Import Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD/MP4 to FCP X/7/6 on Mac

Posted by admin on January 14, 2015 under FCP, Panasonic AVCHD | Comments are off for this article

Summary: Couldn’t load Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD/MP4 footage to FCP X/6/7 for editing, what to do? This post is going to give a solution to this question. It explains how to convert Panasonic HC-V250 shootings to Apple ProRes for use in FCP X/6/7 with lossless quality.

Panasonic HC-V250 Full HD Camcorder Features 50x Optical Zoom, Built-In Wi-Fi, 90x Intelligent Zoom, High-Sensitivity Stabilizing Gyro Sensor, One-Touch NFC Connectivity, Capture up to Full HD 1920 x 1080 Video, and Built-In Creative Control Modes. AVCHD Progressive and MP4 files records at bit rates up to 28 Mbps.

Panasonic HC-V250 can record AVCHD video, you may have recorded many video clips when you travel. AVCHD format is not a widely used video format, so edit Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD on Mac software like FCP 6/7/X, iMovie is not so easy. Many Panasonic HC-V250 users have encountered problems when import Panasonic HC-V250 to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, FCP doesn’t support load Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD footages for editing directly, the main reason is the AVCHD video format and codec not well supported. To edit Panasonic HC-V250 video in FCP 6/7/X smoothly without any problems, the best way is to convert Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X best supported format.

Here introduces UFUSosft AVCHD Converter for Mac, a professional Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD Converter, which can fast and easily convert and import SoPanasonic HC-V250 AVCHD footage to Final Cut Pro, FCE, iMovie, QuickTime, Avid, etc on Mac, including the latest Yosemite, Mavericks 10.9.1.

How to transcode and import Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD/MP4 for editing?

Step 1. Download and run Panasonic AVCHD Converter for Mac, When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add Video’ to load source media to it.

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Step 2. Select ‘Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)’ as output format for FCP X, The ProRes is also workable in the former version FCP 6 and FCP 7.

The Mac Panasonic AVCHD Converter program offers a couple of ProRes formats for users to choose from, including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT), Apple ProRes 422(Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target format depending on your requirement in post production.

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Apple ProRes 422 – Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT);
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) – Keep original video quality for editing in FCP;
Apple ProRes 422 (LT) – Get a smaller file sizes than Apple ProRes 422;
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) – SD levels – 480i/p and 576i/p, Used in offline workflows.
Apple ProRes 422 4444 – Edit and finish 4:4:4 material.

Tips:
1. If you want to combine several Panasonic HC-V250 AVCHD clips into one, please select all Panasonic HC-V250 files and click the“Merge” in settings;
2. If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
3. This Mac AVCHD to FCP Converter also includes the editing function to let you trim, crop, edit audio, add 3D effect, add watermark and subtitles before conversion.

Step 3. You can customize the output parameters as you need.

Step 4. Click ‘Convert’ button to start conversion, Once the conversion process is complete, Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes QuickTime files for using in Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with optimum performance.

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