Both the Panasonic HC-V700 and HC-V700M are high end 1MOS models that sport a proprietary High Sensitivity Sensor that is said to deliver better indoor and night-time shots, in addition to its ability to shoot stereoscopic 3D when used with the new VW-CLT2 conversion lens. Not only that, you get to enjoy a 21x optical and 46x “high-powered’ zoom.
As for the mid-range Panasonic HC-V500/M cameras, these will tread the boundary between 2D and 3D imagery without breaking the back, thanks to an image conversion function.
So, you have captured that wonderful moment, a beautiful image in yourPanasonic HC-V700/500 camera!
Now, you are preparing to take a print to make a gift to your dear and near one or for your personal collection!
However, While we trying to import and edit HC-V700/500 1080p AVCHD videos in iMovie, the incompatibility notice will jump out. Although the special iFrame makes it easier for editing and compatible with iMovie, its 960×540 30fps limitation disappoints the HD-inclined users.
As we all know, Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) is the perfect codec for iMovie . So we need to convert 1080p MTS/M2TS files to AIC on Mac firstly with a professional MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac. which can convert any AVCHD Camera file to iMovie best video format AIC ( Apple InterMediate Codec ) at fast speed.
Now, let’s start to import HC-V700/500 AVCHD 1080p files to iMovie with the help of AVCHD to AIC Converter step by step on Mac OS.
Step1: Connect the HC-V700/500 to your Apple with USB2.0. Download and install the Panasonic HC-V700/500 AVCHD to AIC Converter for Mac and then click the adding button to import your 1080p MTS/M2TS files.
Tip: If you have multiple 1080p MTS/M2TS files, you can select the “Merge into one” box to merge them into one single file for iMovie so that you can play these files without interruption.
Step2: Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu. Move you pointer to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov). The Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) is the compatible format for iMovie and FCE.
Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: Set the video frame rate as 30fps, video size as 1920*1080 and keep 5.1 channels to keep the best quality for editing in iMovie.
Step4: Click the “Convert” button; it will convert 1080p MTS/M2TS files to AIC on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the AVCHD files to AIC conversion completed, you are able to import HC-V700/500 AVCHD 1080p files to iMovie via clicking on “Import” button effortlessly. Now you can easily do your futher editing with iMovie.
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