Summary: Have some AVCHD video from Panasonic HC-X800/HC-X900 but got error when importing to Adobe Premiere Pro? In this article, we quickly walk you through the most effective
way for getting Panasonic HC-X800/X900 footage into Adobe PP CS6.
Ever have experienced Panasonic's HC-X800 or HC-X900? The video quality is top notch. The sound is also very clear and the microphone picks up everything. With it, you can record Full HD .mts clips at 1080/60p or 50p mode. However, if you have some MTS videos from HC-X800/HC-X900 and try to import to Adobe Premiere Pro, you are likely to get some incompatible errors. And in this article, I focus on the possible ways to get Panasonic HC-X800/X900 footage and Premiere Pro CS6 to work beautifully.
In fact, AVCHD is a great format for playing but not a comfortable format for editing with Mac software(Almost Mac tools are designed to support MOV format). And as far as I know 1080 60p AVCHD Progressive is a nonstandard format, even the Adobe program can ingest your MTS files directly, it takes a long time for rendering. The best method to avoid any problems and save time is to transcode HC-X800, HC-X900 MTS into Premiere Pro most compatible format like MPEG-2. For this purpose, the following paragraphs will show you how to encode HC-X800/X900 MTS to MPEG-2 in detail.
Converting Panasonic HC-X800/X900 60p AVCHD to Premiere Pro CS6
The quick workaround is to use the easy-to-use yet professional app Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac to make it. It is a highly-recommended video converting tool for you to convert MTS files to Adobe Premiere (CS3/CS4/CS5/CS6/CC included) compatible format without loosing quality. The conversion is easy to handle and only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion without facing any glitches. For Windows user, please get MTS/M2TS Converter. Download the program and you can edit MTS files from Panasonic HC-X800/X900 in Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly as you wish.
1. Import MTS to the converter
Run the MTS to Premiere Pro converter and click the Add Files button to import the MTS videos to be converted. The converter supports converting multiple files at a time.
2. Choose MPG/MOV as the output format
Click "Format" drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit AVCHD videos in Adobe Premiere, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the suitable one.
Tip: Adjust audio and video settings
The Mac MTS to Premiere Pro Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before transcoding AVCHD files to MPEG-2. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
3. Start MTS conversion
Hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from Panasonic HC-X800/X900 60p AVCHD to Premiere Pro CS6 will begin immediately.
After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import Panasonic MTS videos to Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing without any hassle.
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