Anyway, editing AVCHD footages in Adobe Premiere Pro is not that smooth, as the H.264 AVCHD can not be natively supported by Premiere Pro. If you are a Panasonic HC-X900 user who like editing the footages with Abobe Premiere Pro, you may wonder how to import Panasonic HC-X900 AVCHD to AVI/MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro editing, Here we go!
The best solution is to find out a powerful third party transcorder. Here I used Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter to make it possible, with it , I can make my Panasonic HC-X900 footages editable in Adobe Premiere Pro with original quality. If you also wanna make your AVCHD footages editable in Winsdows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. I also strongly suggest you to try this , you'll make it!
Next , please follow me to transcode Panasonic HC-X900 AVCHD to AVI with high quality in 4 steps.
Step 1: Get the free AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it. The verstile converter can also help you convert AVCHD to MPG if you prefer editing MPEG-2 files in Adobe Premiere.
Step 2: Click Format box to get the dropdown list of output formats. Choose HD Video --> AVI HD Video(*.avi) as output format. If you want the MPG file, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2 (*.mpg).
Step 3: Hit the Settings button on the main interface and you can adjust video and audio parameters, including video and audio bitrate, codec, frame rate, video size, channels, etc.
Tip: There are three video codecs for you: Xvid, msmpeg4, and mjpeg. You can choose any one of them. It depends on which one you have installed on your PC.
After the AVCHD to AVI conversion, you can transfer your Panasonic HC-X900 recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro, all of Adobe versions supported, and edit them with no problem. Besides, the MTS/M2TS Converter can also make your AVCHD footages editable in Winsdows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. If you want more info, please link to Brorsoft's MTS/M2TS Converter.
Tips on AVCHD Converter for Premiere Pro:
1. Joining files: Tick the box "Merge into one" on the main interface.
2. Preview: Double click on the file and you can get a preview on the converter.
3. Auto shutdown: Click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion” before conversion starts.
4. 3D conversion. The Red-Blue/Red-Green 3D conversions are supported.
5. Crop: Edit --> Crop and you can get the imported videos cropped as you want.