With Final Cut Studio, you can edit and burn movies and videos to DVD disk in many ways. For example, you can
1) export your sequence to QuickTime format, and use the bundled Apple Compressor, from which you can choose DVD preset for different time length and Digital Dolby 2 audio, and then import to DVD Studio Pro for authoring DVD;
2) export sequence to QuickTime Movie format with .dv file extension, and choose Assets > Import > movie in DVD Studio Pro to burn videos to DVD disk.
For 1080/50p or 1080/60p videos shot by Panasonic HDC-SD600, you need third party AVCHD SD600 to FCP converter to make the HD videos compatible to Final Cut Pro. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the recommended application for you to convert Panasonic SD600 1080/60p AVCHD MTS/M2TS to FCP for DVD authoring. You can get high quality videos with original 28Mbps and 60fps or 50fps.
Below is the quick guide for you to convert Panasonic SD600 AVCHD to MOV for FCP editing and DVD Studio Pro authoring.
Step 1. Import SD600 AVCHD footage to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Connect Panasonic camcorder to Apple computer via USB cable, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best Panasonic AVCHD converter on Mac. Click the "Add" button to import the 1080/60p or 1080/50p AVCHD .mts, .m2ts files.
Step 2. Choose HD MOV format.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate to HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov) as output format. Then click the "Settings" button and choose 60fps or 50fps as output frame rate, enter 28000 as output bit rate.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic 1080p 28Mbps MTS to MOV for FCP.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the AVCHD to FCP converter will start converting1080/60p 28Mbps files to MOV for high quality editing on Final Cut Pro.
Step 4. Burn videos from FCP to DVD with DVDSP.
After editing the HD videos in FCP 6/7, you can put the videos for various usage. To burn videos to DVD, you can use the one of two methods stated in beginning, and burn the videos from FCP to DVD with DVD Studio Pro.
Hope you enjoy the steps above to convert Panasonic SD600 AVCHD files to FCP and burn to DVD. If you do not need to edit videos, you can get the output .mov files from the step 3 and directly import to iDVD or DVD Studio Pro for authoring.