflow is really easy. You just need to take separate folders as sub-folders, which are included in a parent folder, and then you can directly load the parent folder so that the MXF file will be loaded into the Pro at once. If you don’t want all MXF files from CF card, you can also drag and drop what you need to the program.

Are you learning so not sure on the multi track? I once used Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac, a very effective Mac MXF Converter. However, there seems to lack multiple tracks solution. One time, I need to get separate 2 audio tracks when transcoding MXF to ProRes. So I updated it to the Pro. It works great! I really think there is no other conversion tool can as good as Trans MXF pro for Mac to export separate tracks from MXF footage. No matter MXF footages from Panasonic P2, Canon or Sony camcorders are recorded with 2, 4, 8 or more audio tracks, the Pro can handle well.

Below is a simple tutorial to load and convert Canon multiple MXF files to ProRes for FCPX at once.

For more about multi-track MXF conversion http://community.active.com/message/1398171

Transcode Canon Panasonic P2 MXF Clip to VLC with Higher-Quality Rendering

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For recording our family trip, I borrowed Sony XF-105 from my friends, because Sony XF-105 is really portable. Its handy appearance is specially designed for out door activities. Sony XF-105 mainly supports to output P2 and MXF files with 1920×1080 high quality. But when it came to the step of postproduction, problems came one after another. First and the most important one is how should I transcode Canon XF105 P2 MXF clips on VLC?

As is known, VLC player limits its importing video formats. P2 and MXF are not compatible to this player. Hence, the conversion of them is to the point! As for me, I convert Canon XF105 P2/MXF to VLC with Aunsoft Video Converter. It not only offers the fastest conversion speed and wonderful quality of converted videos, but also brings the remarkable video review experience to video photographers on the desktop.

Aunsoft MXF Video Converter is a piece of cost-effective software which is able to convert P2, MXF, AVCHD and many other popular video formats to MP4, MOV, AVI, SWF and many other common video formats. This means you get Aunsoft Video Converter, and you get almost all video converters! In a word, it can help you convert between various formats so that you can enjoy movies on computer, further edit video for creation, present video on HDTV, and publish video online in web-friendly format. What powerful functions Aunsoft Video Converter contains!

Step1: Import or drag Canon XF105 files.
When you start Aunsoft Video Converter, its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing the MXF or P2 file.

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Tips: I recommend you to download P2 or MXF files from Canon XF105 to PC first, and then you can add them to the software. This is to keep the stability of importing files and prevent the conversion to break off. Thus, you can easily transfer Canon XF105 P2/MXF to VLC with Aunsoft Video Converter

Step 2: Select “MP4” to be the output format.
Click the format and choose Common Video > MPEG-4 Movies (*.mp4).

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Tips: I chose MP4 because it is one of the most compatible video formats among the common video formats, and it is also supported by VLC player.

Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “setting” to adjust the specific parameters. The size (pix) of my source videos is 1920×1080, so I adjusted the output size to 1920×1080.

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Tips: You may also change the codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, and channels of the video and audio for your specific needs.

Step 4: Convert Canon XF105 P2 MXF to VLC with Aunsoft Video Converter.
Click the yellow arrow icon to convert Canon XF105 P2 MXF to VLC. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export MP4 files easily.

Tips: This efficient program supports batch conversion. You can go to sleep when Aunsoft Video Converter processes batch conversion via a click on “shut down computer” after conversion.

After I got the converted MP4 from Canon XF105 P2 MXF with Aunsoft Video Converter, I played it in my VLC player. Our family enjoyed this smooth and high quality converted MP4 video very much!

Here is some related software which is also excellent in handling the conversion of MXF and P2 videos.

Aunsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate:
This converter enables the conversion of MTS, MXF, M2TS, TiVo, TS, FLV and many other popular formats. This tool features in transcoding MTS and MXF to editing tools like After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Premiere and many other video editing software and players.

Aunsoft TransMXF Pro:
This software can convert MXF files with 2, 4, 8 or more audio channels to Apple ProRes files. You can convert MXF to multi-track video including MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI and Apple ProRes and batch convert your MXF files and merge them into one! Most of the output formats are available, such as MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMA, AMA and so on for Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Avid Media Composer and many other popular players and editors.

Final Cut Pro Helper: Convert 1920×1080/50p AVCHD from Panasonic to FCPX

Final Cut Pro is almost the most popular video editing software at present. More and more video enthusiasts, editors, and even film makers prefer Final Cut Pro out of its powerful performance and compatibility. It supports a great number of simultaneously composited video tracks, unlimited audio tracks and multi-camera editing for combining video, as well as standard ripple, roll, slip, slide, scrub, razor blade and time remapping edit functions and so on.

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Although Final Cut Pro has countless well-known formidable functions, it is also “nitpicking” to importing formats of videos. For example, as we all know, most camcorders output AVCHD files, but it is not allowed to directly edit AVCHD in Final Cut Pro. Before the postproduction, I should convert Panasonic AVCHD to ProRes for Final Cut Pro. Here I would recommend you a piece of fantastic converter which I have used for one year without making any mistakes – Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.

Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac features in converting MTS and M2TS files perfectly and some basic editing functions during the conversion. It mainly supports MTS/M2TS to AVI, MP4, MOV, SWF, Apple ProRes and many other common formats.

This software also converts MTS/M2TS to Final Cut Pro etc with Native Codec and turns MTS/M2TS into Apple ProRes so that it can be compatible to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer Sony Vegas and lots of other editing software and players.

Here I would give an example of I converting Panasonic 1920×1080/50p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro.
Step one. Get Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac stalled. (Click here to try the windows version).

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Step two. Add or Drag AVCHD files to the interface.
You can add or drag the file or the folder directly to it without worrying about it can’t recognize the AVCHD file.

Step three. Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)

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There are many other formats also compatible to FCP. If you want more, you just need to follow the instructions to select them.

Step four. Adjust the “setting” to finish your specific selections.

I want to turn the frame rate to 50. This function perfectly satisfied me! Even the unskilled person like me can operate it very easily.

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Step five. Click the “yellow arrow” icon to start converting Panasonic 1920×1080/50p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Convert SONY HDR-SR12 60i AVCHD to MPEG2 for Premiere Pro CS3

This summer holiday, our college arranged an activity for us which is to record a short movie of our summer life. The equipment I was given was SONY HDR-SR12 Camcorder which can shoot in AVCHD at a frame rate of 60i. And I shot the basketball match in SONY HDR-SR12, and want to convert Full HD 1920 x 1080 60i AVCHD to MPEG2 for premiere pro cs3.

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I often process the post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. But when I was to put Full HD 60i M2TS to it, I became astonished because I find M2TS is not compatible to Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 which is very wired. I don’t understand why my college will give me an AVCHD camcorder whose outputting files can not be edited in their software. I tired many converters and they all fail to handle the conversion of 60i MTS to MPEG-2. When I played back a converted MPEG-2, footage filmed with a tripod appears good quality but if the camera moves during the shooting, the images flicked in a bad quality which is really annoying.

After asking for help to my teacher, I was recommended an AVCHD converter – Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter which did me a great favor in putting sony hdr sr12 60i avchd to mpeg 2.

Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter focuses on handling the conversion of MTS and M2TS perfectly and making difficult problems during it solvable. It mainly converts MTS/M2TS to AVI, MP4, MOV, SWF, Apple ProRes and many other common formats.

This software also converts MTS/M2TS to Adobe Premiere etc with Native Codec. It turns MTS/M2TS into the suitable format compatible to Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Sony vegas and lots of other editing software and players. Now let me show you how to edit sony hdr sr12 60i avchd to mpeg 2.

Step1: Import or drag SONY HDR-SR12 60i MTS file.
When you start Aunsoft AVCHD to MPEG2 Converter, (for Mac, there is Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.) its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing the AVCHD file.

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Step 2: Select “MPEG-2” to be the output format.

Click the format and choose Adobe Premiere > MPEG-2 (*.mpg). If you need other formats for outputting, you just need to follow the instruction to choose those formats such as WMV and MOV you need.

Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “settings” to set Video frame rate and convert 60i M2TS to MPEG 2 for Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 to maintain its original high quality.

Step 4: Convert Sony HDR SR12 60i AVCHD to MPEG 2 for Premiere CS3.
Click “Conversion” icon to convert 60i M2TS to MPEG 2. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export MPEG 2 files easily.

Besides, this efficient program supports batch conversion. You can go sleep when MT2/M2TS Converter for Mac processes batch conversion via a click on “shut down computer after conversion

TransMXF Pro for Mac Gets Multiple Audio Tracks from MXF

As a video editor, I deal with plenty of formats and their conversion with each other. The most cases I got are to handle the conversion of multi-track MXF. Since this kind of videos have multiple channels, many of MXF converters fail to keep them during the conversion.

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Editing these outputting multi-track ProRes in Final Cut Pro also become more impossible. Here I’d like to recommend you a piece of fantastic software which is able to retain 2 channels multi-track MXF stereo to ProRes for Final Cut Pro X.

TransMXF Pro for Mac perfectly makes the conversion of multi-track MXF solvable! It is able to transcode MXF files with 2, 4, 8 or more audio channels to Apple ProRes files. You don’t need to worry about the loss of the sounds! This software enables you to convert MXF to multi-track video including MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI and Apple ProRes.

By the way, you may batch convert your MXF files and merge them into one! Most of the output formats are available, such as MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMA, AMA and so on for Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Avid Media Composer and many other popular players and editors.

Step 1: Import or drag multi-track MXF files.
When you start Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac, (for Windows, there is Aunsoft TransMXF Pro) its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing MXF files.

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Step 2: Select “ProRes” to be the output format.
Click the format and choose multi-track video > multi-track Apple ProRes 422 (*mov.). If you need other formats for outputting, you just need to follow the instruction to choose those formats you need.

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Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “settings” to set Video frame rate and transcode multi-track MXF to ProRes with 2 channels.

AVCHD to Divx AVI, MOV and MP4 Conversion with Aunsoft MTS M2TS Converter

Since the release of Sony A5100, Aunsoft MTS Converter for Mac supports AVCHD to DivX AVI, MP4 and MOV for editing. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is able to handle the conversion of MTS and M2TS perfectly and solve the difficult problems during it.

It mainly focuses on converting Sony A5100 AVCHD to Divx AVI, MP4, MOV, SWF, Apple ProRes and many other common formats. This tool also converts MTS/M2TS to Final Cut Pro with Native Codec. It turns MTS/M2TS into Apple ProRes so that it can be compatible to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer and lots of other editing software and players. Now, let me give you a simple guide to help you to easily encode Sony A5100 AVCHD to Divx AVI.

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Step1: Import or drag Sony A5100 AVCHD.
When you start Aunsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, its clear instruction in the main interface is clearly to show you the main function icon. You can add or drag the file or the folder to it without worrying about it not recognizing the AVCHD file.

Step 2: Select “DivX AVI” to be the output format.
Click the format and choose Common Video > DivX AVI – Audio Video Interleaved (Divx) (*avi). If you need other formats for outputting, you just need to follow the instruction to choose those formats you need.

Step 3: Set video and audio profile.
Click “settings” to set Video frame rate and turn Sony A5100 AVCHD into Divx AVI to maintain its original high quality.

Step 4: Transcode Sony A5100 AVCHD to Divx AVI
Click “Conversion” icon to convert Sony A5100 AVCHD to DivX AVI. With just a click on “Open output folder”, you can locate the export AVI files easily.