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Edit Panasonic AF100 AVCHD/MTS video in Premiere Pro CC

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Like most NLEs, Premiere Pro CC is unable to recognize an orphan mts file without the entire AVCHD folder structure. But what to do if you only have some separate MTS files on hand? In that case, you will have to transcode MTS files that Premiere Pro CC couldn’t ‘read’ to an intermediate codec that is compatible with your editing program. In this post, we are going to talk about how to convert Panasonic AF100 AVCHD MTS to H.264 MOV for working with Premiere Pro CC in detail.

Needed to transcode MTS files that Premiere Pro couldn’t ‘read’

“Hi, all. Can you please help? I’m looking for a workable converter program to convert Panasonic AF100 MTS files to Premiere Pro CC without sacrificing any quality. Several days ago, one of my clients copied a couple of MTS clips to me without preserving the complete AVCHD structure (I produce corporate, marketing and training videos for a range of clients.). Adobe Premiere Pro CC couldn’t read these loose MTS clips from AF100, so I have to transcode them before editing. I have tried several MTS programs but most hung, stopped unexpectedly, or didn’t sync. What a hair-pulling thing! Can anyone kindly recommend a reliable and helpful converter app to do so? Thanks a lot.”

By using MTS to Premiere Pro Converter, you are able to encode AF100 AVCHD MTS files for use in Premiere Pro CC with lossless quality. It comes in both Windows and Mac version, and offers optimized H.264 .mov format preset for use in Premiere Pro CC apps with optimum performance.

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Panasonic AF100 to Premiere Pro Converter – how to convert AF100 AVCHD to H.264 for Premiere Pro CC?

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Start up Acrok HD Video Converter as a Panasonic AF100 Video Converter for Premiere Pro CC. When its main interface pops up, click “Add File” to input your source media.

Edit Panasonic AF100 AVHD/MTS video in Premiere Pro CC

Step 2: Choose output format for Premiere Pro CC

To convert Panasonic AF100 video to Premiere Pro CC supported formats, you need to click “Format” bar, select “Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC) (*.mov)” as output format under “Editing Software” column.

Convert Panasonic AF100 AVCHD/MTS to Premiere Pro CC supported formats

Tip: To import and edit MKV in Premeire Pro CC, you can convert MKV to H.264 MOV via same steps.

Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off “Apply to All” option before you start.

Step 3: Custom video and audio settings

If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.

Step 4: Start Panasonic AF100 MTS to MOV Conversion

When ready, click “Convert” to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click “Open” button to get the exported H.264 MOV files for use with Premiere Pro CC apps.