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AVCHD to FCP X:How to Convert/Merge Canon VIXIA HF R40 AVCHD MTS to MOV for FCP X?

The Canon 8GB VIXIA HF R40 Full HD Camcorder records Full HD 1920 x 1080p video to an internal 8GB flash drive or to an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. It also supports Full HD still image capture and the camera is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi for remote operation and live streaming. The HF R40 features a 3.28 megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor. It also employs a genuine Canon HD video lens with 53x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with improved Dynamic Image Stabilization. For easy recording and instant playback, there’s a 3″ touch panel LCD as well.

Designed with all levels of users in mind, the HF R40 has a laundry list of features including MP4 and AVCHD independent or dual simultaneous recording, an innovative Baby Mode, Intelligent IS, Smart AUTO, a higher capacity battery for longer shooting sessions and more. For connectivity to your HDTV, the camcorder is equipped with a mini-HDMI output. Plus, for improved audio recording, the HF R40 has both a headphone and a microphone jack. You can also achieve a variety of cinematic effects using the integrated Cinema-Look Filters.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon VIXIA HF R40 AVCHD Videos.

So if you want to edit Canon HF R40 1080p AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon HF R40 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon VIXIA HF R40 AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon VIXIA HF R40 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mts files from Canon HF R40 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon VIXIA MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Canon VIXIA AVCHD MTS files. (optional)

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon VIXIA HF R40 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Canon HF R40 1080p MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Canon VIXIA MTS converter starts converting Canon HF R40 MTS videos to H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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Convert MTS/M2TS/MP4/MVI/TiVo/MPG/MKV/AVI/MOD to Apple ProRes 422/4444 for FCP 6/7/X

When surfing online, it seems that there are lots of users having the problem of importing AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MP4, MXF, MVI, MPG, MPEG, MKV, AVI, MOD, TOD, TiVo, or other HD or SD video into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing. As expected, Final Cut Pro can edit a variety of video formats, but the rendering process is rather slow.

If you want to import any video file into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for use without rendering, the all-in-one Mac video converter – UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac will be your best choice. The Mac video conversion software supports Apple ProRes encoding to help you quickly transcode video to ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 for FCP 6/7/X in a short time without quality loss.

(Note: the Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) format is a post-production designed for pristine quality, economical hardware configurations and high-performance, multistream Final Cut Pro real-time editing.)

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Below is the guide on how to convert any video to ProRes 422 and import QuickTime .mov into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Part 1: Convert any video to Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 (*.mov)

Part 2: Import QuickTime MOV into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X

Part 1: Convert any video to Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 (*.mov)

Step 1: Run UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac as the perfect Video to ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 Converter, and add video files you want to transcode for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X into this program.

Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 QuickTime .mov format for conversion.
Click on “Format” drop-down list and choose “Final Cut Pro” catogory to select the appropriate ProRes format for Final Cut Pro.

Video to ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro

Useful tip I: If you want to convert video to a ProRes format with a nice balance between image quality and file size, you’d better choose the Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov) format.

Useful tip II: If you are editing video offline with Final Cut Server, the Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) is recommended here.

Useful tip III: If you hope to retain the maximum possible quality of your HD or SD, the Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) is the ideal format.

Step 3: Start video to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X conversion by clicking on “Convert” button. Based on its multi-threading technology and advanced video/audio sync technology, you will get the converted ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 QuickTime .mov files in perfect sync of video and audio with super fast speed.

Part 2: Import QuickTime MOV into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Once getting the ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 (*.mov) QuickTime video files via the best Video to Final Cut Pro Converter on your Mac OS X, what you need to do is to import them to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing to meet your requirement.

Step 1: Run Final Cut Pro, the layout of the editing software interface will pop up.

Step 2: Choose “Import < Files” at the top of the interface under the File command section.

Step 3: Select one converted file .mov from the Choose a File window and press “Choose” button to choose this file you want to import into FCP.

Step 4: Find the file in the resources list for the project.

Step 5: Drag the file into the Timeline and then save the project.

Now, you are able to edit the video (TiVo, AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MPG, MPEG, MXF, MVI, MKV, MOD, MP4, AVI, TOD, FLV, etc) in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X as you wish.

That’s all! Hopefully the converting video to Apple ProRes 422/ProRes 4444 for FCP 6/7/X make the experience of editing HD/SD video in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X easier and quicker.

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Convert/Join Canon VIXIA HF R400 1080/60p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 7 on Mac

Canon VIXIA HF R400 Full HD Camcorder records Full HD 1920 x 1080p video directly to an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. It supports Full HD still image capture as well. The camcorder features a 3.28 megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor. The HF R400 also employs a genuine Canon HD video lens with 53x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with improved Dynamic Image Stabilization. For easy recording and instant playback, there’s a 3″ touch panel LCD as well. Designed with all levels of users in mind, the HF R400 has a laundry list of features including MP4 and AVCHD recording, an innovative Baby Mode, Intelligent IS, Smart AUTO, a higher capacity battery for longer shooting sessions and more.

Final Cut Pro 7 is new released with powerful new features like expanded ProRes codecs, improved speed/XML interchange/media management, etc and some time-saving improvements like automatic transfer, easy export, and so on. Although this new released FCP 7 supports AVCHD with at 1080p 24/25/30, 1080i 50/60, 720p 24/25/30/50/60, the Canon VIXIA HF R400 1080/60p AVCHD MTS is incompatible with Mac FCP 7!

So if you want to edit Canon VIXIA HF R400 1080 60p in Final Cut Pro 7, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon HF R400 MTS to FCP 7 converter for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon 1080 60p AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 60p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro 7.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon VIXIA HF R400 1080/60p MTS to Final Cut Pro 7 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Maverick/Mountain Lion/Lion/Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load AVCHD 1080 60p videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Canon HF R400 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video or Common Video > H.264 MOV Video (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Canon AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon VIXIA HF R400 1080 60p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Canon HF R400 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro 7.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Canon MTS converter starts converting Canon HF R400 1080 60p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro 7.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 7 and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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How to Edit Canon VIXIA HF G30 1080p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X on Mac?

Canon VIXIA HF G30 Full HD Camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080p Full HD video at 60 fps in either AVCHD or web-friendly MP4 format. It also supports Native 24p Progressive Mode recording, which will give your footage a more cinematic look. You can use built-in Cinema-Looks Filters to enhance that “film” look as well. The HF G30 is equipped with a Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens with an 8-Blade Circular Aperture for more professional-looking video and stills. The lens provides a 26.8 – 576mm (35mm equivalent) focal length and a manual focus ring that can easily be set to control the zoom instead. The camera also provides a 2.91MP Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor for wide dynamic range and improved low-light performance.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon VIXIA HF G30 AVCHD Videos.

So if you want to edit Canon HF G30 1080p AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon HF G30 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon VIXIA HF G30 AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon VIXIA HF G30 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mts files from Canon HF G30 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon VIXIA MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Canon VIXIA AVCHD MTS files. (optional)

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon VIXIA HF G30 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Canon HF G30 1080p MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Canon VIXIA MTS converter starts converting Canon HF G30 MTS videos to H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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Mac Convert Canon XA10 1080i AVCHD MTS to H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro X

Canon XA10 HD Professional Camcorder is a fully featured, ultra-compact pro video camera that shares nearly all the functionality of the XF100, but in an even smaller, run-and-gun form factor. Sporting a 64GB internal flash drive and two SDXC-compatible card slots, the XA10 can record literally for days without running out of memory. Able to capture AVCHD video at bitrates up to 24Mbps, the camcorder’s native 1920 x 1080 CMOS sensor also lets you choose 60i, 24p, PF30, and PF24 frame rates for customizing the look of your footage. Bringing further professional oomph to that footage is a Genuine Canon 10x HD video lens, with lowlight sensitivity and a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 30.4mm-304mm.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Canon XA10 AVCHD Videos.

So if you want to edit Canon XA10 1080i AVCHD Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Canon XA10 MTS to FCP X converter for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Canon XA10 AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080i MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Canon XA10 MTS to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load Canon AVCHD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mts files from Canon XA10 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Canon XA10 MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Canon XA10 AVCHD MTS files. (optional)

Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Canon XA10 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Canon XA10 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Canon MTS converter starts converting Canon XA10 MTS videos to H.264 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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Import and Convert Panasonic AG-HMC40 1080/24p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 7 on Mac

Panasonic AG-HMC40 AVCCAM HD Camcorder & AG-MYA30G XLR Mic Adapter / Holder is a kit including an AG-HMC40 Camcorder and a dual input XLR Microphone Adapter and Holder that mounts right under the tip of the camcorder’s detachable handle (as shown in the photo above). The HMC40 is designed to record in high definition on standard SD and SDHC memory cards. The camera is extremely portable and lightweight, weighing in at just over 2 lbs. While SD-based camcorders have been gaining ground in the consumer market, the HMC40 has the ability to record AVCHD images at significantly higher bitrates. This enhancement makes the camera’s codec more efficient than comparable HD interframe codecs, such as HDV and XDCAM EX. Using H.264 as its compression algorithm, the camera can record incredibly detailed images at a fraction of the file size.

Final Cut Pro 7 is new released with powerful new features like expanded ProRes codecs, improved speed/XML interchange/media management, etc and some time-saving improvements like automatic transfer, easy export, and so on. Although this new released FCP 7 supports AVCHD with at 1080p 24/25/30, 1080i 50/60, 720p 24/25/30/50/60, the Panasonic AG-HMC40 1080/24p AVCHD MTS is incompatible with Mac FCP 7!

So if you want to edit Panasonic AG-HMC40 1080 24p in Final Cut Pro 7, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic AG-HMC40 MTS to FCP 7 converter for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic 1080 24p AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 24p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro 7.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic AG-HMC40 1080p/24 MTS to Final Cut Pro 7 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Maverick/Mountain Lion/Lion/Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load AVCHD 1080 24p videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic AG-HMC40 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac Panasonic MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video or Common Video > H.264 MOV Video (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic AG-HMC40 1080 24p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert Panasonic AG-HMC40 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro 7.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting AG-HMC40 1080 24p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro 7.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 7 and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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Best Way to Convert/Edit Panasonic AG-AC7 1080i AVCHD MTS to Final Cut Pro X on Mac

Panasonic AG-AC7 Shoulder-Mount AVCHD Camcorder is a highly affordable Full HD camera that enables a truly professional style of operation. For ease in completing both SD and HD projects, the AG-AC7 camera features AVCHD recording at 1920 x 1080 and 720 x 480, both at 60i. The built-in 16.7x (optical) / 23x (Intelligent) zoom lens starts out nice and wide at 35.8mm (35mm equivalent), so indoor shooting does not become a challenge to see how deeply into the corner you can smash yourself. With a large grip and zoom lever and a large, easy-to-hold manual focus ring, you’ve got accessible, precise controls, and a zebra pattern assists you in setting exposure. In addition to extensive manual controls, there’s also Intelligent Auto (iA) and Hybrid optical image stabilization, providing the high-tech help you need to ensure smooth, reliably crisp & clear capture of Full HD video.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro X, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic AG-AC7 1080 60i AVCHD Videos.

Mac Panasonic 60i MTS to FCP X converter

So if you want to edit AG-AC7 1080 60i in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic 60i MTS to FCP X converter for Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic AG-AC7 1080 60i AVCHD to H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 60i MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic AG-AC7 60i MTS to H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Maverikcs, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger.

Step 1. Load AVCHD 1080 60i videos to Panasonic Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic AG-AC7 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac 1080 60i MTS to H.264 MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, choose the HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. We are choosing .mov format, as this is the Mac compatible file extension. You can keep the 60fps by clicking the “Settings” button and enter 60 for the frame rate option.

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Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic AG-AC7 1080 60i MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert AG-AC7 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic AG-AC7 MTS converter starts converting 1080 60i MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

Tips:
If you are using Final Cut Pro 5 or lower version, you can also choose HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format for editing on Mac.

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Convert/Import Panasonic HC-X900/X900M 1080 60p/50p AVCHD MTS to Final Cut Pro 7

Panasonic HC-X900 is an enthusiast 3MOS-based (three 1/4.1-inch CMOS sensors are used) camcorder that records full HD 1920 x 1080 videos at 60p (50p for PAL units) based on the new AVCHD 2.0 (Progressive) standard. Like its predecessors, it has a 12x optical zoom lens (which starts at 29.8mm at the wide-angle end), supports 5.1-channel surround sound, and has a lens ring for manual controls.

The HC-X900M also shoots full HD 3D video when you attach it with an optional 3D conversion lens. However, this isn’t the same conversion lens as the one introduced in 2011 (VW-CLT1). The new VW-CLT2 is not only smaller but also brighter (from F3.2 to F2.0). The HC-X900/HC-X900M HD camera stores videos in .mts format with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression.

Final Cut Pro 7 is new released with powerful new features like expanded ProRes codecs, improved speed/XML interchange/media management, etc and some time-saving improvements like automatic transfer, easy export, and so on. However, this new released FCP 7 supports AVCHD with at 1080p 24/25/30, 1080i 50/60, 720p 24/25/30/50/60, so the 1080 60p/50p MTS/M2TS is still incompatible with Mac FCP 7 NOW!

So if you want to edit HC-X900/X900M 1080 60p/50p 28Mbps in Final Cut Pro 7, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic 60p/50p MTS to FCP 7 converter for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic 1080 60p/50p AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 60p/50p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro 7.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HC-X900/HC-X900M 60p/50p MTS to Final Cut Pro 7 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Maverick/Mountain Lion/Lion/Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Load AVCHD 1080 60p/50p videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic HC-X900/HC-X900M camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac 1080 60p/50p MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video or Common Video > H.264 MOV Video (*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.

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Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic HC-X900/HC-X900M 1080 60p/50p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert HC-X900/HC-X900M MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro 7.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting 1080 60p/50p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro 7.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 7 and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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MTS to H.264 MOV Converter-Convert/Load Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD for iPhoto 8/9/11

Panasonic HC-V520 Live Streaming HD Camcorder features a 1/5.8″ BSI MOS sensor for recording Full HD 1080/60p video in the AVCHD format. The 50x zoom lens has a fast f/1.8 max aperture and a 35mm equivalent of 28-1748mm, and the optical zoom is supplemented by an 80x Intelligent Zoom. Built-in Wi-Fi enables real time broadcasting via Ustream, and Near Field Communication technology allows users to connect a smartphone or tablet in one touch. Other features include a 3″ LCD touchscreen monitor, Five Axis Hybrid OIS and iA Mode.

iPhoto is a digital photograph manipulation software application developed by Apple Inc. and released with every Macintosh personal computer as part of the iLife suite of digital life management applications. First released in 2002, iPhoto can import, organize, edit, print and share digital photography. It is often compared to Google’s Picasa, CyberLink MediaShow, Adobe’s Photoshop Album, Microsoft Expression Media and Windows Live Photo Gallery. iPhoto 11, the latest version of the software, was released as part of the iLife ’11 suite.

If you like to using iPhoto to manage your Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD videos, you need convert the 1080/60p AVCHD MTS to iPhoto compatible video formats like Quicktime MOV, MP4, DV. And UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac can be used as an excellent Panasonic AVCHD to iPhoto Converter for Mac to do an excellent job to make iPhoto all versions like iPhoto 5, iPhoto 6, iPhoto 7, iPhoto 8, iPhoto 9, iPhoto 11 work with Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD videos. The tool can convert 1080p 60fps AVCHD to MOV for importing to iPhoto. You can also merge AVCHD video footage into a single file or edit AVCHD with iPhoto 8/9/11.

If you would like to catalogue Panasonic HC-V520 1080/60p MTS on Mac with iPhoto, just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Upload Panasonic AVCHD videos to the UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After connecting Panasonic HC-V520 Camera to iMac, run the UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best 1080p AVCHD to iPhoto Converter for Mac. Click the “Add” button to load the 1080p .mts videos from Panasonic HC-V520 camera through the PRIVATE > AVCHD > BDMW > STREAM folder.

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Step 2. Choose MOV format for iPhoto 8/9/11
Click the “Profile” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Panasonic AVCHD converter will transcode Panasonic HC-V520 1080/60p AVCHD files to MOV with original 1920×1080 HD definition as H.264 as QuickTime codec.

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Step 3. Convert Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD to MOV for iPhoto.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Panasonic HC-V520 MTS converter will start converting Panasonic HC-V520 AVCHD MTS to iPhoto 8/9/11 compatible MOV videos.

After the conversion is finished, you can use iPhoto to catologue the output videos, if you like, you can also edit the output videos via Final Cut Pro X/7, Final Cut Express, or iMovie 11 on Mac.

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Best Way to Edit Panasonic HC-V520 1080p AVCHD MTS Footages to FCP X on Mac OS X

Panasonic HC-V520 Live Streaming HD Camcorder features a 1/5.8″ BSI MOS sensor for recording Full HD 1080/60p video in the AVCHD format. The 50x zoom lens has a fast f/1.8 max aperture and a 35mm equivalent of 28-1748mm, and the optical zoom is supplemented by an 80x Intelligent Zoom. Built-in Wi-Fi enables real time broadcasting via Ustream, and Near Field Communication technology allows users to connect a smartphone or tablet in one touch. Other features include a 3″ LCD touchscreen monitor, Five Axis Hybrid OIS and iA Mode. The HD video camera stores videos in .mts format with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression.

Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro X, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic HC-V520 1080 60p/50p AVCHD Videos.

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So if you want to edit HC-V520 1080 60p/50p 28Mbps in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic 60p/50p MTS to FCP X converter for Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic HC-V520 1080 60p/50p AVCHD to H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges 1080 60p/50p MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HC-V520 60p/50p MTS to H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger.

Step 1. Load AVCHD 1080 60p/50p videos to Panasonic Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic HC-V520 camera, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac 1080 60p/50p MTS to H.264 MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.

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Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, choose the HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. We are choosing .mov format, as this is the Mac compatible file extension. You can keep the 60fps by clicking the “Settings” button and enter 60 for the frame rate option.

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Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic HC-V520 1080 60p/50p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step 4. Convert HC-V520 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic HC-V520 MTS converter starts converting 1080 60p/50p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

Tips:
If you are using Final Cut Pro 5 or lower version, you can also choose HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format for editing on Mac.

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