Easy handling AVCHD/AVCHD Lite .mts file with Final Cut Pro
What is the best solution for editing AVCHD and AVCHD Lite MTS/M2TS footage in Final Cut Pro? This is a frequently asked question by FCP users. Generally speaking, AVCHD footage is usually saved in MTS or M2TS container format, which are widely used by Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Canon camcorders.
AVCHD files are not natively supported by Final Cut Pro and must be transcoded to FCP friendly codecs such as QuickTime MOV and Apple Intermediate Codec before importing to FCP. However, the best method for importing AVCHD/AVCHD Lite footage to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X is to transcode them to Apple ProRes encoded mov format. Along with some help fromAVCHD Video Converter. If you are looking for a solution for this, just check out Pavtube's MTS/M2TS Convererter for Mac, a top AVCHD Converter for Final Cut Pro.
About the software: This is an AVCHD/AVCHD Lite transcoding tool for Mac OS X only.
This Mac prores Encoder deals with AVCHD footage straightly from Sony, Panasonic, JVC and various other camcorders and exports HD contents encoded in various codecs for editing and playing back. The FCP friendly codecs includes Apple ProRes family (ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422 Proxy, ProRes 4444), DVCPRO, HDV, Apple Intermediate codec, etc.
Detailed guide of converting AVCHD/AVCHD Lite to Apple ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro on Mac
Step 1. Free download and run the excellent Mac AVCHD Converter for Final Cut Pro. Click "Add" button and browse to the AVCHD footages either from scratch disk or cam HDD for loading to the converter.
Step 2. Click on "Format" bar and set a FCP friendly format in dropdown-list. You are advised to Follow "Final Cut Pro" template and "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" format.
Step 3. Click convert button to start transferring AVCHD to FCP Apple ProRes 422 codec under Mac OS X.
Some more helpful features of the app:
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)
2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
So there you have it. Once the conversion done, you can import AVCHD/AVCHD Lite MTS files into Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X for smoothly editing as you want.
How to import Canon EOS M H.264 MOV files in Final Cut on Mac 10.8
Summary: Read the article below you will learn the way to import and convert Canon EOS M H.264 MOV to ProRes for FCP 7/X.
Inspired by EOS technology, Canon developed the new EOS M Digital Camera. Canon introduced the market to Full HD video capture with smooth, quiet continuous autofocus made possible by Movie Servo AF and STM lenses, advanced CMOS sensor technology, and the processing power of DIGIC 5.
The EOS M Digital Camera leverages these key technologies to deliver high-quality moving and still images with creativity provided by Canon's extensive family of interchangeable lenses.
You may have got this amazing Canon EOS M camera, it's exciting for us to take photos and record full HD 1080P videos. The EOS M recorded file format is H.264 MOV, this format is supported by many editing software, but it can’t be supported perfectly, take FCP X for example. Final Cut Pro X supported best video format is Apple ProRes 422 Codec MOV format, you can edit video with this format in Final Cut Pro X smoothly. And Canon EOS M recorded video is H.264 MOV format, so it’s great choice to convert EOS M MOV to ProRes 422 codec MOV format, then you can edit EOS M video well in FCP X on Mac. You can follow the steps below to convert Canon EOS M footages for FCP X.
1. Download and install Pavtube Canon H.264 MOV Converter for Mac. It's can convert videos between rich video formats, such as convert Canon MOV to ProRes 422 for FCP X.
2. Import the Canon EOS M recorded MOV video to this Mac Canon MOV to FCP Converter for EOS M.
3. Click format column to choose the best output format for editing in FCP X. if you want to edit EOS M MOV video in FCP X, you are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).
4.You can click settings button to customize the output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate.
5.Edit function is useful and convenient for you to use. You can trim, crop, adjust effects or add watermark to the video.
6.Click convert button to start converting Canon EOS M MOV to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
This Canon EOS M to Final Cut Pro X converter can help you convert the video format/codec you need quickly, video and audio quality are best guaranteed. It's easy to use the software so just have a try. You can also try iMedia Converter for Mac which also supports DVD and Blu-ray videos. For more information about Canon cameras and Final Cut Pro (X), please visit Canon Column and FCP Column.
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