Re-encode Panasonic LUMIX GF6 AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X

Summary: Don’t want to wait for an extremely long time for rendering Panasonic GH6 AVCHD to ProRes in FCP X? By using a Panasonic AVCHD to FCP X Converter utility, you are able to make things easier. This useful program will assist you to simply transcode LUMIX GF6 MTS to Apple ProRes so FCP X will handle them quickly and smoothly.
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Is there a quicker turnaround available for re-encoding GF6 MTS to Apple ProRes?
“I have some AVCHD MTS video files taken with a Panasonic LUMIX GF6 camera. I want to get the GF6 footage into Final Cut Pro X. I know AVCHD won’t work well in FCP X and needs to be converted to something friendlier like Apple ProRes. I was wondering if there was a quicker turnaround available for re-encoding GF6 AVCHD to ProRes so I can import them into FCP X for beautifully editing without taking an extremely long time for rendering. Any suggestions?”

Assuming you are looking for an available tool to convert Panasonic GH6 AVCHD files for FCP X editing with high quality, we would recommend HD Video Converter for Mac, which works beautifully as a Panasonic AVCHD to FCP X Converter. As the name implies, the HD Video Converter for Mac is a converter program designed for transcoding HD media, including camera and camcorder videos files to whatever format you need with best video and audio synchronization. It supported camera brands include Panasonic, Canon, Sony, JVC, Nikon, Fujifilm, Pentax, Red, Blackmagic, Sanyo, and so on. With this little tool, you are able to create editable files for NLEs like FCP X, FCP 6/7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid MC, DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro CS 6, Sony Vegas, etc. and export playable files for iOS devices, Android devices, HD Media Players, Game consoles and more.

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LUMIX GF6 and FCP X workflow – transcode Panasonic GF6 AVCHD MTS footage to Apple ProRes for use in FCP X

To do format shifting, follow these steps:

Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Panasonic MTS Video Converter for Apple. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source media to it.

Step 2: Select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format for FCP X. The ProRes is able workable in the former version FCP 6 and FCP 7.

This Mac Panasonic AVCHD format converter program offers a couple of ProRes formats for users to choose from, including Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444, you can select one as target format depending on your requirement in post production.
Apple ProRes 422 – Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT);
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) – Keep original video quality for editing in FCP;
Apple ProRes 422 (LT) – Get a smaller file sizes than Apple ProRes 422;
Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) – SD levels – 480i/p and 576i/p. Used in offline workflows.
Apple ProRes 4444 – Edit and finish 4:4:4 material.

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: Adjust video and audio settings (for advanced users)

Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to begin Panasonic GH6 AVCHD to Apple ProRes Conversion.

Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated ProRes QuickTime files for using in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7 with optimum performance.

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