Import MTS files to Final Cut Pro to edit MTS video with FCP on Mac OS X
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Import MTS files to Final Cut Pro to edit MTS video with FCP on Mac OS X

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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What is the best solution for editing MTS files in Final Cut Pro? This is frequently asked question by FCP users. First, let's be in-the-know with the definition of MTS files before work out the ways to edit MTS files in FCP.

What is MTS

MTS file, commonly called "AVCHD", is a high-definition MPEG Transport Stream video format. AVCHD stands for "Advanced Video Codec High Definition" and currently, AVCHD is the most popular format for HD camcorders. Sony's HDR-SR series models, Panasonic HDC-SD series models, Canon FS Series and other brands of AVCHD camcorders use this video format to store the recorded video files and supports 720p and 1080i HD video formats.

Please look the following chart, which show you full specification of AVCHD Format

Specification of AVCHD Format

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Part Two: Convert MTS to Final Cut Pro supported video formats

Doremisoft MTS to FCP Converter can help you to convert MTS files into FCP supported video file DV so that you can easily import MTS clip into FCP and edit MTS files with FCP free.

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


Add MTS videos

Click the “Add File” button to select the MTS 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 MTS to Final Cut Pro supported video formats DV


Convert MTS to FCP

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

Doremisoft Video Converter is also a perfect MTS Video Editor Mac, able to edit MTS files easily on Mac OS X.

Clip Video for FCP
You can also clip your video to only keep your favorite part. Click on the "Clip" tab and trim your video length by any of the three methods below

Crop Video for FCP
Get rid of redundant sides if your WMV video by clicking on the "Edit" button. You can follow the instructions on the blow screenshot

Add Video effect
At the Edit window, click on the "Effect" tab and then you can adjust video contrast, brightness and saturation and even choose a special effect such as old film, gray and emboss to apply to your video.

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