Panasonic's Lumix FZ150 is a 12 Megapixel camera equipped with a LEICA 25mm lens, a 24X zoom and a built-in optical image stabilizer. The lens should perform very well when shooting at 12FPS in burst mode, or when recording 1080p movies at full frame-rate, with full access to the zoom function. Interestingly, the zoom controller is located at the base of the lens, which is rather convenient – if you hold the camera with the right hand. If you want to the FZ150 is also capable of capturing 3D photos.
The model can help you to shot 1920 x 1080 60p AVCHD in MPEG-4 / H.264. If you have recorded some full hd videos with the Panasonic Lumix FZ150, you may want to edit the videos before sharing with others. But, you may encounter problems when you want to import Panasonic AVCHD footages to FCP 7. You can't edit the Panasonic MTS files smoothly in FCP 7 since AVCHD files are not well supported by Final Cut Pro due to the unfriendly codec and limitations on frame rate.
what's the best solution for editing Panasonic FZ150 MTS videos in FCP7 smoothly? what's the best format for FCP 7? Well, the best solution here is to convert Panasonic DMC-FZ150 AVCHD to FCP 7 Native Format ProRes on Mac, then you can edit smoothly without rendering. You can follow the guide below.
Step 1: Download Brorsoft Panasonic AVCHD to FCP Converter, import your Panasonic FZ150 AVCHD files to the software from AVCHD > BDMV > STREAM.
Tip: If you wanna join multiple AVCHD files for FCP, you can select the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Click format column and choose the output format. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422(HD) (*.mov) to keep in HD.
Step 3: Click settings button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as bitrate, resolution, etc. 30fps (or 25fps for PAL) bitrate, and 1920*1080 video size will be better.
Step 4: Click Convert icon; it will transcode Panasonic FZ150 MTS/M2TS to ProRes for Final Cut Pro 7 on Mac OS X immediately.
After the Panasonic FZ150 AVCHD to FCP conversion, import the converted MOV files to Final Cut Pro 7, then you can edit Panasonic FZ150 files in FCP smoothly. Now just download this Mac MTS/M2TS Converter and have a try.
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