While most camera and camcorder provide face recognition or smile face for capturing images or recording videos, with Apple iPhoto '09 or later '11, you may find the face recognition feature. You can even do face recognition research with iPhoto.
The face recognition function on Panasonic HDC-HS700 will optimize the focus and exposure for the specific people to make ideal video shooting. However, the AVCHD footage from HS700 could not be imported directly to iPhoto. To make HS700 AVCHD .mts files iPhoto compatible, a third party MTS/M2TS to iPhoto converter is needed. Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the best choice AVCHD to iPhoto converter on Mac OS X.
Follow the quick guide below, and you can put and import HS700 MTS/M2TS to iPhoto for face recognition research.
Step 1. Load HS700 footage to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Use USB 2.0 cable to connect Panasonic HDC-HS700 to iMac/MacBook Pro, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the 2011 best AVCHD files to iPhoto converter on Mac. Click the "Add" button to import the 1080p or 1080i .mts files or .m2ts files.
Step 2. Choose HD video format.
Click the "Format" option, and navigate to HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or .mov as output format for iPhoto '09 and '11. The HS700 to iPhoto converter will transcode AVCHD files to h.264 .mp4 or .mov with HD 1920x1080 resolution.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic MTS to MOV/MP4 for iPhoto.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the AVCHD to iPhoto converter will start the conversion from Panasonic HDC-HS700 MTS/M2TS to H.264 MP4 or MOV for iPhoto according to your selection.
After the conversion, you can put AVCHD MTS/M2TS to iPhoto with face recognition and catalog videos on iPhoto.
If you would like to edit the videos on Final Cut or iMovie before putting to iPhoto, you can convert the videos to ProRes 422 for FCP 6/7, or Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, FCE in high quality. The output formats are available from the Final Cut Pro group and QuickTime Movie Format group.