Workflow for Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD and Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac

Posted by admin on July 19, 2014 under FCP, Panasonic AVCHD | Comments are off for this article

“I am really struggling to find any information (anywhere) on how to get MTS files working on my Final Cut 7.It is from a new camera I just bought which is called the Panasonic Ag-Ac90.When I try to go to log and transfer, the clip comes up but there are no visuals nor any time duration, and I cant import them.”

Featuring a stylish, easy-to-handle design, the Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCCAM HD handheld camcorder captures native 1920 x 1080 resolution images and records in 1080/60p, 60i, 30p and 24p, as well as in standard definition (480/60i) in 60Hz. The Panasonic AG-AC90 camcorder records videos in AVCHD format which is not a editable format for some common editors such as iMovie, Avid, even FCP 7. If you want to further edit these AVCHD files in FCP on mac, you may encounter the problem as the below user.

To accomplish this goal, a powerful UFUSoft Mac AVCHD to FCP Converter is recommended to help encode Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD to Apple ProRes so that you can edit them smoothly in FCP 6/7/X, as well as encoding the edited video back to normal mov files for sharing with friends.  The program which can not only encode Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD footage to Apple ProRes codec for FCP 6/7/X editing, but also support simple video editing functions.

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How to Transcode Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X/7/6 ?

1. Launch this UFUSoft AVCHD to ProRes Converter for Mac. Click Add button to load the AVCHD files from Panasonic AG-AC90 camcorder.

Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD Video Converter

2. Click “Format” and choose Final Cut Pro – > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the preferred codec for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

For normal use, ProRes 422 is enough for most users; if you want to get better video quality, pls choose the second one – ProRes 422 HQ.

Convert Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD

FYI: the better video quality you choose, the larger output file size will be; so pls ensure there’s enough storage under the output path.

Besides, ProRes HQ and ProRes Proxy come with FCP 6 while ProRes LT and 4444 are relased together with FCP 7/X. In this case, pls choose proper profile according to your FCP currently version.

3. Click the “Convert” button to start encoding Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X/7/6 on Mac. There’s no need to wait on front of screen; you can check “shut down computer after conversion” and leave it working directly.

When the Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCHD to Apple ProRes conversion process is 100% completed, you will be able to get the output mov files for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X by clicking on “import” button effortlessly.

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