Leica V-LUX 4 Digital Camera is an advanced point-and-shoot camera with a newly developed CMOS sensor and a fast 24x optical zoom lens with f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range. It brings to the table high resolution, fast and reliable performance and the quality of the Leica name. High image quality is true of video as well as still photography and the V-LUX 4 shoots Full HD 1080 AVCHD video at up to 60 frames per second. Fast moving action, such as sporting events, is captured in crisp detail and the full range of 24x zoom is available while shooting. Also, a one-touch dedicated button can switch you from video to photo and back again in an instant. Added convenience comes in the form of MP4 video capture as an alternative to the higher quality AVCHD. Save your videos in MP4 and you’re able to directly upload them to the internet without conversion. A built-in stereo microphone with wind filter allows for quality audio to match your video.
To transfer Leica V-LUX 4 HD videos to Apple hard drive, you can use the Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro. But you shall make sure that you at least have iMove 8 or iMovie 9, FCP 6 on your Mac with Intel processor. However, if you have iMovie 6 or first copy AVCHD files from camera by looking for PRIVATE -> AVCHD -> BDMV -> STREAM on SDXC/SDHC/Micro SDHC card, or copy MTS file from AVCHD -> BDMV -> STREAM on built-in HDD, you may find it difficult to import to iMovie, FCP, FCE or even Avid MC 5. UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the perfect Mac AVCHD camera converter that it helps you convert Leica V-LUX 4 MTS to MOV for editing on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, etc.
With the 3 steps below, you can import Leica V-LUX 4 HD videos to Avid, FCP, FCE, iMovie for editing.
Step 1. Load Leica V-LUX 4 MTS video to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
Run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the Leica V-LUX 4 Avchd Software for Mac, and click the “Add” button to load 1080i mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264 MOV for Avid/FCP/FCE/iMovie.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Leica MTS to Avid converter convert Leica V-LUX 4 MTS to H.264/AVC MOV for Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and iMovie.
Step 3. Transcode Leica V-LUX 4 AVCHD to HD MOV for Avid MC/FCP/iMovie.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Leica V-LUX 4 MTS to Avid Converter starts converting 1080i MTS to HD MOV for Avid/FCP/iMovie/FCE on Mac.
After conversion is finished, you can import the HD videos to Avid MC5, Avid Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie and other non-linear editing tools like Adobe Premiere, Kdenlive on Mac.