Thursday, January 21, 2016

Best Camera 2016: Edit Panasonic Lumix LX100(3/18) AVCHD Files in FCP X

“Someone shot some 60p AVCHD video for us in high definition using a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 camera and I needed to convert those AVCHD file in order to use it for editing on Mac FCP X. I tried several converters, but couldn’t find one that could do what I wanted with good quality. Some of them produced files with terrible image, and others converted the audio a few frames behind the video no matter what settings I tried. So my question is, is there a very easy to use Lumix DMC-LX100 AVCHD Converter for Mac that could work perfectly for me (convert seamlessly)? Any recommendations? Thanks a lot.”

I heard someone always complains about the trouble of working Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 AVCHD MTS files with FCP X, actually, for directly importing to FCP X is not a good method. 

Regarding to the AVCHD codec, it is very popular in both the professional and consumer market. That means most non-linear editing software should have full support for the codec, but the thing is that users still have problems one or another while trying to open the Panasonic DMC-LX100 AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro for further editing. 

In order to import and edit Panasonic DMC-LX100 AVCHD files in FCP X without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you’d better transcode the Panasonic DMC-LX100 AVCHD footages to FCP X native format. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(read the review)is a professional AVCHD Converter, which can help you to convert Panasonic DMC-LX100 AVCHD to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X.

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How to Convert Panasonic Lumix LX100(3/18) AVCHD Files to ProRes for FCP X

1.Add files > Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 4K/AVCHD video files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app. If you wanna combine several videos into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box. 



2.Choose output format > To transcode Panasonic LX100 60p AVCHD files for FCP X, select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Final Cut Pro’ column. The ProRes codec is also workable in its former version FCP 6 and FCP 7.



3.Custom video and audio settings (optional) > 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.



4. Begin Panasonic LX100 video Conversion on Mac > When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. Once the conversion process is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated ProRes MOV files for editing in FCP X with optimum performance.

Tips:
If you don’t want to wait for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘Showdown computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.

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