Editing with AVCHD- Convert Sony/Panasonic 60p AVCHD to FCP

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Editing with AVCHD- Convert Sony/Panasonic 60p AVCHD to FCP

Postby Violet10 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:41 am

AVCHD Editor- Sony/Panasonic 60p 50p AVCHD into slow motion with Final Cut Pro

Nowadays many cameras and camcorders can record full HD 1080P 50p/60p videos, such as MOV and AVCHD 50P/60P files. The 50P/60P AVCHD files are good to maintain the quality of the video, but they are not easy to use. For example, if you want to edit recorded AVCHD footages in FCP X on Mac, you can't import 50P/60P AVCHD videos to FCP X directly, the FCP X doesn't support 50P/60P videos for editing.

How to convert 50P/60P AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro? To make FCP compatible with Panasonic or Sony 1080P 50p/60p AVCHD videos, a third party converting tool is needed. If you’re interested in doing likewise, check out Pavtube's HD Video Converter for Mac, a top AVCHD to FCP Converter for FCP which is able to transcode 1080 60p and 50p AVCHD file to Final Cut Pro 6/7 Apple ProRes. Below is a guide for you, you can follow it to learn how to make Final Cut Pro import/edit 1080p 50p/60p AVCHD files flawlessly without rendering .

1. Download Mac Panasonic/Sony AVCHD Converter, install and launch it.

2. Import the 50P/60P AVCHD files to the converter. Click format bar to choose video format for output. As FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 MOV format, you can choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).

3. You can click "settings" button in the main interface to customize the output video's parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.

4. You can edit the AVCHD video before you convert them to FCP X, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark and adjust effect to the videos which you will convert.

5. Click convert button to start converting 50P/60P AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 MOV format for FCP X.

Pavtube AVCHD 50p/60p converter for Mac can help you convert 50P/60P AVCHD files to FCP X Prores 422 format in few steps, after conversion, you can use the converted files in Final Cut Pro as you want, just have a try.


1. If you need to know more conversion application on MTS video, such as Sony MTS to FCP, you can view Pavtube MTS column which has so many solutions.

2. If you want to watch AVCHD recording MTS videos on your widescreen TV through a regular DVD player, first you need to burn recording MTS to DVD.

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