Showing posts with label Final Cut Express. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Final Cut Express. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

TS to Final Cut Express - Convert TS video to FCE on Mac with AIC codec

Pavtube TS to FCE Converter is the best chosice for you to easily and fast convert/import/bring your TS video into FCE on Mac.

MPEG transport stream (TS) is a standard format for transmission and storage of audio, video, and data, and is used in broadcast systems such as DVB and ATSC. Maybe you have some .ts videos or TS files and want to editing them on iMovie on Mac.

Final Cut Express, non-linear video editing application created by Apple Inc, is the relatively inexpensive consumer version of a professional video editng suite. Final Cut Express gives you the capability to synchronize images and sound, add special effects, and export projects as standalone videos in a variety of formats. Final Cut Express accepted video: MOV (*.MOV), DV Format (*.DV) and MPEG-4 Movie (*.MP4) , but no support for .ts files.

If you got a bunch of files end with .ts extension and want to edit TS with Final Cut Express, the best way to edit your TS files on FCE will be converting them to formats that are perfectly supported by FCE. TS to FCE Converter is the perfectly right tool for users who cannot import TS to FCE on Mac.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is an easy to use tool for you to encode TS files to FCE editable AIC .mov format. It features optimal format presets for these editing apps, resulting files with great image and sound quality without audio delay issues. Best of all, the 5.1 channels in your original TS files can be remained as well.

Easy steps: TS to Final Cut Express converting tutorial

Step 1: Add TS video

Go to download and install the best  to make the transcoding task without quality loss. Then launch the software to import your .ts clips to Mac TS to AIC Converter.

Step 2: Select the right output format

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

Step 3: Convert TS to FCE MOV

Hit the Convert button; it will convert TS to FCE on Mac immediately.

When the conversion finished, you can directly import the output AIC MOV files to Final Cut Express for editing and make your movies. The importing needn't any rendering because the AIC MOV is one of the compatible video formats on Mac OS X Lion.


Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can convert 1080p camcorders footages to editable HD video formats for non-linear editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio, Avid, Adobe Premiere etc. The HD footage can be compressed to SD video clips for storage when you wanna save storage space. The Mac iMedia Converter is also able to extract audios from Blu-ray discs, DVDs and videos for media players with high quality and fast conversion speed.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Compatibility of Nikon mov files with Mac in FCP, Avid, iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE

Along with Pavtube MOV Converter for Mac, you can easily convert and import Nikon MOV footage into FCP, Avid, iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE for further editing on Mac (Mac Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks included).

Nikon DSLRs are excellent so that many people willing to buy one. Nikon hot cameras include Nikon D800, D4, D7000, Nikon D3100, D3200, D5100, etc. It's great to take photos and record full HD 1080P videos by Nikon DSLR. The Nikon DSLR recorded video format is H.264 MOV, this format is supported by many editing software, but sometime it is not supported perfectly on Mac editing software, like Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer 6. The main reason is the H.264 codec not well for editing.

What is Final Cut Pro 7/X best supported codec and format?

Final Cut Pro X/7 supported best video format is Apple ProRes 422 Codec MOV format, you can edit Nikon MOV video with this format in Final Cut Pro X smoothly without rendering.

What is Avid Media Composer 6 best supported codec and format on Mac mountain Lion?

Avid MC 6 best supported video format is DNxHD codec MOV format, or XDCAM codec MOV format, so DNxHD is the first choice if you need to edit Nikon MOV in Avid Media Composer 6.

What software supports Nikon H.264 MOV and both FCP 7/X, AMC 6 best codec output?

The best I have used is Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, it can convert videos with good video and audio quality, and offer rich video formats for output, such as convert Nikon MOV to ProRes 422 for FCP 7/X, or convert Nikon h.264 to DNxHD for AMC 6.

Here are easy steps for you to transcode Nikon MOV to both FCP 7/X and AMC 6.

1. Download Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, install and run this Nikon MOV to FCP/AMC converter on Mac Mountain Lion.

2. Click "Add" to load Nikon MOV video files or directly drag the files into file list.

3. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it's for FCP 7/X; or choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), it's for AMC 6.

4. Click convert button to start transcoding Nikon MOV to FCP 7/X or AMC 6.

As shown above, it is very easy to change Nikon MOV to prores 422 MOV, or DNxHD codec MOV, it becomes easy for you to use the recorded footages in Final Cut Pro 7/X and Avid Media Composer 6.

This Mac Nikon MOV Video Converter can also convert Nikon MOV to iMovie, Premiere Pro, FCE with good quality, just download the and have a try.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

AVCHD and Mac- Play and Edit MTS footage on Mac natively

Wanna a MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac? This article will give you the best AVCHD Converter Mac to help you find convert camcorder AVCHD files to any popular video formats for play and edit anywhere you want.


AVCHD is a format for the recording and playback of high definition (HD) video. It is with .mts extension which is a high-definition MPEG, AVC, H.264 transport stream video file format. AVCHD MTS files are used primarily with Sony hardware. Some camcorder models from Canon also use MTS files. These files are also present on Blu-ray disc compilations, therefore they are capable of storing quite a large amount of information and data tracks. So Most Mac product users will have to face to the problem of Mac being not so compatible with AVCHD videos.

 Part I: Play AVCHD Videos on Mac:

On your Mac OS computer, you can not play AVCHD files (.mts, .m2ts) on Mac from the camcorder connected via USB as an external storage device, or from removable media or from the computer's internal hard disk drive.

To enjoy AVCHD/MTS files on Mac, you can use one of the following options:

1. VLC Player (FREE)

Download VLC Player from and start playing your AVCHD movies. You may required iLife 08 or 09 for playback.

2. Toast 9 or 10

Toast Player which is included with Toast 9 or 10 can play AVCHD files beautifully. Another advantage of Toast is fast conversion of .mts and .m2ts files to any other format you like.

Part II: Edit AVCHD Videos on Mac:


a. As we know, Sony Vegas Pro is specially designed for Sony brand camcorders, in the purpose to allow shooting fans to edit AVCHD records from HD Camera or Camcorder. And this program usually works well in AVCHD video editing. However, Sony Vegas Pro is compatible of Windows system, but can not be used on Mac platform.

b. On Mac platform, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, ect are all the popular Mac editing tools. While, there's always a pain around the 1080p users that these video editing programs usually cannot ingest AVCHD natively, because both the container and codec of AVCHD are too difficult to handle.

Solution for the two question above:

To deal with the problems between Mac and AVCHD, a third-party software is necessary. But what can this software do? Generally speaking, this software is called Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, it is mainly for users who are always puzzled about video formats between their Mac and HD camcorders/cameras, which means it could convert AVCHD to other various formats for different use.

1. How to make camcorder/camera AVCHD compatible with QuickTime Player. .mov is the perfect format for QuickTime to handle. As we know, .mov is QuickTime's native format as it could be broadcasted in the highest quality. So, Convert AVCHD to MOV for QuickTime is the answer.

2. What about iMovie and FCP (X)? For iMovie, AIC (Apple InterMedia Codec) works best while Apple ProRes is FCP's native format. This video codec is mainly for editing HD camcorder/camera videos and designed for editing too as it can keep the highest quality.

Learn to Use AVCHD Converter for Making AVCHD Mac-friendly

Free download Mac AVCHD Converter for Mac. and it is quite easy to achieve AVCHD converting on Mac:

1. Launch the program and import your video by clicking "Add" button.

2. Choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov), Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), it's for Avid editing, HD Video -> QuickTime MOV, or MP4 format for output as your task.

3. Click "Start" button to start converting.

This best Mac MTS to Mac converter will convert recorded 1080pvideos on Mac at top speed, you can choose rich formats for output on Mac, and then you can use HD MTS footages to playback, editing or sharing. If you need to edit AVCHD on Windows platform, you can try MTS Converter for Windows. Please take a try now, good luck to you!

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