Panasonic AG-AC8 AVCCAM HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorder provides 1080/60p recording capabilities in an ergonomic shoulder-mount design ideal for event videography. It features a wide-angle lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 28mm that allows you to fit more people and backgrounds into the frame. Powerful 21x optical and 50x intelligent zooms let you capture scenes that are difficult to access, while a 1/4.5″ high-sensitivity MOS sensor provides sharp images even in low light situations.
Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro X, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Lion, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic AG-AC8 AVCHD Videos.
So if you want to edit AG-AC8 in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic AVCHD to FCP X converter for Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic AG-AC8 AVCHD to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges MTS files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Panasonic AG-AC8 MTS to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger.
Step 1. Load AVCHD videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.
After transferring .mts files from Panasonic AG-AC8 camera, run UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac MTS to H.264 MOV converter, and click the “Add File” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV output format.
Click the “Format” option, choose the Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. We are choosing .mov format, as this is the Mac compatible file extension.
Step 3. Merge Panasonic AG-AC8 AVCHD files. (optional)
Select all the files and then click “Merge”, and the Panasonic AG-AC8 MTS converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step 4. Convert Panasonic AG-AC8 MTS to MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac Panasonic MTS converter starts converting Panasonic AG-AC8 MTS videos to ProRes/H.246 .mov, and joining the AG-AC8 MTS files for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
After converting and merging the Panasonic AG-AC8 MTS files, just import the output files to Final Cut Pro X. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
If you are using Final Cut Pro 7 or lower version, you can also choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov) or HD video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format for editing on Mac.