How to edit Panasonic HDC-SD800 AVCHD in iMovie on Mac OS X Lion?
Panasonic HDC-SD800 is an excellent camcorder which gives me high quality videos. I like editing SD800 recorded videos with iMovie for family movies like interesting events, cats, building a snowman and so on. But the first time when I want to import SD800 to iMovie for editing, I encountered some problems, I can’t import HDC-SD800 to iMovie. My friends told me iMovie doesn’t support SD800 AVCHD well. Finally I found Pavtube Video Converter for Mac which is the best SD800 Converter to convert SD800 AVCHD Videos to AIC format perfectly compatible with iMovie.
If you have the same problem about editing Panasonic SD800 AVCHD Videos in iMovie, you may follow the step-by-step guide.
Step 1. Load Panasonic SD800 AVCHD videos to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.
Just connect SD800 to iMac with USB cable, and copy the files to hard drive. Run Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best Panasonic MTS to iMovie Converter, and click the “Add” button to load 1920×1080 AVCHD videos.
Step 2. Choose the best output video format for editing in iMovie.
Clock the format column and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov). It’s the best video format for iMovie with SD800.
Step 3. If you want to adjust the output videos’ parameters, you can click settings button to change the Size, the Bitrate, and the Codec for getting the perfect effects.
Step 4. If you want to edit the video before convert SD800 AVCHD to iMovie MOV format, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac offers easy but useful edit function, you can click edit button to see details.
Step 5.Click Convert button to convert Panasonic SD800 AVCHD to AIC for iMovie editing on Mac OS X Lion.
If you want to also convert DVD and Blu-ray videos, you can try iMedia Converter for Mac, it’s an all in one converter.