With the Everio GS-TD1, JVC has produced the first consumer-grade camcorder to shoot two frames of Full HD in 3D mode, using a pair of parallel lenses and CMOS sensors. The resulting MP4 format is proprietary, but JVC’s approach also means better low-light performance even when shooting 3D in AVCHD mode. It’s the first consumer-grade camcorder to offer optical zoom in 3D mode, too. With a range of manual features as well, the GS-TD1 has loads to offer enthusiasts wishing to move into 3D. Meanwhile, The 2D video you record with the TD1 will not only be future-friendly, but stunning detailed and vivid.
However, the problem comes when they want to edit their AVCHD MTS/M2TS files in the Final Cut Pro since FCP can not recognize the AVCHD 1080p files, so the conversion, from the must be done before you edit the JVC GS-TD1 MTS videos in Final Cut Pro.
After trying so many converters, here recommended Brorsoft JVC GS-TD1 MTS to Apple ProRes Converter which can convert the JVC GS-TD1 1080p MTS Video to Apple ProRes which is perfectly supported by the FCP. After the conversion, you can import and edit your JVC GS-TD1 MTS/M2TS files in FCP easily and effortlessly.
Following is the step-by-step guide about how to convert/transcode JVC GS-TD1 MTS to Apple ProRes for editing in FCP.
Step 1: Import your JVC GS-TD1 MTS(2D) files to the best MTS to Apple ProRes Converter for Mac.
Free download Brorsoft Mac MTS to Apple ProRes Converter. Click the button for adding to import the MTS/M2TS files to the best MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes Converter.
Tip 1: If you have multiple MTS/M2TS files, you can tick the “Merge into one” box to combine the MTS /M2TS into one single file so that you can play these files without interruption.
Tip 2: If you want to do the batch conversion, you just need to add all the JVC GS-TD1 1080p 2D MTS videos to the JVC GS-TD1 1080p 2D MTS to Apple ProRes Converter for Mac and then follow the steps listed below.
Step 2: Select Apple ProRes 422 as output format for Final Cut Pro and set the output folder.
Click on the “Format” and you will get a drop down menu. Move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”, and you will find there are a few formats which are all compatible with Final Cut Pro under the sub list. Here we recommend “Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov)”, if taking the high quality as the priority.
Note: If you want the files be in smaller size, you may need to follow Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(LT) (*mov) option.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to adjust the audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” and you will go to a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface as you like as well as optimize the output file quality.
Note: You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best quality for editing in Final Cut Pro. If you aim at having a smaller file size but keeping the good quality, you can change the video size to 1440*1080.
Step 4: Start converting/transcoding your JVC GS-TD1 MTS (2D) video to Apple ProRes on Mac or Mac Lion.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
Note:The recommended Brorsoft JVC MTS to Apple Prores Converter for mac is just limited to support AVCHD MTS of 2D not available for 3D videos shot by JVC GS-TD1.