Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro X, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Lion, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic DMC-GH3 1080 60p AVCHD Videos.
Not only can you capture Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160) with the HC-VX870 4K Ultra HD Camcorder from Panasonic, but you can superimpose a secondary video image from your smartphone’s camera via a Wi-Fi connection. In this way, covering two camera angles at once within a single recording becomes possible. Other notable features include a 20x optical zoom lens with a 29.5 to 626mm equivalent focal length – giving you a wide angle when zoomed out, a substantial amount of telephoto when zoomed in, and a lot to work with in between. For slowing fast action, the HC-VX870 captures 120 fps native slow-motion at 1080p resolution, which can be slowed down even further using in-camera interpolation – giving you a 240 fps final video.
The camera records in .mp4, or AVCHD codecs, and features dual SD media card slots. Please note that Panasonic recommends using SDXC cards rated as UHS-1 U3 for recording at the highest bit rates. The camera incorporates two SD card slots, allowing you to use relay recording, simultaneous recording and when recording HD you can use Panasonic’s background recording mode.It supports several video recording formats: AVCHD,MP4.
So if you want to edit Panasonic HC-VX870 4K in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic AVCHD to FCP X converter for Mac . It does not only convert Panasonic AVCHD to MOV on Mac, but also merges MTS,M2TS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic HC-VX870 4K MTS/MP4 to Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Yosemite,Mavericks,Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard.
Step 1. Load AVCHD videos to UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac. After transferring .mts files from Panasonic HC-VX870 4K camera, run UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as the best Mac MTS to MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose H.264/AVC MOV output format. Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video or General Video > MOV – QuickTime(*.mov) for converting AVCHD videos from MTS to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio. With this option, the output video will be kept as high definition 1920×1080.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AVCHD files. (optional) Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic HC-VX870 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Panasonic HC-VX870 4K MTS/MP4 to MOV for Final Cut Pro X. Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting 1080 60p MTS videos to H.246 .mov, and joining the MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X 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.