Panasonic HC-VX1K is a 4K camcorder with 24X LEICA DICOMAR Lens, have you recorded some videos with Panasonic HC-VX1K? Do you want to import files from Panasonic HC-VX1K to FCP X and edit natively? Just read this article, we will share the easiest way to convert Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS to FCP X Apple ProRes codec, and then you can edit HC-VX1K MTS video in FCP X natively.
Panasonic HC-VX1K features 1/2.5″ BSI Sensor, Three O.I.S. Stabilizer Systems, it is an excellent device for recording, it can capture 4K video up to 30 fps, Full HD video at rates up to 1080p60. With the help of 4K High-Precision AF, you can choose from three focus modes, and you can get high-speed, excellent tracking performance and stability. High-definition 4K shooting gives you highly natural, realistic videos. You can also use it to take 4K photos, and get uncompromising picture quality at all times with the remarkable LEICA lens. The camera records video to AVCHD MTS, a high-efficiency format that has quickly become a standard in both the professional and consumer cameras.
Panasonic HC-VX1K FCP X Editing Workflow
“I am testing workflow for my new Panasonic HC-VX1K and have settled on shooting in its MTS format. I am now trying to figure out how to transcode MTS from Panasonic HC-VX1K to FCP X Apple ProRes for use. Apple and Panasonic do not seem to provide a Log & Transfer plug-in, my friend told me to convert Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS to FCP X Apple ProRes to solve the importing and editing issue, but I don’t know what software can do this task for me, can you help?”
If you have used FCP X before, you may know that Final Cut Pro X does not have native editing support for MTS footage, but you can transcode Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS to Apple ProRes Codec, which is native designed high efficiency and high quality codec for editing workflow in FCP X. Here, you can directly output Apple ProRes codec from your Panasonic footage with Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (Best Mxc Blu-ray Ripper), it is the best Apple ProRes converter on the market, it will enable you to encode Panasonic HC-VX1K to FCP X preferable Apple ProRes codec.
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Convert Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS to FCP X Apple ProRes
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac from the link, this is the best MTS to FCP X converter on the market, it can convert nearly all the videos to FCP X native supported format, rich output formats are supported. This software also has Windows version, it can help you to convert videos to FCP X on Windows computer.
Step 2: Load Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS files to the program. Start up the Panasonic HC-VX1K FCP X Converter on your Mac computer, transfer Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS footage to computer, on the main interface of the software, click “Add File” button to import source Panasonic footage files to the program. Besides, you can directly connect the camera to the computer for transferring the footage out or remove the SDHC/SDXC card from Panasonic HC-VX1K and insert it into a card reader, then plug the card reader into your computer’s USB port for transferring the footage to this MTS converter.
Step 3: Choose output file format. From “Format” bar drop-down list, choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the high quality output format for editing in Final Cut Pro or output “Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*.mov)” to get small file size video from original video. Tips: If you want to get high quality video, you can choose to output Apple ProRes 422(*.mov) or Apple ProRes 422(HQ)(*.mov)” format, if you wish to get small file size video, you can advised to output Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*.mov)” or “Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*.mov)” format.
Step 4. You can change the output parameters before you convert Panasonic HC-VX1K to FCP X, click “Settings” button on the main interface you will be able to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec, etc. for example, you can set the resolution as 1920*1080 and then you will get full HD 1080p video; if you want to compress video to smaller file, you can set the resolution as 1280*720, and then you will get 720p video, you can also adjust the bitrate to lower parameter to get smaller file.
Step 5: Start the Panasonic HC-VX1K to FCP X conversion process. Hit the “Convert” button on the main interface to start Panasonic HC-VX1K MTS to FCP Apple ProRes 422 conversion.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will convert your videos with top quality and speed, video and audio synchronization is guaranteed. When the conversion is completed, feel free to import Panasonic HC-VX1K files to FCP X for post-production workflow, you will be able to edit HC-VX1K MTS video in FCP X without rendering, just take a try!
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