The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Digital Camera is a bridge-style point-and-shoot digital camera that features a 16.1 megapixel High Sensitivity BSI MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor to produce high resolution still imagery and full HD 1080i/p video with notable low-light quality. Its built-in Lumix DC Vario 60x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 20-1200mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives for working in almost any shooting situation.The Panasonic DMC-FZ70 records Full HD 1080i videos at 60 fps in the high quality AVCHD format.

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 Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD footage in Final Cut Pro for further editing. In order to import and edit Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD files in FCP X without crashing problem and avoid rendering, you’d better transcode the Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD footages to FCP X native format. UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac is a professional AVCHD Converter, which can help you to convert Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

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How to convert Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD to Apple ProRes on Mac?

Step 1. Add Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD files

Install and launch UFUWare AVCHD Converter for Mac as Panasonic AVCHD to FCP X Converter. Click “Add Video” button to import Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD files to the converter, you can also directly dray and drop the Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD footage to it.

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Step 2. Select Apple ProRes as output format

Click “Profile” option to get the drop-down menu list, and select “Final Cut Pro > pple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. The ProRes codec is native for Final Cut Pro X/7/6.

Convert Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD to Apple ProRes

Step 3. Customize video and audio prarameters(Opational)

You can change the default codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Step 4. Convert Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD to Apple ProRes MOV

Press the “Convert” button, and the Panasonic AVCHD to ProRes Converter will start the Panasonic DMC-FZ70 AVCHD to Apple ProRes on Mac immediately.

After the conversion, hit “Open Floder” button under the preview window to locate the generated .mov files. Now, you can import the converted files to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 for further editing without issues or rendering.