Couldn’t import 1080-60p AVCHD files from Panasonic HC-250 to iMovie? If so, you may wish to read this thread. It presents a workaround to transcode Panasonic HC-250 1080-60p AVCHD footage to AIC .mov for use in Apple iMovie with optimum performance.
How to make iMovie’11 work with 1080-60p AVCHD files from Panasonic HC-250?
“Hi, all, I’m having a problem related to importing 1080-60p AVCHD files directly from my Panasonic HC-250 camera into iMovie’11 (version 9.0.4). Some said the easy workaround is to copy the video files to the hard drive and then transcode the 1080 60p .mts videos into Apple Intermediate Codec QuickTime (.mov) movies, using third party converter app. So, here comes my question, what’s the best 60p AVCHD converter to do this in batch?” Please suggest a solution. Thanks.”
If for whatever reason you are having problems working with HC-250 1080-60p MTS files in iMovie, we would recommend using HD Video Converter for Mac to process file conversion first. This video converter app is able to convert 1080-60p AVCHD video files to AIC .mov for editing on Mac through iMovie without quality loss. Here’s a quick guide on how to encode Panasonic HC-250 1080-60p AVCHD to iMovie preferred AIC .mov format.
[Guide] How to transcode Panasonic HC-250 1080-60p AVCHD files to AIC .mov for iMovie editing?
Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter for Mac
1. Start up HD Converter for Mac as a professional Panasonic HC-250 60p Converter for iMovie, and then click ‘Add File’ button to import your source files.
Step 2: Select AIC .mov as output format for iMovie
To convert Panasonic HC-250 1080-60p AVCHD 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-250 1080-60p AVCHD video to AIC 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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