Import JVC Everio GZ-R550 AVCHD to FCP/iMovie/Premiere/Avid

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The black JVC Everio GZ-R550BUS Quad-Proof HD Camcorder records 1080p60 HD AVCHD video at bit rates up to 28 Mbps. Designed with JVC’s rugged Quad-Proof camera body, the Everio GZ-R550BUS is built to capture your adventures, no matter what the weather. We bet you still remember the problem to import AVCHD videos from JVC Everio GZ-R550 to FCP/iMovie/Premiere/Avid MC or other video editing programs- shows the unsupported file format error, seems the unexpected crash happens again to JVC Everio GZ-R550 videos… Then, how to edit JVC Everio GZ-R550 footage in FCP, iMovie, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer without problems?

The reason behind that you can’t import JVC Everio GZ-R550 AVCHD to FCP, iMovie, Avid smoothly is mainly due to the 1080/60p MTS format it records. Currently 1080/60p footage is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported by most editing programs. Plus, if you got some single MTS clips from JVC Everio GZ-R550, the NLEs even won’t recognize your files without the intact folder structure. A straightforward fix is to convert JVC Everio GZ-R550 video to FCP/iMovie/Avid/Premiere Pro much more compatible format.

To get the work done, first you need to download UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac. With it, you can convert 1080 60p AVCHD .MTS to NLEs compatible format with great video quality and fast encoding speed. It supports encoding all 1080p or 1080i MTS files to Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMoive/FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro and more. Plus, it’s also combined with smart video editing features like cropping, trimming, adding special effect and more enhance your video visual effects. If you are facing the similar issues with your JVC GZ-R550, download the program and check out the solution below.

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How to convert JVC Everio GZ-R550 footage into Avid, Premiere, iMovie, FCP

STEP 1: Run the smart JVC AVCHD Converter Mac and transfer your AVCHD recordings to the program from the JVC Everio GZ-R550 camcorder or hard drive. Join AVCHD clips via checking the “Merge into one” box.

STEP 2: Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format for working JVC Everio GZ-R550 AVCHD in Avid, Premiere, iMovie, FCP.

a. Select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format for Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7.

b. To edit JVC Everio GZ-R550 AVCHD footage in Avid MC, choose Avid Media Composer – > Avid DNxHD(*.mov).

4K MP4 or 1080p AVCHD video in Avid MC

c. For iMovie, choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as output format.

d. For Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) for native editing.

4K MP4 or 1080p AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro

Tip: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.

STEP 3: As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the JVC Everio GZ-R550 AVCHD conversion on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can smoothly copy the converted files to FCP/Avid/Premiere/iMovie for further editing.