The common camera video format of Sony and Panasonic is AVCHD/MTS/M2TS. If you want to edit AVCHD/MTS/M2TS in Final Cut Pro, you will find Final Cut Pro can’t read AVCHD/MTS/M2TS files directly. Why? Though Final Cut Pro announced to support AVCHD video files, some AVCHD files still can not imported to FCP, AVCHD support is available only on Intel-based Macintosh computers. Standard definition video recorded with AVCHD camcorders cannot be accessed in Final Cut Pro.
In order to import all kinds of AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to FCP successfully, it is better to convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes 422/4444 which works well with all versions of Final Cut Pro.
How to convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS videos to Final Cut Pro Apple ProRes? Let AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter help you. FCP or FCP X recognizes Apple ProRes Codec well, so with AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to ProRes Converter, you can convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422, convert MTS to Apple ProRes 422, convert M2TS to Apple ProRes 422, or convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes 4444.
AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to ProRes Converter for Mac is designed for converting cameras video and other HD videos, DVR files (*.tivo) to MOV, MP4, MPG, M4V, DV that are accepted by Apple FCP, FCE, iMovie. You can also convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS and various video files to other common used video formats, or suitable formats used for New iPad, iPhone 4s, iPod, Apple TV, PS Vita, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox 720, Motorola, Sony, HTC, Samsung Galaxy series, etc.
How to convert AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro? Below is the simple guide.
Step 1: Run AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter, Click add video icon to load AVCHD/MTS/M2TS video files into Final Cut Pro Apple ProRes Converter.
Step 2: Click format column to choose the best output format for editing in FCP X. If you want to edit AVCHD/MTS/M2TS video in FCP X, you are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as target format.
Step 3: You can click Settings button to customize the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate and more.
Step 4: Click convert button to start converting AVCHD/MTS/M2TS to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on Mac.