Summary: Facing issues when importing and editing AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro? Get the best AVCHD Converter for Mac to transcode AVCHD to Apple ProRes to achieve your goal smoothly.
AVCHD is a camcorder video format. It is a high definition video file that is very popular among home video makers. AVCHD stands for Advanced Video Codec High Definition. This format belongs to the collection of today’s HD digital video formats.
Want to convert your favorite AVCHD videos to Final Cut Pro for editing according to your own preference? You may come across a problem: some of your AVCHD files can’t be successfully imported. It is possibly because of different codec existed in different AVCHD files. However, not all of these codec can be supportable by Final Cut Pro. In that case, I recommend you use a smart AVCHD to FCP converter for Mac, which enables you to convert your AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro directly without considering what codec Final Cut Pro is compatible with.
This step by step tutorial shows you how to do the great job with the reliable UFUSoft Mac AVCHD Converter (Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included).
Step 1: Free Download and run the best Mac AVCHD video converter for FCP and drag your AVCHD files to the software.
Step 2: Click format bar to choose “Apple ProRes” codec for AVCHD files. You are provided with five Apple ProRes options listed as below. You can choose a proper one that fit your needs best according to the main difference of the five ProRes codecs. You’re recommended to choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”, it’s best for FCP editing.
Step 3: Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding AVCHD to Final Cut Pro Apple ProRes.
After converting the AVCHD video to ProRes format, you can easily Log and Transfer or import/edit AVCHD files in Final Cut Pro smoothly on Mac.