Even though Sony HDR-XR500V is bigger and heavier than most consumer camcorders like Sony HDR-TG5, Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V, this HD camcorder provides large hard drive for capturing long-time videos. It will play like a charm for birthday parties and family events. It is great that Sony HDR-XR500V includes HDMI terminal for connecting to HDTV, but you may also get problems like the video is choppy, the video does not display.
Here I would like to recommend you Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter as Sony HDR-XR500V MTS Converter to convert 1080i AVCHD MTS videos from Sony HDR-XR500V and splice video segments into a single file. Follow the steps below to make the captured home movies accessible to your HDTV.
Step 1. Load Sony HDR-XR500V video to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter.
After transferring .mts videos from Sony HDR-XR500V to computer via Picture Motion Browser on the bundled CD in box, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter and click the Add button to load Sony HDR-XR500 .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose MPEG-2 output for HDTV.
Click the Format option and choose HD Video > MPEG-2 HD Viddeo(*.mpg) for playing output video on your HDTV. The Sony HDR-XR500V AVCHD MTS Converter will keep the original HD video resolution 1920x1080 for output video.
Step 3. Splice video clips into one. (optional)
Make sure the checkbox for Merge into one file is ticked, if you want the video segments to be joined into one file. The mts joiner will splice .mts videos and output one file.
Step 4. Convert Sony HDR-XR500V MTS to MPG for HDTV.
Click the convert button under the preview window and the conversion from 1080i .mts to HD .mpg in high quality. It is that easy to convert Sony HDR-XR500V MTS to MPG for HDTV.