Convert Panasonic DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS files for playing/editing

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Convert Panasonic DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS files for playing/editing

Postby vivian68 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:01 am

Convert Panasonic DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS files for playing/editing on Win/Mac

Description: This guide shows you how to convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS to various video format on Windows and Mac, so that you can playback or edit them smoothly.


"I've searched everywhere but didn't find any Panasonic plug-in to enable playing back my Lumix DMC-G6 footage on mac directly? Did I miss something?"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is one of the professional camcorder with AVCHD recording structure; it shoots Full HD 1080p/720p videos in MTS format which is specific on preserving footages in internal memory. Although these AVCHD MTS files are encoded with good video quality, they are not compatible with most NLE programs or mainstream devices directly. As if you want to edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 AVCHD footage in FCP, Adobe Premier, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker etc. the best solution is to convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS to suitable format for playback/editing on Windows and Mac.

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To accomplish this goal, the Pavtube AVCHD Converter Mac / AVCHD Converter is recommended to be installed for that it's able to convert Panasonic Lumix AVCHD to various video formats efficiently. Come and download a free trial copy, now let's start the work flow.

Step 1. Connect your Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 to computer; launch Panasonic AVCHD Converter, click the top left two icons to load individual mts files or the entire folder.


Step 2. Choose best video format according to your needs.

Attached the most widely used video codec on mac and windows:

For Mac users(like FCP, iMovie, FCE, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer etc.)

Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422/422HQ/422LT/422 Proxy/4444 (*.mov)

Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD (*.mov)

Adobe Premiere Pro > MOV(AVC)(*.mov)

iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (*.mov)


For Windows users (like Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Avid, Cyberlink, etc.)

For example, Windows Movie Maker: Common Video > WMV(*.wmv)

Learn how to convert Panasonic AVCHD files on Windows.


For QuickTime users on Win and Mac, choose "Format > Common Video > MOV-QuickTime(*.mov), and here is a guide: Convert Panasonic AVCHD Lite MTS to Quicktime MOV

(Note: For more Panasonic AVCHD MTS footage solutions, refer to Panasonic Column and MTS Column.)

Step 3. Click "Settings" to choose the proper video size, bitrate, frame rate, codec and other specs to output the video you want.

Besides, the pencil-like Edit icon on the top enables you edit the video before conversion.


Step 4. Start converting Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS on Mac/Windows. Wait for moments; or you can check "shut down computer after conversion" so that you do not need to wait all the time.


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Re: Convert Panasonic DMC-G6 AVCHD MTS files for playing/edi

Postby vivian68 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:06 am

Last day! 20% OFF Ingest Sony SR1 AVCHD mts video in Premiere Pro

Summary: Can't import Sony SR1 mts footage into Premiere Pro? In this article, we introduce the easy solution to convert Sony MTS to Premiere Pro editable format for working with SR1 AVCHD recordings.

Sony camcorder is mainly divided into Standard Definition Models (Sony DCR-) series and High Definition Models (Sony HDR-) series. Sony HDR series Camcorders are High Definition Models, and Sony HDR-SR1 is one of them. It is perhaps the most forward-facing camcorder– a virtual checklist of hot technologies and manual controls. Along with the DVD-recording HDR-UX1, the SR1 compresses video in AVCHD, the new high definition format that, for the first time, allows consumers to leave tape behind. The SR1 records to a 30GB hard disk drive (HDD), room for an incredible 4 hours of HD video.

You may have got the striking Sony HDR-SR1, now you may want to edit SONY HDR-SR1 recorded videos in Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac, SONY HDR-SR1 recorded files are in AVCHD MTS format, this format is not supported well by Premiere Pro CS. And the best way to edit SONY HDR-SR1 AVCHD in Premiere is to convert SONY HDR-SR1 MTS files to Premiere Pro MOV format, then we can import HDR-SR1 files to Premiere for editing, below is a brief guide for you, and you will know how to convert SONY HDR-SR1 AVCHD to Premiere Pro.

Required software: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

For Mac users, we provide alternative Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac.

It is the best choice for you which can transcode Sony SR1 mts to a friendly codec for Premiere Pro like MPEG-2. This software will help you to get mts files from Sony SR1 working well in Premiere Pro. It is capable of converting a variety of hd video, blu-ray, and dvd movies to another format. And meanwhile it supports to convert to many mobile devices and editing software, like After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and more. CUDA acceleration will give you faster conversion speed. Below is a guide for you.

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1. Download this MTS to MPEG-2 Conveter, this program can help you convert Sony SR1 mts video files to any popular format. Load your mts video clips to this Converter.


2. Install and run it, click format bar to choose the output format.

Select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas —> MPEG-2 (*.mpg). This format is best for Premiere Pro editing.


3.You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

4.Click convert button to start converting Sony SR1 mts to Premiere Pro.

This 20% off Ultimate Sony AVCHD Converter from Pavtube can convert Sony SR1 mts to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro editing easily with best quality and fast speed.

5: After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe Premiere Pro and import the .mpg for editing. You will find the output video work perfectly on Adobe Premiere Pro.

PS. If you do not know how to import video to Adobe, please reference the following guide:

Adobe Premiere Pro workflow: How to import Media Files to Premiere Pro on Mac

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Source: Get Adobe Premiere Pro to work beautifully with Sony SR1 mts footage
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