Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is one of the AVCHD cameras from Sony Cyber-shot series with small size. Another AVCHD digital camera for the Cyber-shot series released in 2010 is DSC-HX5V. Both cameras record videos in 1920×1080 with stereo audio, and store videos in .mts file extension.
For Mac user:
The Picture Motion Browser (PMB) is available with Mac version for DSC-TX7. Here is an alternative for transferring from PMB. After connecting Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 and Apple computer via USB, you can find the .mts files from the private folder with the following procedure: PRIVATE > AVCHD > BDMV > STREAM folder. Copy the .mts files to Apple hard drive.
To play and edit Sony DSC-TX7 AVCHD MTS videos:
Sometimes VLC plays .mts videos, but not for all .mts files. However, you can use Sony Cyber-shot MTS converter to deinterlace .mts videos and convert .mts to QuickTime .mov for Final Cut Pro. aPubsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the recommended Mac Sony Cyber-shot MTS converter for you. Follow the steps below with Sony DSC-TX7 as an example, and you can play mts videos on Mac and edit on FCP with any problem.
Step 1. Load Sony Cyber-shot mts videos to aPubsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
After transferring mts videos to computer, run aPubsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the Mac Sony Cyber-shot MTS converter, and click the Add button to load Sony DSC-TX7 mts videos.
Step 2. Choose QuickTime .mov output.
Click the Format option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) for converting Sony DSC-TX7 .mts videos to H.264/AVC .mov for FCP.
Step 3. Convert Sony Cyber-shot MTS to MOV for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Sony MTS converter will start converting Sony Cyber-shot .mts videos to QuickTime .mov for Final Cut Pro. Then you can enjoy HD .mov videos on QuickTime with 1920×1080 and edit HD videos on Final Cut Pro.
The QuickTime .mov output from aPubsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac also works for other editing tools like Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Kdenlive, etc. The Mac Sony MTS converter automatically deinterlaces AVCHD videos and removes interlacing artifacts for perfect video playback on iMac/MacBook Pro.