Panasonic HDC-SD700K is one of the full HD camcorders that record 1920x1080 MTS files in 60fps or 50fps at 28Mbps in high quality. You may sometimes face the situation that you have the SD/SDHC memory cards with videos captured by the SD700, but not have SD700 camcorder in hand. You may find it miserable to import SD700 videos to iMovie 8 or iMovie 9 without connection with the camcorder.
Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is the best Panasonic SD700 to iMovie converter that I would recommend to you. The converter does not only work with the 1080p 60/50 28Mbps MTS files, but also enables you to import the AVCHD-standard compliant 17Mpbs and 13Mbps .mts video shot with HA/HG/HX/HE mode for wedding videos.
Below are the simple steps for converting Panasonic SD700 MTS videos to iMovie 8 and iMovie 9 compatible HD MOV.
Step 1. Load SD700 videos to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
Use a card reader to copy and transfer the .mts files to iMac hard drive disk, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the fast Mac Panasonic MTS converter, and click the "Add" button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080p .mts files to the application UI.
Step 2. Choose iMovie compatible MOV format.
Click the "Format" option, and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) as output format. The Panasonic MTS converter will transcode SD700 50p and 60p MTS to iMovie compatible MOV with H.264 as video codec in HD 1920x1080.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic SD700 MTS to MOV for iMovie.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Panasonic SD700 1080p 28Mpbs MTS to MOV for iMovie 8/9 will start immediately. The converter works great for have a batch of files in the queue for conversion.
After the conversion, you will get excellent results with the output HD MOV videos in iMovie on Mac Snow Leopard.
The Mac MTS/M2TS converter for Panasonic also supports HD videos from other PAL and NTSC models like HDC-HS700/TM700, HDC-SD600, Lumix DMC-ZS7/TZ10, DMC-ZS3. You may also get more information from the Panasonic camcorder column.