Summary: Have some1080/50p 60p AVCHD from Panasonic HC-V700 but got error when importing to Final Cut Pro? In this article, we quickly walk you through the most effective way for getting Panasonic V700 footage into FCP 6, 7 and X.
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Ever have experienced Panasonic's HC-V700, the top-of-the-line 1MOS camcorders? With it, you can record Full HD .mts clips at 1080/60p or 50p mode. While enjoying the stunning HD image quality, many folks are having problems when importing V700 60p/50p AVCHD footage to Final Cut Pro 6/7 (even with the lastest FCP X). If you’re in such a situation, you can read on the article to learn more, which mainly shows you how to get Panasonic V700 1080 50P/60P footage and FCP 6/7/X to work beautifully.
The reason that you can’t successfully ingest those recorded AVCHD footages on 1080 60P/50P format to Final Cut Pro is limited by the FCP itself. Currently 1080/60p or 1080/50p footage is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported in FCP 6/7 even the latest FCP X. In order to import Panasonic HC-V700 AVCHD footage into FCP for smoothly editing, you can use 3rd-party software to re-wrap and convert 60p/50p MTS to Apple ProRes encoded mov format first, which is a native format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. It’s a great way to achieve your goal smoothly. For this purose, this article will show you how to transcode Panasonic V700 AVCHD Footage to ProRes MOV in detail.
Converting Panasonic HC-V700 60p/50p AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X
The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app called Brorosft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac which can be used as a Panasonic AVCHD MTS Converter under OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8). It is free, clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode MTS to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and it works well and converts flawlessly. Below is how.
Step 1: Load original MTS files to Mac MTS to ProRes Converter
Launch the Mac Panasonic MTS Converter, and click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080p .mts files to the application UI.
Step 2. Choose output format
Press “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Format > Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best codec for FCP 6/7 and FCP X on Mac. The Mac AVCHD converter will transcode Panasonic HC-V700 MTS to FCP 6/7 or FCP X compatible MOV with ProRes as video codec in HD 1920×1080.
Tip: You can click “settings” button in the main interface to customize the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.
Step 3: Edit the 1080 60P/50P MTS video
By clicking “Edit” button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark and adjust effect to the videos which you will convert.
Step 4: Start converting
Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac MTS to ProRes Converter will start transcoding Panasonic V700 1080p 50p/60p MTS to Prores MOV for FCP(X) on Mac.
After the conversion, click the “Open” button to locate converted files, then load ProRes .MOV files in FCP (X). Now you can successfully and easily import HC-V700 1080 60p/50p MTS footage to FCP 6/7 or FCP X for editing with best quality.