It’s not just compacts, though, with Panasonic also announcing a few new camcorders to complement its range. We spent some time with one of them – the X900M, Panasonic’s top-tier model that brings technology from its broadcast cameras into a consumer model. Taking advantage of Panasonic’s “3MOS Pro” system, customers receive the benefit of three sensors to produce 1080p Full HD video.

panasonic hc x900m1 Get Panasonic X900M mts native supported by Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and AE CS6

Now I’m working on a documentary project using a Panasonic X900M; I had problems working with AVCHD files genereted by Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6 as .mts files is not supported by Adobe. If you are a Panasonic X900M user like me, you may also wonder the easy way to import Panasonic X900M AVCHD to edit in Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6.

Well ,to get Panasonic X900M AVCHD mts footage natively accepted by these Windows/Mac Editing applications,the best solution is to find out a powerful third party transcorder. Here I used Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter and MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to make it possible. With it , I can make my Panasonic X900M MTS footages editable in Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10, After Effect CS6 with original quality. If you also wanna make your AVCHD footages editable in FCP, iMovie, FCE, Winsdows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc. Just follow the step-by-step guide I shared below to get the work done smoothly on Mac. The windows workflow is as the same.

Convert Panasonic X900M mts to Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6 editable format

Step 1: Copy Panasonic X900M MTS media on to the Storage Drive in a folder.

Step 2: Launch the best Panasonic AVCHD Converter for Mac. Click the “Add” button for adding to import the mts files from Panasonic X900M to the best Mac MTS/M2TS Converter.

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Step 3: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format”, and then move your pointer to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2 (*.mpg) which is the perfect video format for you to transfer MTS to Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6.

premiere element ae supported format Get Panasonic X900M mts native supported by Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and AE CS6

Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you prefer.

Step 4: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameter. You can change the default codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Note: To get original(best) video quality, you can keep original video size and bitrate.

Step 5: Click the “Convert” button and it will losslessly convert Panasonic X900M AVCHD mts files to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6 immediately.

Step 6: Once the Mac MTS to Premiere and AE CS6 Conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for editing via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can easily and correctly import the converted video in Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements 10 and After Effect CS6 for editing keeping high quality.

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