Import Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD MTS to FCP/iMovie/FCE/Avid on Mac

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Summary: How to Make Panasonic HC-X920 1080 60p/50p AVCHD MTS Compatible with Mac? How to Edit Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD with FCP/FCE/iMovie/Avid? This article will give your a detailed solution.

The top of the line compact Panasonic HC-X920 replaces the top-rated X900 model. This Flash Memory camcorder records Pro level Full HD video using SDHC/SDXC memory cards. The HC-X920 camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video with AVCHD format at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a new fast F1.5-F2.8 lens that was created for the HC-X920 to help in low light situations. Noise Reduction technology for better picture quality. The wide 29mm wide-angle lens fits more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. Built-in WIFI. For 2013 Panasonic has a new imaging sensor which consists of three 1/2.3-inch imagers on the new 3MOS System PRO sensor (3 x 12.76mp) which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution.

Panasonic HC-X920 Camcorder Highlights:

* 3D Ready Hi-Definition camcorder, 3 MOS BSI sensor (size: 1/2.3″), manual ring, EVF to fullfil professional requirement,

* Full HD Video in AVCHD Progressive, 1080 50p/60p AVCHD 2.0 format at up to 28Mbits/sec

* Flash Memory, intelligent zoom x25, optical zoom x12, wide 29.8mm Leica lens, 3.5″ LCD screen

* Built-in Wi-Fi, SD card, balance shot, 5.1 channel zoom, gun mic, new wind canceller, 3D conversion lens

Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD Footages to Mac Editing Problems:

Panasonic HC-X920 camcorders’ video format is 1080 60p/50p AVCHD at up to 28Mbits, using AVCHD footage on Mac is a big problem. Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD MTS format is not compatible with Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie or Avid on Mac. So if you want to edit 1080p/60, 1080p/50 AVCHD  MTS in Final Cut Pro, FCE, iMovie, Avid or other software, you first need to convert Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD video to compatible format like ProRes 422 codec, AIC codec, or DNxHD codec. ProRes codec is a common format developed by Apple, ProRes 422 is intended for non-linear editing with Apple Final Cut (Pro), and AIC codec is mainly for iMovie and FCE, DNxHD codec is for Avid Media Composer editing. They retain higher quality when you convert Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD MTS to these codecs. Below are some useful tips for you and you will know how to import Panasonic HC-X920 1080 50p/60p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie or Avid MC on Mac.

How to Import Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD MTS to FCP/iMovie/FCE/Avid on Mac?

1. Download UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac. This is excellent software which can help you convert Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD video to ProRes for FCP X/FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD codec MOV for Avid. Besides, it supports many other formats for output.

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2. Install and launch the Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD to Mac Converter, import the 1080 60p/50p AVCHD MTS video you want to convert.

3. Choose the best output format for iMovie/FCP/FCE/Avid. Click on “Format” and choose the corresponding output format.

For AVCHD to FCP X, FCP 7, FCP, you can choose “Final Cut Pro >>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”; for AVCHD to iMovie and FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC); for AVCHD to Avid, you can choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov). They are the best codec and format for editing.

4. You can click settings to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate and frame rate.

5. You can click edit button to edit Panasonic HC-X920 AVCHD video, such as deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up and crop.

6.Click convert button to start. Panasonic AVCHD to Mac iMovie/FCP/FCE/Avid Converter will transcode Panasonic HC-X920 1080 60p/50p AVCHD to Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD codec, and convert AVCHD to MOV format.

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