"I have a white mac laptop from 2011, and I'm looking for a good HD video camera that will work for it. I got Sony Handycam CX190 but I'm still not sure if it's going to be compatible. By the way, I want to be able to edit my videos in iMovie and then be able to upload them to YouTube with perhaps 720p-1080p there"
Sony HDR-CX190 offers 1920 x 1080p high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. With Dual Capture you can also take 5.3MP still images while shooting HD AVCHD movie.
To import Sony CX190 AVCHD to Mac, it is advised to convert Sony CX190 AVCHD to Mac friendly MOV or MP4 format for playback in QuickTime, iTune or edit in iMovie or Final Cut Pro. Here, you can turn to Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac, which can easily convert Sony CX190 AVCHD and AVCHD videos from other camcorders to iMoive compatible files.
And below, we will show you how to convert Sony CX190 AVCHD to iMovie
Step 1: Load Sony Handycam CX190 AVCHD videos
Drag and drop Sony CX190 AVCHD files or go to "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to import Sony CX190 AVCHD files to convert.
Step 2: Select iMovie as output format
Sony AVCHD to iMovie Converter will automatically set the format, resolution and frame rate for you, maintaining the video quality, and the output video can be imported to iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD.
Step 3: Convert Sony AVCHD to iMovie
Click "Convert" to start converting AVCHD files to iMovie compatible format.