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|Importing Panasonic SD700/TM700/HS700 Family Videos to FCP for Editing in HD|
Importing Panasonic SD700/TM700/HS700 Family Videos to FCP for Editing in HD
Panasonic 700 series HD camcorders with HDC-HS700, HDC-SD700 and HDC-TM700 make a new level for shooting family videos. The log and transfer method on Final Cut Pro might work for the .mts files recorded with AVCHD-standard compliant mode like HA/HG/HX/HE with 17Mbps or lower. But it is a different case for 1080/60p or 1080/50p 28Mbps .mts files. You will need a Panasonic video to FCP converter to handle make the non-AVCHD standard compliant .mts files from Panasonic HS700, SD700 or TM700 before importing to Final Cut Pro for editing.
Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac is the recommended video converter for Panasonic 700 series camcorder users to put recorded videos to FCP on Mac OS X like 10.4 Tiger, 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard. If you have any problem importing your camcorder videos to Final Cut Pro in Final Cut Studio, just follow the steps below to make the HD videos readable and compatible.
Step 1. Download Panasonic AVCHD video to Mac computer.
Connect Panasonic 700 camcorder to iMac or MacBook Pro via USB 2.0 cable, and you will find CAM_MEM on desktop. Access the device/volume, and go to AVCHD > BDMW > STREAM to get videos with .mts file extension. Copy and transfer the .mts files to Mac computer hard drive disk.
Step 2. Load Panasonic 700 videos to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best family video converter for Panasonic 700 to FCP. Click the "Add" button to load the 1080/60p or 1080/50p .mts videos in batch, or use the drag and drop method to load video footage to the application UI.
Step 3. Choose MOV output format with 5.1 channels.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov) as output format. The Mac Panasonic video to FCP converter will transcode 1080 60p/50p MTS to MOV for FCP with AAC 5.1-channel, keeping the High-Def 1920x1080.
Step 4. Convert Panasonic HS700/TM700/SD700 videos to MOV for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Panasonic video converter will start converting Panasonic proprietary 1080 60p/50p video to MOV in 5.1-ch for Final Cut Pro.
Wait for a while until the conversion is finished, and you can import Panasonic HS700/TM700/SD700 HD videos to FCP with 1920x1080 and 5.1-channel surround sound in high quality. You can create family videos for home sharing or web sharing in ease.
You may also go to the Panasonic camcorder column for more information and solutions about other Panasonic cameras like, HDC-TM700/HS700, HDC-SD60, HDC-TM350, Lumix DMC-Z57, DMC-ZS3, DMC-ZS7/TZ10, etc.