GH3 to iMovie-Load GH3 AVCHD MTS to iMovie/FCE on Mac 10.8
Summary: Follow this article you will know how to convert and import Panasonic DMC-GH3 AVCHD MTS to iMovie compatible format with MTS to iMovie Converter on Mac.
Panasonic is trying to promote its brand new Lumix GH3 as "the first DSLM". That's "digital single lens mirrorless" for the uninitiated, thought it sounds - obviously and intentionally, no doubt - a lot like "DSLR" to us. Hardly a surprise then that it looks, feels and functions a lot like one too.
Movie recording is a major part of what the GH3 is about. Arguably that'll be one of its key sells. We were able to shoot and view some super-smooth 1080p25 footage output as MOV files using ALL-I compression at an incredible 72Mbps. That's beyond broadcast quality. 50Mbps is also offered at faster frame rates or 720p, dipping to 28Mbps if using the AVCHD option. Frame rates include 24, 25, 50 or 60fps options - the latter two differ depending on region, i.e. 50p is PAL, 60p is NTSC.
As you can see, Panasonic GH3 can record AVCHD video format, but AVCHD format is not well supported by iMovie, Final Cut and other software on Mac, you may encounter many problems when you try to import and edit them in FCE, iMovie and FCP. If you want to [url=[url=http://www.pavtube.com/guide/lumix-gh3-review-transcode-gh3-avchd-to-prores-422-for-fcp-x.html]]import Panasonic GH3 MTS to iMovie[/url] and FCE, you need to convert Panasonic GH3 MTS to iMovie and FCE best supported video format, iMovie&FCE best supported video format is Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) MOV format, you can follow the steps below and learn how to transcode Panasonic GH3 MTS videos to AIC codec for FCE and iMovie for editing smoothly.
1. Free Download Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac. This software can convert Panasonic GH3 AVCHD MTS video to iMovie, FCE compatible formats or other common formats.
2. Install and run this MTS to iMovie Converter.
3. Click format column to choose the output format for iMovie. Click and choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)", it's the best format for iMovie - to import Panasonic GH3 MTS to iMovie or FCE.
4. You can click "settings" button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution and bitrate.
5. Click convert button to start.
The Panasonic GH3 Mac MTS Converter will convert Panasonic MTS for iMovie quickly. After conversion, you can edit Panasonic GH3 MTS video in iMovie as you want.
You can also follow GH3 MTS to ProRes for Final Cut Pro conversion guide and learn how to import video files to FCP (X).
Note: Pavtube DVD Creator for Mac(Now 50% OFF) is one of the best tools to burn GH3 AVCHD to DVD disc, DVD ISO file or DVD folder, you can take this AVCHD to DVD burning guide as example.
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