The Panasonic AG-AC90A AVCCAM Handheld Camcorder features three 1/4.7″ sized MOS sensors (3MOS), with 2.19MP each, to capture Full HD 1920×1080 resolution video at up to 60p. It is an update to the AG-AC90A, offering additional 720p 60 and 480i/60 3.5Mbps recording modes, as well as other enhancements such as the ability to copy content from one SD card to another in-camera. Features inherited from the AG-AC90 include the 12x zoom lens with a 35mm equivalent focal range of 29.8 to 357.6mm, Nano Surface Coating for reduced ghosting and lens flares, and three manual control rings for focus, zoom, and iris.
Final Cut Pro 7 is new released with powerful new features like expanded ProRes codecs, improved speed/XML interchange/media management, etc and some time-saving improvements like automatic transfer, easy export, and so on. However, the 1080/60i AVCHD MTS from Panasonic AG-AC90A is incompatible with Mac FCP 7.
So if you want to edit AG-AC90A 1080/60i in Final Cut Pro 7, you are recommended to use UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic MTS to FCP 7 converter for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion or 10.6 Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 Codec MOV, H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro 7.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic AG-AC90A 1080i MTS to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro 7 on iMac/MacBook Pro/Mac Mini/MacBook Air with Mac OS X like Yosemite,Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;
Step 1. Load AVCHD videos to UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic AG-AC90A camera, run UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac MTS to ProRes MOV, H.264 MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose ProRes MOV or H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, choose the Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. We are choosing .mov format, as this is the Mac compatible file extension.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic AG-AC90A 1080i MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Panasonic AG-AC90A MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro 7.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting 1080/60i MTS videos to ProRes Mov or H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro 7.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro 7 and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
If you are using Final Cut Pro 5 or lower version, you can also choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format for editing on Mac.