Transcode Panasonic LX7 MTS to FCP 7/X with ProRes codec

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Transcode Panasonic LX7 MTS to FCP 7/X with ProRes codec

Postby vivian68 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:33 am

Transcode Panasonic LX7 MTS to FCP 7/X with ProRes codec

Summary: Follow the guide below to know how to Convert LX7 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro 7/X on Mountain Lion.

"Hello we captured footage with the Panasonic LX7 camera, transfered the video files onto an external drive. We’re now trying to import those AVCHD files into Final Cut Pro 7 but it seems they are not supported… how do you import them?"

Recently, I have received many customer feedback problems described above. Through Google search, I also found that many people have the same problem – about "how to import LX7 AVCHD files to FCP without quality loss?" So I want to write a solution based on this problem, look forward to helping more people.

As we know, AVCHD format is not well to use on Mac OS or FCP software, for Final Cut editing, the best format is Apple prores codec MOV format, so what we need to do is to convert LX7 AVCHD MTS files to prores codec, and then we can use LX7 recorded video smoothly in FCP 7/X on Mac Mountain without problems.

The following is the detailed steps:

Step 1: Load Panasonic LX7 AVCHD files to converter.

Download, install and run Pavtube AVCHD to FCP Converter for Mac. Connect and stream Panasonic LX7 AVCHD files to Mac for convert AVCHD to ProRes and Edit ProRes in Final Cut Pro.

Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes 422 as Output video format.

Click and Choose Format > Final Cut Pro> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format to convert LX7 AVCHD to ProRes. It’s the best LX7 video format for editing in Final Cut Pro.

Step 3:You can click settings button to customize the output parameters, such as codec, resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

Step 4: Convert Panasonic LX7 footage to ProRes 422 for FCP.

Click "Convert" button, start transcoding LX7 AVCHD to ProRes 422 for FCP 7/X and keep high quality.

After conversion, you can import and Edit LX7 AVCHD files in FCP 7/X without rendering on Mac.


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