Convert and Edit Panasonic AG-AF100 AVCHD footage in Premiere Pro CC/CS6

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Summary: Get stuck in troubles when importing and editing Panasonic AG-AF100 MTS files in Premiere Pro? If so, try the best MTS converter app to make MTS clips from Panasonic AF100 compatible with Premiere Pro(CC/CS6/CS5/CS4).

I have a Panasonic AG-AF100, which is wonderful to be taken to record full HD videos(AVCHD) when I’m travelling. Whereas, when I wanna import those MTS footage from Panasonic AF100 to Premiere Pro for editing before sharing with my friends, I met problems: the Adobe PP hands with the MTS files so slowly, and I couldn’t edit my videos smoothly.

Searched Panasonic AG-AF100 and Premiere Pro on Google, and found the other users are also facing the importing problems. Some guys point that it’s due to the limitations of AVCHD v2. AVCHD is a delivery codec rather than editing codec… Since Adobe Premiere can’t support MTS format well, if you stick with the AVCHD(MTS/M2TS) files from Panasonic AG-AF100, you need to seek for a workaround. The best method to solve those problems I’ve worked out is to transcode Panasonic AG-AF100 .mts to Adobe Premiere Pro most compatible format MPEG-2 with UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac.

Supported OS:  Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
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Overall, this Mac MTS Converter comes with supports for a wide range of video editing software and media devices, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Final Cut Express. It helps you convert Sony as well as Panasonic, Canon AVCHD recording to any editable format like MPEG-2, DNxHD, ProRes, AIC. mov, etc as you need without any quality loss. For Windows users, please turn to UFUWare AVCHD MTS/M2TS Converter. Download the program and learn how to.

How to Convert Panasonic AG-AF100 MTS to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6

Step 1. Free download and run the MTS Converter program and import AVCHD mts files to it. If you want to join the files together, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.

Step 2. Click on the Format box and select a proper format in dropdown-list. In order to edit Panasonic AF100 MTS files in Premiere Pro, select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.

Tip: You can tap the “Browse” button on the main interface to choose the place where you want to save your converted file on your Mac.

Step 3. Click the “Settings” icon and you’d better set the video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps for importing Panasonic AF100 1080p MTS to Adobe Premiere with the best quality.

Step 4. Click convert button to start transcoding Panasonic AG-AF100 MTS to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac immediately.

When the Mac conversion finished, you can easily import Panasonic AF100 MTS files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for editing with the best quality. You’re done.

Additional Tips:
This MTS to Adobe Premiere Converter offers different presets for NLEs including FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer. If you want to edit MTS clips in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6, you just need to choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format in the second step; For iMovie, choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express-Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov)” as output. As for Avid, “Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” is the best choice.

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