MTS to Avid DNXHD-Transcode Panasonic LX7 AVCHD to AMC 5.5/6

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MTS to Avid DNXHD-Transcode Panasonic LX7 AVCHD to AMC 5.5/6

Postby vivian68 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:32 am

Natively editing Panasonic LX7 MTS footages in Avid MC 5.5/6

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Summary: Follow the guide to know the easy way to Import Panasonic LX7 MTS to Avid Media Composer 5.5/6 for editing.

"I have recorded many 1080P video when I travel via Panasonic LX7 camera, the recordings are in .MTS video format, now I would like to import these projects to Avid media composer 5.5 for editing. What I want is to edit MTS files natively in AMC 6 on Macbook, but I always encounter importing problems, can you recommend some software which can help me import and convert LX7 MTS to Avid MC natively?"

The main problems when importing LX7 MTS to Avid Media Composer 5.5 is that the codec not friendly to AMC for editing, on Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD or XDCAM codec for editing, and DNxHD codec is the first choice.

In order to edit your Panasonic LX7 MTS in Avid smoothly, you should transcode MTS format to DNXHD codec, which is best supported by Avid.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS converter for Mac is the tool that I have used for about one year, I rewrap Canon MTS files to Avid Media Composer DNXHD MOV on Mac, this software can deal nearly all kinds of MTS videos, it can convert Panasonic LX7 MTS files natively for Avid Media Composer 5.5 on Mac, that is to convert LX7 MTS video to DNXHD codec MOV format, and then you can edit Panasonic LX7 MTS files natively in Avid MC 5/5.5/6. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

What you need to do is download Mac Panasonic MTS Converter for Avid, follow the prompts to install the program. Click "Add" to load Panasonic LX7 MTS video files or directly drag the files into file list. And then click "Format" bar to choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNXHD (*.mov), this format is best presetted for Avid Media Composer editing.

"Settings" button in the main interface is very useful for you to customize the Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

After these, you can click "Convert" to start to convert Panasonic MTS to Avid DNXHD codec for natively editing.


1.You can also try Pavtube iMedia converter for mac, this product is an all in one software which can handle MTS, common video, DVD and Blu-ray videos, which is more powerful.

2.Now you can take a try, and Panasonic MTS to FCP, MTS to iMovie guide may also help you editing videos on Mac Mountain 10.8.
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