Panasonic announced the top-of-the-line HC-X900/X900M in 2012 to win back its glory. The HC-X900/X900M offers many attractive and amazing features, including: 1920*1080/60p(50p) video recording with AVCHD codec, the advanced 3MOS Sensor, the ability to record in Full HD 3D .etc.
With this fantastic camcorder, you are able to capture clear, vivid images and record the beautiful scenes in journey or some special occasions owing to its superb recording format 1080 60/50p AVCHD. While you are satisfied with the video effect the Panasonic HC-X900M brought to you, you will be frustrated at the importing error if you are trying to edit these videos in FCP X/7/6 to get your own masterpiece.
The incompatibility of video file format and video frame rate between Panasonic HC-X900M and Final Cut Pro make the editing task hard.
To get Panasonic HC-X900M footage compatible with FCP X/7/6, the best method is to transcode 1080 60/50p AVCHD to Apple ProRes, the FCP native supported format, with an easy-to-use MTS Converter Mac.
Free Download Panasonic HC-X900M AVCHD Converter on Mac:
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Guide: How to convert Panasonic HC-X900M AVCHD videos to FCP X/7/6 on Mac:
Step 1. Launch and run the converter, click the "Add" button on the top of the main interface to load Panasonic HC-X900M AVCHD file to the software’s windows list.
Step 2. Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu and then select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format.
Step 3. Tap the “Settings” icon to customize the video/audio settings for Final Cut Pro: 1920*1080 vide size; 30fps frame rate(for original 60fps videos) or 25fps frame rate(for original 50fps videos).
Step 4. Hit “Convert” button to start transcoding Panasonic HC-X900M MTS to ProRes for directly importing to Final Cut Pro X/7/6.
After the conversion, you can click the “Open” icon to locate the converted ProRes MOV files. Now importing the special ProRes files to FCP X/7/6 for editing becomes simple.