Import Panasonic DMC-FZ200 AVCHD files to Avid Media Composer for editing on Mac

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 Digital Camera from Panasonic is Panasonic’s latest digital compact camera to offer an f/2.8 aperture across the full range of its zoom. And given that the full range runs to 600mm (in 35mm format), that’s saying something. The lens on the FZ200 is a 24x optical zoom lens that starts at the wide angle end as a 25mm and zooms all the way to 600mm. Full HD 1080 60p video recording in AVCHD format offers high quality video capture and High Speed Video enables the recording of fast-moving subjects at 120 fps (frames per second) and 240 fps!

So if you use Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 for the AVCHD recording and want to edit the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 mts files on Mac with Avid, you could find that Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200’s recording AVCHD MTS files are not the preferred format for Avid Media Composer. So if you want to edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD video with high quality on Mac with Avid Media Composer, you can convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD to Avid DNxHD MOV before editing.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 MTS to Avid Media Composer on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite.

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Step1. Load Panasonic DMC-FZ200 AVCHD videos to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

After transferring .mts files from Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200, run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Panasonic DMC-FZ200 to Avid Converter, and click the “Add Video” button to load .mts videos.

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Step2. Choose DNxHD MOV as output format.

Click the “Profile” option, choose the Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov) as output format. Import Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD format to Avid Media Composer for editing.

Convert Panasonic DMC-FZ200 AVCHD to DNxHD MOV

Step3. Merge Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Panasonic DMC-FZ200 MTS to DNxHD MOV for Avid.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic DMC-FZ200 AVCHD to DNxHD Converter starts to convert Panasonic DMC-FZ200 MTS videos to DNxHD MOV, and joining the MTS files for editing in Avid Media Composer.

After converting and merging the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 AVCHD files, just import the output files to Avid Media Composer and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for editing in Full HD.