Tricks for Importing Panasonic V130 MTS to FCP

The Panasonic HC-V130 1080p Full HD Camcorder features Creative Control effects for easily creating artistic video images a 38x Optical Zoom and 75x Intelligent Zoom high-magnification for bringing faraway subjects up close. It also includes a backside illuminated sensor for recording high quality even in low-light situations, perfect for birthday parties and outdoor filming. Is it one of the perfect camcorder to take with during your journey, isn’t it?


Since it is so amazing that many users can not help grasping it in hands all the time, you may have enjoyed taking photos and videos. However, did you have any confusion? I think some difficult problem must have been turned up, such as video compatibility problems.

“I am a Panasonic HC-V130 user and met some troubles on importing 1080p MTS recordings to FCP for editing, I always get an error information while imputing. How should I do?”

“After many tests, we found that the recordings gray out while importing Panasonic HC-V130 1080/60p MTS to Final Cut Pro X/7/6. It seems that the Mac editing software can not recognize V130 MTS recordings at all”

There are so many similar problems on the forum about Panasonic HC-V130 if you search on Google. Most users of V130 may meet a problem that after shooting, it is difficult for them to import V130 MTS to FCP for editing. Why? It is simple because of the different format. The most compatible format for FCP is Apple ProRes codec. But as we all know, the clips format of Panasonic HC-V130 is AVCHD MTS. So here comes to the key problem. How can we convert V130 MTS to ProRes for editing?

Now, the problem seems easier to be solved–a professional and powerful Mac MTS to ProRes Converter is the solution. Here we recommend Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, applying which you are capable of converting V130 MTS to ProRes MOV format, the compatible video format with FCP, with lossless quality at faster speed so that you can edit the footages in FCP without any problem. Besides, the program is developed with some useful editing features, including merging several clips into one for easy importing, downsizing the files for editing and storage, adding text/image/video to original files, adding subtitles, replacing original audio tracks, etc.

How to import Panasonic V130 MTS to FCP for editing?

Step 1: Import Panasonic V130 files to Mac MTS Converter. Run it as the best Mac MTS Converter, and click the “Add video” button to load your original files. You may also directly drag and drop files to application UI for importing files.

Step 2: Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: When everything is ready, click “Convert” to start converting V130 MTS to ProRes. This Mac MTS/M2TS Converter supports batch conversion so you may load multiple files and convert them at one time.

Conclusion: After converting, you can get the generated files by clicking “Open” button. Now, you can edit V130 MTS in FCP freely.

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