Panasonic HDC-SD700 is one of the new selection of ‘Full’ High Definition (HD) 3x MOS memory card camcorders. It houses a 12 x optical image stabilised zoom lens, a 1920 x 1080/ 50p processor (2 x greater detail compared to 1080i models) and a large, high quality 3.0″ LCD. The camcorder also has the ability to record still images of upto 14 megapixels. Fully featured with OIS image stabilisation Full HD in a compact video Camcorder.
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 Lion, 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 HDC-SD700 1080 60p/50p AVCHD Videos.
So if you want to edit SD700 1080 60p/50p 28Mbps in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use Panasonic Video 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 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 HDC-SD700 60p/50p MTS to H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like 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 HDC-SD700 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.
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.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic HDC-SD700 1080 60p/50p MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert HDC-SD700 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
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 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.
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.