Import Panasonic HDC-HS700 HA/HG/HX/HE/ Videos to iMovie 8/9 for Editing
April 23, 2011 --
Panasonic HDC-HS700K provides several kinds of recording mode, including 1080 / 60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080), HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080), HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080), HX (9Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080), HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080). However, with the high quality AVCJD videos from Panasonic HDC-700, you may find that iMovie 8 or iMovie 9 does not recognize the 1080/60p 28Mbps or 1080/60i videos. AVCHD Video Converter for Mac is the perfect Panasonic HS700 video converter on Mac Snow Leopard. It makes the HD videos compatible with iMovie after simple conversion.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to edit Panasonic HDC-HS700K full HD videos in iMovie with the quick conversion from AVCHD to HD MOV on Mac Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Transfer Panasonic HS700 videos to Mac.
Connect Panasonic HDC-HS700K camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0, and the Apple computer will recognize the camcorder as a device. Then go to the AVCHD > BDMV > STREAM folder to copy the .mts files to Apple hard drive. The AVCHD videos will be soon transferred to Mac computer.
Step 2. Load HS700 videos to Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Run AVCHD Video Converter for Mac as the top-notch Mac Panasonic AVCHD video converter, and click the "Add" button to load the .mts videos. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the 1080/60p .mts files to the application UI to add videos for conversion.
Step 3. Choose MOV output format.
Click the "Format" option, and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) as output format. The Panasonic HDC-HS700 to iMovie converter will transcode 1080/60p MTS videos to HD MOV with H.264 as video codec for editing in iMovie 8 and iMovie 9.
Step 4. Convert Panasonic HS700 videos to MOV for iMovie.
Click the convert button on the bottom-right corner, and the conversion from Panasonic HS700 1080p videos to iMovie MOV on Mac Snow Leopard will start immediately.
As soon as the conversion is done, it is easy to import Panasonic HS700 HD videos to iMovie for editing.
1. The Panasonic HS700 video converter can also convert videos for other non-linear editing (NLE) software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Kdenlive, Final Cut Pro (FCP), Final Cut Express 4 (FCE), Avid Media Composer 4/5 on Mac.
2. Before the conversion, you may also check the box for "Merge into one file" to join .mts video clips to one single file output.