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Convert/Edit 1080p AVCHD MTS to Avid/FCP/FCE/iMovie

Posted: June 06, 2013
Leica V-LUX 40 Digital Camera takes the most popular features in pocket cameras and makes a Leica out of them. This sophisticated pocket camera has an expansive 14.1MP resolution with a newly re-designed CMOS sensor, a 24-480mm (equivalent in full-frame format) 20x ultra zoom lens, and full 1920 x 1080 HD video.

To transfer Leica V-LUX 40 HD videos to Apple hard drive, you can use the Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro. But you shall make sure that you at least have iMove 8 or iMovie 9, FCP 6 on your Mac with Intel processor. However, if you have iMovie 6 or first copy AVCHD files from camera by looking for PRIVATE -> AVCHD -> BDMV -> STREAM on SDXC/SDHC/Micro SDHC card, or copy MTS file from AVCHD -> BDMV -> STREAM on built-in HDD, you may find it difficult to import to iMovie, FCP, FCE or even Avid MC 5. UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac is the perfect Mac AVCHD camera converter that it helps you convert Leica V-LUX 40 MTS to MOV for editing on Mac.

With the 3 steps below, you can import Leica V-LUX 40 HD videos to Avid, FCP, FCE, iMovie for editing.

Step 1. Load Leica V-LUX 40 MTS video to UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac.

Run UFUSoft AVCHD Converter for Mac as the Leica V-LUX 40 Avchd Software for Mac, and click the “Add” button to load 1080i mts videos.

Step 2. Choose H.264 MOV for Avid/FCP/FCE/iMovie.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Mac Leica MTS to Avid converter convert Leica V-LUX 40 MTS to H.264/AVC MOV for Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and iMovie.

Step 3. Transcode Leica V-LUX 40 AVCHD to HD MOV for Avid MC/FCP/iMovie.

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Leica V-LUX 40 MTS to Avid Converter starts converting 1080i MTS to HD MOV for Avid/FCP/iMovie/FCE on Mac.

After conversion is finished, you can import the HD videos to Avid MC5, Avid Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie and other non-linear editing tools like Adobe Premiere, Kdenlive on Mac.