Panasonic DMC-ZS60 4K MP4 to FCP, Premiere Pro or Avid Workflow

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Digital Camera is a versatile point-and-shoot built for the multimedia traveler. Featuring an 18.1MP 1/2.3″ High Sensitivity MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor, the camera affords a rich image quality with reduced noise and sensitivity to an expanded ISO 6400. A range of continuous shooting modes are also available to suit working with moving subjects, including a top shooting rate of 40 fps when working with an electronic shutter function. For videographers, the ZS60 is also capable of 4K UHD video recording at 30p in MP4, as well as Full HD 1080p and HD 720p in AVCHD formats. Below, we will outline the way for importing Panasonic DMC-ZS60 4K video to FCP/Premiere/Avid. Keep reading for a brief how-to.

As mentioned above, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 can capture videos in MP4, MTS format. While, if you want to edit the footage Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 records, you may find the high quality 4K H.264 MP4 or AVCHD files are not recognized by most editing software including Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. Since working Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4K MP4 or AVCHD files in FCP X/7, Avid Media Composer 5/6/7, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC is necessary to get a good visual effect, so how to convert Panasonic DMC-ZS60 4k video to an editable file type? Is there software can do the job?

The answer is positive. To convert and import Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 video to FCP/Premiere/Avid, etc, you just need UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac to help you. It is the solid tool to help users get the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4K MP4 or AVCHD files transcoded into a format you want on Mac OS X. It offers the optimal preset profiles like ProRes for Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE and more. There is no need to worry about the quality loss. If you want to solve the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 video incompatibility issues on Windows, please turn to UFUSoft Video Converter.

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Convert and import Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4k footage into FCP, Avid, Premiere

STEP 1: You need to install and run the smart Video Converter Mac and transfer your AVCHD .mts or 4K .mp4 recordings to the program. Join single video clips via checking the “Merge into one” box.

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STEP 2: Click on the “Format” bar and choose the best editable format.

a. For editing Panasonic DMC-ZS60 4k videos or AVCHD in FCP, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format.

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b. To solve Panasonic DMC-FS7 and Adobe Premiere Pro incompatibility issues, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the target format.

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c. To import Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4k footage into Avid MC, choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as the target format.

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STEP 3: Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

STEP 4: As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4K MP4 or AVCHD video conversion on Mac OS X.

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking “Open” button on the main interface. Then you can import the converted Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 4K video files to FCP/Avid/Premiere for smooth playing and editing.