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Make JVC GZ-E100/JVC GZ-E300 AVCHD 1080p videos editable in FCP X


    The JVC GZ-E100 and JVC GZ-E300 Full HD Everio Camcorder shoots/captures Full HD 1920 x 1080 video. They feature an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot, back-illuminated 1/5.8" 2.5-megapixel CMOS image sensor and Konica Minolta HD lens. The high-quality HD lens supports 40x optical zoom, 70x and 60x Dynamic Zoom in standard-definition and 200x digital zoom. The camcorder has a FALCONBRID engine and a LCD for easy recording and instant playback.The black JVC GZ-E300 Full HD Everio Camcorder has the special 3" Touch Panel LCD.

    Product Highlights
    Full HD 1920 x 1080 Recording
    Back-Illuminated CMOS Sensor
    SC/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
    40x Optical Zoom
    A.I.S. & Auto REC
    K2 Audio & Zoom Microphone
    Intelligent Auto & Time-Lapse Recording

    Although many camcorder manufactories announce that the videos shotted by their camcorder are supported by the most common edit tools, such as iMovie, FCP, Avid Media Composer and so on, in fact many persons met the problems while importing the 1080p videos from the camcorder. As we all know, AVCHD is the most popular format for the camcorder manufactories in that it can compress and deliver the videos better. Some AVCHD videos be can supported by FCP and iMovie except 1080p full HD videos in that these videos contain more video information than other frame rate videos. However, most photographers are willing to choose 1080 60p/50p to take the videos in that the videos can be displayed more vivid and saturated.

    Many persons posted such kind of questions on some professional forums. How to get rid of this kind of problem? FCP can not support 1080p50/60 footages even though FCP has the Log and Transfer in that these are the non-standard formats. Before looking for the solution, we need to know that the most compatible format for FCP editing is the Apple ProRes. Then it is easy for you to find the solution. The first step for us to do is to find a best third party program to transcode JVC GZ-E100/JVC GZ-E300 AVCHD footages to ProRes for FCP.

    Here are the simple but useful steps for you to AVCHD files to FCP on Mac OS X.


    Step 1: Find a best JVC GZ-E100/JVC GZ-E300 MTS converter for mac to install, then input the recordings to the program.
    1. You can imput a number of files to the programs one time, and if necessary, you can use the function "Merge into one"
    2. If the supposed size of the imput file is 1GB, then the memory space should be up to 40GB.

    Step 2: Choose the best compatible output format--Apple ProRes for FCP.
    Click the Output bar, you can find that there are many output format there. For FCP X, all these five output formats are supported. Apple ProRes 422 is the first choice certainly.

    Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters in Profile Settings. You can change the default codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
    Tip: Video Size:1920*1080 & Frame Rate:30 fps(NTSC) or 25fps(PAL)

    Step 4: Click the Arrow button on the main interface to start JVC GZ-E100/JVC GZ-E300 1080p converter for mac for editing in FCP X.

    After 100% accomplishment, you just need to click the "Open" button on the main interface to find your converted file. That is to say you can edit your JVC GZ-E100/JVC GZ-E300 recordings in FCP easily and effortlessly.

    1. Double click the selected file and you can have a preview of the imported file on the viewer.
    2. Right click the imported file, you will find many functions including "Rename", "Split" and so on.

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