Adobe Premiere Elements has upgraded to version 7 from version 4 with support for AVCHD importing. However, for some users, to import and edit AVCHD files on Adobe Premiere Elements 7 is still a troublesome job.
Like an unhappy user complained:
I simply cannot find out why Panasonic TM900 1080/60p footage can not be edited easily in Adobe Premiere Elements7 and 1080/60p AVCHD MTS footage freezes and crashes the program. Adobe PE 7 is totally useless with AVCHD!
To edit AVCHD files on Adobe Premiere Elements 4 or Adobe Premiere Elements 7, a more convenient way is to convert AVCHD files to Adobe Premiere Elements friendly format. Featured AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Elements Converter on Mac is the new camcorder software on Mac OS X – Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac.
Why choose Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to handle AVCHD video footage for Adobe Premiere Elements 4 and 7 users?
- Useful camcorder software for Mac: capture AVCHD files from camcorder directly.
- Batch process AVCHD files to Adobe Premiere Elements format
- Optimized output format for Adobe Premiere Elements guarantees video quality
How to convert AVCHD files to Adobe Premiere Elements 4 &7 friendly format? Please follow step by step guide below on how to make AVCHD files friendly on Adobe Premiere Elements.
1. Load AVCHD files to AVCHD camcorder software for Mac
You can either import AVCHD video footage from camcorder or from Mac computer.
- Import AVCHD files from camcorder
Turn on your camcorder and connect it to Mac computer with USB cable. Then launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac as the best AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Elements software on Mac. Follow camcorder wizard included in Final Mate for Mac to easily capture and download AVCHD files from camcorder to the program.
AVCHD files imported from camcorder will show in Camcorder Tab of the main interface of Final Mate for Mac.
- Import AVCHD files from Mac computer
Click on Browser button to locate your AVCHD file path and Final Mate for Mac will automatically show all AVCHD MTS/M2TS files in Resource Tab.
2. Join AVCHD files into one movie for conversion
Drag and drop AVCHD video clips from Camcorder Tab (imported from your camcorder) or Resource Tab (imported from your computer) to Movies Tab or Timeline. During the process, a pop-out window will show as following:
Please choose “Create A Single Movie” to join AVCHD files into one movie for converting to Adobe Premiere Elements more friendly format.
3. Choose optimized Adobe Premiere Elements format
In the third step, click on “Output format” button to choose Adobe Premiere > Adobe Premiere MOV (AVC) (*.mov) as optimized format for converting AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Elements.
4. Batch convert AVCHD files to Adobe Premiere Elements format
After you specified output format for Adobe PE, start convert AVCHD files to Premiere Elements MOV format with the help of Final Mate for Mac. After the conversion is complete, click on “Browser for Export Path” on conversion window to copy output MOV movie and load it to Adobe Premiere Elements 4 or 7 for smooth editing