You may have the need to cut/edit video footages recorded with HD camcorder like Panasonic SD80. However,editing Panasonic SD80 video footage on Mac is not as easy as we thought. The reason lies on the AVCHD video format used in HD camcorders. Panasonic SD80’s video format is AVCHD MTS, this format can’t be imported by FCE. How to edit Panasonic SD80 AVCHD MTS in FCE on Mac?
Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac helps make Panasonic SD80 AVCHD MTS video footage editable on FCE/iMovie. Besides, it is also a powerful AVCHD to AIC converter on Mac which helps people convert AVCHD videos to AIC on Mac for editing/playing on Mac computer.
Below are some steps for you to convert Panasonic SD80 AVCHD MTS footages to AIC mov on Mac
Step 1. Import SD80 AVCHD files to Pavtube MTS Converter for Mac.
Click the add button to import the AVCHD resource files to the Pavtube AVCHD to AIC converter on Mac. Then the files will be listed on the file list tab, you can choose to check the properties of the video or preview it.
Step 2. Choose suitable output format for the SD80 AVCHD to AIC conversion.
Click the format bar, and there will be many output formats on the format list. You are recommended to choose FCE/iMovie > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov).
Step 3. Convert Panasonic SD80 AVCHD MTS video footages to FCE/iMovie.
Click the “Convert” button and start transcode SD80 AVCHD footage to AIC for FCE/iMovie will begin at once.
When the conversion finished, you can directly import the output AIC MOV files to Final Cut Express or iMovie for editing and make your movies. The importing needn’t any rendering because the AIC MOV is one of the compatible video formats on Mac OS X Lion.
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