The HDC-TM900 High Definition Camcorder is a high-end HD offering from Panasonic. Right off the bat a few of the camera's most desirable features include: 1920 x 1080/60p recording, a 32GB internal flash memory, an SD memory card slot, the option to record in 3D, and a quality image sensor system. These features alone give you detailed, beautiful images, a plethora of recording space, and the ability to shoot fun and unique movies in 3D with an optional lens.
If you have a Panasonic HDC TM900, you may used it captured many full HD videos from important times in your daily life. When you want to import these files into FCP for further editing on Mac, you find that these videos are AVCHD MTS format. You can't import them into FCP on Mac.
What should you do? The simplest way is to convert/transcode Panasonic HDC TM900 MTS to Apple ProRes MOV for further editing in FCP. So Brorsoft MTS to Apple ProRes Converter is you best choice to HDC-TM900 1080/60P MTS to Apple ProRes on Mac.
Preparation: Free download Brorsoft HDC-TM900 MTS to Apple ProRes Converter on your Mac.
Step 1: Import HDC-TM900 1080/60p MTS to the best HDC-TM900 MTS to FCP Converter.
Use USB cable to connect HDC-TM900 to Mac and transfer the HDC-TM900 1080/60P AVCHD Videos to your Mac. Launch the best HDC-TM900 MTS to FCP Converter. Click the button for adding to import HDC-TM900 MTS to the best HDC-TM900 MTS to FCP Converter. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert.
Step 2: Select Apple ProRes 422 as the output format for FCP and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”, under the sublist there are a few formats which are all compatible with Final Cut Pro. Here we recommend the “Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov)” as the best output format for HDC-TM900. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Note: If you want the files be in smaller size, you are hoped to follow Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov) option. If your files size is at SD levels, you are advised to choose Final Cut Pro>Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*mov), which is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings as well.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You’d better set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 to keep the best quality for editing in FCP. If you wanna have a smaller file size but keep the good quality, you can change the video size to 1440*1080.
Step 4: Start converting/transcoding your HDC-TM900 MTS to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert HDC-TM900 MTS to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the HDC-TM900 MTS to Apple ProRes 422 MOV conversion, you will be able to transfer the output files to FCP for further editing via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can easily import the converted and merged HDC-TM900 MTS to FCP for editing keeping high quality without any trouble.
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