The Panasonic HC-W850 Twin Camera is a Full HD camcorder, many photographers are highly interested in this amazing camcorder but there is a problem that hinders their future step–How to import Panasonic W850 1080/60p AVCHD MTS to FCP X on Mac OS X (El Capitan is included) if they want to do some editing work with their AVCHD recordings.
“I like the W850 camcorder, great to have manual control etc., but what bothers me is the preference to AVCHD, which is so hard to find a way to make it editable in FCP X. I want the AVCHD format for recording, but the importing issue is my big problem.”
While, it’s a pity that currently 1080/60p footage from Panasonic HC-W850 is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported in FCP X. The 1920*1080/60p AVCHD MTS/M2TS full recordings from Panasonic W850 can’t be edited by FCP directly via Mac. If you are the Panasonic HC-W850 users and wanna get Panasonic HC-W850 60p AVCHD into FCP X, you will face the Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD to FCP X importing troubles.
Actually, it is not so difficult to handle the problem. Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD is not the natively supported video format of FCP X, but the Apple ProRes Codec is. So, you just need to convert Panasonic HC-W850 recordings to FCP X compatible video format and your incompatibility problem can be solved.
Now the question is how to get a powerful Panasonic HC-W850 to FCP X Converter for Mac? Here we highly recommend Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (review). By running it, there’s no need to set the codec by yourself; the Mac program has optimized presets for FCP X. Besides, the program is developed with some useful editing features, including merging several clips into one for easy importing, downsizing the files for editing and storage, adding text/image/video to original files, adding subtitles, replacing original audio tracks, etc.
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Here is a step-by-step tutorial for you to figure out your AVCHD MTS footage to FCP X problem:
Step 1: Import Panasonic HC-W850 files to Mac MTS Converter. Run it as the best Mac MTS Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load your original files. You may also directly drag and drop files to application UI for importing files.
Step 2: Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: When everything is ready, click “Convert” to start converting Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD MTS to ProRes MOV. This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple files and convert them at one time.
Conclusion: After converting, you can get the generated files by clicking “Open” button. Now, you can edit Panasonic HC-W850 AVCHD footage in FCP X freely.
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