If you shoot some AVCHD .mts files with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 camcorder, you will probably choose to find an easy-to-use video editing software for making your own home movies. If you are not a video professional, Pinnacle Studio will be a good tool for you to edit AVCHD .mts videos. Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application manufactured by Pinnacle Systems, a division of Avid Technology. It is the consumer-level counterpart to Pinnacle’s former professional-level software. With Pinnacle Studio as your creative partner, you’ll spend less time making videos and more time sharing them.
Although, it claims that Pinnacle Studio can support AVCHD files, there are so many limits you are facing like the System Requirements: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.66 gHz or higher required for 1920×1080 AVCHD editing, 2GB system memory required for AVCHD and more. If you can’t meet these requirements, you will get troubles when importing Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 .mts files to Pinnacle Studio for editing. To get Pinnacle Studio working with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 AVCHD footage beautifully, the best solution is to use aPubsoft AVCHD Video converter for transcoding Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 MTS to Pinnacle Studio favorable formats like WMV, AVI, etc. Apart from for easy editing, video in these formats comes out in a much smaller size.
Follow the steps below, and you can import and convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 1080p MTS to Pinnacle Studio 17/16, Pinnacle Studio 15/14, Pinnacle Studio 13/12, Pinnacle Studio 11 WMV.
Step 1. Load Panasonic MTS videos to the aPubsoft AVCHD Video Converter.
Transfer .mts files from Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 camcorder to computer via USB cable. Run aPubsoft AVCHD Video Converter as the best Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 MTS converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose to output HD WMV.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD WMV (*.wmv) for converting Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 MTS to WMV with WMV3 as video codec. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 MTS converter also keeps the 5.1 channels from Lumix DMC-GX7 by default.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the MTS to WMV converter will start converting 1080p AVCHD MTS to HD WMV in 1920×1080 for importing to Pinnacle Studio.
Soon after the conversion is finished, just run Pinnacle Studio to edit the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 HD videos from the aPubsoft AVCHD Video Converter.
You can also choose AVI, MPG, MP4 for output format in Step 2, which is available under the HD Video group in the aPubsoft Panasonic AVCHD converter. The converter also works for other AVCHD camcorders like Panasonic TM350, Sony HDR-CX110, Canon HF S200, and so on.