“I use my new Panasonic Lumix DMC-Z7 to shoot kids videos in an AVCHD Lite model, and would like to upload the AVCHD Lite files to Mac, and put it on a DVD for family. However, iDVD does not recognize the AVCHD video footage.
Fortunately, I found Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to do an excellent job to make iDVD work with Lumix DMC-ZS7 videos. The Mac Panasonic Lumix MTS Converter can convert 720p AVCHD Lite to MOV for burning to DVD with iDVD. You can also merge AVCHD Lite video footage into a single file or edit AVCHD Lite with cutting and cropping.”
If you would like to burn Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 MTS to DVD on Mac with iDVD, just follow the steps below.
Step 1. Upload Lumix AVCHD videos to Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac.
After connecting Panasonic Lumix camera to iMac, run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the best AVCHD Lite converter on Mac. Click the "Add" button to load the 720p .mts videos from Lumix DMC-ZS7 camera through the PRIVATE > AVCHD > BDMW > STREAM folder.
Step 2. Choose MOV format.
Click the "Format" option, and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) as output format. The Mac Lumix AVCHD Lite converter will transcode Panasonic DMC-ZS7 720p AVCHD files to MOV with original 1280x720 HD definition as H.264 as QuickTime codec.
Step 3. Convert Lumix AVCHD Lite to MOV for iDVD.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Panasonic AVCHD Lite converter will start converting Panasonic Lumix AVCHD Lite to iDVD compatible MOV videos.
Step 4. Burn Panasonic Lumix video to DVD with iDVD.
Run iDVD and create a project for output movies, insert a DVD disc to iMac built-in SuperDrive, and click the burn button to start burning Lumix videos to DVD for sending to family, watching on HDTV with DVD player.
1. If you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and want to edit Lumix AVCHD Lite in Windows Movie Maker, burn to DVD with DVD Maker, just free download the Windows version of Lumix AVCHD Lite converter.
2. For information or solutions to Panasonic Lumix cameras like DMC-ZS3/TZ7, DMC-TZ10, DMC-FZ40, DMC-FZ45, DMC-FZ35, DMC-FZ38, DMC-TS1/FT1, DMC-TS2/FT2, DMC-FX75 or AVCHD camcorders like HDC-TM700/HS700/SD700, just go to the Panasonic camcorder column.