This article will tell you how to convert camcorder Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD video to Final Cut Pro supported formats so you can import AVCHD mts files from LEGRIA Mini to FCP for editing.
I have a Macbook with Mac OS X installed. I have updated to Yosemite 10.10. I have just bought a new Canon camcorder-Canon LEGRIA Mini. I can download the photos but I am unable to open AVCHD mts files in FCP. Is there any software which I can import AVCHD files to FCP wiht the new OP system Yosemite ?”
In order to edit Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD files in Final Cut Pro(which includes the FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), you need to first convert AVCHD to FCP supported formats like MOV and DV.
Here UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac, a professional conversion tool, is highly recommended to help you convert camcorder AVCHD video files to Final Cut Pro compatible video formats on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion, Mavericks,Yosemite included). Just download it and check out the steps below to convert AVCHD files to FCP for smooth editing.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Downloading the App- UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac
Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use AVCHD to MOV Converter on Mac OS X which can not only convert Canon LEGRIA Mini,LEGRIA HF M60,LEGRIA HF M406 and M506 recorded AVCHD files to Apple ProRes codec videos for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. The Mac AVCHD to ProRes Converter can convert HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon) for editing in Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid MC, Adobe Premiere Pro etc. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
Guide: Transcoding Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD MTS files to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 6/7/X
Step 1 -> Download, install and launch UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac, and import AVCHD files into the program
Note: Before conversion, you need to transfer AVCHD files from your Canon LEGRIA Mini to Mac Hard Drive, then click the “add files” button to browse to import AVCHD videos.
Step 2 -> Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.
Step 3 -> You can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need. You can set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate（from 1Mbps to 20Mbps）, frame rate (24p/30p), etc
Step 4. -> Click “Convert” button to start transcoding LEGRIA Mini AVCHD files to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7 /X under Mac OS with the ideal AVCHD to ProRes Converter Mac.
Once the AVCHD to ProRes 422 conversion is done, you can transfer Canon LEGRIA Mini AVCHD footage into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.