Make Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 compatible with Avid Media Composer
Summary: If you want to edit Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 1080/60p Videos on Mac with Avid MC, you need 1080/60p compatible software - Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to help you here.
The GH3 is Panasonic’s flagship Micro Four Thirds camera, offering a DSLR-like form factor, built-in flash, large grip, and articulating LCD. The GH3 is the follow-up to the popular GH2, with improved video quality and options doubling down on what made the GH2 so successful. The GH3’s collection of customizable buttons, in-depth manual controls, weather-sealing, and high-quality video features should appeal to both enthusiast photographers and videographers alike.
"I have recorded many 1080P video when I travel via Panasonic GH3 camera, the recordings are in .MTS video format, now I would like to import these projects to Avid media composer 5.5 for editing. What I want is to edit MTS files natively in AMC 6 on Macbook, but I always encounter importing problems, can you recommend some software which can help me import and convert GH3 MTS to Avid MC natively? "
It seems that we have no choice but converting these GH3 MTS files to Avid friendly format as AVCHD is not a playable and editable video format.
To make Panasonic GH3 AVCHD compatible with Avid Media Composer, you need to convert AVCHD .mts files to DNxHD codec without quality loss before transferring GH3 60p/50p AVCHD to Avid MC for editing.
The following guide leads you to the correct steps to convert Panasonic GH3 AVCHD MTS files to Avid Media Composer.
Step 1: Launch the recommended AVCHD to Avid MC Converter for Mac program and then click the adding button to import your MTS/M2TS files to it.
1. If necessary, you can click the button “Merge into one” to combine several videos to one file.
2. If the supposed size of the imputed file is 1GB, then the memory space should be up to 40GB.
Step 2: Click Format on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format.
Step 3: Tap the Settings icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the Profile Setting to get the output in best quality.
1. For 1080 50p AVCHD files, you can set the video size as 1920*1080, and set the video frame rate as 25fps.
2. For 1080 60p AVCHD videos, set the video size as 1920*1080; while, set the video frame rate as 30fps.
Step 4: All the settings have been done; you can start the 1080p AVCHD to DNxHD MOV Mac conversion for Avid Media Composer by clicking the “Convert” button. Then you can get the converted DNxHD (*.mov) files for editing in Avid MC by clicking the “Open” button.
1. Please tap Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to get more info.
2. Double click the selected file and you can have a preview of the imported file on the viewer.
3. 3D conversion. The Red-Blue/Red-Green 3D conversions are supported.
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