Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD Shoulder Mount Camcorder shoots SD and HD video that is compatible with PAL standards. It supports Full HD 1080p 50, using AVCHD version 2 compression at 28 Mb/s. It also shoots 1080i 50 recording at 24 Mb/s, as well as higher compression rates enabling longer recording times. The camera can also record SD footage, so it integrates into an SD or HD workflow. This makes it an option for those who are not yet ready to transition to HD but want to be able to use the same camera once they do.

Regarding to the AVCHD codec, it is very popular in both the professional and consumer market. That means most non-linear editing software should have full support for the codec, but the thing is that users still have problems one or another while trying to open the HC-MDH2 AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro X for further editing.

In order to import and edit Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD MTS files in FCP without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you’d better transfer the Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD MTS footages to FCP X native format. UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac can help you achieve the goal smoothly. It can aid you to change AVCHD (*.mts) files to standard Apple ProRes for FCP without losing any quality. In fact, it’s an all-in-one converter for fast transcoding, deinterlacing AVCHD MTS footage from Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony full HD camcorder/cameras on Mac OS X(Mavericks, Yosemite included) that makes the MTS editing work much easier with Non-Linear System.

Step 1. Download and intall the Mac Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD to FCP X Converter to your Mac.

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Step 2. Launch the Panasonic HC-MDH2 1080P AVCHD to FCP X Converter, and then click “Add Video” button to import your AVCHD MTS video files directly from your camera or the copied folder on the Mac.

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Step 3. Click the “Profile” option to select “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”. The Apple ProRes 422 is specially designed for editing in FCP X.

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Tip: 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 “Converter” button to convert Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD MTS to Apple ProRes for FCP X.

After the AVCHD to ProRes conversion completed, you can easily transfer your Panasonic HC-MDH2 AVCHD MTS videos to FCP X for further editing without any problem.