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Import and Edit Sony AX1 4K XAVC S clips in Avid MC 6

Posted by on Tuesday, 29 October, 2013

As one of Sony’s most popular 4K cameras,  FDR-AX1 is the first Handycam from Sony that shoots 4k, it reflects the look and feel of a camera with a long line of production history. You get the features and form of a professional Sony camera, with the new capability of 4k video. The XAVC S format is for 4k video, while MPEG-4/H.264 Long GOP is also an option. These allow for long record times, meaning nearly 120 minutes of 4k video can record on a 64GB XQD card. While enjoying the stunning videos recorded of HD image quality, many users are having problems when trying to import Sony AX1 XAVC-S footage in Avid Media Composer like Avid MC 6.

Anybody knows how to import videos I’ve made with my Sony FDR AX1 into Avid Media Composer ? The XAVC-S codec from Sony FDR AX1 camera doesn’t seem to be recognized by my Avid MC on Mac. How to get these footage trascoded into an editable format?

Want to edit your Sony AX1 camers XAVC-S video in Avid MC with a simple way? Since the XAVC-S footage is a peripheral non-standard format which is not supported by Avid MC 6. In order to import Sony AX1 XAVC-S footage into Avid MC for smoothly editing, we can render to the third-party software to help convert XAVC-S to DNxHD MOV– native format for Avid Media Composer.

To achieve our goal, the quickest and easiest way is to use the easy-to-use yet professional software called Pavtube XAVC Converter, with which we can effortlessly and flawlessly transcode Sony XAVC-S footage to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC 6. It is safe to install and easy to use. Below will show you how to transcode Sony AX1 XAVC-S footage to Avid DNxHD MOV in details.

Import Sony AX1 4K XAVC S clips to Avid Media Composer 6 for editing smoothly with DNxHD Codec on Mac

Step 1. Free Download the Mac Sony XAVC-S Transcoder for Avid MC. Install and run it. It’s excellent Sony XAVC-S Video Converter which can convert nearly all canon cameras’ videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.

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Step 2. Click format bar to choose output format for use in Avid MC 6/7 or Avid MC X. Choose Avid Media Composer-> Avid DNxHD (*.mov) as best video format for editing Sony AX1 XAVC-S in Avid MC 6 as well as good video quality.

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You can free choose the output video quality, size, frame rate by clicking the “Settings”.

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Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start the conversion from Sony AX1 XAVC-S footage to Avid MC DNxHD MOV on Mac OS.

After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import/edit Sony AX1 4K XAVC-S videos in Avid Media Composer 6 under Mac without problems.

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Posted by on Saturday, 26 October, 2013

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What if After Effects CS6 no longer handles MXF footage?

Posted by on Thursday, 24 October, 2013

I recently migrated to CS6 from CS5 – I have a project that has several XDCAM 50 exports from Avid to AE — AE keeps telling me that it won’t support those files anymore. I get After Effects error:file’328)0773_01.mxf’ cannot be imported – this ‘.mxf’ file is damaged or unsupported.

Why does this happens? In fact, MXF format is better for viewing than for editing. You may try to install the MXF plug-in. If the plug-in still can’t help you load MXF files to Adobe directly, your computer may have something wrong with the MXF format, then how toimport MXF footage in AE CS6 for editing smoothly? Y have to transcode to After Effect CS6 preferred format like MOV (AVC) to get it working well with your wonderful footages. To help all users to solve the problem, I show you an easy way in the post.

First, please install a professional Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, which can transcode Sony PDW-700 MXF to a editable format by Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6. As far as I know, this MXF to AE Converter is designed to transform all MXF videos. It also allows you convert MXF to any other format as you want for importing into different NLE apps, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. Just download it and follow the workflow using After Effects CS6 with MXF footage on Mac.

How to convert MXF to After Effects CS6 editable format?

Step 1. Get this MXF to AE Converter installed, click top left two icons to load individual videos or the entire folder correspondingly.

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Step 2. Choose best format for editing in After Effects CS6.

Click the drop-down list besides “Format”, choose “Adobe Premiere > MOV(AVC)(*.mov)” as the most compatible format as well as best video quality for CS6. You can also choose “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”, or “WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)”.

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Step 3. Adjust output video settings including video size, codec, bitrate, frame rate by clicking “Settings”, all according to your needs. (Optional)

Step 4. Click the big red circle to start converting MXF to AE CS6 native AVC MOV format. Wait for a while, you can get the fresh hot converted video which is compatible with After Effects CS6 for freely editing.

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Transfer newly released BD/DVD movies to Kindle Fire HDX 7

Posted by on Tuesday, 22 October, 2013

So many new Blu-rays and DVDs are released recently on Amazon.com, such as Monsters University, Pacific Rim, Despicable Me 2, Start Trek into Darkness, Iron Man 3, etc. Meanwhile, Amazon just announced its latest tablet- Kindle Fire HDX 7 is available for pre-order in the UK and Canada.

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Since the traditional Halloween Day is coming, are you excited to receive this new Kindle Fire tablet as present so you could enjoy these new releases in Blu-ray and DVD anywhere you like? But since Blu-ray and DVDs are usually not compatible with portable tablets and cannot be easily backed up, you may need to make a copy of your Blu-ray and DVD collections in advance so that you could watch your favorite movies on portable devices or burn the copies to blank DVDs later. Below is a brief guide for you learn the easy way to put and play Blu-ray/DVD movies on Kindle Fire HDX 7, just follow it.

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Requirements

Before anything else, you have to download an app that you are going to use later. You are required to download and install:

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Instructions

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Tutorial: How to copy Monsters University in DVD and Start Trek into Darkness in Blu-ray to Kindle Fire HDX 7

Step 1. Launch the Blu-ray ripping software, click the Load Disc button to browser to disc drive and load source disc to the program.

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Step 2. From the drop-down boxes of “Subtitles” and “Audio” to choose one desired audio track and subtitles.

Tip: If you wanna rip your BD/DVD movies to MP4 fro playback or storage with more than one audio track and subtitles preserved, you need convert your source BD/DVD to Multi-track MP4 with Pavtube ByteCopy. Don’t forget to make sure your Kindle Fire HDX 7 tablet has installed media player that supports audio track and subtitles free-seletcion.

Step 3. Click the “Format” menu and choose suitable profile for your Kndle Fire HDX 7 tablet. In Pavtube profile list, you are suggested to choose “Amazon Kindle Fire(*.mp4)” for output.

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If you cannot find particular profile for your device, Pavtube Blu-ray/DVD to Kindle Fire HDX 7 ripper offers several general profile presets for Android phones and tablets.

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Step 4. If you like, enter “Settings” option and adjust profile parameters such as video codec, bitrate, frame rate, etc to maintain better video and audio quality on Kindle Fire HDX 7.

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Step 5. Now hit the “Convert” button on program UI to start ripping your BD/DVD movies to Kindle Fire HDX 7 compatible MP4 format.

When it completes, open the output folder, locate the created MP4 movie and you could enjoy your Blu-ray/DVD movies on new Kindle Fire HDX 7 tablet.

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Mix and Transcode Canon XF105 multi audio channels MXF files to Avid Media Composer

Posted by on Monday, 21 October, 2013

Canon XF105 MXF recording feature:

The XF105 uses Material Exchange Format (MXF) for its file structure–an internationally standardized container format for the exchange of video and audio material. Using the MXF format, video and audio can be wrapped into a single file along with important metadata. With MXF, the XF105 will not only benefit from the highest level of compatibility with NLE systems, but also with high-end network systems used by many networks and production studios.

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Canon XF105 MXF with Avid importing problem:

“I have a Canon XF105 camcorder, its recordings are in MXF format, now I want to import Canon XF105 MXF files to Avid Media Composer for editing, I want to keep the original data including multi aduio channels of the MXF footage, is there a good way to transcode Canon XF105 MXF files natively for Avid Media Composer preserving multi audios?”

Answer:

In order to solve Canon XF105 MXF to Avid MC importing problem, you will need to rewrap Canon XF105 MXF files to Avid MC compatible format, the best way is to change the video codec or format which perfectly supported by Avid software, so you need a MXF converter for Canon which can convert Canon XF105 MXF files natively for Avid MC editing on Windows and Mac, and then you won’t encounter any problems.

Software that can help:

MXF MultiMixer and iMixMXF. I think it’s much easier for me. It can not only convert Canon XF105 MXF .mxf to Avid best editing MOV format, but also has editing functions and unique multi-track preserving feature.

For guys who may find it difficult to import and edit Canon XF105 MXF files in Avid Media Composer with keeping multi audio channels, here is the fast guide to mix and convert Canon XF105 multi audio channels MXF to MOV for Avid Media Composer.

Step 1. Get this multi-track MXF Converter for Windows or Mac installed, click ‘Add video’ to load individual mxf videos; or click ‘Add from folder’ to load the entire folder. It will recognize all the audio channels.

Step 2. Click “Format” and choose Multi-track Video>Multi-track MOV(*.mov)

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Step 3. Click “Settings” to customize your video size, bitrate, frame rate and other specs; and check video channels that you want to keep.

Follow the bottom left icon to “mix into one channel”; or that it will keep all the audio tracks apart.

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Step 4. Click “Convert” to start converting Canon XF105 multi audio channels MXF to MOV saving multi audio channels for Avid MC editing.

Tips:

For users don’t need to deal with multi-track thing, just simple want to convert MXF to other formats, the MXF Converter for Mac (only $29) is highly recommended.

Read More:

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Make MXF files supported by Premiere Pro and keep Multi audio tracks
Convert Multi audio channels MXF to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP

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Posted by on Friday, 18 October, 2013

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Get AVCHD/MPEG-4 Videos from Canon HF G30 in Apple Aperture 3, Avid MC, Premiere Pro

Posted by on Thursday, 17 October, 2013

With the AVCHD/MPEG-4 video recording from HF G30, you may face problem when trying to import/load the AVCHD/MPEG-4 to Apple Aperture 3, Avid MC, Premiere Pro. Well, as is known to us, Aperture 3 and Premiere Pro accepts Prores MOV best, Avid MC native format is DNxHD mov, so, to convert Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 to Prores/DNxHD MOV is a good choice for editing Canon HF G30 MTS/MP4 in Aperture 3, Avid MC an Premiere Pro.

To do the job, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is an ideal tool. With it, you can convert Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 video for editing with Apple Aperture 3, Avid MC and Premiere Pro on OS X without losing quality or rendering. Below is the step-by-step guide for you to quickly convert Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 to Aperture 3, Avid MC or Premiere Pro compatible Prores/DNxHD codec on Mac.

Step 1: Download Canon Video Converter for Mac and import your Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 file. This software will solve your Canon to Apple Aperture 3/Avid MC/Premiere Pro importing problems.

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Step 2: You will need to choose the output format for Aperture/Avid MC/Premiere.

You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s great for editing in Apple Aperture and Premiere Pro.

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For editing Avid Media Composer, you can select Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov).

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Step 3: Click “Settings” button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as bitrate, resolution, etc. for example, you can choose the resolution as 1920*1080 or 1280*720, that’s 1080p or 720p resolution, great for editing. (Optional)

Step 4: Start converting Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 to Prores for Apple Aperture 3/Avid MC/Premiere Pro.

After converting, you can load Canon HF G30 AVCHD/MPEG-4 to Apple Aperture 3, Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro for editing as you want, now you can have a try.

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Make Sony HDR-CX700V AVCHD compatible with iMovie/FCE

Posted by on Monday, 14 October, 2013

True HD video recording is at your fingertips with the Handycam HDR-CX700V. Full 1920 x 1080 resoultion video plus 12-megapixel still image capture give you the options you need for those special moments. Manual iris, shutter, exposure, and white balance control mean you have shooting flexibility. A 3 touchscreen makes running the camera easy. And a whopping 96GB of internal flash memory will store up to 40 hours of HD footage.

The 1920 x 1080/50p mode records at a very high frame rate in progressive mode, capturing 50 Full HD frames every second for extra-clear results. But for many CX700V users, some problems are coming up: when importing 50p AVCHD to iMovie/FCE from Sony CX700V for editing on Mac OS X, they find neither iMovie or FCE will accept this 50/60p AVCHD format.

As far as I know, AVCHD is not a good editing format for NLE system including iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, etc, especially the non-standard 1080 60p AVCHD format. Then how to import Sony HDR-CX700V 1080/50p videos to iMovie, FCE for editing without any issue? Well, if you make the recordings editable before taking to the program, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. The most favorite format for FCE and iMovie is Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)”, so you can use Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to achieve the goal in a fast way.

This Mac AVCHD converter can easily convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/M2T to any other format, like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, AIC for iMovie/FCE, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, etc with best quality at a fast speed. Besides transcoding, the program also provide you with some simple editing features, such as merging several videos into one file, deinterlacing the original footages, cropping video size, trimming video clips, adding special effects, text/image/video watermarks and add srt/ass/ssa subtitles to output videos, thus it will be on the top of your list. You can follow the below guide to reformat CX700V AVCHD files to Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for editing in iMovie/FCE.

First Free Download AVCHD to AIC Converter for Mac

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Step 1. Load 1080p MTS/M2TS files from Sony CX700V to the professional AVCHD to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac.

Connect the Sony HDR-CX700V to your Apple with USB 2.0. Launch AVCHD to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac and then click the “Add video” button to import your Sony CX700V 1080p MTS/M2TS files. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert. If your MTS/M2TS files have already been transferred to your Apple hard drive, you can easily drag them to the best Mac AVCHD to iMovie/FCE Converter.

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Tips:

1. If you have multiple 1080p MTS/M2TS files, you can select the “Merge into one file” box to merge them into one single file for iMovie/FCE so that you can play these files without interruption.

2. Double click the selected file and you cam preview it.

Step 2: Select an output format for iMovie/FCE and set the output folder.

Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu. Move you pointer to “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)“. The Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) is the compatible format for iMovie and FCE. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.

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Step 3: Click on the “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.

Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Tips:

1. 1920*1080 as video size and 30fps/29.97fps as video bitrate are the most suitable video parameters for editing in iMovie.

2. If you want to reduce the video size, you can change video size from 1920*1080 to 1440*1080 or 1280*720.

Step 4. Transcode Sony CX700V AVCHD MTS files to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE with 30fps and 5.1 channels on Mac.

Click the “Convert” button, start converting  Sony CX700V  1080p MTS files to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.

Step 5: When the Mac MTS to AIC conversion is 100% completed, open iMovie and FCE to transfer the converted footages to iMovie/FCE.

The best AVCHD to iMovie Converter for Mac is not only helpful to get MTS footages from Sony CX700V into iMovie on Mac, but also does a great job in converting AVCHD to ProRes 422 for FCP, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, DNxHD forAvid Media Composer, AIC MOV for FCE, etc.

Import .MTS video from Canon Vixia HF R400 to iMovie/FCE

Posted by on Friday, 11 October, 2013

The VIXIA HF R400 gives you the highest quality recording, whether you’re capturing AVCHD or MP4 files. 1080/60p recording captures twice the amount of information as 60i, and with images captured at a rate of 60 frames per second. 1080/60p recording means that the still images you extract are extremely high quality as well. A new bit rate of 28 Mbps is the highest in the AVCHD standard, and MP4 files are captured at a bit rate of 35 Mbps, so regardless of the format you’re shooting or viewing, image quality is as high as can be.

I just purchased a new camcorder, a Canon Vixia HF R400. Video is very sharp and clean HD – great quality. I teach video production and we purchased 5 of these cameras for beginner students. We use iMovie and FCE in our program. But I find 60p mts in full HD will not work in iMovie (from this from Canon Vixia R400 camera or any other). And also won’t see anything in FCE.

As we know, iMovie/FCE native video format is Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov), if we reformat Canon AVCHD to iMovie/FCE supported video format, we can easily transfer Canon Vixia R400 MTS to iMovie/FCE without any issues. At fires, we have to use a top AVCHD Converter for Mac to do the MTS to AIC conversion.

Here we recommend you Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac – A Top MTS to AIC Converter for Mac to convert Canon Vixia R400 AVCHD MTS video to iMovie, FCE compatible formats. Free Download it and follow the steps to transfer Canon Vixia R400 AVCHD recordings for iMovie or FCE editing.

Step 1. Install and run this MTS to AIC Converter. This professional Canon MTS to Mac Converter can help you convert Canon 1080 50p/60p AVCHD MTS files to rich formats for use on Mac.

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Step 2. Click format column to choose the output format for iMovie. Click and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”, it’s the best format for iMovie – to import Canon Vixia R400 MTS clips to iMovie or FCE.

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Step 3. You can click “settings” button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate. (Optional)

Step 4. Click convert button to start converting Canon Vixia R400 MTS footage to AIC.

After the Canon Vixia MTS to AIC converter finished transcoding, you can run the iMovie or FCE to import the converted files and edit Canon Vixia HF R400 MTS in iMovie and FCE without any rendering or compatibility issue.

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Load Sony NEX-FS700 50/60p mts files into Final Cut Pro 7

Posted by on Wednesday, 9 October, 2013

As a high-end camcorder, Sony NEX-FS700 is definitely worth buying: professional design, large-sensor, and high quality recording. FS700 can shoot at up to 960 frames per second and now there are already quite a few cameras out there that can do this. As FS700 records full HD 1080 50/60p MTS/M2TS files in AVCHD format. However, FCP 7 has less compatiblity with AVCHD .mts/.m2ts files, and many users find that the AVCHD format cannot be recognized by FCP 7, for example:

“I am an editor and need to work with some AVCHD files from a Sony fs700; am wondering how can I load them to FCP 7? “

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Why this happens just because the codec of AVCHD is not supported by Final Cut Pro 7. So is there any easy solution to avoid the headache “incompatibility importing problem”? Here is a simple tip for you to make Sony FS700 50/60p AVCHD editable in FCP 7.

Some 1080/50 fps AVCHD clips grayed out in L&T window and we were not able to ingest them to FCP 7 until we used third-party encoder to change these 50/60 fps MTS clips to ProRes 422. Here the best choice is Mac Sony AVCHD Converter from Pavtube which is specially designed for Mac users to transcode Sony NEX-FS700 AVCHD mts footages to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP 7. With it, you can easily convert Sony FS700 50/60P mts recordings to ProRes 422 MOV with high quality kept.

Step 1. Free Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. This software can help you convert Sony FS700 AVCHD 50/60P files to ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro 7, more import and output formats are also supported.

Step 2. Install and launch this Mac AVCHD to FCP Converter. Import Sony FS700 50/60p mts footage to the converter.

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Step 3.  Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. Click and choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as Final Cut Pro 7 compatible codec for editing.

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4.You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. (Optional)

5.Click convert button to start transcode Sony FS700 50/60p AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP 7 on Mac.

The steps are finished. Is it easy? Once you have installed the Sony AVCHD to Prores Converter, you can easily convert Sony FS700 50/60p files to FCP 7 for editing, this software runs fast, so you can convert your Sony FS700 footages to FCP 7 in less time, video and audio synchronization are perfectly guaranteed, and you can use accurate trim function when you edit Sony AVCHD video in the software before conversion.

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