Having issues editing Panasonic HC-V707 1080-50p MTS in iMovie? If so, you may have interest in this post. It displays a way of converting Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips to AIC .mov for use in iMovie smoothly.
How can I use Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips in iMovie?
“Hi, there, I have a bundle of 1080/50p MTS clips copied from a Panasonic HC-V707 camera. My issue is that I can not import them to iMovie for editing without the entire folder structure. My client delivered these files to me with folder structure deleted. How can I go about this issue? Any suggestions? I would really appreciate any help. Thanks.”
The Panasonic HC-V707 can record in 1080/50p (1920k1080/50 progressive) in AVCHD format, which is the highest picture quality for this unit. Generally speaking, iMovie can work with Panasonic HC-V707 AVCHD footage if you have an entire folder structure. Without the AVCHD folder structure, iMovie will do nothing with it. In such a situation, you will need to transcode Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips to an iMovie friendly format before start, such as Apple’s InterMediate Codec, which iMovie will recognize and handle well. This requires third party software like AVCHD Video Converter for Mac. Read on to discover a step-by-step guide talking about how to encode Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips to AIC .mov for use in Apple iMovie fluidly.
[Guide] How to rewrap Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips to iMovie editable file format?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Open up AVCHD Converter for Mac as a Panasonic HC-V707 MTS Converter for iMovie. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load your source media.
Step 2: Select AIC .mov as output format for iMovie
To convert Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS files for iMovie, from ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column.
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 (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.
Step 4: Begin Panasonic HC-V707 1080/50p MTS clips to MOV 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 AIC MOV files for editing in iMovie 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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