Panasonic HC-V520 is a new flagship consumer camcorder with high quality video and Dolby Digital AC3 5.1-channel surround sound. The videos could be recorded in 1080/60p (1920×1080 with 60 frames per second in progressive mode) or 1080/50p 28Mbps.
There are few software in the market can handle HC-V520 1080/60p 28Mbps files, let alone keep 5.1 channels. aPubsoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the first and best Panasonic HC-V520 MTS to MOV converter for Mac users for converting 1080/60p 28Mbps to MOV with AC3 5.1-channel surround sound with pricing at only $35.
Want to get Panasonic HC-V520 HD video compatible for Mac with AC3 5.1 surround sound? Just follow the steps below, and you can keep 5.1-channel surround sound when converting MTS to MOV on Mac Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion, Mac Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Step 1. Load Panasonic HC-V520 videos to aPubsoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
Connect Panasonic HC-V520 with iMac/MacBook Pro and transfer .mts files from camcorder memory card to Apple hard drive disk. Run aPubsoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the top-rated Mac Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264 MOV format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV Video(*.mov) as output format. The Mac Panasonic MTS converter will transcode 1080/60p to 1080/30p with H.264 as video codec, and AAC audio codec with 5.1-channel surround sound.
To maintain the original AC3 5.1 channels, just click the “Settings” button, and choose AC3 from the audio codec drop-down list. You can also change video bitrate, frame rate for video.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic HC-V520 MTS to MOV with 5.1-channel.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MTS to MOV converter will start the conversion from 1080/60p or 1080/50p MTS to HD MOV with 5.1-channel surround sound immediately.
1. In step 2, you can also choose other profiles under the HD Video group with include 5.1-channel output, e.g. H.264 HD Video(*.mov), MPEG-4 HD Video(*.mov), MPEG-TS HD Video(*.ts), MKV HD Video(*.mkv), and WMV HD(*.wmv). But the WMV HD profile would use WMAV3 as audio codec, instead AC3 or AAC.
2. After clicking the “Settings” button, you will face the 6 channels option, which represents the 5.1-channel surround sound.
3. If you are on Windows computer, just try the Windows Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD converter for 5.1 surround sound.