Showing posts with label 1080p avchd to imovie. Show all posts
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Convert/import Panasonic GF3 and GF2 AVCHD to iMovie

This is a guide assisting you to import AVCHD MTS files from Panasonic GF3 and GF2 to iMovie for editing.

Recently Panasonic GF3 and GF2 are two kinds of popular cameras among so many cameras.GF Series are choosen by many photographers due to its high quality images, and GF3/GF2 is convenient for you to take when you commute or travel.

Although Panasonic has been trying to ensure the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) systems, you will still meet the incompatibility when you want to get the GF3/GF2 footage off this sd card into iMovie. What does the problem lie in? After googling, you will get the reason. It is because that the iMovie can not support .MTS files while AIC is the perfect codec for it. So the solution is clear now. You need to convert Panasonic MTS files to AIC. After the MTS to AIC conversion, you can easily import Panasonic GF3/GF2 AVCHD to iMovie for further editing.

All you need is Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, this software can transcode Panasonic AVCHD to iMovie best codec AIC with the best quality and make the converted files more smooth in iMovie.

Now please follow the steps below to convert Panasonic GF3/GF2 AVCHD to AIC for iMovie.

1. Go to download and install the best Mac Panasonic MTS Converter to make the transcoding AVCHD to AIC task without quality loss, which offers you particular not only AIC for iMovie/FCE, but also Apple ProRes profiles for Final Cut Pro and DNxHD for Avid. Then launch the software to import your GF3/GF2 AVCHD clips to it.

2. Click on the Format box to choose iMovie and Final Cut Express-> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) for iMovie.

3. You can click the Settings icon to do some audio/video settings. We recommend 1920*1080 as video size and 30fps as video bitrate for easier editing on Mac. If you are in PAL(50p) area, you are recommended 25fps as video bitrate.

4. Hit the Convert button; it will convert Panasonic GF3/GF2 1080p AVCHD to iMovie immediately.

When the conversion process shows in 100% with the top AVCHD to MOV Converter Mac, you can get the resulted videos from output folder easily for loading into iMovie on Mac.

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