How to import MTS files into FCP 7 on Mac?

MTS format is a popular video recording format that adapted by Pansonic, Sony, JVC, Canon and some other camcorder & camera manufacturer, currently there are many cameras can record videos in MTS video format.

How can I load MTS video files into FCP 7 for editing? This is a frequently asked problem on many HD related forums. A lot of users have encountered the problems to import MTS to FCP 7 for editing, FCP 7 is a video editing software developed by Apple Inc. It allows users to share their favorite moments, and create amazing HD movies and Hollywood-style trailers. With FCP 7, you can make videos and share them on the internet when you’re lying on the beach without moving your body, and also create a birthday party movie and send it to your parents.

Import MTS to FCP 7 importing and editing

How to import MTS files to FCP 7 natively? What measure will you take to cut a clip or several clips from MTS recordings and bring it into FCP 7? Above all, you should take the compatible video format for FCP 7 into consideration. Before you move a MTS movie or some clips to FCP 7, a MTS to FCP 7 converter is essential, and Acrok MTS Converter is perfect for conversion from MTS to FCP 7 native supported format – Apple ProRes codec MOV format. In addition to editing MTS in FCP 7, you can also play MTS video on iMac with no difficulty.


How to Convert MTS to FCP 7 best video format?

Step 1. Load MTS video files

Run MTS to FCP 7 converter on Mac and click the file icon on upper-left corner to load MTS files.

MTS to FCP 7 Converter

Step 2. Choose FCP 7 supported video format

As a less processor-intensive way, Apple ProRes codec is used with all HD workflows in editing software such as FCP 7, FCP X, etc.

Apple ProRes codec is well supported by FCP 7. Click the format bar to select it as best FCP 7 supported format.

MTS to apple prores mov

Step 3. Edit MTS (Optional)

Acrok MTS Video Converter works also as a video editor. Click the pencil icon to go to the editing interface where you’re allowed to trim your favorite clips, crop unwanted images, add watermarks, and insert subtitles, etc.

Step 4. Convert MTS to FCP 7 Apple ProRes MOV

Go back to the main UI and click “Convert” to start conversion from MTS to the video format for FCP 7.

Step 5. Import the converted MTS to FCP 7

Run FCP 7 on your Mac. Select a file, or multiple files, or a folder of files, and drag them from the Finder to the even in the Libraries list in FCP 7. There are many excellent and professional editing tools. FCP X is one of them, and you can also move MTS files to FCP X through this method. Now please free download this program from our website and install it on your computer, launch it and try as you want, hope this software can help you to solve MTS video format application problems.


Learn more about Apple ProRes Codec of FCP

There are 5 types of Apple ProRes Codec for you to choose, and they are Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 HQ,  Apple ProRes 422 LT, Apple ProRes 4444,  and Apple ProRes 422 Proxy.

Apple ProRes 422 HQ is a higher version than Apple ProRes 422, and Apple ProRes 422 LT is a more highly compressed codex than Apple ProRes 422 and it is perfect for conditions where storing capacity and data rate are quite needy.

Apple ProRes 4444 is an extremely high-quality version of Apple ProRes and features full resolution, and it is used for storing and exchanging motion graphics.

As a more highly compressed codex than Apple PRores 422 LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy is used for offline workflows that ask for low data rates but full resolution is still required.

Apple ProRes 422 codec is enough  and fine to produce better multi-stream and real-time editing performance. In this MTS Converter Mac you can click the format bar to follow “Final Cut Pro” and “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).”

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