AVCHD Final Cut Pro X: How to Import AVCHD Files to Final Cut Pro or Export AVCH

I bought a MacBook Pro mostly for the purpose of editing media and using Final Cut Pro. The problem is that my video camera is high definition, thus using AVCHD, and can't be recognized by the tool, any suggestion?

Part 1: How to Convert AVCHD to Final Cut Pro on Mac

FCP 7 makes it easy to work with the latest AVCHD file-based devices from Panasonic, Sony, JVC, and Canon, but only several kinds of camcorders like Sony XDCAM HD are involved in the list. So when you are experiencing difficulties with AVCHD files on FCP, you may obtain an unlisted cam. In order to fix the problem, you can convert AVCHD to a Final Cut Pro (Final Cut Express included) compatible format like DV. The article is a step by step guide, showing you how to convert AVCHD to Final Cut Pro on Mac (Sierra, El Capitan Yosemite, Mavericks, Lion included) or convert AVCHD to ProRes format like ProRes 422. And in order to keep the excellent quality of the files, it employs a professional iSkysoft AVCHD to FCP Converter for Mac to be the assistant. Moreover, this Mac program has preset for Final Cut Pro.

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  • Convert all popular formats: Convert AVCHD videos up to 150+ video or audio format, like ProRes, AVI, MP4, WMV, M4V, MP3, M4A, AAC, etc.
  • Custom Video: Personalize AVCHD videos with diversified video editing tools like Trim, Crop, Rotate, Add Effects, Watermark, Subtitles, etc.
  • Optimized Presets: Directly convert AVCHD files to fit Apple devices and Android devices.
  • Transfer to Devices: Easily transfer converted video or audio files to mobile devices to enjoy on the go.
  • Convert Online Video: Download or capture any online video with the supplied media downloader.
  • Burn DVD as Backup: Burn AVCHD videos to a blank DVD as backup or share to friends whenever you need.

Step-by-step Guide to Convert and Import AVCHD Files to Final Cut Pro on Mac

Step 1. Add AVCHD files to the program

With the Mac converter, you can directly drag and drop the AVCHD files to the converter, or click "Add Files" to locate the AVCHD files you want to load. Alternatively, you can directly load video or audio files from your devices or camcorder by clicking the drop-down icon on the right of the button.

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Step 2. Choose Final Cut Pro as output format

You can set "Final Cut Pro" as your output format directly, which will automatically set the resolution, bit rate and frame rate of the output file for you.

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Step 3. Start AVCHD to Final Cut Pro conversion on Mac

Hit "Convert" button and let this professional AVCHD to FCP Mac Video Converter do the rest for you! After the AVCHD to FCP conversion, you can freely use your AVCHD files on Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express etc. The converter also works on MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac.

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Part 2: How Do I Export Final Cut Pro Videos to AVCHD?

After editing your converted video files in Final Cut Pro, you may need to play it on various devices. Then you may need to convert Final Cut Pro video to other formats as needed. Well, if you just want to convert Final Cut Pro video to AVCHD, you can turn to iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac as well.

As iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac supports all popular formats, you can easily import Final Cut Pro videos to this program. After selecting the output format as AVCHD, you will get an AVCHD video within seconds. By the way, you needn't to worry about quality loss during the conversion at all.

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