How to Import M2TS files to Final Cut Pro to edit M2TS with FCP on Mac
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How to Import M2TS files to Final Cut Pro to edit M2TS with FCP on Mac

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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Part One: What is .m2ts file?

The .m2ts, a filename extension, is used for the BDAV MPEG-2 Transport Stream container file format, which is commonly used for high definition video on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD. The .m2ts filename extension used in AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera recorder format. Sony's HDR-SR series models, Panasonic HDC-SD series models, Canon FS Series and other brands of AVCHD camcorders use this BDAV container format to store the recorded video files.

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Part Two: How to Playback M2TS files on Mac OS X

Generally M2TS files from Blu-ray Disc are encrypted files and M2TS files created by AVCHD Camcorders is commonly unencrypted. Currently, a software provided with Sony AVCHD camcorders called Picture Motion Browser can playback M2TS files. And Windows Media Player, VLC, MPlayer and other media players just can play some M2TS files, not all m2ts video files. Picture Motion Browser is a software developed by Sony for organizing and editing digital photos.

Part Three: Convert M2TS to Final Cut Pro supported video formats

"How to import M2TS files into FCP for editing?" this problem will be the hottest for Mac OS X users. Doremisoft M2TS to FCP Converter can help you to convert M2TS files into FCP supported video file DV so that you can easily import M2TS clip into FCP and edit M2TS files with FCP free. Doremisoft Video Converter is also a perfect M2TS Video Editor Mac, able to edit M2TS files easily on Mac OS X.

Three steps will finish the M2TS to FCP conversion, please follow the instruction


Add M2TS videos

Click the “Add File” button to select the M2TS videos from your hard drive to Mac video converter.


Select DV as the output format

Move your mouse cursor to Common Video and select an DV video format as the target formats.

Convert M2TS to Final Cut Pro supported video formats DV


Convert M2TS to FCP

Click on the Start button to start converting M2TS to FCP.

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