Monday, June 24, 2013

Import & Edit Panasonic HC-V720K 1080 60p/50p MTS files in Final Cut Pro X

Summary:In this post, you can get the info of Panasonic HC-V720K camcorder and learn how to import and edit Panasonic HC-V720K 1080 60p/50p AVCHD MTS in Final Cut Pro.

The Panasonic HC-V720K Live Streaming HD Camcorder features a 1/2.33" MOS sensor for recording Full HD 1080/60p video in the AVCHD format. The 21x zoom lens has a fast f/1.8 max aperture and a 35mm equivalent of 28-729.6mm, and the optical zoom is supplemented by an 50x Intelligent Zoom. Built-in Wi-Fi enables real time broadcasting via Ustream, and Near Field Communication technology allows users to connect a smartphone or tablet in one touch. Other features include a 3" LCD touchscreen monitor, Five Axis Hybrid OIS, 5.1-channel surround sound, and iA Plus Mode.


Panasonic HC-V720K camcorder works great, takes good video, and now I can easily create and share videos instantly from just about anywhere with it. Discover the power of instant sharing with Ustream, the ability to add excitement to your videos with built-in creative effects, and the delight in making high quality HD videos with ease. After making some footage with Panasonic HC-V720K camcorder in 1080 60p/50p AVCHD format, I'd like to edit the video from HC-V720K with Final Cut Pro X and upload the edited video to MySpace, but I was frustrated that HC-V720K 1080 60p/50p .mts file could not be imported into FCP X.

After googling, I was recommended to transcode V720K 1080 50/60p videos to Prores MOV for FCP X along with some help from a 3rd-party Pansonic AVCHD Converter for Mac.

If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube's MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac which is entitled as a top Panasonic AVCHD MTS Converter. It supports encoding all Panasonic 1080p 50/60P AVCHD MTS files to Apple ProRes 422 so that you can easily and smoothly edit Panasonic HC-V720K Camcorder 1080 60p/50p recordings in Final Cut Pro X for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time. 


Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HC-V720K 60p/50p MTS to Prores MOV for Final Cut Pro X editing with Mac OS X like Mountain Lion, Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard. 

Step 1: Free Download and install Panasonic 50/60p MTS to FCP Converter to your Mac. It's excellent Panasonic AVCHD Converter which can convert nearly all Panasonic camcorder videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.


Step 2: Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for editing in Final Cut Pro X.

Here we recommend the Apple ProRes 422. In the settings you will find Pavtube allows you to keep the original frame rate 50/60fbps in the final ProRes files.


Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Panasonic HC-V720K AVCHD 50/60p videos to FCP Apple ProRes on Mac OS.

After a shot conversion, you will be able to import/load Panasonic HC-V720K 1080 50/60p videos into Final Cut Pro X for editing without rendering.

Tips: Before you try to do the conversion, if you are also a FCP X user, please make sure that you have installed the Apple ProRes Codec manually since the FCP X asks users to install it by themselves.

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