Encoding AVCHD for Avid-How to load HC-V700/V500 MTS to Avid

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Encoding AVCHD for Avid-How to load HC-V700/V500 MTS to Avid

Postby Vincent121 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:26 am

Encoding AVCHD for Avid-How to load HC-V700/V500 MTS to Avid

Summary: Follow this article to know the workflow for encoding and importing 1080 60p AVCHD from Panasonic HC-V700/V500 to Avid Media Composer with Mac AVCHD Converter for Avid MC.

Panasonic HC-V700/V500 camcorders are new high-end camcorders in the market, their Crystal Engine PRO instantly processes the huge amount of data that goes into Full-HD images, and further enhances Full-HD quality. It produces smooth, high-resolution zoom shots even when the range exceeds the limit for optical zooming.

Recording features:

AVCHD Progressive Compliant 1080/60p Recording
1080/60p recording (Full-HD, 1,920 x 1,080, 60 progressive recording) conveys about twice the information of 1080i (interlace) recording. Fast-moving subjects, such as in sports scenes, are smoothly recorded. The progressive recording of the V700/V500 fully complies with the AVCHD Progressive standard.


User's Avid Media Composer editing issues:

"I want to edit the AVCHD 1080/60p recordings from Panasonic V700/V500 camera in Avid MC 5. But I couldn’t successfully importing the videos to MC with AMA. Any idea? "

Reason and solution: According our multi-testing, Avid doesn't do Panasonic V700/V500 AVCHD well, this is due to the AVCHD codec is not good for Avid MC editing. Since Avid Media Composer natively supported video format is Avid DNxHD, thus, you should encode Panasonic V700/V500 AVCHD to Avid DNxHD with this professional Mac AVCHD to Avid Converter. The AVCHD to Avid Converter for Mac comes with an optimized format preset for Avid editing software, which enables users to convert Panasonic V700/V500 AVCHD to DNxHD MOV for using in Avid Media Composer directly.

Tools that may help you:

Pavtube Mac AVCHD Converter for Avid MC - This tool can convert from Panasonic HC-V700/V500 1080 60p AVCHD recordings to DNxHD MOV format for Avid Media Composer editing on Mac Mountain Lion.

Now please follow this AVCHD to DNxHD conversion tutorial below to convert Panasonic HC-V700/V500 AVCHD to DNxHD mov for AMC.

Step 1: Launch the recommended Pavtube Panasonic AVCHD Converter for Avid program and then click the adding button to import your Panasonic V700/V500 recorded files to it.


Step 2: Click "Format" on the main interface and choose "Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as best output format for import media files to Avid MC on Mac.


Step 3: Tap the Settings icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the Profile Setting to get the output in best quality.


Step 4: All the settings have been done; you can start the AVCHD to DNxHD MOV Mac conversion for Avid Media Composer by clicking the "Convert" button. Then you can get the converted DNxHD (*.mov) files for editing in Avid MC by clicking the "Open" button.

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From the steps above, you will kow how to convert Panasonic V700/V500 AVCHD to Avid Media Composer compatible format on Mac. Besides this application, you can also use Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac to burn AVCHD videos to DVD disc or ISO files for backup or playback. Now in the Pavtube Xmas and 2013 New Year Giveaway, if you buy any converter product, you can Free get DVD Creator for Mac, just download and take a try!


PS. If you have any problem, pls contact with support@pavtube.com to get more information. You also can leave a message on Pavtube Community or Pavtube Facebook, we will answer your questions as soon as possilble.
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