Saturday, June 22, 2013

Best solution to edit Panasonic HS900 recorded 1080/60p AVCHD videos in iMovie/FCE

Summary: If you would like to edit Panasonic HDC-HS900 1080/60p MTS on Mac with iMovie and FCE, just follow the steps below to convert Panasonic HS900 1080/60p MTS to iMovie/FCE best codec AIC.

Panasonic HDC-HS900 features Advanced 3MOS System, 1080/60p or 1080/50p Recording (Full-HD 1,920 x 1,080, 60/50 Progressive Recording), NEW HYBRID O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), large 3.5-inch LCD with Touch Operation, and a 220GB HDD and DXC/SDHC/SD Memory Card Hybrid Recording. 3D image recording is possible with the optional VW-CLT1 3D Conversion Lens. The Panasonic HS900 weighs approx 395g, with dimensions of 67 x 72 x 146mm. Compatible with SDHC, SDXC memory cards. The HD video camera stores videos in .mts format with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression.

One on friends had recorded some videos using Panasonic HDC-HS900 as part of his research. He would like to import the HS900 camcorder videos to iMovie/FCE on Mac for editing. However, the resulting HD videos are in AVCHD .mts files which is highly compressed and could not be imported to iMovie/FCE. With the 1080/60p recording mode, the videos play great on the HS900 camcorder, however, Mac is not compatible with this format, not even iMovie or Final Cut Exprees.

While looking for a solution to edit HS900 recorded 1080/60p AVCHD videos in iMovie/FCE, Mac Panasonic AVCHD Converter is recommended as the partner to Panasonic HS900 for iMovie/FCE editing. As Apple InterMediate Codec is the most compatible video format for iMovie, this superior Panasonic 60p/50p MTS to iMovie/FCE Converter will help you to convert Panasonic HDC-HS900 1080/60p AVCHD to AIC and make HS900 HD camcorder video footage editable on iMovie and FCE.

Below is a simple instruction for you to import and edit Panasonic HDC-HS900 60p/50p MTS to iMovie/FCE on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Import HDC-HS900 AVCHD MTS/M2TS files to Panasonic AVCHD to AIC Converter for Mac.

Click the add button to import the AVCHD resource files to the Pavtube AVCHD MTS/M2TS converter for Mac. Then the files will be listed on the file list tab, you can choose to check the properties of the video or preview it.

Step 2. Choose suitable output format forthe HDC-HS900 AVCHD to AIC conversion.

Click the format bar, and there will bemany output formats on the format list. You are recommended to choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov).

Step 3. Convert HDC-HS900 AVCHD MTS/M2TS video footages to iMovie/FCE.

Click the "Convert" button and start transcode HDC-HS900 AVCHD MTS/M2TS footage to AIC for iMovie/FCE will begin at once.

When the conversion finished, you candirectly import the output AIC MOV files to iMovie and Final Cut Express for editing andmake your movies. The importing needn’t any rendering because the AIC MOV isone of the compatible video formats in iMovie/FCE on Mac OS X Lion.

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