In order to celebrate its 10th anniversary of Lumix digital camera brand, Panasonic launches some attractive new models, among which there is the hotly received Lumix G5. Besides its newly developed 16MP Live MOS sensor, Touchpad-AF control, Maximum ISO of 12,800, 6 frames per second burst shooting, the most exciting feature is that the Lumix G5 can allow you to capture footage at 1080/60p for NTSC area, while 1080/50p for PAL area. It is a big improvement compared to Lumix G3. The only problem which bothers many G5 users is that Adobe Premiere sometimes can not find the 1080/60p AVCHD files. So you have a effective way to import Panasonic G5 1080/60p AVCHD to Adobe Premiere.
As far as we know, the most compatible video format for Adobe Premiere Pro is MPEG-2. Most of Adobe Premiere editors are inclined to edit MPEG-2 files in Premiere Pro. Thus, the solution to the importing problem is to convert AVCHD footages to MPEG-2, and then you can add the converted files to Adobe Premiere without any problem. If you want to get the MTS files converted with the original quality, the most important part is the AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter.
After many trials, here recommended the top AVCHD to MPEG-2 Converter. It is great and professional in converting AVCHD videos from Panasonic G5 to MPEG-2 without any loss of quality on your Mac OS X, even the latest Mac Mountain Lion. In addition, you will be surprised to find that the MTS Converter for Mac is developed with many useful editing functions. With it, you are capable of combining several clips into one for easy importing/editing in iMovie, trimming videos, deinterlacing 1080i videos, adding text/image/video as watermarks to your original files, replacing audios, adjusting brightness/contast/saturation of the imported files, etc.
Follow the four-step guide and you can successfully convert/import Panasonic G5 1080/60p AVCHD to Adobe Premiere on Mac.
Step 1: Get the free trial version of MTS Converter for Mac and install it on your Mac. Import your AVCHD recordings from Panasonic Lumix G5 to the converter.
Step 2: Hit the Format box to get the dropmenu of output options, among which we recommend Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format.
Tip: If you want to get your MTS files converteed with 60fps as Frame Rate, please select WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) as output format. It is also great for editing in Adobe Premiere.
Step 3: Click the Settings button on the main interface to adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., to get the best quality.
Tip: For editing MPEG-2 files in Adobe Premiere, we recommend 30fps as frame rate, while 25fps if you shoot at 1080/50p, and 1920*1080 as video size.
Step 4: Click the arrow button to start converting/transcoding 1080p AVCHD footages to MPEG-2 for editing in Adobe Premiere on Mac.
After the AVCHD to MPEG-2 conversion process is 100% completed, you can transfer your Panasonic G5 recordings to Adobe Premiere without any problem. In addition, the AVCHD Converter is not only able to get AVCHD footages to Adobe Premiere, but also capable of making MTS/M2TS files editable in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc. If you want to get more info, please go to the MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
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