More recent digital cameras have started coming with the ability of HD video shooting. For many compact cameras, like Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS35, Panasonic DMC-GH2 and Panasonic DMC-TZ10/ZS7, there is a need to utilize a more efficient video format to store more video with less capable hardware. At this moment, a more efficient video format of AVCHD Lite is introduced.
AVCHD Lite video is not a easily playable and editable video format. For example, many current video editing software can not support AVCHD Lite video editing without an update, including Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and iMovie. So the ultimate solution is converting [b]Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS35 AVCHD Lite to FCP[/b] friendly video format. MOV. Right now, Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac is the recommended program to transcode AVCHD Lite to MOV.
Following is the step-by-step guide on how to convert Panasonic DMC-ZS35 AVCHD Lite to MOV for importing and editing in Final Cut Pro.
Step 1. Load Panasonic DMC-ZS35 AVCHD Lite files to Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac.
Connect Panasonic DMC-ZS35 camera to iMac or Macbook via USB cable and then run Brorsoft Mac MTS Converter as the [b]best Panasonic AVCHD Lite to MOV Converter[/b]. Click Add button to import AVCHD Lite recordings to be converted.
Step 2. Choose HD MOV as output format for FCP. Click Format option and choose [b]HD Video->H.264 HD Video (*.mov)[/b] as the output video format. To get proper video files, you are allowed to set output video parameters by clicking “Settings” button. And the parameters I recommend are listed as following (This will prevent you from suffering video quality loss to the greatest extent) : [b]Video:[/b] Codec H.264 Size: 1280*720p Bitrate: 8000kbps Frame Rate: 30/29.97 [b]Audio :[/b] Codec: AAC Sampling rate: 48khz Bitrate: 320kbps Channels: 6
Step 3. Start the Lumix DMC-ZS35 AVCHD Lite video to MOV conversion. Hit Convert button, the [b]DMC-ZS35 AVCHD Lite video to MOV for FCP[/b]conversion will be started immediately.
[b]Tips:[/b] Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac, working as the best AVCHD Lite converter, also has a perfect performance in converting other Panasonic AVCHD Lite cameras, like Panasonic DMC-ZS3/TZ7, DMC-GH1, DMC-GH2, DMC-TZ10, DMC-FZ40, DMC-FZ35, DMC-FZ38, DMC-FZ45,DMC-TS1/FT1, DMC-TS2/FT2 and DMC-FX75. http://www.brorsoft.com/mts-converter-mac/index.html