In this guide, we will share the best way to import AVCHD MTS video files to FCP X/7/6 on Mac, you will learn how to convert AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes codec for FCP native editing.
“Can you recommend a good AVCHD MTS to FCP converter for me? I have recorded some 1080p footages with Sony camcorder, and the videos are in AVCHD .MTS format, now I need to import and edit AVCHD MTS clips in FCP X on Mac, I always got problems when I am importing, it seems that I need to convert to Apple ProRes codec which is best codec for FCP, can you help? Thanks!”
Nowadays as the cameras and camcorders are becoming more and more popular and cheaper, many people have got one. But, many cameras and camcorders recorded videos are in a video format that not used frequently, such as AVCHD MTS format, this format is mainly used by Sony, Panasonic, and Canon cameras and camcorders, and this format is not well supported by many editing software and players, such as Final Cut Pro X/7/6 on Mac, you will meet with many problems when you importing or editing. If you want to edit AVCHD MTS with FCP smoothly without rendering, you will need to convert AVCHD MTS to FCP best supported codec.
FCP X/7/6 best supported codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, once you converted videos to this format, you won’t encounter any problems, and you can edit AVCHD MTS in FCP X/7/6 natively.
Here is step-by-step guide for you to use this AVCHD MTS to FCP X/7/6 converter.
Step 1. Free download HD Video Converter for Mac software from our website, and then install it on your computer, you will see the brief main interface. This is top AVCHD MTS to FCP X/7/6 converter that can transcode AVCHD MTS format to Apple ProRes codec with best video and audio quality. With it, you can also convert your other videos, such as MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, FLV, etc.
Step 2. Load your AVCHD MTS video files to this program, besides AVCHD MTS, you can also load your other media files. And then click format bar to select output format, to edit AVCHD MTS with Final Cut Pro, you are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.MOV), this is native codec for FCP X/7/6.
Step 3. Customization is available in this AVCHD MTS to FCP converter, you just need to click settings button on the main interface and then you can adjust the parameters according to your need.
Step 4. Click convert button to start the conversion.
The software will begin the conversion immediately, it won’t take you long time, because the software equipped with latest computing technology. When the AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes conversion finished, you can load the videos to FCP X/7/6 for editing smoothly.
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