Leica V-LUX 30 is a sophisticated pocket-camera, designed for those looking to go beyond the norm. Compact and simple though it may be, the V-LUX 30 certainly has a number of features, many of which cannot be matched by other cameras in this genre. To start, consider the 14.1Mp sensor. This is 14.1MP of actual resolution, not interpolated. Beautiful, detailed images are possible with the simplicity of what is generally considered a point-shoot-point. The 1080i AVCHD movie function is a welcome addition to the features of the Leica V-LUX 30 that makes it even more versatile. Movies are recorded in AVCHD HD format and tagged with GPS data. HD movie recording starts with the touch of a button on top of the camera.
To transfer Leica V-LUX 30 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 30 MTS to MOV for editing on Mac.
With the 3 steps below, you can import Leica V-LUX 30 HD videos to Avid, FCP, FCE, iMovie for editing.
Step 1. Load Leica V-LUX 30 MTS video to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.
Run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the Leica V-LUX 30 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 30 MTS to H.264/AVC MOV for Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and iMovie.
Step 3. Transcode Leica V-LUX 30 AVCHD to HD MOV for Avid MC/FCP/iMovie.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Leica V-LUX 30 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.