Transcode AVCHD video footages to MOV with prores codec for FCP HD/6.0/7/X
Summary:In this post, it shows the way to Import AVCHD in MTS, M2T, M2TS to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X on Mac, you can transcode AVCHD video footages to MOV with prores codec.
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition), often with the file extension of mts, m2ts or mt2, is a professional digital recording format for Sony, Panasonic, Canon and more camcorders and cameras. Though Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X announced to support AVCHD video files, some AVCHD files still can not imported to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X: AVCHD support is available only on Intel-based Macintosh computers; FCP only supports AVCHD camcorders typically connect to computers via USB 2.0, not FireWire; DVD-based AVCHD camcorders are not currently supported by Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X; Standard definition video recorded with AVCHD camcorders cannot be accessed in Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X.
In order to import all kinds of AVCHD to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X successfully, it is better to convert AVCHD in MTS, M2T, M2TS to Apple ProRes 422 which works well with Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X.
The following article just aims to provide a step by step guide on how to convert AVCHD in MTS, M2T, M2TS to ProRes with almost no loss of video and audio quality.
1. Download Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac - the professional AVCHD to ProRes Converter, install and run it, the following interface will pop up.
2. Choose the best format for Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X, please select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) from the "General Video" as output video format.
3. Do some adjustment as you need, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. It is ok to keep it as original.
4. Start converting AVCHD in MTS, M2T, M2TS to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X.
The AVCHD to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X converter will transcode the MTS, M2T, M2TS immediately. It can help you convert MTS to ProRes, convert M2T to ProRes, and convert M2TS to ProRes. Then it is just easy to import the converted AVCHD whatever from Sony, Panasonic, Canon or JVC to Final Cut Pro HD/6.0/7/X. Here is also an article about how to import videos to final cut pro.
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