How to Edit Videos from Sony Camcorder

By Mar 16,2017 1:01 am

Sony camcorder is one of the most popular digital cameras nowadays and you may have taken various videos with it. Want to edit and share the videos with friends or family? Well, editing video from a Sony digital camcorder is achievable using video editing software program like Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor). With it, you can add some texts, still images, graphics and even some special effects like Picture in Picture to showcase your creativity within your edited video. What’s more, after editing, it helps you to convert the original HD format (such as M2TS, MTS, and MOD) to different formats for playing on mobile devices such as iPhone and iPad. Want have a try? Just follow the steps below and see how this Sony video editor works.

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1 Import the video file to Video Editor

Before editing Sony video, you should transfer it from the camcorder to your computer. You can either connect the camera to the computer using the required cord specific to the model of your Sony camera or the Sony-specific memory stick.

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After transferring the video to your computer, import the files into the workspace of the program by clicking “Import”. Then drag and drop the video file to the timeline. If multiple files exist, drag them into the timeline in your desired order to create a cohesive piece.

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2 Customize Sony Videos

After adding your Sony videos to Filmora Video Editor, customize them as you like. This powerful Sony video editor provides both precise Timeline Panel and Editing Box for different editing functions. For example, you can split large file into smaller clips, join some other clips into the original one, or remove or edit the audio track and background music in the Timeline. For other editing effects like transitions, special video effects, etc., simply go to the corresponding tab and apply the effects you like. That will greatly enhance the artistic value of the piece. If you want to learn more detailed information about how to edit your Sony video with Filmora, please check the Detailed Guide of Filmora Video Editor>>

What's more, there are more than 300+ Effects available now. Check it now.

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3 Export the Edited Video

If you’re satisfied with the result, click “Export” tab to continue and then click "Settings" to set bit rate and frame rate. You can go to “Formats” tab to export in the proper format for your desired outcomes. If your video will be played on different devices, such as iPhone or iPad, go to the “Devices” tab and choose the device from the list. Of course, you can also directly share your creations on YouTube or burn to DVD.

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