Panasonic HDC-Z10000, an integrated twin-lens 2D/3D camcorder that can shoot in the AVCHD 3D/Progressive standard. The camera features a parallax-barrier LCD that allows the 3D footage to be reviewed on-camera without the need for special glasses. Its adoption of the latest AVCHD standard allows it to shoot 1080p60 footage in 2D and up to 1080i60 in 3D, as well as offering 30p and 24p options. The camera essentially combines two of the company’s 3MOS camcorders in a single body, offering 30-369 equivalent F1.5-2.8 zooms (32-320mm in 3D mode), stabilized for both 2D and 3D shooting.

So if you use Panasonic HDC-Z10000 for the 2D 1080p 60fps AVCHD recording (don’t intend to use the 3D capability) and want to edit the 2D 1080p AVCHD files. However, Final Cut Pro can not import the 1080P AVCHD HD Videos. This 2D 1080p AVCHD format can not easily import and edit in FCP 6/7/X, iMovie 8/9/11, FCE 4, Avid, etc .So if you want to edit Panasonic HDC-Z10000 2D avchd video with high quality on Mac, you can convert 2D 1080p AVCHD files to FCP ProRes MOV before editing.

Final Cut Pro 6/7/X best supported format and codec is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, once you transcode Panasonic HDC-Z10000 AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422, you can import and edit Panasonic HDC-Z10000 AVCHD in FCP X without rendering.


Transfer Panasonic HDC-Z10000 2D AVCHD videos to FCP X for editing

Free download a trail of Panasonic HDC-Z10000 AVCHD to FCP X Converter:

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Step 1: Install and run the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 1080P AVCHD to FCP X Converter on Mac, and then click “Add Video” button to import your 2D 1080P AVCHD files directly from your camera or the copied folder on the Mac.

Panasonic HDC-Z10000 2D AVCHD to FCP X Converter for Mac

Step 2: Click the “Profile” option to select the specially designed video codec for editing in FCP X: Final Cut Pro –> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).

Convert Panasonic HDC-Z10000 1080P AVCHD to Apple ProRes

Step 3: (Optional) Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.

Custom video and audio parameters

Step 4: Click the arrow button to convert Panasonic HDC-Z10000 2D 1080P AVCHD to ProRes for FCP X immediately.

After the AVCHD to ProRes conversion finished, you can easily transfer your 1080P AVCHD videos from Panasonic HDC-Z10000 to FCP X for further editing without any problem.

Tip: You can edit Panasonic HDC-Z10000 3D AVCHD videos in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac.