How can I edit Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D AVCHD MTS files with FCP X natively? Maybe you have some AVCHD MTS videos recorded by Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D camcorder, in this article we will share the best way to import and edit Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD MTS files in FCP X with native supported Apple ProRes codec.
Panasonic AG-3DA1 is a hot Twin-Lens 3D camcorder, it has attracted a few of professional users. This camcorder delivers a new level of portability and convenience to 3D image capture, it used two 1/4.1 type 2.07-megapixel (approx.) 3MOS units for left- and right-eye images, with this you can record full HD 3D images, the Panasonic AG-3DA1 can record videos in 1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24p (native), 720/60p, 1080/50i, 1080/25p (over 50i), 720/50p, etc. the recordings will be in AVCHD MTS format.
Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X Issue
“Hi, can Panasonic AG-3DA1 recorded AVCHD MTS files be supported by FCP X? recently I used Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D camcorder recorded a lot of videos for my friends, the recordings are in .mts format, today I need to use one of the videos in Final Cut Pro, I tried to load the AVCHD MTS files from Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X, but every time I always failed, the final cut can’t recognize the Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD MTS files, can you help me to get the footages imported and edited by Final Cut Pro X? Thanks in advance!”
The question showed above is asked by a Panasonic AG-3DA1 user, he had Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X importing issue, if you also used Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D camcorder and recorded some videos, you may also have encountered this problem, why FCP X can’t support Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD MTS files? From Apple FCP X official website you will know that FCP X only supports limited video codecs and formats, the native video codec of final cut is Apple ProRes codec, with this codec you can edit videos natively in FCP X, in this case, the best workflow to import 3D AVCHD MTS files from Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X is to convert AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes codec, and then you won’t have any problems.
Convert Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD MTS files to FCP X
Acrok MTS Converter for Mac is the top AVCHD MTS converter on the market, it can convert Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD files or other HD videos like MTS, MXF, M2TS, MOV, M4V, MP4, AVI, MKV, etc. to any video formats you need. There are rich optimized formats in this best MTS converter, for example you can convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes for FCP X, convert AVCHD to DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, convert AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. with this AVCHD converter you don’t need to worry about any video format problems. Now please download this Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD converter from the link, and follow the steps below to convert Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X supported format.
Free download Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this program on your MacBook or iMac, run it. If you have the need to convert AVCHD files on Windows 10, Windows 8.1/7/XP, you can also download the Windows version.
1. Click add files button to import AVCHD MTS files from Panasonic AG-3DA1 to the software, you can import more than one file, batch loading and converting is supported by this MTS to FCP X converter.
2. Select the video format that you want to output. To edit Panasonic AG-3DA1 files with FCP X, we recommend you to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), you can choose other formats according to your need, there are many video formats that you can choose in this MTS to FCP X converter.
3. Click settings button on the main interface you will be able to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec or others parameters, you can adjust them as you want, if you don’t need to adjust please skip this step.
4. Press the convert button on the main interface of the Panasonic AG-3DA1 AVCHD MTS converter, the conversion process will start.
When Acrok MTS Converter for Mac has finished the AVCHD to FCP X conversion process, you can click open folder button to get the converted videos, and then you can import Panasonic AG-3DA1 videos into Final Cut Pro X for editing smoothly. Now you may have got the way to import 3D AVCHD MTS files from Panasonic AG-3DA1 to FCP X, just take a try, the program will help you.