I use Sony Handycam HDR-CX106E to make great videos of my vacation, and the CX106 full HD Flash memory camcorder captured videos in MTS format. I tried to edit the .mts files in Pinnacle Studio 14, but Pinnacle Studio 14 got problems importing mts files in projects.
Facing the problem importing AVCHD files in Pinnacle Studio, I googled and find Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter the best Sony AVCHD to Pinnacle Studio converter, which helped me convert HDR-CX106E MTS to MP4 before importing to Pinnacle Studio 14. To show you the solution to get through the problem editing AVCHD video in Pinnalce Studio, below are the simple steps of how to convert the CX106 MTS files to MP4 for editing in Pinnacle Studio on Windows 7.
Step 1. Transfer Sony CX106 MTS files to computer.
Connect Sony HDR-CX106E to computer via USB 2.0 cable, and it is easy to download videos from Sony CX106 camcorder to Windows 7 32-bit computer with the bundled Pictured Motion Browser (PMB). PMB also works with Windows Vista, and Windows XP. If you are running 64-bit version of Windows 7, just go direct the STREAM folder with .mts files from the Memory Stick Duo and copy the files to computer hard drive.
Step 2. Load Sony CX106 videos to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.
Run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as the fast Sony CX106 AVCHD converter, which works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 computer. Click the "Add" button to load the 1080i .mts videos. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the .mts files to the application UI to add videos.
Step 3. Choose HD MP4 format.
Click the "Format" option, and choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) as output format. The Sony AVCHD converter will transcode HDR-CX106E MTS to MP4 for Pinnacle Studio 14 with Hi-def 1920x1080 video resolution.
Step 4. Convert Sony HDR-CX106 MTS to MP4 for Pinnacle Studio 14.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the conversion from 1080i MTS to 1080p MP4 for Pinnacle Studio will start immediately.
After the conversion, you can easily import Sony CX106 HD videos to Pinnacle Studio projects and edit in full HD.