Transcode AVCHD Footage to AIC-Mac AVCHD to AIC MOV for FCE/FCE4 from Panasonic SD90/TM90 on Mac

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Transcode AVCHD Footage to AIC-Mac AVCHD to AIC MOV for FCE/FCE4 from Panasonic SD90/TM90 on Mac

Post  panasonic700 on Tue May 10, 2011 9:45 am

Panasonic announced a full roster of Full-High Definition (HD) camcorders to its 2011 line. The seven new easy-to-use camcorders, HDC-SD40, HDC-TM40, HDC-HS80, HDC-TM80, HDC-SD80, HDC-TM90 and HDC-SD90, all have a 1MOS sensor with 1920 x 1080 resolution feature wide-angle lenses. The Panasonic HDC-SD90 and HDC-TM90 are capable of shooting full-HD video with 1080/60p recording and can even record 3D video with the optional Panasonic 3D Conversion lens (VW-CLT1). For 1080/60p recording (Full-HD, 1920 x 1080, 60 progressive recording), there is only Windows version of bundled software in CD for easy editing. If you want to run the videos on Mac, you could face error message when trying to import Panasonic HDC-SD90 or TM90 high quality videos in Final Cut Express, you may need a third party application to Transcode SD90/TM90 AVCHD to apple built-in codec for FCE.

Apple Intermediate codec is one of the apple built-in codecs, while others could be Apple DV/DVCPRO – NTSC, DVCPRO50 – NTSC. Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac is the recommended camcorder software to convert AVCHD to apple compatible formats. iMovie 8/9, Final Cut Pro/FCP7 are also compatible with AIC for editing.

If you want to edit Panasonic SD90/TM90 avchd high quality video with Apple Intermediate Codec in FCE, iMovie, FCP, just follow the step-by-step guide below.

1. Capture/Import Panasonic SD90/TM90 1080/60p AVCHD files to Final Mate for Mac
Download Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac as SD90/TM90 MTS to AIC Converter on Mac OS X, connect SD90 or TM90 to Mac via USB, then follow the smart camcorder wizard to import the files to the program quickly.

2. Merge SD90/TM90 MTS files into one movie for conversion.
Directly select the files, drag and drop the video clips from Camcorder Tab (imported from your camcorder) or Resource Tab (imported from your computer) to Movies Tab. You will face a popup window asking for create a sing movie or create multiple movies, you can select create a single movie for stitching them together.

3. Convert/Trancode AVCHD Footages to AIC MOV for FCE.
Click the Export button and choose “Export into Editor”. Follow iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) to choose export format for further editing in Final Cut Express/FCE4. Click OK to start converting Panasonic HDC-TM90/SD90 MTS files to AIC MOV.

When the conversion is finished, you can edit high quality videos from Panasonic HDC-SD90/TM90 in Final Cut Express, iMovie, Final Cut Pro on Mac.

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Re: Transcode AVCHD Footage to AIC-Mac AVCHD to AIC MOV for FCE/FCE4 from Panasonic SD90/TM90 on Mac

Post  panasonic700 on Mon Jun 13, 2011 11:49 am

Import Canon Rebel T2i/550D 1080/30fps H.264 MOV to ProRes 422 Codec for FCP 6/7
EOS Converter-Transcode Canon DSLR 550D Video to ProRes 422 in Full HD 1080p for FCP editing

Canon EOS Digital Rebel T2i / 550D recorded videos are saved in H.264 for image and linear PCM for audio. You can choose different recording modes like full HD 1920×1080p at 30/25/24 fps, HD/SD 1280×720p/640×480 at 60/50 fps. Even though the videos are saved in .mov format, you may also face problem importing the video to Final Cut Pro. So you need a Mac Canon EOS Video Converter for converting and importing 550D1080p MOV for Final Cut Pro without rendering. Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac is the recommended Mac Canon EOS Converter for you to edit Digital Rebel T2i / 550D videos.

Below is the quick guide for those who have a hard time editing Canon EOS Digital Rebel T2i / 550D H.264 MOV files to ProRes 422 at 30fps in Final Cut Pro 6 or 7.

Step 1. Download Canon 550D MOV files to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Canon EOS Rebel T2i H.264 MOV to ProRes MOV converter on Mac OS X. Click the “Add” button to import .mov files from the camera.

Step 2. Choose MOV format with ProRes 422.
Click the “Format” option, and navigate to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Digital SLR camera video converter will convert H.264 mov to prores 422 mov.

You may notice that there are also other options like Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), DVCPRO HD 1920*1080 30fps etc.
Step 3. Choose 1080p size with 30fps.
Click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 from the video size drop-down box to keep the original HD resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. Click the drop-down box for frame rate, and you can choose 30fps.

Step 4. Convert DSLR video to ProRes 422 HQ MOV for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Canon 550D DSLR video converter will start converting DSLR video to ProRes 422 in full HD 1080p for FCP editing.

After the conversion, you can import ProRes mov to Final Cut Pro without rendering.Hope you enjoy the optimal way to convert Canon H.264 mov to ProRes 422 for FCP 7 and 6, so that you can edit the H.264 files easily.

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