If you are looking for a fast and reliable converter app to convert MVC (Multiview Video Coding) 3D MTS files on a Panasonic HDC-Z10000 camcorder for editing in iMovie, you may in the right place. This post will guide you through the process of transcoding Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D AVCHD/MTS videos to AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec) via 3D MTS to iMovie Converter.
The 1080p 3D MTS shootings taken with the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 gives pretty stunning quality. The thing is, people are having trouble using Log and transfer to import Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D files to iMovie. However, it seems that Panasonic HDC-Z10000 shootings can’t be recognized even with plug-in installed. Log and transfer gives error message from time to time when importing Panasonic HDC-Z10000 directory structure to iMovie.
An optional workaround is converting the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 AVCHD shootings to AIC codec, which is fully compatible with iMovie (iMovie9, iMovie 11). When a 1080p 3D .mts clip is converted into AIC .mov it can be loaded to iMovie instantly. Below shows you how to convert Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D MTS to Apple Intermediate Codec on Mac, the high-definition video compression format specifically developed for iMovie.
Required Mac application: Acrok MTS Converter for Mac.
How to transcode Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D MTS to AIC MOV for iMovie?
Step 1. Download and run the MTS to iMovie Converter and click “Add File” button to browse to Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D footage either from cam HDD or SD card.
Step 2. Click on “Format” bar set an iMovie format. You are advised to “iMovie and Final Cut Express” template and choose “iMovie (AIC) (*.mov)”. The ingested 3D MTS files could be significantly larger than the original files, which has a much higher compression ratio than AIC.
Note: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch coversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3. Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/ audio parameters if necessary. you can setting like Video encoder, resolution, Video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample tate, audio bit rate, and audi channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4. When setting finished, click ‘Convert’ button to start converting HDC-Z10000 MTS files to AIC MOV that is well compatible with your iMovie NLE application. Once the conversion process finished, click ‘Open Folder’ to get the generated iMovie AIC MOV files for using with iMovie 11 and iMovie 9.