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How to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes for FCP on Mac

Apple ProRes is a lossy video compression format to use in post production that supports up to 4k; it is the successor of the Apple Intermediate Codec and was introduced in 2007 with Final Cut Studio 2. ProRes is a line of intermediate codecs, which means they are intended for use during video editing, and not for practical end-user viewing. The benefit of an intermediate codec is that it retains higher quality than end-user codecs while still requiring much less expensive disk systems compared to uncompressed video. It is comparable to Avid's DNxHD codec or CineForm who offer similar bitrates which are also intended to be used as intermediate codecs. ProRes 422 is highly supported by Final Cut Pro.

Final Cut Pro is a non-linear video editing software, which allows users to log and transfer video onto a hard drive, where it can be edited, processed, and output to a wide variety of formats. Since the early 2000s, Final Cut Pro has developed a large and expanding user base, mainly video hobbyists and independent filmmakers. Final Cut Pro 7 claims better integration with Apple's other professional applications and improved codec support for editing HD, DV and SD video formats, including encoding presets for devices such as iPod, Apple TV, and Blu-ray discs. On June 21, 2011, Apple released Final Cut Pro X. Described as a complete rewrite of the original application, FCP X is a 64-bit application with Grand Central Dispatch and OpenCL support, allowing it to scale and use all available cores for background rendering.

As Final Cut Pro is difficult to import or can't unwrap the AVCHD MTS/M2TS files recorded by Sony and Panasonic AVCHD camcorders, we need to convert the file to Apple ProRes and then easily import it into Final Cut Pro due to Apple ProRes 422 is highly supported by Final Cut Pro. AnyMP4 MTS to ProRes Converter for Mac is the professional Mac MTS to ProRes Converter software. You can download this versatile MTS to ProRes Converter and then install it on your Mac OS.

  • Convert MXF to any popular format, such as MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, SWF, WMV, and others on Mac
  • Import converted video into Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Avid Media Composer on Mac for editing
  • Convert MXF to 2D and 3D videos, especially to special formats like Apple ProRes, Apple Intermediate Codec and Avid DNxHD on Mac
  • Cut video length, crop video to remove unwanted part, merge segments into one new file, and add watermarks on Mac
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Step 1. Add MTS/M2TS file

Press "Add Video" button to add your MTS/M2TS files to the program, this program supports batch conversion.

Add video

Step 2. Select output format

To convert MTS to ProRes, you need to press "Profile" drop-down button to open the "Profile" list to choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format.

Choose profile

Step 3. Adjust the video effect

If you want to change the video effect to make it more perfect, you can press "Effect" button to enter the "Edit" window, and then start to adjust the video brightness, saturation, contrast, and hue by dragging the corresponding scroll bar.

Adjust video effect

Step 4. Define output settings

Press "Settings" button to open the "Profile Settings" window, and you can define the video settings and audio settings like video resolution, video bitrate, frame rate, video encoder, aspect ratio, and audio channels, sample rate, audio encoder, audio bitrate.

author Updated by Joan Aimee to Convert Video
May 28, 2018 21:10

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