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Mar 25

Workflow to Join Panasonic HC-V550 MTS Files to FCP X for Editing

Panasonic HC-V550 Full HD Camcorder from Panasonic features Full HD 1920 x 1080 recording, along with a 50x optical and 90x intelligent zoom. Intelligent zoom uses a new technology to capture video even when the optical range is exceeded and the subjects are very far away, like at sporting stadiums.

After shooting some footage with HC-V550, you may want to join them to FCP X for further editing. Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro X, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Lion, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic HC-V550 AVCHD MTS Videos.
Tips: FCP supported video formats

“How do I import Panasonic HC-V550 AVCHD MTS files into FCP X for editing? What plug-in do I need to install so I can import and edit Panasonic HC-V550 AVCHD MTS video files in FCP X. The suggestion of doing Log and Transfer doesn’t work. The MTS files are gray out not allowing me to select it.”

So if you want to edit HC-V550 MTS files in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac which is the superior Mac Panasonic MTS to FCP X converter for Mac Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard.


Workflow to join Panasonic HC-V550 MTS files to FCP X for editing.

Step 1: Connect your Panasonic HC-V550 camcorder to Mac via USB cable and find the MTS files from the camera folder. Then copy and transfer the MTS files from Panasonic HC-V550 to the Apple hard drive disk.

Step 2: Import Panasonic HC-V550 files to Mac MTS Converter. Run it as the best Panasonic MTS Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load MTS videos. You may also directly drag and drop HC-V550 MTS videos to application UI for importing files.

Step 3: Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro >>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) (*.mov) have smaller size. You can choose according to your requirement.

Step 4: To set the profile settings, please click the “Settings” button. General speaking, the default settings are just fine. Click the “Browse” button to browse and specify a destination folder to save the converted files.

Step 5: When everything is ready, click “Convert” to start converting MTS to ProRes 422. This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple files and convert them at one time.

Conclusion: As MTS to Apple ProRes 422 Mac video converter, it enables you to trim out unwanted part, crop out black bars, change aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9 and vice versa, rotate 90 degrees clockwise, anti-clockwise, add plug-in subtitles, apply special effect, and more. If you want to merge several clips into a whole one, “Merge into one file” can help you to realize it. Try it for free now!

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