Import Panasonic HS900 MTS files into iMovie 11/iMovie 09/iMovie 08/iMovie HD

So, what does the workflow of converting Panasonic HS900 1080/60p AVCHD MTS files for editing in iMovie 11/09/08 look like? Let’s see below.

“Hey, several days ago, I took my son to go hiking, on the way, we saw the scenery never seen before, my son was so excited due to the beautiful scenery, and we use Panasonic HDC-HS900 shoot lots of 1080P recordings, and I noticed all those footages were in AVCHD format. After returning home, I want to upload those AVCHD to Facebook and YouTube for sharing with my family and friends. Before uploading, I need to import the 1080/60p AVCHD videos into iMovie for some better editing, but when I transfer Panasonic HS900 AVCHD videos into iMovie, things doesn’t go well. I can’t edit AVCHD in iMovie at all, what’s wrong with it? Please help me.”

iMovie can not support AVCHD files. This case prevents people from editing these AVCHD recording for better playing and sharing. Now with the help of Brorsoft MTS/MTS Converter for Mac, you can get free from this trouble and do some conversion and editing at ease and at random.

It allows users convert AVCHD to video format of MP4 or MOV which editable on iMovie as well as various video formats of AVI,MKV,FLV,MP3,OGG,FLAC and some other video formats playable on some portable devices, like iPhone 4, iPad and Motolola Droid X. Now I will show you the detailed guide on how to convert Panasonic HS900 AVCHD to MOV for editing on iMovie.

Preparation:
1. Software: the best AVCHD to iMovie Converter (Free for trial version)
2. System Requirement: requires a Mac with an Intel Core Duo processor or better

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1: Add AVCHD video files.
Launch AVCHD to iMovie Converter. Click the button for adding to import Panasonic HDC-HS900 AVCHD video to the best AVCHD to iMovie Converter. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to convert. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.

Step 2: Select an output format for iMovie 11 and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move you pointer to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov). Here we choose the(AIC) (*.mov) as the friendly iMovie format. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.

Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want. Set video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps.
Tip:If the clips are recorded as 50fps(PAL), then 25fps frame rate is the best choice for you.

Step 4: Start converting your AVCHD video files for iMovie 11.
Click convert button to start convert Panasonic HDC-HS900 60p AVCHD to AIC on Mac OS X.

When the conversion is at 100%, you can get the converted videos via tapping the “Open” button on the main interface for iMovie editing.

Tips:
With the help of the powerful AVCHD to iMovie Converter, you can not only convert AVCHD to iMoive 11, but also can convert MTS/M2TS to Final Cut Pro. If you want to learn more about it, you can refer to AVCHD to iMovie Converter.

If you need to get more import or output options, you also can choose Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows, it can support nearly all popular video and audio formats and also has the advantages like MTS Converter for Mac and Wins.

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