How to import/convert Panasonic HDC AVCHD to Mac, iMovie?
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How to import/convert Panasonic HDC AVCHD to Mac, iMovie?

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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Panasonic HDC series camcorders belong to high-definition camcorders. Most of them record video in AVCHD file format with the file extension of .mts. Though iMovie'11 is claimed to support some of them, it still has some limitations like Video stabilization limitations, failure in supporting footage recorded in 1080-60p or 1080-50p, etc. Moreover, the AVCHD MTS/M2TS file format also has bad incompatibility with other Mac program like QuickTime, Final Cut Pro or FCPX.

In the case, Panasonic HDC AVCHD Converter for Mac must be a great helper that can decode and convert Panasonic AVCHD to Mac compatible file format like MOV, H.264, etc. Then, you can easily play Panasonic HDC AVCHD on Mac with QuickTime, or edit Panasonic AVCHD in iMovie or Final Cut Pro, etc. In addition, the Mac Panasonic HDC Video Converter also makes it possible to watch the awesome HD footages on the move with handy devices like iPhone 5, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S3, etc. The supported Panasonic camcorder models include:

Panasonic HDC-SD60, HDC-SD90, HDC-SD100, HDC-SD600, HDC-SD800,HDC-SD900, HDC-HS700, HDC-TM60, HDC-TM700,HDC-TM900, HDC-TM80, HDC-HS9, HDC-SX5,etc.

Convert Panasonic HDC AVCHD file to Mac for iMovie

For Preparation: Transfer the MTS/M2TS footages from Panasonic HDC camcorder to Mac. Download the Mac Panasonic AVCHD Converter on Mac.

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Tips 1: For playing or editing Panasonic HDC AVCHD footages on PC with Windows OS, please refer to the Windows version of Panasonic HDC AVCHD Converter.


Import Panasonic AVCHD M2TS file(s) to the Mac Panasonic AVCHD Converter (Mountain Lion supported)

Click "Add File" button to browse the .m2ts video(s) to the program. In addition, you can load multiple file(s) at one time.

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Set output file format

Under the menu of "Profile", choose your target file format. For example, hope to edit the Panasonic HDC AVCHD file in iMovie, select "iMovie MOV" in the "iMovie Video" format list.

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Launch the Panasonic HDC AVCHD to iMovie conversion

Hit "Start" to run the conversion from Panasonic AVCHD to MOV. On finishing converting job, you can drag and drop the converted Panasonic video in iMovie'11 and Final Cut Pro or FCP X as well.

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Tips 2: If you have problems in dealing with Panasonic MOD files playback or editing on Mac, click here to learn how to play or edit Panasonic MOD files on Mac

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