Handycam is a Sony brand, specially used for Sony video camera or camcorder. The Sony Handycam can record high definition videos- AVCHD (1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080), or capture SD video-MPEG-2, according to its model. The Sony HDD HD Hanycam mainly contains HDR series HD camcorders, such as HDR-XR200V, HDR-XR520V, HDR-XR100, HDR-SR11, etc.
The updated iMovie version-iMovie 09 can work with many tapeless camcorders, like HDD handycams. However, there are still dozens of camcorders that are excluded the supporting list. What’s worse, almost all supported Sony HDR HD Handycams have the limitation-Video stabilization limitations, or serious requirement-Mac OS X Leopard v10.5 or later.
AVCHD Converter for Mac is the perfect and easy-to-handle program that can help Sony Handycam owners to easily and fast convert the recorded .mts or .m2ts files to MOV, DV for excellent compatibility with iMovie. Then, import or transfer the converted video to iMovie for editing.
Have a general view of Sony Handycam to iMovie program
Input video formats: m2ts, mts, ts, tp, trp, mod, tod, wmv, 3gp, 3g2, mov, mpg, asf, flv, avi, rm, rmvb, dv, mpeg-1, mpeg-2, mp4, mkv, m4v
Output video formats: mpg, mov, mp4, wmv, avi, h.264, 3gp, 3g2, flv, mkv, m4v, dv.
Exportable audio formats: mka, mp3, wav, m4a, aac, ac3, aiff, amr, flac, wma, mp2
iTunes, QuickTime, iMovie, Final Cut Express, FCP, iPod, iPhone, iPhone 3G, Apple TV, PSP, BlackBerry, Creative Zen, iRiver, Zune etc.