The Panasonic HC-W850 Twin Camera Full HD Camcorder is a Full HD camcorder that features a secondary, “B-angle” camera built-in to the flip-out LCD display. The camcorder can record 1920 x 1080p video at up to 60 frames per second and also features a push-button slow-motion capability that can record slow-motion video in HD resolution at up to 120 frames per second. The camera features a 6.03MP back-illuminated MOS sensor and a 20x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilization (OIS).
Panasonic HC-W850 to FCP X/7/6 Problem
“I don’t get it how to import Panasonic HC-W850 1080 60p AVCHD video into FCP X on the Mac, but I got know that Final Cut Pro X imports 30p but not 60p files. Anyone has an idea how to get this job done?”
Capturing glistening HD movies on the go with the Panasonic W850 full HD camcorder, you can achieve full HD video at up to 1920×1080/60p resolution with crystal clear sound featuring noise reduction, so you’ll never miss a moment. However, it comes out many questions about how to transfer Panasonic W850 AVCHD files into Mac to edit with some Mac tools like FCP X, FCE, iMovie. As the above W850 user had the trouble in importing Panasonic W850 60p AVCHD to Final Cut Pro X.
Well, as the user mentioned that Final Cut Pro X can support 1080 30p AVCHD videos usually; while, 60p is impossible, because 1080p60 is a non-standard frame rate. So, how to make Final Cut Pro X ingest Panasonic W850 1080/60p AVCHD? Here we’d like to share the easiest and most effective solution with you.
How to import Panasonic HC-W850 to Final Cut Pro X/7/6?
You can get the best Panasonic W850 to Final Cut Pro X Converter, applying which you can transcode Panasonic W850 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV format, it is native format for FCP X/7/6. Plus, it can change the Panasonic W850 60fps at 1080 to 30fps for easy editing with Final Cut Pro X. Moreover, this professional Mac AVCHD Converter also supports convert any Panasonic AVCHD footages to MOV, AVI, MKV, M4V, MP4, FLV, WMV or other formats.
Step 1: Import Panasonic W850 files
Connect Panasonic W850 to Apple computer via USB cable, find the .mts files from the camera. Then run the recommended Panasonic W850 Converter to load the MTS files to it.
Step 2: Choose ProRes 422 output format
Select the output format for Final Cut Pro X via clicking on Format > Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (.*mov). And you can set the output folder as you want.
Step 3: Adjust the original 1080p60 frame rate
Click settings button to adjust the frame rate as 30fps, and set the video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best quality for editing in Final Cut Pro X on Mac. You can leave them as default.
Step 4: Convert Panasonic W850 AVCHD video to ProRes
Click the convert button, and the Mac AVCHD Converter will start the conversion from Panasonic W850 AVCHD to MOV for Final Cut X on Mac OS X immediately.
After the conversion, you can easily transfer Panasonic W850 60p files to FCP X/7/6 for editing with best quality.
1. If you want lossless join of AVCHD files, pleas tick the “Merge into one” box in settings.
2. If you wanna trim, crop and add special effects to AVCHD, just tap the Edit icon.
3. This Panasonic W850 Converter for Mac also can convert AVCHD(.mts/.m2ts) to AIC, DVCPRO, MOV(AVC), Avid DNxHD, etc.