Convert Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 4K/1080P media to FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid MC
To make Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 4K/1080P footage compatible with FCP/Premiere/Avid perfectly, the easy option is to convert the GX80/GX85 4K MP4/1080P MTS to FCP/Premiere/Avid more editable format. Here is how.
The GX80 / GX85 is a very powerful camera for capturing movies, inheriting most of the capabilities of the GX8. 4k UHD video is available at 24p and either 25p or 30p depending on region, all at 100Mbit/s. Alternatively you can capture 1080 at 50p / 60p at 28Mbit/s, or at 25p / 30p at 20Mbit/s again depending on region. A 1080 / 24p option is also available but only in the AVCHD format at 24Mbit/s. 720p and VGA options are also available. Well, in this page, I will talk about the Panasonic GX85/GX80 to FCP, Premiere Pro, Avid MC workflow.
So, how to successfully import Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 4K MP4/1080P AVCHD recording to FCP/Premiere Pro/Avid MC? By searching, we can find many users want to know the solid answer. For example: “Hi, I am using a FCP 7 Studio. I recently bought a Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 camcorder. The AVCHD files coming out of this camera are not recognized by FCP 7. Is there a way to fix the issue?”
Well, to get Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 footage editable in FCP/Adobe PP/Avid, we need to convert these MP4/MTS files first. So, is there software can do the job?
The answer is positive. Brorsoft Video Converter for Macis the solid tool to help users make the MTS/MP4 transcoding on Mac OS X. It offers the optimal preset profiles for Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE and more. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. If you are working on Windows(Windows 10 included), please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. Download the tool and start the Panasonic GX85/GX80 4K/1080P to FCP/Premiere/Avid video conversion.
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Convert and import Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 footage into Avid, Premiere, FCP
STEP 1: You need to install and run the smart Video Converter Mac and transfer your AVCHD .mts or .mp4 recordings to the program. Join single video clips via checking the "Merge into one" box.
STEP 2: Click on the "Format" bar and choose the best editable format.
a. For editing Panasonic GX85/GX80 MTS/MP4 in FCP, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format.
b. To solve Panasonic GX85/GX80 and Adobe Premiere Pro incompatibility issues, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the target format.
c. To import Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 footage into Avid MC, choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as the target format.
STEP 3: Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button for getting the best quality before starting conversion.
STEP 4: As soon as all things are finished, please click "Convert" button to start the Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 AVCHD, MP4 video conversion on Mac OS X.
When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking "Open" button on the main interface. Then you can import the converted Panasonic Lumix GX85/GX80 files to FCP/Avid/Premiere for smooth playing and editing.
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