Excited, Panasonic has released a mini-camera Lumix DMC-GM1. It has lots of features which with a 1,600-megapixel Live MOS sensor, the sensitivity reach up to ISO25600, due to the two technologies, this camera gives people a sense of very high quality picture. It supports full HD 1080i/p video recording at 60 or 24 fps in the high-quality AVCHD format and MP4 format, so the compact and practical camera received a lot of fans.
At the same time, many users prefer to import their AVCHD footage into some editing software like Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro to get some superb masterpiece. However, from some camera forum, everywhere we can see lots of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD videos editing problems in FCP. Below are some users questions:
Hi, guys! I am facing import issues while ingesting Panasonic DMC-GM1 AVCHD and MP4 files to FCP X for extended editing? Please help me, thanks!
Last month, I record lots of AVCHD 1080p video by Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1, I want to edit them for sharing with my friends, but I can’t import and edit these files into FCP 7. What should I do?
Why we couldn’t edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD recordings in Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6)? In fact, the main reason is Apple’s Final Cut Pro even the FCP X hardly supports 60 fps AVCHD files, so we can’t edit them smoothly. We need to encode AVCHD files to ProRes which the FCP work best with. Here, Acrok MTS Converter for Mac is the best recommended to help you transcode Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD to ProRes video for Final Cut Pro editing. The Panasonic AVCHD to FCP converter can help you convert all of your AVCHD footage to FCP to Apple ProRes format with lossless quality at faster speed. Besides, if you have other video format like MKV, MXF, MTS, XAVC and also need to transcode to ProRes for editing smoothly in FCP, Acrok HD Video Converter can giver you a hand. It is the most user friendly video converter on the market. In this article, we will introduce you how to convert your Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD 1080P video for editing in FCP. Below is the tutorial for you.
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How to convert Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD to ProRes video on Mac?
Step1: Load your Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD footage to converter
Click “Add Files” button to load AVCHD video. You can import several AVCHD files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step2: Choose the best export format
Click “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for editing Lumix DMC-GM1 AVCHD in FCP with natively supported video codec.
Tip: if you want to edit your video slightly, you also can click “Editing” button to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate as you need.
Step3: Convert the AVCHD files to Apple ProRes 422
If you have finished above steps, here, you can click “Convert” button to start the AVCHD to ProRes conversion. The amount of time it takes will vary based on your system’s hardware and the quality settings you selected.
After the conversion is completed, you click “Open” to find the converted files, then you can import them into FCP (FCP X /7 /6) for better editing.