At Photokina 2010, Panasonic announced the LUMIX DMC-GH2 as the latest member of the New Generation System Camera LUMIX G Micro System. DMC-GH2 can record high-resolution full-HD 1920 x 1080 movies in astonishing smooth 60i, doubling the sensor output from 24p to /60p. The DMC-GH2 also supports 1080/24p native mode with 24 Mbps, the highest in AVCHD format bringing an impressive cinema-like afterimage effect to the movie. I like this camrea and want to use Final Cut to edit videos from GH2 and make some presentation. However, Final Cut Studio does not import the DMC-GH2 Lumix AVCHD HD Videos. Via Google, I find that Aunsoft DMC-GH2 Lumix AVCHD Video Converter for Mac is the recommended program to convert Panasonic DMC-GH2 Lumix AVCHD files to Quicktime MOV for Final Cut Studio.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic DMC-GH2 Lumix MTS to Final Cut on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Snow Leopard.
Step 1. Load GH2 Lumix AVCHD videos to Aunsoft Lumix Video Converter for Mac.
After connecting Panasonic GH2 camera to iMac, copy and transfer the AVCHD Lite files from Lumix DMC-GH2 camera through the PRIVATE > AVCHD > BDMW > STREAM folder to Apple hard drive disk. Run Aunsoft Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac DMC-GH2 MTS to FCP/FCP7 converter, and click the “Add” button to load the 1080i .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose MOV format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) as output format. To get the The Mac Lumix AVCHD Lite converter will transcode Panasonic DMC-GH2 1080i AVCHD files to MOV with original 1920×1080 HD definition
Step 3. Convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 AVCHD Lite to MOV for Final Cut.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Lumix AVCHD video converter will start the batch conversion from Lumix 1080P AVCHD to MOV for Final Cut with the best quality.
After converting the MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Studio(Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express(FCE) 4) and the video is in HD 1920×1080. You can also import the output videos to iMovie 8/9 for editing in full HD.
Tips: If you want to edit Lumix DMC-GH2 AVCHD Files in Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere, Avid, Sony Vegas.etc ,just free download the Windows 7 Lumix DMC-GH2 AVCHD converter for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
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