Have some interesting footage in your HD camcorder in MTS/M2TS and got some creative ideas to make your own stunning Hollywood style movie? You might have thought of Final Cut Pro. Yes, it is an ideal app to edit videos. To edit MTS/M2TS footage saved in your HD camcorder, you need to import files in MTS/M2TS to Final Cut Pro firstly. This is a tutorial which tells you how to import HD camcorder videos to FCP for editing on Mac OS X like Yosemite,Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard.
What to Do When HD camcorder video is compatible with Final Cut Pro
1. Connect HD camcorder to your Mac, and it shows up as a drive on the desktop
2. Hit Cmd-Shift-8 to open the Log and Transfer window (FCP 6,FCP 7,FCP X)
3. The clips in HD camcorder will be ready for being imported to FCP 6/7/X for editing
Solution When HD camcorder videos are not recognizable by Final Cut Pro 6/7/X
If the MTS/M2TS files grey out when you try to import them to FCP 6/FCP 7 and FCP X, you need to convert them to FCP friendly formats. Of course, to do the video conversion, you need a professional app. Here the professional MTS to FCP HD Converter for Mac is strongly recommended. With it, just in a few clicks you could successfully upload HD videos to FCP.
Note: This UFUWare HD Converter for Mac Supports MTS/M2TS files from a variety of HD camcorders like: Canon VIXIA HF200, Canon FS200, Canon VIXIA HFS100, Canon VIXIA HG21, Panasonic HDC-HS300, Panasonic HDC-HS20, Sony HDR-CX100, Sony DCR-SR47, JVC GZ-HD40, JVC GZ-HD10 etc.
Steps to import MTS/M2TS to FCP 6/7/X with UFUWare Mac HD Converter
Step 1. Add MTS files to the program
Plug the camcorder containing the files to the computer after lunching the software and the program will automatically detect and display them for you to select.
In case the files are already on the computer, you can drag and drop them in the main interface, or press the media file browser and select the files from the computer folders. If you want to merge several video clips into a long video clip, just check Merge All Videos.
Step 2. Select an output video format
When it comes to choosing the output format for these target videos, you have several options. You can choose Final Cut Pro friendly format, like MP4, as the output format. Or directly choose Final Cut Pro. The app has already optimized the video settings for FCP.
Note: If you just want to import certain segments of the AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips for editing, you can trim the clip before conversion.
Step 3. Start to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Click the Convert button to convert these recorded HD videos to FCP friendly formats on the Mac (Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard included). Just in a second, it is done. Then you can import these videos to Final Cut Pro 6,Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro X.
This smart MTS to FCP UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac can automatically switch off the computer when the conversion is done, so you don’t need to wait around during the conversion. UFUWare MTS to FCP HD Converter for Mac does the video conversion like a charm and the output files will maximally preserve the quality of your original AVCHD MTS/M2TS clips. Now you can import the output files to FCP to create your own masterpiece.