Panasonic HC-V770 in FCPX-Edit HC-V770 AVCHD MTS to ProRes

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By pairing the HC-V770 Full HD Camcorder from Panasonic with your smartphone you can record two camera angles at once. A main image from the HC-V770′s sensor in full HD and a secondary picture-in-picture image from your phone’s camera. But the HC-V770 works by itself, too. It features a 20x optical zoom lens with a 29.5 to 612mm equivalent focal length – giving you a wide angle when zoomed out, and a substantial amount of telephoto when zoomed in. Able to record slow-motion in Full HD at up to 120 fps, it can also perform in-camera interpolation to bring the final frame rate up to 240 fps in AVCHD (*.mov) format.

For a fast and fluid Panasonic HC-V770 workflow in FCP X, users sometimes need to transcode HC-V770 1080-60p AVCHD footage to a format that is best suitable for use in FCP X. Check this short tutorial to learn how to convert HC-V770 1080-60p AVCHD to ProRes 422 for use in FCP X smoothly.

Final Cut Pro X is designed to work with a wide range of video recording devices, including camcorders, digital still cameras, and iOS devices. There are lots of camcorder models are compatible with Final Cut Pro X, including Panasonic HC-V770. The quick workaround is to use UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac, which can be used as a professional Panasonic AVCHD MTS Converter under OS X (Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can transcode Panasonic HC-V770 MTS to ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro X. Besides, more presets like Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer are provided as well.

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For those who still need to transcode HC-V770 1080-60p AVCHD video to ProRes codec for use in FCP X flawlessly, you may wish to read the step-by-step below.

Step 1. Load original Panasonic HC-V770 MTS files

Launch the Mac Panasonic MTS Converter, and click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the Panasonic HC-V770 1080p .mts files to the application UI.

Panasonic HC-V770 AVCHD Video Converter

Step 2. Choose output format

Press “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Format > Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best codec for FCP 6/7 and FCP X on Mac.

Convert Panasonic HC-V770 AVCHD

Tip: You can click “settings” button in the main interface to customize the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.

Step 3. Start Panasonic HC-V770 AVCHD to FCP X converting

Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac MTS to ProRes Converter will start transcoding Panasonic V770 MTS to Prores MOV for FCP(X) on Mac.

After the conversion, click the “Open” button to locate converted files, then load ProRes .MOV files in FCP (X). Now you can successfully and easily import HC-V770 footage to FCP X for editing with best quality.

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